| 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...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 5:57 AM
Tantalizing, if tentative, details about the redevelopment of the Mall in Columbia emerged on Wednesday night during an otherwise routine presentation before Howard County's Design Advisory Panel by General Growth Properties, Inc., the mall's owner and...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 1:05 PM
A large-scale development project at the Mall in Columbia that would remove 30,000 square feet of existing retail space and add a 75,000-square-feet "lifestyle center" will be shared with the public at a community meeting Jan. 17 at Howard Community...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 9:45 AM
General Growth Properties Inc. announced Monday, Aug. 1, the transfer of 30 of its mall properties across the country into a new real estate investment trust named Rouse Properties Inc. after Columbia's founder, James Rouse.
The trust and its portfolio...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 11:31 AM
The growing controversy over the 53 trees that CA proposes to cut down in the heart of Symphony Woods prompts me to write to help set the record straight.
Back when General Growth Properties (GGP) sought County Council approval for the Downtown...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Ripley's Believe It or Not! has finalized plans to open an "odditorium" museum at the Inner Harbor by June.
The attraction, which will feature more than 500 "oddities," a mirror maze and a 3-D movie theater, will take up two levels of the Light Street...