| Dec 12, 2012
| 3:33 PM
They're calling it the fitting room of the future, an enclosed kiosk in a mall common area that shoppers step into for a free, full (and fully clothed) body scan. After 10 seconds, a shopper emerges, then gets printed recommendations on size, style and ...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 1:47 PM
In 1998, I interviewed Walter Lord, the man credited with kicking off the never-ending Titanic craze in 1955 with the publication of "A Night to Remember." I asked him if there were any more books to be written about the doomed liner. He suggested two....
| Dec 6, 2012
| 2:07 AM
St. Nicholas will have breakfast at Emmanuel United Methodist Church and he would like you to join him on Saturday, Dec. 15.
The church is holding its annual Breakfast with St. Nicholas from 8 till 11 a.m. The menu includes pancakes and sausages....
| Dec 5, 2012
| 6:05 AM
Good morning and welcome to a fairly sleepy morning on the Internet. Twitter is mostly concerned with heady topics like Happy Hump Day and #ILoveMyPhone, but there are a few news stories bubbling up.
The lovely ladies of the annual Victoria Secret...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 9:24 AM
In a race to beat other retailers in sales growth, Under Armourmay not have won gold, but the athletic apparel brand secured fifth place - not bad out of a field of 100.
The Baltimore company was the fifth fastest growing retailer in the U.S. last year,...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Every year, Terry Brukiewa transforms himself from the grant accountant for the Howard County Public School System to King Francis I of France for the last weekend of the Maryland Renaissance Festival in October.
"It entirely changes your attitude, the...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Why are cool-looking baby clothes so hard to find?
That's the question that led two local fathers of young children to launch Charm City Babies in July. The company makes and sells onesies with clever messages and vintage sensibilities, and donates one...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 10:44 AM
A man in Overland Park, Kansas, has applied to trademark the phrase that President Obama uttered last month: "If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon."
According to Trademarkia.com, Martin Joseph Markley applied for the trademark on March 27. He filed the...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Melvin B. Lowe Jr., a floral designer and funeral home attendant who was also a partner in a special-events and decorating company, died Sept. 27 of renal failure at his Washington home. The one-time Northeast Baltimore resident was 47.
"Melvin was a...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Take away the glamour, the TV cameras and the tabloid headlines, and Michaele Salahi's latest drama could almost be an Anne Tyler plot: Disaffected housewife risks it all to walk away from a stale marriage and into an entirely new life.
But, hey —...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:05 PM
It’s been said that the right outfit can make or break you. And nowhere is a good first impression more crucial than a job interview. But not everyone has a business suit hanging in the closet. That’s where Success In Style comes in.
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:19 PM
At Tiny Toes, a children’s boutique on Main Street in Bel Air, owner Karen Jacobs specializes in giving moms the Hollywood treatment.
Jacobs and her employees, who are all moms, help customers select everything from clothing for their own kids to...