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Aug 21, 2014

Fund set to honor Columbia mall shooting victim

A permanent endowment fund has been established at the Community Foundation of Howard County to honor Tyler Johnson, who was killed during the shooting at the Mall in Columbia in January 2014. Johnson’s parents, Howard and Nora Johnson, chose to establish the permanent fund with donations contributed in their son’s memory to a temporary fund […]

Mar 17, 2014

Lord & Taylor can’t delay changes at mall

The transformation of White Flint Mall into an open-air, mixed-use development can proceed while Lord & Taylor continues its lawsuit against the mall’s owners, a federal appeals court ruled.

Jan 2, 2014

Lord & Taylor appeals against mall

Lord & Taylor has appealed a federal court’s rejection of its request to halt redevelopment construction at the White Flint Mall.

Oct 12, 2012

Life without parole for 2 in Md. slaying

TOWSON — Two men have been sentenced to life without the possibility of parole in the fatal shooting of a teenager outside an upscale department store at a Baltimore County mall. Forty-five-year old William Ward III and 32-year-old Frank Williams were sentenced Friday in Baltimore County Circuit Court. They were convicted last month of first-degree […]

Jun 20, 2012

Towson’s new stores fuel retail optimism

The owners of Towson Town Center unveiled five new stores Wednesday amid optimism that retail sales figures are increasing there and shoppers are starting to open their pocketbooks once again. As a trio of musicians played upbeat Dixieland tunes, Charles P. Crerand, Towson Town Center’s senior general manager and an executive with mall owner General […]

May 3, 2012

Jury names winners to redo parts of National Mall

WASHINGTON — The nonprofit Trust for the National Mall is naming the winners of a design competition to overhaul three neglected sites on the expanse often called America’s “front yard.” The group is announcing Thursday that a jury selected OLIN & Weiss/Manfredi to redesign the Washington Monument grounds. They designed a wooded canopy to define […]

Feb 2, 2012

4 charged in fatal shooting at Towson Town Center

TOWSON — Baltimore County police say four men caught on surveillance video trailing a teen through Towson Town Center mall just days before Christmas have been charged in the fatal shooting of the teen just steps from the mall. Police announced the arrests in the slaying of 19-year-old Rodney Pridget on Thursday. Surveillance video shows […]

Feb 1, 2012

Smithsonian honors Eastwood, opens theater on mall

WASHINGTON — The Smithsonian Institution is honoring Clint Eastwood on Wednesday for his six decades of work in American film, and the actor and director will cut the ribbon to open a new movie theater to showcase film history at the National Museum of American History. Eastwood will visit the museum Wednesday evening to help […]

Jan 16, 2012

Employment center at Maryland Live! opens to long lines

Below-freezing temperatures on Monday morning didn’t keep job seekers away from the opening of the Maryland Live! Casino employment center in Hanover as dozens of applicants hoping for one of 1,500 positions lined up in front of the building. More than 5,000 applications had been submitted online before the employment center’s opening, said Carmen Gonzales, […]

Jan 11, 2012

Maryland Live! Casino to open employment center

Maryland Live! Casino, a $500 million gambling and entertainment destination under development by the Baltimore-based Cordish Cos. adjacent to Arundel Mills mall in Hanover, will open an employment center on Monday at 7270 Park Circle Drive in Hanover. Hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Over the next several months, Maryland […]

Dec 20, 2011

Police ID teen found slain outside Towson mall

Baltimore County police are identifying the teen found slain outside an upscale department store at Towson Town Center mall. Officers responded Monday evening to an area outside a Nordstrom store, where they found the teen lying on the sidewalk. Police identified him Tuesday morning as 19-year-old Rodney Vest Pridget, who had lived in the Baltimore […]

Oct 11, 2011

New retailers coming to Arundel Mills Mall

HANOVER — As construction of the Maryland Live! casino continues next to Arundel Mills, the area around the Hanover mall is changing its look. Two stores will open in Arundel Mills this month and two more will open in November. Combined with the six businesses that opened in the mall since July, the additions will […]

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