| Feb 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Study after study demonstrates that poverty is a powerful driver of poor health. Many of America's leading hospitals exist in poor communities. Could these powerful institutions (in economic as well as medical terms) help overcome the deeper sources of...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:41 AM
All summer long, even on the hottest days, a gentleman in a tuxedo stands on the Ocean City boardwalk. Locals and vacationers scurry over to find out what he's up to.
The man is Joe Kro-Art, owner of Ocean Gallery, and if he's not playing boardwalk...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Some of Baltimore's best-known candy makers are pressing Congress to overturn a decades-old sugar policy they say is leaving a bad taste in their mouth.
Goetze's Candy Co., Wockenfuss Candies and others want lawmakers to rethink long-standing...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:28 AM
A developer's plan to turn a historic house into townhouses and apartments is sparking consternation among residents, who say their streets are already overly dense and congested.
General contractor John Brooks wants to convert the old Crittenton Home...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Looking for a great way to power-up your networking skills?
The Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce will host a Joint Power Networking Breakfast with the Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber, the Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland,...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Baltimore County braced itself for a major snow event Wednesday, but as of late this afternoon, county officials expect that the worst part of the coastal snowstorm has passed without major incident.
"It looks like most of it is clearing out," Lt. Jay...
| May 10, 2013
| 6:24 PM
John Paterakis Sr. didn't believe it when Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke told him nearly two decades ago that Harbor East's Marriott Waterfront Hotel would spur revitalization from the Inner Harbor to Canton.
The city had picked Paterakis' H&S Properties...
| May 12, 2013
| 12:42 PM
The City Council is poised to vote Monday on a bill that would require businesses receiving large city contracts or major financial support to hire 51 percent of new workers from Baltimore — or face sanctions.
"We have the highest unemployment...
| May 6, 2013
| 10:07 AM
A shave and a haircut of yesteryear cost the proverbial two bits, 25 cents. A shave alone at The Old Bank Barbers, a soon-to-open barber shop on The Avenue in Hampden, will cost $25.
It won't be any old shave, though. Owner Daniel Wells promises an old-...
| May 3, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Only three years ago, Baltimore and Maryland were all but out of the TV and film production business. After the glory years of “Homicide,” “The Corner,” “The Wire” and tens of millions of HBO dollars spent here on...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The Senate voted Monday to allow states to assess a sales tax on purchases from Amazon.com, eBay and other online retailers in a bipartisan measure that would also reduce the increase planned for Maryland's gas tax.
The bill, which passed 69-27, would...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 3:14 PM
Concerns about cutbacks in defense spending notwithstanding, there are plenty of business opportunities on the horizon connected to activities at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
Last week, more than 1,100 business and economic development representatives from...