| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Cell-phone recycling kiosks will be banned and stores that buy small electronics will be regulated like pawn shops under legislation passed Tuesday by the Baltimore County Council.
The pair of bills, introduced last month by County Executive Kevin...
| 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...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Rhythmic thumping of techno music filled the air as a series of models draped in fall fashions strutted across the T-shaped runway.
In September, a majority of Cross Keys retailers joined together to produce a series of fashion shows to highlight new...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:51 AM
New shops and restaurants are coming to The Mall in Columbia this year and next, with many moving into the center's new expansion wing, the mall's management said Wednesday.
Here's the lineup:
Soma Intimates: Opening in November, the store carries...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Ian Kennedy's short walk to lunch from his office in Columbia's Town Center takes him through shopping mall parking lots and a parking garage — or along a sidewalk where lampposts block the way.
It's enough to make him feel that as a pedestrian in...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:36 AM
Since 2003, the Columbia Association annual charge to residential and commercial property owners has remained the same; $0.68 per $100 of assessed value.
And while the charge will remain the same through April 2015, the CA Board of Directors is...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:21 PM
The head of a Pikesville-based realty company wants to buy the Owings Mills Mall, saying the site would be ideal for a discount supermarket and big-box stores such as Costco and Lowe's.
Carl Verstandig, president and CEO of America's Realty LLC, says...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 5:00 AM
If you haven't been to Harborplace lately, stop by. It's had some work done. And like many facelifts, the beauty of this one surely depends on the eye of the beholder.
Suburban mall rats will feel right at home. The Light Street pavilion features chain...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:16 AM
The Apple Store at Towson Town Center is scheduled to host a "grand reopening" of an expanded retail store on Saturday, Sept. 29.
According to a spokesman for the mall management firm, General Growth Properties, the Apple Store is nearly doubling its...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Although I serve on the Columbia Association Board of Directors, I write this letter as an individual interested in the future of Columbia and Symphony Woods.
Your article regarding the Planning Board's review of CA's plans for Symphony Woods seems to...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 10:58 AM
An "open-air plaza" surrounded by yet-to-be-selected restaurant and retail tenants is planned to be built at the Columbia mall in the space currently occupied by L.L. Bean, mall owner General Growth Properties announced Tuesday, July 24.
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:54 PM
The Howard Hughes Corp. announced Wednesday that Whole Foods Market has signed a lease to open a store inside the former Rouse Company Building in downtown Columbia. The store is scheduled to open in late summer or early fall of 2014.
"We are proud to...