| Dec 20, 2012
| 7:34 AM
When 15-year-old Ian Kennedy moved to Columbia from Crofton with his mother in 1992, he never could have predicted the impact he would have on his new community.
"Ian is a real Howard County success story," said County Executive Ken Ulman, Kennedy's...
| 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...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 12:04 PM
The Howard County Planning Board approved final plans Thursday for three projects — an expansion at The Mall in Columbia and apartment complexes in downtown Columbia and Elkridge.
Plans to tear down the free-standing L.L. Bean store at the mall...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 7:49 AM
The Columbia Association announced plans Dec. 17 to open a modern, high-end fitness club overlooking Lake Kittamaqundi on the ground level of the former Rouse Co. building.
The downtown Columbia club is expected to open in the fall of 2014. CA members...
| Nov 10, 2012
Baltimore's political and business leaders praised the New York-based real estate investment firm purchasing Harborplace as a potential savior for the Inner Harbor mall that has struggled to find the right mix of tenants to appeal to both tourists and...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 10:16 PM
Construction has begun on the iconic holiday poinsettia tree that stands at center court in the Mall in Columbia.
The 20-plus-foot holiday tree, a staple at the Mall in Columbia since 1971, is expected to be finished by Thursday, according to mall...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:02 AM
Clyde's of Columbia, located on the downtown lakefront since 1975, announced plans Tuesday to close for a $4 million renovation project that also will shutter its sister restaurant Tomato Palace for six to eight weeks beginning in January.
| Oct 12, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Forty years ago today (Friday), on the site of the town's former horse racetrack, Harford Mall in Bel Air opened its doors to thousands of shoppers with 1970s mainstays like Montgomery Ward and Korvettes at either end of its half-million square feet....
| Oct 23, 2012
| 6:14 PM
The Baltimore waterfront's iconic Harborplace has been sold to a New York real estate investment firm that has a reputation for purchasing distinctive retail centers, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday.
Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp., which is...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:59 AM
When Harborplace first opened, it was hailed as one of the crown jewels of Baltimore's renaissance, and millions of visitors from across Maryland and around the country beat a path to its door. On a typical Saturday afternoon, the Light and Pratt street...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 11:49 AM
The L.L. Bean store at the Columbia mall will not relocate to a smaller location inside the mall, and instead will close its doors at the end of May, according to an L.L. Bean spokesperson.
"L.L.Bean has been a valued tenant at The Mall in Columbia. We...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 8:56 AM
The following cancellations and closures have been announced in anticipation of severe weather conditions from Hurricane Sandy:
* Public schools are closed in Baltimore and in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties,...