| Oct 16, 2012
| 8:27 AM
The Columbia Association will explore entering into a trust with Howard Hughes Corp. and the Howard County government, which would result in a more coordinated master redevelopment of the Symphony Woods and Merriweather Post Pavilion neighborhoods.
| Mar 13, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Michael McCall's first impression of Jim Rouse dates back to the 1981, when, on a trip to Baltimore as a young developer, he picked up a copy of Time magazine with the iconic Columbia founder on the cover.
A year later, after many phone calls and even...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 9:26 AM
The Bazaar of the Churches will be held on Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lisbon Fire Hall. The participating churches include Lisbon United Methodist, Shepherd of the Glen Lutheran and St. Paul's Episcopal.
Items that will be available to purchase...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:37 AM
The Columbia Association staff has recommended putting Symphony Woods Park redevelopment plans on hold until Howard Hughes Corp.'s plans for redeveloping Merriweather Post Pavilion are clearer.
In a presentation to the CA board last week, CA Landscape...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 2:37 PM
One month ago, we expressed delight with recent developments in the plan to revamp Symphony Woods Park, downtown Columbia's last major green space and a linchpin in the larger downtown redevelopment. Now, it looks like the changes, discussed for years and...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Enterprise Community Partners, a Columbia-based organization that helps people around the country find affordable housing, is itself getting a new home but staying in Columbia.
After considering numerous locations, the nonprofit founded by James and...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:22 AM
Construction of the first segment of a multiuse pathway that will connect Howard County General Hospital to Blandair Park is expected to begin early next year.
Howard Hughes Corp. is required to build the path as a part of the downtown Columbia...
| May 5, 2011
| 2:46 PM
Saturday is the day Fifi looks forward to every year.
Fifi is the American Visionary Art Museum's giant pink poodle-with-wheels, who once a year ventures outside to take part in what is clearly Baltimore's funkiest annual event, the Kinetic Sculpture...
| May 30, 2011
| 5:17 PM
Howard County boasts a distinct and thriving collection of communities, old and new, stable and growing.
In Columbia, one-third of the land is designated as open space. Woods, parkland, playgrounds and other public spaces are required by covenant to...
| May 30, 2011
| 5:29 PM
Set squarely between the nation’s capital and Baltimore, Howard County is a well-blended mix of the bucolic, the urban and the suburban.
Spread out over 160,640 acres are sights as diverse as a quaint historic district in Ellicott City, high-tech...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 8:24 AM
An open letter to John DeWolf, senior vice president in charge of downtown Columbia development, Howard Hughes Corp:
I knew Jim Rouse, and you are not Jim Rouse. But you could be.
You have an opportunity to take a fresh look at planning for the...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 3:08 PM
The county Planning Board Thursday unanimously approved General Growth Properties' plan to remove 30,000 square feet of retail at the Mall in Columbia and replace it with 75,000 square feet of retail to create an outdoor-facing "lifestyle center."