Downtown projects Towson Row and Towson Station each took a step forward in the development process Wednesday night when Baltimore County’s Design Review Panel approved each project under the condition that each developer address its concerns.
Major projects are underway in Towson’s core, and the coming years are likely to be a series of ribbon-cutting ceremonies. When the buildings currently under construction are complete, downtown Towson will have grown by more than 800 residential units and thousands of square feet of retail space.
Five years after scrapping plans to turn University of Maryland golf course into an academic village and commercial development, a proposal is being considered to use part of the course for the track team, intramural fields and a 600-space parking lot.
Bolstered by a controversial public financing package, the developers of the Towson Row project plan to gather Thursday with Baltimore County officials to mark the planned revival of the long-stalled project.
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is proposing to give more than $40 million in financial assistance to the developers behind the massive and long-stalled Towson Row project in downtown Towson.
At the opening of the Owings Mills Mall in 1986, politicians celebrated it as the high-end centerpiece of the emerging, affluent suburb. Thirty years later, workers have encircled the mall with screened fences and are tearing it down.
As developers are transforming The Shops at Kenilworth before the eyes of Towson citizens, one tradition is here to stay. The annual Summer Moonlight Movie Series is returning June 10, and it is packed with big movie blockbusters.
The event brings businesses, nonprofits, community organizations, artists and residents of the Owings Mills community together for a single day, introducing folks to their neighbors and opportunities in the area.
Wegmans Food Markets has begun hiring for 325 part-time positions at its new location in Owings Mills, scheduled to open Sept. 18. The grocery chain began hiring for roughly 100 full-time jobs in February for the store located in Foundry Row, a retail and office complex being developed by the Owings Mills firm Greenberg Gibbons at Reisterstown and Painters Mill roads. Some full-time positions remain available.
Want to take the pulse of the new Towne Centre at Laurel? All you have to do is stop by the cozy, but temporary Laurel Library on Sandy Spring Road. The friendly staff can speak volumes about the place, meditations ripped straight from the pages of their minds.
The new owner of The Shops at Kenilworth wants to knock out the walls to create a knock-out new shopping center with windows, more places to eat and a rooftop terrace to help boost sales at the neighborhood center. But the $20 million in changes aren't meant to alter the flavor of the small Towson mall, known for summer movies and holiday trains, easy in-and-out trips and longtime local tenants.
Two cafes, a barbecue place, a wireless retailer and a physical therapy business are the five newest tenants announced for the Towne Centre at Laurel development, a $130 million redevelopment of the former Laurel Mall site.
Her business, Red Parrot Asian Bistro, started in Rockville's White Flint Mall in 2001 as an express eatery and has since evolved a table-service restaurant with prominent locations in Ellicott City and Hanover, and a third coming this month to Baltimore. The eatery offers a true mix of Asian cuisines – drawing on Japanese, Korean, Chinese and Thai recipes – in an upscale and modern dining atmosphere.