| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Giant Food and Safeway workers, who are negotiating with management over a labor contract that expires Dec. 20, plan to picket Thursday outside a new Giant store in northwest Washington.
United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400, one of two UFCW...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When Sharon and Jacob Benus started Impaq International, a Columbia-based research firm, in their Pikesville basement in 2001, little did they know that just over 10 years later the company would employ more than 275 people at three locations.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 8:44 AM
It’s getting down to the wire for the final chefs, and we get the season's tensest episode and one of the most intense episodes to date.
This week we join in with the final six cheftestants left for the season. We quickly reminisce over the...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Symphony Woods in downtown Columbia is a patch of nondescript land used mainly as a pathway for the tens of thousands of people who attend concerts at Merriweather Post Pavilion each year.
But a new development plan calls for a dramatic makeover...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:42 AM
You can still cut the tension with a knife … which there are plenty of, because it’s "Top Chef."
We join the chefs recapping what went down last week with Nicholas’ immunity debacle. Some chefs are pissed and other get that this is...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 7:02 AM
It’s the final four.
We start off this week with a high-stakes and final Quickfire Challenge. Padma is joined by fellow judges Gail and Tom and reveals the keys to a new 2014 Toyota Corolla -- the second time this season that a car has been given...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:59 PM
The Still Point, a Clarksville-based wellness spa, has been chosen by the Columbia Association to provide holistic spa and integrative health services at its new downtown fitness club.
The 27,000 sq. ft. club will overlook the lakefront and is scheduled...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:01 AM
John DiTomasso is not an authority on economic development, but the 40-year Oakland Mills resident can't help but notice the change at his local village center.
"You are not seeing the same kind of commerce that used to go on at the village center. I...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Have you gathered yourself after last week’s Restaurant Wars? Good, then let’s jump right in.
This week’s QuickFire challenge was certainly one I could get behind. The chefs had 15 minutes to create a dish that incorporated Dunkin'...
| Dec 15, 2013
Here at the editorial board of The Sun, we like to give Columbia a little good-natured ribbing from time to time. James Rouse's planned community has gotten enough critical accolades in the national press since its opening in 1967 — for its...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Spice makers in Baltimore defended their food handling practices after a Food and Drug Administration report said that 12 percent of imported spices were contaminated with insects, animal hair and other things over a two-year period.
| Dec 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The downtown Columbia lakefront is undergoing change that will benefit residents and visitors alike.
A new Whole Foods is slated to open next year in the former Rouse Co. building, and a Petit Louis Bistro is scheduled to open in early 2014. A pathway...