| May 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond faces the kind of decision that makes a job like hers tough. She is being asked whether to allow the rezoning of an empty industrial site in Owings Mills to allow a major retail development anchored by a Wegmans....
| Jun 10, 2012
| 2:02 PM
The jazz quartet's last tune of the lunchtime set at the Columbia lakeside took an up-tempo bebop turn, the sort of sound one might associate with things urban and urbane: the Village Vanguard, maybe Birdland. The band played before a sparse crowd...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 4:29 PM
The luxury wing of Towson Town Center will get its biggest influx of new or relocated stores since the upscale addition opened nearly four years ago, with cooking shop Sur La Table and resort-wear retailer Lilly Pulitzer among those planning to open by...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 7:30 AM
The Howard County Zoning Board last week unanimously approved a preliminary plan to redevelop the Wilde Lake Village Center with a minimum of 85,000 square feet of commercial space and a maximum of 250 residential units.
Owner Kimco Realty Corp. is...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 5:41 PM
Baltimore residential real estate broker Bonnie Fleck is no stranger to luxury.
"I think it might be because my very first car was an Audi," Fleck said when asked why she chooses luxury cars instead of more utilitarian models. She also wants to give...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 7:27 AM
As Howard Hughes senior vice president John DeWolf angrily stormed out of the County Council chambers last week, council chairwoman Mary Kay Sigaty said, "You're welcome to stay."
That was not an appealing offer for DeWolf, who had spent the past hour in...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 3:54 PM
Eleventh-hour pledges for the annual New Year's Eve fireworks display have taken fundraising more than halfway to the $75,000 minimum needed to stage the Inner Harbor spectacle next month, organizers said Thursday.
"With what we have pledged now, we're...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Fireworks will light the sky over the Inner Harbor on New Year's Eve after a donation from The Baltimore Sun allowed organizers to meet their fundraising goal for putting on the annual display.
The Sun will serve as presenting sponsor for the 34-year-...
| Jan 19, 2012
New development plans for the Mall in Columbia call for a large amount of retail space to be constructed at the heart of the mall's existing physical footprint in downtown Columbia, according to plans revealed at a community meeting Tuesday, Jan. 17.
| Jan 21, 2012
| 4:01 PM
When Baltimore County officials gathered for a news conference in the fall to reveal plans to revitalize the half-empty Owings Mills Mall, a cheery slogan lit up a screen behind them:
"Owings Mills — it's happening!"
The mall event was one of...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:18 PM
More than 20 years after it left the Baltimore waterfront, McCormick and Co. plans to open a store this summer at the Inner Harbor that will sell spices as well as an updated image of the homegrown company.
Shoppers at the McCormick World of Flavors...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 8:35 AM
In terms of its size and composition, Harper's Choice isn't all that different from other villages in Columbia.
What sets it apart from other places in town is its location: The Village of Harper's Choice was built on the first tract purchased to make up...