| May 30, 2011
| 5:29 PM
Set squarely between the nation’s capital and Baltimore, Howard County is a well-blended mix of the bucolic, the urban and the suburban.
Spread out over 160,640 acres are sights as diverse as a quaint historic district in Ellicott City, high-tech...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 9:29 AM
What's the best way to fill an open space with smiles for a summer night?
Fit in a big, bright movie screen, and hundreds are sure to follow. Every summer, in every corner of Baltimore, the light of the silvery moon turns outdoor silver screens into...
| 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...
| Jun 23, 2011
Sixteen months after the County Council approved downtown Columbia's redevelopment plan, the Columbia Association previewed its plans for Symphony Woods, the largely wooded, 40-acre property at the core of the redevelopment.
Residents crowded into CA...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 6:45 AM
Way back when Columbia was just being weaned from a bottle, a woman from Seattle told me how much she hated living in the then-New Town. "I thought I was moving to a city," she complained, "but there is absolutely nothing to do here. I hate it, and I'm...
| 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 —...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Llewellyn Washington Woolford Sr., a retired Social Security Administration attorney who was a past Howard County Human Relations Commission chairman, died of stroke complications Feb. 22 at his Columbia home. He was 81.
Born in Baltimore and raised on...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Emily Lincoln came to Howard County in 1969, arriving in a nascent community with plenty of potential. Columbia was in its early stages, a planned city based, in part, on a promise of diversity, something the 30-year-old had seen little of during a...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Peyton Skipwith Cochran Jr., a longtime Rouse Co. executive who helped develop shopping centers but was deeply interested in land preservation, died Thursday at Springwell Senior Living in Baltimore from complications of Alzheimer's and a stroke. He was...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Patricia "Patty" Traugott Rouse, the wife of Columbia's founder and herself a beloved fixture in the community, has died, according to officials at Enterprise Community Partners, the organization she and James Rouse started three decades ago.
| Mar 6, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Patricia T. "Patty" Rouse, who with her late husband, Columbia developer James W. Rouse, co-founded Enterprise Community Partners Inc. and who devoted her life to making sure that decent and affordable housing was accessible to all Americans, died...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 1:28 PM
In Columbia, there was only one James Rouse. But two of the many important players in the history and development of the planned community died in the past week, and the community is the poorer for it.
One was Patty Rouse, the widow of Columbia's...