The president of the Baltimore County chapter of the NAACP said he remains concerned that a new curfew to start Friday at the Towson Town Center mall might be discriminatory, but he acknowledges that there has been no outcry against it.
The owner of Towson Circle, anchored by Trader Joe's, Pier 1 and Barnes & Noble, said Wednesday it plans to buy the new movie theater and restaurant development next door for $40.5 million, redeveloping its current holdings to join the two properties.
Bobby¿s Burger Palace is opening in Towson on Tuesday. The burger joint owned by celebrity chef Bobby Flay will be located in Towson Square, near the new Towson Cinemark theater. The restaurant's specialties, according to a release, are "the Crunchburger with double American cheese and potato chips, and the Crunch Salad with chopped vegetables, romaine, crispy tortillas, white cheddar cheese cubes and balsamic dressing."
New tenants coming to the redeveloped Rotunda shopping mall and apartment complex in Roland Park range from a pet store and a kebob restaurant to the Space Telescope Science Institute, which tells the famed Hubble telescope what to explore in outer space. Last year, Hekemian & Co., owner of the Rotunda, announced that the mall would be anchored by a 17,000-square-foot MOM's Organic Market, which is scheduled to open this September, and Cobb Theaters' 35,000-square-foot CineBistro, a multiplex
Towson's brand-new movie palace comes with all the accouterments of modern filmgoing: tiered auditoriums, floor-to-ceiling screens, leather seats, even a choice of wines. But the theater, which opened July 10, also offers guests an unexpected sight from another age: a single, worn headstone from 1834.
Nando's Peri-Peri, the South African-Portugese restaurant chain, had its Towson grand opening today. Located next the the new Cinemark theater, it's the first restaurant to open in the new Towson Square development.
With the opening this week of the 15-screen theater at Towson Square, Towson will get a look at the first wave of visitors drawn by nearly $800 million due in new investment that will transform the town center of the county seat of government. The theater is the first in a series of density-boosting projects. The county is preparing to fend off gridlock — and not just traffic jams in the street. We think pedestrian congestion looms as a problem requiring attention.
Baltimore County will add additional police officers and offer special parking rates to handle new development in Towson, including the July 10 opening of the Cinemark movie theater, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Friday.
The Towson area will benefit from a new turf field at Towson High, additional police officers in downtown Towson, and committed funds for school construction as part of the county's fiscal year 2015 budget, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced Tuesday.
Baltimore County is improving its sidewalks and streetscapes in downtown Towson to match the glistening new movie theater and restaurants that will open this year at Towson Square, the county announced Wednesday.
Downtown Towson is changing and just how profound the change will be was the subject of a panel discussion Tuesday during the "It's Towson's Time" event sponsored by the Urban Land Institute Baltimore and hosted by Goucher College.
Several downtown Towson businesses recently expressed interest in Baltimore County's Commercial Revitalization services, a program county officials say will help businesses keep up with a changing Towson landscape.
Towson's Greene Turtle restaurant on Thursday unveiled its new rooftop "Turtle Shell" bar, an $890,000 addition and renovation that caused a stir in both Towson and Annapolis because of the public loans used on the project.
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced Thursday that Bonefish Grill, BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse, Hanabi Japanese Restaurant and the Bobby Flay-inspired Bobby's Burger Palace, as the four newest future tenants of Towson Square.
Optimism abounds for Caves Valley Partners' plan to build Towson Row, a one million square foot mixed-use community off York Road near Towsontown Boulevard. There's demand for new construction and the walkable experience that the project aims to create, real estate experts say.
With the announcement of Towson Row, a $300 million development that will include apartments, student housing, retail, and office space on nearly a full city block in downtown Towson, Towson's elected officials have turned their attentions toward the possibility of a circulator bus to alleviate traffic concerns that could come with Towson's development boom.
A number of proposed new projects are on the horizon that would make the county seat's commercial core on York Road a magnet for visitors and shoppers. Prominent among these are the $85 million Towson Square project that will include a 15-screen movie theater, a $27 million renovation at the Towson City Center highrise on the Towson Circle and a proposal to rejuvenate the Towson Commons indoor mall.