| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Step into the Secolari shop at The Mall in Columbia, and you’ll feel as though you’re in a Tuscan farmhouse rather than a suburban shopping center.
The walls are lined with stainless-steel containers, called fusti, filled with 20 different...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Real estate developer Duke Realty is moving forward with plans for a second Amazon distribution center next to the massive warehouse the online retailer announced last fall — possibly for its growing grocery operation, Amazon Fresh.
| 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....
| 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,...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:51 AM
This much can be said for the Obama administration's boast on Sunday that it had met its self-imposed deadline for making HealthCare.gov work well for the vast majority of users two months after its launch: At least there was no "Mission Accomplished"...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The igloo-like snow globe in the middle of the Annapolis mall caught the eye of James Soni.
The three-year-old darted inside, pulling his mother and father along.
The family, told they could dress up and appear in a short, slow-motion video, was...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:56 AM
The most important TV moment of 2013 didn’t even happen on television.
It came on Feb. 1 when Netflix made all 13 episodes of season one of “House of Cards” available online for its subscribers.
Social media and the Internet lit up the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Their real-life drones are still under assembly and likely won't be up and flying until March.
Until then, students at South River High School are taking flight with a toy model, a diminutive contraption that a visiting instructor says he flies around...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in a "60 Minutes" interview Sunday night that the online retail giant is experimenting with a drone-based delivery service called "Prime Air," which would drop packages on a customer's doorstep within 30 minutes.
| Jan 7, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Amazon and L.L. Bean tied for best in customer satisfaction during the holiday season, while Priceline.com came in last, an index released Tuesday showed.
The ForeSee Experience Index (FXI): 2013 U.S. Retail Edition measured overall and channel-specific...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 7:50 PM
Although state officials have provided the public scant detail about the troubled launch of Maryland's version of Obamacare, emails and documents show that the project was beset behind the scenes for months by an array of technical issues, warring...