In 2006, after driving by an empty Toys for Tots drop-off location on her way into work, Corlie Brice — a bartender at the Greene Turtle in Salisbury — decided to use all of her tip money that night to buy presents she would donate to the organization. Another bartender, Chris Tingle, joined his co-worker’s efforts, and the two raised $700 that night.Read more
Jailbreak Brewing Company had a problem.
Once an hour, a can on its production line would fall off the track, grinding the Laurel operation to a temporary halt. Beer would get discarded because cans wouldn’t have lids, and exposure to too much dissolved oxygen compromised the quality.Read more
When Billy McComiskey received a call from Sen. Ben Cardin’s office earlier this year, the 64-year-old Parkville resident grabbed his checkbook, ready to donate $20 to the senator’s campaign.Read more
A couple years ago, as system engineers working in information technology, Brad Blackwell and Andy Debenham worked in a “dark and quiet” corner of an office basement in Howard County.
They became friends, and found themselves often discussing their interests outside of work. One topic in particular stuck.Read more
The Soul Train Awards served up a night of nostalgia with performances by Dru Hill and Brandy, two artists who dominated the R&B scene in the 1990s. The show opened with a reunion of Baltimore-bred Dru Hill that featured some of their hits, including "In My Bed" and "Beauty." Lead singer Sisqo performed his 1999 smash hit, "Thong Song."Read more