| Oct 31, 2013
| 8:35 AM
The Mall in Columbia’s new wing will see its first business open Friday, Nov. 1.
Soma Intimates, a lingerie, lounge wear and beauty products retailer, will open its doors at 5 p.m. Friday. It's the first of the 15 to 20 stores and restaurants...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Ian Kennedy's short walk to lunch from his office in Columbia's Town Center takes him through shopping mall parking lots and a parking garage — or along a sidewalk where lampposts block the way.
It's enough to make him feel that as a pedestrian in...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Neighbors of the historic Mt. Soma property were already frustrated with a large proposed apartment complex slated for land at Route 1 and Old Joppa Road south of Bel Air.
Plans presented to the county's Development Advisory Committee Wednesday did...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 1:36 PM
About 50 people, many who expressed their concern with worsening traffic conditions in their community, attended a meeting of the Fallston Community Council Tuesday evening to hear from representatives of the State Highway Administration about measures...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:51 AM
New shops and restaurants are coming to The Mall in Columbia this year and next, with many moving into the center's new expansion wing, the mall's management said Wednesday.
Here's the lineup:
Soma Intimates: Opening in November, the store carries...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:58 AM
One of the things I have a hard time squaring about my hard-earned tax dollars is the plan to build a new Youth's Benefit Elementary School on the same site as the existing school.
You would think we've all learned by now that septic systems just don't...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Plans to build a mixed-use office and retail complex at the intersection of Old Joppa Road and Route 1 (Baltimore Pike) in Bel Air drew fire Wednesday from residents and community leaders about traffic and overall increased development in an area still...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:54 AM
Residents protested plans for a small shopping center and office strip planned on Baltimore Pike at Old Joppa Road near Bel Air during a community input hearing in Fallston Wednesday night.
The 25,000-square-foot retail-and-office project is the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Two projects in rather close proximity to each other are getting a lot of attention from the people who live near where they're proposed. While both have the potential to result in similar kinds of traffic problems, one is in keeping with laws already...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Residents of the communities surrounding a Bel Air area property made it clear Wednesday they do not favor the 258-unit apartment complex proposed for the site.
"This is a huge negative impact on our quality of life," said Mike Pons, whose family owns...
| May 24, 2013
| 3:20 AM
The operators of Country Life Farm on Route 1 could have a number of new neighbors across the highway, if Harford County officials approve a plan to build a 258-unit apartment complex on a portion of the historic Mt. Soma Farm.
The concept site plan for...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Towson Town Center announced Thursday that two new retailers will be opening later this month, while two existing stores will be expanding.
Soma Intimates, a women's lingerie boutique, will open a 2,472-square-foot store on Level 2 of the Nordstrom wing,...