| Feb 21, 2013
| 1:47 PM
I am a former long-time resident of Columbia who still travels to the area frequently on business, and recently came across a copy of what used to be my "favorite" paper, the Flier. I read your article about the pending plans for Symphony Woods, and for...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 6:53 AM
The Columbia Association board approved the adoption of the Inner Arbor plan as the new development plan for Symphony Woods Park with an 8-2 vote at its meeting on Thursday.
"The Columbia Association board has taken an important step in embracing a...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 1:11 PM
In 2010, the Columbia Association retained an outstanding firm of landscape architects to prepare a master plan for Symphony Woods Park. The plan that evolved over a two-year period reflects the creative talent of a team of landscape architects and...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:47 PM
The Joppatowne Mariners were pushed to the limit on Monday, but still managed to keep their Susquehanna (lower) Division boys basketball record spotless by beating the visiting Harford Tech Cobras, 74-62, in overtime.
The victory put the Mariners at 13-...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Decades ago, developer James W. Rouse looked at a rundown industrial waterfront in downtown Baltimore and saw the makings of an attraction called Harborplace at the Inner Harbor.
Now a former Rouse employee looks at an expanse of woods in downtown...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 1:24 PM
The Rev. Vernon Dobson, a Baptist minister and civil rights leader, died Saturday of complications of a stroke. He was 89.
As a leading figure in Baltimore's civil rights movement, Mr. Dobson lived a life molded by the struggle for equality — a...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 9:47 AM
Just inside the front door of Jeri Goodman's 10th-floor condominium unit, a highly polished silver sculpture of a pug rests on a hall table, frozen in puppy playfulness. Across the room, a bright red ceramic Buddha on a desk smiles a broad welcome....
| Apr 19, 2011
| 8:38 AM
William Donald Schaefer, the dominant political figure of the last half-century of Maryland history, died Monday after a "do-it-now" career that changed the face of Baltimore while bringing a new burst of energy to the city he loved.
Mr. Schaefer was 89....
| Apr 18, 2011
| 6:12 PM
Unlike some Democratic governors and mayors, at least William Donald Schaefer had a dialogue with Maryland business leaders. If you can call a blistering, hold-the-phone-from-the-ear conversation a dialogue.
"When the governor calls me, I know what's...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 3:57 PM
Two years after C. William Struever's real estate empire collapsed and the once-ubiquitous developer dropped off Baltimore's radar, the urban visionary has reappeared as a managing director of a new company, working on the same kinds of projects that...
| Oct 17, 2010
| 11:34 AM
For Edward Norton making movies isn't just about giving a dynamite performance. It's about collaborating on a piece of entertainment that reflects his view of the world — and pulls that off without preaching to the audience.
He leaped into...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 12:40 PM
At a time when many real estate companies are having trouble getting loans for expansion, Pikesville-based America's Realty is growing steadily. Headed by chief executive Carl Verstandig, it now controls 164 commercial developments in 13 states —...