| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:37 AM
By all accounts, including Blake Wollman's, the Mount Washington Village retail and restaurant district is doing well.
Wollman, former president of the Mount Washington Village Merchants Association and longtime owner of the Desert Cafe, has watched...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:28 AM
The biggest snowfall in four years blanketed the Baltimore area Thursday with up to a foot and a half of snow, giving many schoolchildren two more days off and stranding residents and travelers. As the region dug out, two men died after shoveling.
| Feb 2, 2014
| 11:31 AM
One year ago, Ellen Lunay and Amy Fresty would get confused looks when they described the concept of their new business.
The neighbors from Arnold were looking for a short-term lease in a commercial building — a couple of weeks at most —...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 7:33 PM
On Feb. 3, 2013, crowds surged out of the city’s restaurants and bars, filling the streets with purple attire and raw emotion after the Ravens’ Super Bowl victory.
A thousand miles away, in New Orleans, fans madly high-fived one another at...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:57 AM
It just isn't that hard for a clerk at a liquor store to ask for proof of age. If there's a line, and it's clear to everyone in line that proof of age is being required, most folks with a scrap of sense will have their drivers licenses at the ready when...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Chemical maker W.R. Grace & Co. is about to go where it hasn't been for nearly 13 years: out of bankruptcy.
The Chapter 11 case, one of the longest on record, got underway as the Columbia-based company faced more than 100,000 asbestos-related claims....
| Jan 13, 2014
| 2:00 AM
A key City Council leader says Baltimore should find another way to crack down on problem liquor outlets rather than force about 100 of the longtime neighborhood stores out of business through a zoning overhaul, as proposed by the administration....
| Dec 23, 2013
| 5:39 PM
As a 21-year-old finance major and Zeta Beta Tau brother at the University of Arizona, Pikesville High School graduate Ryan Millman spent a lot of long nights in the library. But he wasn't studying — he was using the university's high-speed Internet...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 5:42 AM
Donnell Spivey was a 32-year-old Amtrak employee when he decided to start investing in real estate, but what began as a sideline quickly became a career. He entered the business with Baltimore-based Otis Warren Real Estate Co., and later worked for...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:05 AM
One of the Prince George's County Council bills of 2013 that is attracting the most attention began inconspicuously enough, according to Council member Mary Lehman.
The first whisperings started in the fall.
"Following a Council meeting, there were...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Howard County police have cited five businesses for selling alcohol to underage customers, according to a news release.
St. John's Liquors, in Ellicott City; Glenwood Wine and Spirits, in Glenwood; Village Liquors, in Clarksville; and Vinoland Liquors,...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:27 AM
Zagat is doing a retail survey of Baltimore businesses — and will be paying a visit to Hampden next week aboard a trolley.
Though better known for rating restaurants and hotels, Zagat, founded by Tim and Nina Zagat in 1980, also reviews retail...