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  • Competition for snowball stands heats up

    Competition for snowball stands heats up
    With the final days of summer approaching, competition is heating up for snowball sales in Arbutus and Catonsville. Some businesses, such as Pink Flamingo Sno-Balls on Maiden Choice Lane, strictly sell snowballs and close in the winter. Others, like...
  • Rawlings-Blake vetoes bill aimed at reducing small-business fees

    Rawlings-Blake vetoes bill aimed at reducing small-business fees
    In Baltimore, some business owners say they're constantly nagged by city fees for making improvements to their stores. Add a bike rack outside? There's a fee for that. Put up a security camera? Another fee. Add more lighting? There's a fee for that,...
  • Md. businesses press for renewal of U.S. export bank

    Md. businesses press for renewal of U.S. export bank
    When developing countries need to deepen a canal for irrigation or navigation, they frequently call on Ellicott Dredges, a 129-year-old Baltimore-based maker of dredging equipment. To sell their massive, multimillion-dollar machines abroad, Ellicott...
  • Minor privilege, major disincentive [Editorial]

    Minor privilege, major disincentive  [Editorial]
    "Charge 'em for the lice, extra for the mice Two percent for looking in the mirror twice Here a little slice, there a little cut Three percent for sleeping with the window shut..." —"Master of the House," Les Miserables A business owner in...
  • Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond

    Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond
    NEW YORK CITY— Kevin Liles is riding high. On a bright August afternoon, the Baltimore-born entertainment mogul is ensconced 35 stories above midtown Manhattan, enjoying lunch at one of the city's most exclusive hotels, the Mandarin Oriental....
  • The spice of summer life

    The spice of summer life
    The crabs piled on a table at a backyard crab feast, hot and spicy, are probably sprinkled with a unique taste many in the area associate with summer in Maryland. If the crabs came from one of the area's carryout restaurants or crab houses, more than...
  • Brown, Hogan make pitches to county officials

    Brown, Hogan make pitches to county officials
    — Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan promised government officials from across the state Saturday that he would usher in a "new era of state and county cooperation," while Democratic rival Anthony G. Brown vigorously defended Maryland'...
  • Baltimore should dump 'minor privilege' fees [Letter]

    Baltimore should dump 'minor privilege' fees [Letter]
    As a business and property owner, I have paid Baltimore's "minor privilege" fees for 29 years ("Minor privilege, major disincentive," Aug. 14). I pay nearly $1,200 a year, so they are not minor. These fees allow my business to have three windows, a sign...
  • Securing funding a challenge for female entrepreneurs

    Securing funding a challenge for female entrepreneurs
    When Lisa Harris Jones launched her law firm 14 years ago, she used the only money she saw as an option — her own. Harris Jones said she founded Harris Jones & Malone with $7,000 on the belief that "if I can't buy it flat out, then I don't need it....
  • Clean water is good for Maryland business [Commentary]

    Clean water is good for Maryland business [Commentary]
    The new Waters of the U.S. rule is designed to clarify that the Clean Water Act protects a variety of important waters, including seasonal and rain-dependent streams, as well as wetlands near rivers and streams. Getting it implemented will depend on...
  • Chamber of Commerce designing Towson app

    Chamber of Commerce designing Towson app
    In the next few months, it will be a snap to find entertainment news and venues in Towson thanks to the Towson Chamber of Commerce. The chamber is designing an online application, a one-stop shop of everything you want to know about what's happening, who'...
  • Baltimore County Restaurant Week kicks off Friday

    Baltimore County Restaurant Week kicks off Friday
    Beginning Friday, the question of where to eat gets a little more interesting. Local restaurants, half of them in the Towson area, are participating in Baltimore County Restaurant Week. For 17 days and nights, special menus highlight diners' favorites...