| Aug 30, 2011
| 10:47 AM
With TVs on the walls, in the booths and hanging from the ceiling, the Field House in Canton is a wonderful place to have a few beers and watch multiple games at once. On a recent visit, however, some of the food played third-string to the entertainment...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 2:15 PM
Black Friday may be known for making the biggest holiday retail splash, but Small Business Saturday also got rave reviews from Bel Air's local business community this year.
The shopping promotion, a nationwide initiative that is designed to piggyback...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 5:59 PM
Havre de Grace merchants got a boost from the nationwide Small Business Saturday initiative the day after Black Friday that was sponsored by American Express.
Brigitte Peters, Havre de Grace marketing and tourism manager, said the day was a success for...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 4:48 AM
With surfboards, fish and kites decorating the walls and ceiling, Reter's Crabhouse puts you in the mood for a beach blanket banquet.
The Reisterstown seafood restaurant, which opened 14 years ago and later expanded because of popular demand, has a...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 12:55 PM
On a corner in Little Italy sits Pacific Coast Dining Company, a restaurant trying to bring multicultural cuisine to the heart of red sauce country. And aside from a few inventory issues on a recent trip there, it succeeds.
From its name, you might think...
| Dec 11, 2011
We want gift cards and like to give them, but for some reason we don't always use them and wind up wasting billions of dollars.
A recent poll by Consumer Reports, for instance, found that one-quarter of people who received a card as a holiday gift last...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 11:34 AM
For those holiday shoppers who are out of gift ideas and out of time, The Mall in Columbia has introduced a new automated option for purchasing mall gift cards on the fly.
The new "Shop Etc. Gift Card Kiosk," located near the holiday poinsettia tree and...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:34 PM
If you're traveling through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport this holiday season, you may notice a few new additions.
As BWI embarks on a $100 million expansion project, fliers will notice differences in airline locations,...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 3:26 PM
6000 block, between 11:30 p.m. Sept. 25 and 9:30 a.m. Sept. 28. Wallet, ID, check card, cash, owner's manual, cigarettes stolen from vehicle with unsecured window.
East Belvedere Avenue
1100 block, between 8:40 a.m. and 4:35 p.m. Sept....
| Oct 7, 2011
| 5:41 AM
Costco Wholesale Corp. will raise its membership fee $5 to $55, Reuters reports. Executive members, who earn annual rebate checks, will see their annual membership increase from $100 to $110.
Other discount warehouses have already made similar moves....
| Nov 3, 2011
| 8:40 AM
There are so many made-up days of celebration or awareness — National Mayonnaise Day or Annual Broccoli Week — that I don’t even pay attention to them anymore.
But something caught my eye when the BBB of Greater Maryland sent out a...
| May 26, 2011
| 6:06 AM
Opening a restaurant is no easy undertaking. Finding the right mix of food, decor and staff is hard enough, but making sure everything runs smoothly takes extreme focus. Te Amo, a new Spanish tapas restaurant and piano bar on O'Donnell Square in Canton,...