| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Some north Baltimore wine and liquor stores may have found a way around a proposed Baltimore City zoning change that could eventually ban them from the residential neighborhoods in which they are located.
Several stores in the Hampden and Charles...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:43 AM
A decade since the 2003 tropical storm that began its fiscal and operational woes, Market House in downtown Annapolis is expected to reopen in the coming weeks with a lineup of vendors selling falafel, gelato, sandwiches and crab cakes from the historic...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Online shoppers would have to pay state sales taxes on more purchases under legislation that advanced in the U.S. Senate on Monday — but Marylanders could also wind up paying a smaller increase in gasoline taxes.
Bricks-and-mortar stores have long...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:24 PM
Blaming the cost to implement health care reform, the state's largest health insurer has proposed eye-popping rate increases to state regulators for individuals and small businesses.
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield wants to raise rates an average of 25...
| Apr 26, 2013
The Great Gourmet is Kimberly Scott's way of introducing the world to Maryland seafood. Her Eastern Shore company sells crab cakes, oysters and clams to wholesale and retail markets.
In 2006, just three years after opening, The Great Gourmet was logging...
| May 25, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Hundreds of residents have been relocated and dozens of homes cleared from Baltimore's Middle East neighborhood in recent years. Now the area just north of Johns Hopkins Hospital may be losing something more: its name.
As an ambitious redevelopment...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:13 PM
The owners of a Reisterstown store have been given probation after allegedly purchasing stolen jewelry taken in a rash of burglaries in Baltimore and Carroll counties last year.
Baltimore County police last year cited the case of Crown Jewelry as an...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Like any construction firm hoping to break into government contracting, Linwood Scott's company needed to obtain a surety bond — a type of insurance — in order to win its first job.
But getting the bond, which is required for contracts...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 8:43 AM
The U.S. economy is drifting toward recession, but when Federal Reserve policymakers meet next week, they will have few options.
Jobs creation slipped alarmingly in April and May. Wages, which were rising modestly through the recovery, have been...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Six businesses licensed to sell alcohol in Harford County sold to an underage person during a compliance test last week.
Open Door Cafe in Bel Air, Madonna Seafood Restaurant, Beards Hill Plaza Liquors in Aberdeen, Carsin's Grill, Pat's Pizzeria –...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Home sales ratcheted up in May even as buying choices continued to shrink in the Baltimore area, leaving sellers with more leverage than they've had in five years — at least for now.
The number of homes changing hands in the metro area rose 13...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Five licensed beverage establishments in Harford County were caught selling alcohol to a minor during a compliance test last week, the Harford County Liquor Control Board announced Monday.
Twenty-eight licensed retail alcohol locations were randomly...