| Apr 14, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Best Buy will close its Inner Harbor and Hunt Valley stores in May, part of a move to shutter 50 locations across the country.
Company officials said in a news release that the stores were temporarily closed to inform employees of the decision Saturday,...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 9:54 AM
International Flower Show
With a theme based on the islands of Hawaii, this year's International Flower Show brings a taste of the tropics to Philadelphia. White sand, palm trees and hula dancers all have a role as the show, sponsored by...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:18 AM
Apple is expected to unveil the latest version of its category-busting tablet computer, the iPad, today at a product launch in California, starting at 1 p.m. EST. in San Francisco.
Various reports say Apple will not call it the iPad 3, but rather: the...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 10:37 AM
Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, is on stage in San Francisco talking about iPad stuff. I'm following Engadget and Gdgt blogs for live blogging, and I'll post key details here as they come.
* Cook announces a new Apple TV, with 1080 (HD) capability. New user...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Cheryl Knauer has a restaurant gift card in mind for her in-laws, a massage gift card planned for another family member and intends to pick up cards in smaller dollar amounts to Chick-fil-A and Starbucks for kids' stockings and teachers' gifts.
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:50 AM
Oh, America. You brutal, merciless fool.
When it comes to "The Voice," you messed up, America. True, you cut someone who reached her peak weeks ago, but you also eliminated the twee princess who wrapped herself so tightly around our hearts.
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:14 PM
Historic Ellicott City is now the first town in Maryland to offer a free smartphone parking app, making it easier for visitors to find available spaces.
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced the app's launch last week in front of the Howard...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:57 PM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are still struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our help...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 10:58 AM
Farmers and Merchants Bank, headquartered in Upperco, announced the hiring of Edward Fulton as mortgage specialist, at its new branch in Westminster. Fulton's expertise is various types of mortgage banking: reverse, refinance or new construction.
| Sep 8, 2011
| 9:04 AM
You may hate your acne, but unfortunately you can't treat it by holding your phone to your face.
The marketers of the apps “AcneApp” and “Acne Pwner” have agreed in two separate cases to stop making claims without scientific...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 4:57 PM
Everyone's favorite singing misfits from William McKinley High School are back.
Okay. Maybe not everyone's favorites. But if you're a diehard Gleek like me, then you've been waiting all summer for the premiere of season three and Tuesday's episode did...
| 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...