According to county officials, the revitalization of downtown Columbia is not just about adding mouth-watering restaurants, high-end retail and arguably the nation's most coveted grocer. It's also about putting in the work and making downtown a thriving employment center.
Joseph G. Finnerty Jr., a highly-regarded trial lawyer who had headed what is now DLA Piper's litigation department and later over saw expansion of the firm to Philadelphia and New York city, died Thursday of Alzheimer's disease at Copper Ridge assisted-living facility in Sykesville. He was 76.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
The Elkridge-based GP Strategies Corp. is relocating its global headquarters to the former Ryland Group building in downtown Columbia beginning in August, the company and building owner Howard Hughes Corp. announced Monday.
Clyde's of Columbia, located on the downtown lakefront since 1975, announced plans Tuesday for a $4 million renovation project that will close the popular eatery and its sister restaurant Tomato Palace for six to eight weeks beginning in January.