| Sep 15, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The Sun's recent editorial, "Raise wages — no strings attached (Sept. 9), correctly debunks politicians' false linkage of the minimum wage with corporate taxation and observes that "uncertainty surrounding the federal sequester" makes the prospect...
| May 13, 2012
Prepaid debit cards are everywhere these days — and so are their fees.
The cards allow you to load cash onto them and are accepted by businesses just like other types of plastic.
But you might have to pay a fee to activate the card, make ATM...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Verde Pizza Napoletana is a family establishment. But don't let that scare you.
You won't find arcade games, or even crayons, in the Canton eatery, which opened in September in the former Birches space. You will find good Neapolitan pizza, helpful...
| May 17, 2012
| 2:56 PM
The directors of Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc., a major drug treatment provider in Baltimore, have laid off longtime executive William "Kris" Hathaway, as the once high-flying nonprofit continues to cut costs.
The board of directors had earlier...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Open a credit card account and you might walk away with more than just plastic.
Banks and their vendors heavily hawk card-related services, such as credit monitoring, that can add up to hundreds of dollars of year in fees.
But often consumers don't...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 9:48 AM
Diane Von Furstenberg's show at Lincoln Center attracted a slew of big names, including Oscar de la Renta, Bravo’s Andy Cohen and fashion maven Sarah Jessica Parker. But Sergey Brin from Google was probably the most interesting.
During the Zang Toi...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:06 AM
Jeff Fitchett believes that a decent steak doesn't have to break the bank. At Poor Boy Steakhouse, he proves it.
Fitchett, working with Kyle Algaze, opened the Severna Park restaurant last fall in the space vacated by the duo's other spot, the...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Harford County Sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Joshua John Prevett, 28, of the 100 block of Hawkins Drive, was arrested on a bench warrant Thursday in case in which he was charged with obtaining a prescription by fraud....
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:41 AM
Kooper's North, the new pub in Mays Chapel, has been open only since the end of August. But judging by the crowds, it has already developed quite a reputation.
At this point, that reputation is mostly deserved. Like its sister restaurants in Fells...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:53 PM
One of the best kept secrets of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week has to be the VIP treatment received by American Express card members.
Let's start with the American Express Skybox.
Card members are escorted through a door in front of show guests - you can...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 4:35 PM
As excitement builds for this week's opening of the Summer Olympics, many an armchair athlete may yearn to hop a transcontinental flight to London.
But if a trip overseas isn't in the cards right now, why not discover a taste of jolly olde England closer...
| Aug 14, 2012
One of the largest business expenses for Santoni's Supermarket in Highlandtown is interchange fees — what the grocer pays a bank to process customer's credit card transactions.
Even so, Santoni's has no plans to charge shoppers more for paying with...