Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Photos show a man at CR Jewelers at Arundel Mills mall in Hanover in August.
Anne Arundel County police are asking for help identifying a man seen in surveillance images on Aug. 15 at CR Jewelers at Arundel Mills mall in Hanover. According to police, the man distracted the store's attendants, stole jewelry and left the store. Anyone with information may contact Detective W.C. Sweeney of the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Western District Detective Unit at 410-222-6155. Or you may contact Metro Crime Stoppers at 866-7LOCKUP or text “MCS" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Phone calls are not recorded and callers remain anonymous.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
After a battle to get a license for slots, The Cordish Cos. opened the Maryland Live! casino ahead of schedule. Are table games next?
David Cordish knew it was impossible to make money off of a casino unless you could first get the thing built. After winning a vote in 2010 to allow for a license to have slots near Arundel Mills, the Baltimore-based real estate developer started work quickly, and the first phase of Maryland Live! opened Wednesday. "It's an exciting night, and I am very proud of what we've done," said Cordish, the chairman and founder of The Cordish Cos. "The state of Maryland asked for a world-class facility, and we delivered." Time will tell whether Cordish's $500 million investment will pay off. But in the near term, officials have touted the creation of 4,000 jobs to the area and an expected $400 million in tax revenue. Cordish noted the speed of …
The new casino and entertainment complex near Arundel Mills opens Wednesday. Will you be going?
It's finally here. After years of discussion and months of construction, the new Maryland Live! casino will open Wednesday night. Eventually, the casino will offer more than 4,000 slot and gaming machines, plus live entertainment and an array of restaurants and shops. For many people, Maryland Live! will be the place to be, as it offers one of the few places to gamble in the state. Other people won't go anywhere near the place. Do you plan to check out Maryland Live!? If so, how often do you think you'll come back? Vote in the poll and leave a comment below.
The casino at Arundel Mills will open its doors to the public at 10 p.m.
Residents of west Anne Arundel County are preparing for their newest neighbor, the Maryland Live! casino at Arundel Mills. The casino, which currently includes 3,200 slot machines and electronic table games, is holding an official grand opening at 10 p.m. on Wednesday. Officials from the developer, The Cordish Companies, will be on hand to celebrate the opening of the casino, which comes about 20 months after voters in Anne Arundel County approved a zoning change to allow slots at the site. In advance of the casino opening, several agencies have been preparing: "Upon completion, the full facility will represent the third largest commercial casino in the United States," said Joe Weinberg of The Cordish Companies, developer of Maryland Live…
Monday, May 7, 2012
Media outlets are reporting there were no signs of foul play.
University of Maryland senior Katherine Morris, 22, was found dead in a car near Arundel Mills Mall on Sunday morning, with no obvious signs of foul play, WTOP has reported. Anne Arundel County police are investigating the death, which officers said they believe was a suicide, according to The Diamondback. Odenton-Severn Patch reported on Sunday that Anne Arundel County police found the body of a young woman in a car near a satellite campus of Anne Arundel County Community College at the mall. Police said they did not see indications of foul play at the time, and did not know how long the woman had been in the car.
Friday, January 13, 2012
The Baltimore Ravens cheerleaders, mascots and band will be at the mall to pump up shoppers in anticipation of the team's playoff game Sunday.
Arundel Mills will be the place to go Friday morning for Baltimore Ravens fans. In anticipation of the team's playoff game against the Houston Texans on Sunday, the Ravens Purple Friday Caravan will be at the mall food court from 11 to 11:30 a.m., according to a press release. The pep rally will feature team cheerleaders, mascots and the band. There will be special giveaways, and retailers including Sports Page and Modell's Sporting Goods will have limited edition Ravens merchandise on sale with discounts.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
The casino's president and general manager spoke to the West County Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce members Tuesday morning.
The general manager of the new Maryland Live! project at Arundel Mills said the casino and entertainment complex is on track to open as soon as this summer. At a meeting before members of the West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday morning, Rob Norton insisted that the casino will be safe, with well-lit garages, plazas and at least 80 security officers. "Bringing a casino into the community is a major change. But the concerns [about crime and safety] never materialize to the level that people anticipate," Norton, a 14-year veteran of the gaming industry, said. "The pros far outweigh the cons.” “We’re not going to succeed if we can’t offer a safe environment,” Norton said. “I fully anticipate this being a safe environment.” …
Monday, November 28, 2011
Patch rounds up a collection of footage from Friday morning's retail rush.
People from all over flooded to Arundel Mills in Hanover as early as Thursday afternoon to wait outside the shopping center, ensuring a nice head start on Black Friday deals. Lauren Horsley, a spokeswoman for the mall, said they handed out more than 3,500 promotional T-shirts within the first 10 minutes of the mall opening at midnight Thursday. Horsley said the weekend went "nicely," but footage taken by patrons on YouTube show that it wasn't all sugarplums and fairies for everyone attending the shop-until-you-drop event. One video posted on YouTube showed a woman having a panic attack as the doors open, requiring medical attention from the security guards. Another clip showed that at 2:11 a.m. Friday morning, the Starbucks line in the …
Monday, November 21, 2011
Locals will be able to shop for nearly 24 hours, photograph Hunky Santa, hear live music and see snow in the food court.
For those willing to brave the crowds of mass hysteria this Friday, Arundel Mills is offering almost a full 24-hour experience for shoppers looking to snag the ultimate deal. Starting Friday at midnight, residents can access the mega-mall for 22 hours straight, if they so please, while using up-to-the-minute social media updates to track sales and special holiday offers. A release from Arundel Mills said they plan to post deals on Twitter and Facebook throughout the popular shopping weekend in an effort to give shoppers “unmatched savings.” Patrons willing to arrive at midnight, or earlier, may also benefit from the mall’s Black Friday T-shirt giveaway. The first 500 shoppers age 13 or older at each entrance of Arundel Mills will receive a…
Thursday, November 17, 2011
The local sports bar is closing. What would you like to see replace it.
The Damon's Grill located on Arundel Mills Boulevard is closing. Rumors have been circulating for some time, but even a spokeswoman for the Arundel Mills mall couldn't confirm what's set to replace the not-so-popular sports bar. If you could choose, what would you like to see replace Damon's? I personally would love to see an Apple store, or maybe a Sonic. What do you think?