| Jul 27, 2012
| 4:32 AM
The Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre is in the midst of its 40th anniversary season, a significant milestone for a company that has tackled a sizable breadth of repertoire, from "Lysistrata" to "Hairspray," and maintained wallet-friendly ticket prices...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 11:14 AM
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....
| Apr 16, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Federal securities regulators allege an executive at Eastern Savings Bank in Hunt Valley participated in a fraudulent short-selling scheme involving his personal brokerage firm, according to a complaint filed Monday.
In an administrative case, the U.S....
| Apr 20, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Maryland employers added 1,500 jobs in March — thanks entirely to growth in the private sector — but the state's unemployment rate inched up as the pool of would-be workers expanded more rapidly.
The jobless rate was 6.6 percent in March, up...
| May 22, 2012
| 9:23 PM
Finding little to fault in the design of the first building project in the downtown Columbia redevelopment process, residents at a community meeting Tuesday night presented concerns regarding traffic and affordable housing.
Roughly 80 people attended the...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:36 PM
Heading out on a road trip for spring break?
Get the car ready and save $10 on an oil change and get a free brake check or tire rotation valued at $15 at Sears Auto Centers with coupons. There are other savings options listed, too, as well as tire...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I groggily looked at the alarm clock, which registered 2:30 a.m. Time to get up and honor a commitment I apparently made to my 15-year-old-daughter less than six hours earlier:
Drive her and her friends to Black Friday sales.
I have served as...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The news that Walmart, Sears, Toys R Us, Kmart and Target will launch the Black Friday sales stampede on Thanksgiving night -- and not the day after -- is the final stake through the wishbone of our national day of thanks.
Old Kris Kringle got his...
| Apr 16, 2013
When John Galardi saw a man hosing down the parking lot of a modest Mexican restaurant in Pasadena, he asked for work. Galardi was young and broke, a college student freshly arrived from Missouri and looking for anything to help him scrape by.
| Sep 15, 2012
Tom Sims, an innovative skateboarding and snowboarding pioneer and former world champion who helped bring snowboarding to the masses by pushing ski resorts to embrace the fledgling sport in the 1980s, has died. He was 61.
The founder of Sims...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 9:15 AM
The decline of my 10-year-old refrigerator started with an unsettling wheezing sound and ended with a death rattle that would have cost $500 to fix. So I, like 10 million other Americans each year, dropped money on a new fridge and had the broken one...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 10:33 PM
Technology has changed much at Walt Disney World recently.
Since just last year, guests have marveled at "The Magic, The Memories and You!" visual spectacle at Cinderella Castle, enjoyed the interactive fun of the "Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom" game,...