March 13, 2013
A Baltimore County jury convicted a man Wednesday of murder in the gang shooting that rocked Towson Town Center mall at the height of the Christmas shopping rush two years ago. Tyrone Chester Brown Jr., 21, was found guilty of first-degree murder for killing Rodney Pridget in a retaliatory shooting that was to help Brown gain entry to the Black Guerrilla Family gang, State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger said. He faces life in prison without parole when he is sentenced on May 7. "We feel justice has been served," said William Pridgen, Pridget's uncle.
July 27, 2011
•Edward Arthur Jewelers is the only remaining tenant that has been there since the beginning. •The food court has 266 tables. •The Ball in the Mall was held in 1972, 1977 and 1987. •The mall opened with 80 stores. Now it has more then 200, counting kiosks and eateries. •The mall has 18 jewelry stores. •There are 18 shoe stores. •The mall is 1.4 million square feet.. •There are 28 eateries and food stores. •The mall hosts four health fairs a year, in cooperation with Howard General Hospital.
August 24, 2012
Regarding Steven Riveli's praise for the Rotunda mall owner's design decisions and list of experts who favor this type of development, the key to the most favorable plan lies in the character of the community it will serve ("Rotunda owners right to turn the mall inside out," Aug. 21). The community surrounding the Rotunda is not Harbor East or Towson. It is in an area that serves three senior citizen complexes and several well-established neighborhoods. This community welcomes the upgrade of the Rotunda and new neighbors.
May 16, 2013
Four new stores will be coming to The Mall in Columbia, including Lululemon Athletica and True Religion, mall officials said Thursday. Lululemon, a yoga-inspired athletic apparel store, and denim apparel brand True Religion are opening as part of the center's 70,000-square-foot redevelopment and expansion. The stores will flank a new entrance leading from the mall to the new open-air "lifestyle center. " Lululemon will open this summer in 3,200 square feet on the upper level across from Michael Kors.
December 11, 2012
The rotunda at Towson Commons, at Pennsylvania Avenue and York Road, will be the site of the annual Towson Arts Collective "Off the Mall" holiday arts gift sale, held Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 15-16, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. A preview silent auction will kick off the event, Friday, Dec. 14, 5 to 8 p.m., at the TAC Gallery, 40 W. Chesapeake Ave. The event features arts and crafts in various media, donated by professional artists and Towson...
December 27, 2009
Salary: $10,000 per season Age: 73 Years on the job: 3 How he got started: Fifty years ago, a friend asked Marty Kurland to fill in as a clown to entertain at an event. Kurland did, and he loved it. For the next 30 years, he performed as a part-time clown and later as a magician at birthday parties, events and school happenings. He also worked at the Social Security Administration full time as an administrative assistant, trainer and policy writer.