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A better plan for Symphony Woods

FRANK HECKER   7:00 AM ON WED APR 23 2014
Some people are now promoting the Paumier plan as a way to “save Symphony Woods”. But two years ago people concerned ab...

CA Board endorsements

THE 53   9:49 PM ON TUE APR 22 2014
I so hate how ignorant Typepad is.  My blog platform has really cramped my style this week.  But, waaahhh, me. There are ...

Columbia Art Center hosting Ghanaian art exhibit from...

NEWS RSS FEED - COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION   6:27 PM ON MON APR 21 2014
Columbia Association (CA) is proud to present “The Art of Ghana: A Contemporary and Traditional Exhibition,”...

Four Democrats For the 12th

THE 53   9:19 PM ON SUN APR 20 2014
What the 12th Legislative District, what they lack in quantity of electoral drama this year, they make up for in quality of...

How not to save Symphony Woods

FRANK HECKER   6:00 AM ON SAT APR 19 2014
After discussing the characteristics of the previous Cy Paumier plan for Symphony Woods it’s time for my verdict. Spoiler...

The rest of District 9: Carson, Morrow, Loveless, Mil...

THE 53   9:15 PM ON FRI APR 18 2014
This post was delayed from yesterday thanks to Typepad being asinine and not letting me post last night.  Here are, albeit...

Walk for a good cause at 2nd annual Breathe Deep Colu...

NEWS RSS FEED - COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION   1:29 PM ON FRI APR 18 2014
The battle against lung cancer continues on Saturday, April 26 with Breathe Deep Columbia, which returns for...

Looking back at the Paumier plan for Symphony Woods

FRANK HECKER   6:00 AM ON FRI APR 18 2014
Proposed pathways and other features of the 2012 version of the Symphony Woods plan from Cy Paumier and associates. Click f...

GGP, CA, Cy Paumier, and the battle over Symphony Woods

FRANK HECKER   7:00 AM ON THU APR 17 2014
After walking in Symphony Woods last weekend I wondered again how the woods might best be preserved and enhanced for everyo...

Let the endorsements begin! Democrat for Delegate in...

THE 53   4:41 AM ON THU APR 17 2014
Originally I was going to write today's post about the Republican "litmus test" in the County Executive'...

Enjoy eight great performances this May and June at C...

NEWS RSS FEED - COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION   1:44 PM ON WED APR 16 2014
Columbia Association’s (CA) free weekly Lakefront Wednesdays Lunchtime Concert Series begins this May 7 with...

Welcome, new bloggers

HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   9:51 AM ON WED APR 16 2014
Welcome, new bloggers April showers bring…a new list of bloggers! Spartan Considerations — @JasonABooms bdunnd...

A walk in Symphony Woods

FRANK HECKER   7:00 AM ON WED APR 16 2014
View through Symphony Woods looking west to Merriweather Post Pavilion, showing the more forested portion of the area. Clic...

Goodbye, Wolf????

THE 53   9:39 PM ON TUE APR 15 2014
So now comes word that Howard County is postponing its bill that would hold Howard Hughes responsible for having improvemen...

The Fair in The Baltimore Sun!

HOWARD COUNTY HOUSING FAIR   4:02 PM ON TUE APR 15 2014
The eighth annual Come Home to Howard County fair was this past  Saturday, attracting hundreds of people eager to learn mo...

Coverage of The Lottery

HOWARD COUNTY HOUSING FAIR   3:52 PM ON TUE APR 15 2014
The Baltimore Sun reports on our Housing Lottery and chats with the 2014 winners! Click below to read: “When Bawi Hlu...

Volunteers needed to help count Columbia’s pathway ...

NEWS RSS FEED - COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION   2:45 PM ON TUE APR 15 2014
Columbia Association (CA) is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to come out in late May and early June to help...

Craft cocktails, demonstrations and tastings at Gadsb...

HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   11:58 AM ON TUE APR 15 2014
Join HoCoBlogs and Gadsby’s Bar American Thursday, April 17th, for a demonstration and tasting of their spring craft ...

I Don't Want Google Glass

THE 53   9:54 PM ON MON APR 14 2014
Give me a wide berth for awhile, because I'm going to be walking around with a good old-fashioned claw hammer on my pe...

What A Day!

HOWARD COUNTY HOUSING FAIR   3:34 PM ON MON APR 14 2014
Attendees flooded Long Reach High School in Columbia this past Saturday for our 8th annual Come Home to Howard County Hous...

Contests, comedy, caricatures and more on the schedul...

NEWS RSS FEED - COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION   1:37 PM ON MON APR 14 2014
“Central Bark” will be full of tail-wagging fun at the eighth-annual Dog Day Afternoon. Columbia Association...

What's Been Going On?

THE 53   11:00 PM ON SUN APR 13 2014
So for those of you who keep track of me using all the latest social media technology, you know that some kinda virus put a...

That was fun

THE 53   8:28 AM ON SUN APR 13 2014
So the subject matter of Friday's post, my 25th college reunion, is in the books.  Well, technically, it's actua...

CA encourages students to enter art contest and help ...

NEWS RSS FEED - COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION   6:20 AM ON FRI APR 11 2014
Bullying isn’t just a school problem, but a community problem. Howard County students can continue to take a...

Twenty-Five Years Later

THE 53   6:20 AM ON FRI APR 11 2014
Today begins the occasion of my twenty-five year college reunion.  I went to school at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimo...

Featured guest Billy Blanks teaching Tae Bo® classes...

NEWS RSS FEED - COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION   6:19 AM ON FRI APR 11 2014
Billy Blanks, the famed fitness guru who created the Tae Bo® full-body workout, will be coming to Columbia on...

Five thoughts on Symphony Woods

FRANK HECKER   6:00 AM ON FRI APR 11 2014
When I was writing my post on Symphony Woods and sacred lands I had a number of thoughts that were too long to put in that ...

Ooh La La! An evening of April in Paris at Petit Loui...

HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   9:09 AM ON THU APR 10 2014
Ooh La La! Bloggers, their readers and local social media activists are invited to enjoy an evening of April in Paris, Th...

The Housing Fair on WBAL

HOWARD COUNTY HOUSING FAIR   4:24 PM ON WED APR 9 2014
  In case you missed it, WBAL featured one of the beautiful homes offered in the Housing Lottery this week. Our own Ke...

A Spot of Clarity

THE 53   6:22 AM ON WED APR 9 2014
I appreciate the response and distribution my posts from yesterday received.  It was good to see people concerned about th...
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