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  • Lowering Md. corporate tax a bad idea

    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...
  • Prepaid card market heats up — and the fees are plentiful

    Prepaid card market heats up — and the fees are plentiful
    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...
  • Verde Pizza mixes kid-friendliness, sophistication

    Verde Pizza mixes kid-friendliness, sophistication
    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...
  • Longtime BBH executive laid off by clinic board

    Longtime BBH executive laid off by clinic board
    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...
  • Credit cards offer pricey — and unnecessary — extra products

    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...
  • More star-sightings as Fashion Week continues

    More star-sightings as Fashion Week continues
    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...
  • Poor Boy Steakhouse is a cut above the average steakhouse

    Poor Boy Steakhouse is a cut above the average steakhouse
    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...
  • Harford County Police Blotter

    Harford County Sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen 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....
  • Kooper's North brings tasty pub fare, spotty service to Mays Chapel

    Kooper's North brings tasty pub fare, spotty service to Mays Chapel
    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...
  • Fashion Week top secret: American Express VIP treatment

    Fashion Week top secret: American Express VIP treatment
    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...
  • London calling?

    London calling?
    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...
  • Consumers could be charged more for using credit cards

    Consumers could be charged more for using credit cards
    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...