| Oct 24, 2011
| 12:29 PM
Howard Magazine is getting into the holiday spirit. We asked three Howard County interior designers to offer inspiration and tips for dining room decor. What resulted is a feast for the eyes. Better yet, these Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas looks...
| Oct 29, 2011
My pal Pat Hiban, of Clarksville, could easily double for the Energizer Bunny. The successful Realtor and his partner, West Friendship's Mike Sloan, leave no stone unturned in their dynamic and energetic approach to business.
Lately, the rest of the...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 1:56 PM
Sometimes they were scrawled on loose-leaf notebook paper. Others were written on the back of police watch sheets or on Baltimore police stationery.
But the poems Lawerence E. Mize Sr. brought home show what he was contemplating during long midnight...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Each year, Maryland businesses collect billions of dollars in sales and use taxes, while their Internet competitors fork over a minuscule amount. Comptroller Peter Franchot recently estimated that if the playing field were leveled and all sales were...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 6:14 AM
Amazon.com has a secret sale going on right now on certain acecessories like handbags, sunglasses, wallets, and even shoes. Click here for the full list of eligible items. Total purchase must be over $75 in cart and then the 20% off will appear at...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:49 PM
Most Americans are just an email, Tweet or Facebook update away from reaching someone else — or the entire world. And the trend is accelerating, as the number of email accounts alone is expected to grow by almost a billion worldwide from last year...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 5:41 AM
What better honor than to be voted the best of the best by your customers and colleagues?
In August, we asked Howard Magazine readers to tell us the most notable businesses, people and places from Marriottsville to Savage and from Elkridge to...
| Dec 27, 2011
Don't call the Ivy Bookshop's new owners New Yorkers.
Sure, Ed Berlin and his wife Ann have lived in the orbit of Manhattan for more than three decades, working in corporate careers. But they insist they love Baltimore — Ed was raised in Forest...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 7:44 AM
So, the reindeer sweater from Aunt Emma this Christmas isn’t quite your style, so you and thousands of others are now in the process of returning gifts.
Which retailers provide the speediest returns?
STELLAService, which rates the customer service...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:10 PM
Barnes & Noble said today that it may spin off the business for its Nook e-reader, the most serious competition for Amazon's Kindle.
In a news release about holiday sales, CEO William Lynch said the company wants to “unlock" the value of the...
| May 26, 2011
| 9:41 PM
She remembers having "wonderful" history teachers growing up in 1940s and 1950s Annapolis, and she has explored and chronicled this area's past for more than 40 years.
But as historian Jane Wilson McWilliams researched her massive, colorful and...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 6:21 PM
When Scott Burkholder wanted to raise money to create a mural showing the word "love" spelled out in hand gestures, he turned to the power of the crowd.
Burkholder, the executive director of the Baltimore Love Project, launched a giving campaign online...