| Mar 26, 2014
Below is a brief description of development projects spear-headed by Howard Hughes Corp. in downtown Columbia.
Whole Foods – Whole Foods Market will open in the Howard Hughes-owned Rouse Co. building located on the lakefront. In addition, the...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Construction on the final phases of a $5 million multi-use bike and pedestrian pathway connecting east and west Columbia could begin as early as this summer and be completed by spring 2015.
The timeline for the pathway project, which will connect...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Steven Snelgrove, the new president of Howard County General Hospital, isn't intimidated by the changing landscape of health care or the challenges it presents for hospitals.
He's convinced that his new community is uniquely equipped to handle...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Martha E. Roach, a retired seamstress and teacher's assistant who was a Sharp Leadenhall community activist, died of pneumonia Saturday at Howard County General Hospital. She was 90 and had lived in South Baltimore.
Born Martha Eleanor Tilghman in...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:55 AM
At long last it seems safe to revel in daffodils, tulips and crocuses. The day after our last surprise snow fall at the end of March, I was delighted to see crocuses blooming where just the day before there was a pile of snow.
If, like me, you are...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:59 AM
On one cupcake, a bunny's back feet, ample behind and fluffy tail are all that can be glimpsed of the creature as it plunges down a rabbit hole.
Speckled robins' eggs and jelly beans sit atop knolls of bright green grass on other cupcakes, and a neon-...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Shafon Robinson found comfort in how well her children seemed to be coping this past week. They had been elsewhere in The Mall in Columbia when the shooter killed two store employees and — in a moment that still haunts her — turned and fired...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:36 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Monica Pence Barlow, the Baltimore Orioles public relations director who worked for the team for more than a decade and had become a fundraiser for lung cancer research, died Friday morning at Howard County General Hospital of the...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:03 AM
In the early years of Columbia, William Cochran often rode his bike from his family's home in Clarksville to explore the new city, where the fountain in man-made Wilde Lake and other examples of public art made an indelible impression.
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:25 AM
Howard County Public School officials announced that schools will be closed again Tuesday after deciding conditions weren't safe because of freezing temperatures overnight following Monday's snowstorm.
School officials said Monday night that shools...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman said Thursday he has proposed a bill that would force downtown developer Howard Hughes Corp. to relinquish ownership of Merriweather Post Pavilion as early as later this year.
"The fact remains we have not seen any of...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:31 PM
CASA/Prince George's County — Volunteer information session, Thu., March 20, 6-7:30 p.m., Hyattsville Administration Building, 4310 Gallatin St., Hyattsville. Volunteers learn what it means to be Court Appointed Special Advocate. Volunteer spends...