| Feb 2, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Six days before Christmas, four men tracked down 19-year-old Rodney Vest Pridget as he shopped at the Towson Town Center mall. One of them shot and killed him outside on a sidewalk, Baltimore County police say.
Four men, ranging in age from 19 to 44,...
| May 9, 2012
| 8:08 AM
The Laurel Mall, desolate for years and with empty stores outnumbering those with tenants, officially closed its doors May 1.
Signs posted on doors at various mall entrances read: "Mall has been permanently closed for business from May 1st." However, the...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Come shop at Boscov's in White Marsh Mall Oct. 5, and hear Shirley Jones belt out the show tunes.
The department store's return to the mall, where it will fill the empty anchor spot it left nearly four years ago, will be kicked off with a special ticket-...
| May 9, 2012
| 5:43 AM
Online shoppers prefer Walmart to Target.
That's one of the findings of an index released today that scores the top 100 online retailers on customer satisfaction.
ForeSee's Top 100 E-Retail Satisfaction Index based its analysis on nearly 21,000...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 5:20 PM
Macy's secured a suite - aptly named the Macy's Lounge - inside the Empire Hotel as a place for fashionistas to relax between the fashions shows held in Lincoln Center. Situated directly across the street, it was easy to pop in for a quick snack or a...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:21 PM
The head of a Pikesville-based realty company wants to buy the Owings Mills Mall, saying the site would be ideal for a discount supermarket and big-box stores such as Costco and Lowe's.
Carl Verstandig, president and CEO of America's Realty LLC, says...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:31 AM
The scene at the Mall in Columbia was something akin to the Christmas shopping season, but for Apple fans, the holidays had come early with the release of the much-anticipated iPhone 5.
Every space in the second-floor parking garage between Macy's and...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 11:54 AM
In light of recent news articles pertaining to homelessness in Harford County, Harford Mall management is partnering with the Welcome One Emergency Shelter in a collection and donation drive to benefit the shelter.
The collection drive, called Have a...
| May 17, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Boscov's department store will return to White Marsh Mall Oct. 7, filling the empty anchor spot the regional chain vacated nearly four years ago after it filed for bankruptcy.
"I'm glad we are returning to White Marsh Mall," Albert Boscov, the retailer's...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 5:50 AM
Bars at malls don't have to try as hard. The venue doesn't expect them to, and neither does the clientele.
Unlike at destination bars, people just want a place to linger after shopping, a variation on a T.G.I. Friday's. Some light lagers, bright lights,...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 1:55 PM
With a collective sigh of relief and the lowering of a sign, demolition of the biggest eyesore in Laurel finally began this week. Laurel Mall, which has maintained a large footprint on Route 1 for more than 30 years and lately has fallen into disrepair,...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 9:28 AM
Demolition machines are crushing concrete, snapping steel and reducing the familiar structures of Laurel Mall stores such as Macy's into piles of debris. Hovering clouds of dust are sending a smoke signal that the mall, finally, is coming down.