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  • Letter: Columbia might soon be overloaded with stores

    An article in your newspaper last week shared the anticipation of the manager of the soon-to-open Wegmans that this one store would be a "destination" drawing customers from a 25-mile radius ("Wegmans officials readying for opening in Columbia," April 19)...
  • Study concludes transit bridge over Route 29 too costly

    Study concludes transit bridge over Route 29 too costly
    A transportation study conducted by Howard Hughes Corp. has concluded that a transit bridge over Route 29 connecting downtown Columbia and Oakland Mills would not be used enough to justify the bridge's cost, according to county Transportation...
  • Group hopes to provide affordable housing in downtown Columbia

    Group hopes to provide affordable housing in downtown Columbia
    A group of local housing advocates have put together the necessary documents to present to the County Council for recognition as the nonprofit that will provide affordable housing in downtown Columbia. A resolution was prefiled before the council last...
  • Planning Board approves plans for Columbia mall redevelopment

    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." The...
  • CA presents Symphony Woods changes to Planning Board; critics complain of lost trees

    CA presents Symphony Woods changes to Planning Board; critics complain of lost trees
    Last year, the Columbia Association expected to be starting construction this summer on the first phase of redeveloping Symphony Woods into a more publicly used park. Instead, on Thursday, July 12, CA was presenting its final development plan for the...
  • Whole Foods still a possibility for Howard Hughes building

     Whole Foods still a possibility for Howard Hughes building
    The on-again, off-again prospect of a Whole Foods Market opening in the Howard Hughes Corp. building in downtown Columbia is on again, Howard Hughes senior vice president John DeWolf said last week. In an update on downtown development delivered to the...
  • Letter: CA plan will make Symphony Woods 'crown jewel of a New Columbia'

    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...
  • Columbia plan lacking

    There is an integer absent in the Columbia's General Plan 2030. It is one of those signature pieces, like black and white rigging in a 5,000 piece puzzle of tall ships, and it is missing. The GP 2030 is a substantial 242 page legislative document...
  • Letter: General Plan must protect Columbia from unfettered development

    There is an integer absent in the General Plan 2030. It is one of those signature pieces, like black and white rigging in a 5,000 piece puzzle of tall ships, and it is missing. The GP 2030 is a substantial 242-page legislative document filled with...
  • Board approves plan for Symphony Woods redevelopment

    Board approves plan for Symphony Woods redevelopment
    The Howard County Planning Board Thursday unanimously approved the Columbia Association's final development plan for the first phase of redeveloping Symphony Woods into a more publicly used park. "Hopefully it introduces the beauty of the park to a lot...
  • McCall invokes Rouse in design for Symphony Woods Park

    McCall invokes Rouse in design for Symphony Woods Park
    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...
  • Hopkins team explains owls' head-turning abilities

    Hopkins team explains owls' head-turning abilities
    Owls can rotate their heads a dizzying 270 degrees, allowing them to see what's happening behind them while perched on a tree branch or barn beam. This evolutionary adaptation helps the birds keep their fixed-socket, binocular eyes trained on the...