| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:56 PM
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...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:39 AM
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...
| May 16, 2014
| 3:15 AM
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...
| May 21, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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.
| May 22, 2014
| 8:26 AM
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...
| May 22, 2014
| 5:14 PM
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....
| May 29, 2014
| 10:50 AM
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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:08 PM
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....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:35 AM
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...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:13 PM
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...
| Feb 14, 2014
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,...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 5:47 PM
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...