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  • Oracle reportedly near deal for Columbia-based Micros Systems

    Oracle reportedly near deal for Columbia-based Micros Systems
    Stock in Columbia-based Micros Systems Inc. surged Tuesday after a report that it was about to be acquired by technology giant Oracle Corp. The company's shares shot up nearly 15 percent to close at $66.33 each in Tuesday trading after Bloomberg News...
  • Baltimore's narrative is beginning to shift [Commentary]

    Baltimore's narrative is beginning to shift [Commentary]
    The sale of Thames Street Wharf in Baltimore to California-based KBS Realty Advisors represents a watershed moment for economic development in Baltimore. The sale establishes a record price for commercial realty in Charm City. KBS paid $341 per square...
  • Bel Air fire company members subjects of documentary

    Bel Air fire company members subjects of documentary
    Members of the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company are the stars of an online documentary series, whose executive producer is pounding the pavement to get it on television. "It's everything that's still right with this country," Rick Otenasek said of the...
  • Online sales tax loophole hurts local communities [Letter]

    Online sales tax loophole hurts local communities [Letter]
    Congress needs to pass the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) so there is real and fair competition reflecting 21st century commerce. America was built on promoting economic growth and business in a fashion that ensures fair competition for all. Today,...
  • Looking Out: Gay Eagle Scout from Md. petitions Amazon to halt donations to Boy Scouts

    Looking Out: Gay Eagle Scout from Md. petitions Amazon to halt donations to Boy Scouts
    Pascal Tessier, 17, of Maryland, became one of the first out Eagle Scouts in the history of the Boy Scouts of America earlier this year, after the organization lifted its ban on gay scouts. On Wednesday, the Chevy Chase resident challenged the Boy...
  • Verizon launches beefed up FiOS DVR service in the Baltimore area

    Verizon launches beefed up FiOS DVR service in the Baltimore area
    Verizon Communications announced this week that its expanded Fios DVR television service is now available in the Baltimore region. The Quantum TV set top box can record six or 12 programs at once, depending on the customer's service plan, said Harry J....
  • Looking Out: Baltimore author releases debut novel about 3 gay friends

    Looking Out: Baltimore author releases debut novel about 3 gay friends
    The debut novel of a 30-year-old author born in the Baltimore area and now living in Owings Mills is landing higher and higher on Amazon.com's list of top-selling new releases in gay paperback fiction. Jeremy Scott Blaustein attended the Carver Center...
  • AmazonFresh service not coming to Baltimore soon, developer says

    AmazonFresh service not coming to Baltimore soon, developer says
    The two warehouses Amazon will open in Baltimore are not intended for its new grocery service, according to the developer of the facility. The online retailer is in the middle of expanding its shipping facilities in pursuit of cheaper, faster shipping....
  • Casino's local hiring efforts unprecedented, mayor says

    Casino's local hiring efforts unprecedented, mayor says
    Horseshoe Baltimore's local hiring efforts go far beyond what other major companies have done in the city, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said this week. "I don't know that it's ever happened at this level," she said of the casino's effort to hire...
  • French-inspired baby food recipes

    French-inspired baby food recipes
    When it comes to mealtime with baby, are the French onto something that we’re missing in the States? Jenny Carenco’s “Bébé Gourmet: 100 French-Inspired Baby Food Recipes for Raising an Adventurous Eater” suggests that might be...
  • Stop by HdG shops for last-minute Valentine's Day

    Happy Valentine's Day today (Feb. 14). Don't forget your sweetie! For last minute sweets, visit Bomboy's Home Made Candies, (322 Market St., 410-939-2924) and Lyon's Pharmacy (328 St. John St., 410-939-4545). Both are embellished with red and pink hearts,...
  • For consumers, more ways to complain

    For consumers, more ways to complain
    When the company Maggie Argent hired to make her mother's headstone didn't do the work, she turned to the forum that gives aggrieved customers an outlet — in the court of public opinion, if nothing else: the Internet. Argent's online complaint...