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  • Board approves initial plan for Warfield neighborhood in downtown Columbia

    In its first vote on a redevelopment project for downtown Columbia, the Howard County Planning Board Thursday approved a plan for a mix of new residences and retail in the Warfield neighborhood to the west of the Columbia mall. Howard Hughes Corp....
  • Columbia Association reveals new logo, without 'People Tree'

    Columbia Association reveals new logo, without 'People Tree'
    Columbia Association has revealed its new logo, replacing the familiar "People Tree" tree symbol with another tree, this one a logo that CA actually owns. The new logo, introduced Thursday, includes a green-and-blue tree that is intended to be a "logical...
  • Bridge to unite Columbia villages seen as crucial for town

    Bridge to unite Columbia villages seen as crucial for town
    The narrow footbridge that crosses U.S. 29 in Columbia opened three decades ago with the promise of connecting the town's commercial center with the residential communities to the east. Today, the underused structure is unlit, encircled in chain-link...
  • Letter: Planning Board should be wary of downtown Columbia plans

    I would like to expand on my comments about the Warfield neighborhood traffic outlook presented at the April 12th meeting of the Planning Board hearing and reported in your April 19 edition. The Town Center Village Board, which represents Warfield...
  • 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)...
  • 'Aviator' flies high with 11 Oscar bids

    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...
  • 'One of the greatest performers who ever opened a mike' on radio

    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...
  • What to read in 2013

    What to read in 2013
    January 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...
  • PASSINGS: Ron Taylor, Mario Armond Zamparelli, Anne Shaw Price

    PASSINGS: Ron Taylor, Mario Armond Zamparelli, Anne Shaw Price
    Ron Taylor 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....
  • Expect the unexpected at decadent shop Just One Eye

     Expect the unexpected at decadent shop Just One Eye
    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...
  • 1946 move of the Spruce Goose

     
    The H-4 Hercules aka "Spruce Goose" was originally built in sections by Hughes Aircraft in Culver City. In June, 1946, the wings, hull and other sections were transported to Terminal Island in Long Beach for final assembly....
  • The flight of the Spruce Goose

     
    The Spruce Goose takes its one and only flight on Nov. 2, 1947....