June 2, 2000
Sam's Club, the warehouse club division of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., will open at Westview Mall in March, completing the final phase of the Catonsville mall's $20 million redevelopment. Fairfax, Va.-based Peterson Cos., which has been redeveloping Westview since buying it with a 40 percent vacancy rate in late 1997, said yesterday that it has finalized a lease with the retailer. The company, one of the Washington area's largest privately owned retail developers, said it expects to start the second phase of mall reconstruction by the end of the month.
June 13, 1999
New cinema could save Chatham Mall The destruction of Chatham Mall does a terrible injustice to residents of this community. This mall has been the focal point for many activities in past years. The many craft shows held there, the children's programs including the Christmas train and train garden, the concerts. There are many people who walk the mall every morning for exercise and health and can also get their blood pressure checked for free every couple of weeks thanks to the Howard County Hospital.
October 23, 1998
Stepping up its rivalry with Home Depot, Lowe's Companies Inc. is considering building its third Baltimore-area store at Westview Mall in Catonsville, where the North Carolina retailer would help jump-start a planned revitalization of the struggling center.Lowe's hopes to build a 135,000-square-foot store and separate garden center at the mall on U.S. 40, just inside the Baltimore Beltway, though it has not yet signed a final agreement, said Rusty Collins, site assessment manager for Lowe's.
August 14, 1997
Essex DayGet ready for what is being billed as the "largest non-admission festival in all of Baltimore County." The 20th annual Essex Day Festival kicks off on Sunday with the opening ceremonies at noon on the Taylor Avenue stage.Packed with arts and crafts, loads of great food, music, music and more music, the festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.This year's event boasts three stages jammed with live performances. The Mace Avenue stage will be headlined by Rich and the Roadrunners, along with performances by Mickey Light and his Sounds of Sinatra, Frank El and Special Delivery.
March 20, 1997
Bear marketJoin the Berenstain Bears as they offer a song and dance performance at the Westview Mall on Saturday. See the entire Berenstain family -- Mama, Papa, Sister and Brother -- in their "Rise 'N Shine Revue" as they awake from their winter hibernation and look to celebrate springtime. Children in the audience are invited to help wake up the bears from their long winter's nap with encouragement, singing and dancing.The Berenstain Bears will perform four 20-minute shows at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. at the Value City Court in the Westview Mall, 5748 Baltimore National Pike, Saturday.
December 16, 1996
New positionsWestview Mall hires Clark as marketing directorWestview Mall has appointed Robyn J. Clark marketing director. She will have responsibility for the development of marketing plans, advertising, special events, public relations and merchant relations. Clark formerly was general manager of Eastpoint Mall and held a marketing position at Towson Market Place. Monumental Life Insurance Co. appointed Gary Willan vice president of general agency administration. He has responsibility for military, pre-need, corporate and government initiatives.