| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Downtown Columbia may soon be without a post office. According to a U.S. Postal Service spokeswoman, the future of the post office in the American City Building is in doubt.
"We are having issues with the lease renewal," said Yvette Singh, a spokeswoman...
| 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...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 2:16 PM
When Santoni's announced last week that it was closing its remaining grocery store after more than 80 years in the business, the news sent something of a shiver through Michele Speaks-March.
Not only did she grow up near the old Santoni's in Dundalk, she...
| 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...
| 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 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 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...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:39 PM
A panel of Baltimore County officials has selected a proposal featuring a Royal Farms convenience store and gas station as the winning bid for the Towson fire station and public works property at the corner of York Road and Bosley Avenue.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:47 AM
Baltimore Sun contributor Sloane Brown was picking up lunch at Whole Foods last week when she found herself singing along to the Beach Boys song playing in the store.
"So hoist up the John B's sail, see how the mainsail sets," Brown sang as she bent...
| Nov 23, 2013
Baltimore Sun contributor Sloane Brown was picking up lunch at Whole Foods last week when she found herself singing along to a Beach Boys song that was playing in the store.
"So hoist up the John B's sail, see how the mainsail sets," sang Brown as she...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:16 PM
The Natural Products Expo, one of Baltimore's biggest trade shows, has been good for business for Eldersburg-based Salazon Chocolate Co.
Three-year-old Salazon, which makes organic salted chocolate bars, convinced Wegmans supermarkets to sell its...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:58 AM
Remember how fun it was to play "Musical Chairs" when you were a kid? Now imagine playing that again, but instead of just grabbing a seat, you are cooking.
This week’s QuickFire Challenge is just that for the cheftestants. The chefs are joined by...