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  • Small-scale 'Bellagio-type' fountain envisioned for Symphony Woods

    Small-scale 'Bellagio-type' fountain envisioned for Symphony Woods
    Presented with conceptual designs for a fountain in the middle of the new Symphony Woods Park — the centerpiece within the centerpiece of a revitalized downtown — some Columbia Association board members gushed with enthusiasm, while others let...
  • Columbia marks 50 years since Rouse began buying land for town

    Columbia marks 50 years since Rouse began buying land for town
    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...
  • Columbia Association could begin saving for new headquarters

    Columbia Association could begin saving for new headquarters
    After years of talking about finding another location for its headquarters, the Columbia Association could finally be putting money aside for its new home. The CA board's planning and strategy committee voted 3-0 on Monday, Feb. 6 to recommend adding $1....
  • Symphony Woods Park proposal again awaiting county government approval

    The Columbia Association has for the third time submitted plans to the county government that would eventually allow it to begin turning Symphony Woods into a vibrant park, seeking approval for a project that still is expected to begin construction next...
  • Banners for a new grocery store downtown? Yes, but no.

    Banners for a new grocery store downtown? Yes, but no.
    For one day, at least, there was the slightest of teases of what a grocery store might look like in downtown Columbia. It wasn't much. On Thursday, Feb.. 9, there were two white flags with slogans waving in front of the Howard Hughes Corp. building,...
  • '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...
  • 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....
  • Charles Higham dies at 81; controversial celebrity biographer

    Charles Higham dies at 81; controversial celebrity biographer
    Charles Higham, a poet, critic and prolific celebrity biographer who found political and sexual intrigue in the lives of Hollywood icons such as Cary Grant, Marlene Dietrich and, most controversially, Errol Flynn, died April 21 at his Los Angeles home. He...
  • 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....
  • Best Movies About Extremely Rich People

     
    Today’s Movie List is the first of two tributes to the 2012 presidential election. The topic is Best Movies About Extremely Rich People. Before all you Mitt Romney or Barack Obama fans start jumping on me, I’ll provide the flip......