| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:36 PM
The longtime headquarters of the Rouse Co. will become home to the first Howard County branch of Whole Foods Market under a $20 million plan to renovate one of the community's most prominent landmarks and draw new residents downtown.
The Howard Hughes...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 5:29 PM
What Howard Hughes Corp. Senior Vice President John DeWolf called "the worst-kept secret in Howard County" was confirmed Thursday as he and other county leaders welcomed Whole Foods Market to Columbia.
On Wednesday evening, the Hughes Corp. had announced...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:46 AM
These are exciting times for downtown Columbia.
Owner General Growth Properties this week unveiled plans for reinvigorating the Columbia mall with a 75,000-square-feet "lifestyle center," the first major project at the mall in about a decade.
| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The Columbia of my childhood, then known as "The Next America," was a place of innovation and excitement. It was known across the country as the herald for the next generation of great American communities.
My parents and many others moved here in...
| Aug 12, 2012
Developer James W. Rousewas a pioneer at recycling other people's buildings for new uses, including Faneuil Hall in Boston and parts of the South Street Seaport historic district in Manhattan.
Now one of the most prominent buildings he constructed from...
| Jan 26, 2005
HOLLYWOOD - The Aviator, an old-fashioned Hollywood epic about Howard Hughes' obsessions, romances and crippling neuroses, captured 11 nominations to top all contenders for next month's 77th annual Academy Awards, including best picture, best actor for...
| Mar 3, 2004
Johnny Walker, who made Baltimore laugh and lawyers wince for more than a decade as a madcap disc jockey and then shucked the fame and walked away when his AM radio station switched to an all-talk format, died Monday evening at University Specialty...
| Sep 12, 2012
Filmed shark for 'Jaws'
Ron Taylor, 78, an Australian marine conservationist who helped film some of the dramatic underwater footage used in the classic shark thriller "Jaws," died Sunday at a Sydney hospital after battling leukemia....
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Insane City by Dave Barry (Putnam) The Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist's first solo adult novel in more than a decade is a typically absurdist comic story about everything — and then some — that goes wrong for Seth and his friends en...
| Mar 3, 2013
Just One Eye is more than meets the ... well never mind, no cliche could do it justice. Part luxury boutique, part art gallery, part bricks-and-mortar manifestation of a digital storefront, it stocks the cream of the eclectic crop — including $65...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:34 PM
The Westchester mall where two men took 14 employees of a Nordstrom Rack hostage will be closed throughout the rest of the day, police said Friday....
| Jan 11, 2013
| 9:12 AM
The 14 hostages held overnight at Nordstrom Rack in Westchester were all employees of the store, LAPD officials said Friday. At least three hostages were injured, including one woman who was sexually assaulted, in the incident that began at 11......