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  • Business model has Arnold neighbors popping up all over Annapolis

    Business model has Arnold neighbors popping up all over Annapolis
    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 —...
  • After celebrating last year, Ravens fans are struggling to get excited for Sunday's Super Bowl

    After celebrating last year, Ravens fans are struggling to get excited for Sunday's Super Bowl
    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...
  • 'Shop Small' gives merchants a big boost

    'Shop Small' gives merchants a big boost
    Even hard-core shoppers might not know the Saturday after Thanksgiving has an official retail-related name. But scores of independent merchants in the Baltimore area did their part Saturday to get the "Shop Small" message out for the fourth annual Small...
  • Reddit co-founder, a Columbia native, campaigns for power of Internet

    Reddit co-founder, a Columbia native, campaigns for power of Internet
    The lanky 18-year-old in a blue mortarboard cap, his shoulders festooned with tassels and other regalia, stepped to the lectern, gave Howard High School's Class of 2001 a nervous snicker and spoke words heard in countless other graduation speeches that...
  • Downtown location key for growing Columbia business

    Downtown location key for growing Columbia business
    When Sharon and Jacob Benus started Impaq International, a Columbia-based research firm, in their Pikesville basement in 2001, little did they know that just over 10 years later the company would employ more than 275 people at three locations. According...
  • Too many liquor license holders tolerate sales to people not of legal age [Editorial]

    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...
  • Time to raise stagnant wages for lowest-paid workers [Commentary]

    Time to raise stagnant wages for lowest-paid workers [Commentary]
    On Jan. 1 of this year, over 2.5 million low-paid workers throughout the country got a raise. Unfortunately, none of these workers lives in Maryland. Thanks to minimum wage increases that took effect on New Year's Day in 13 states, including Arizona,...
  • New businesses coming to Historic Ellicott City

    New businesses coming to Historic Ellicott City
    With the ringing in of the New Year, changes are afoot along Main Street in Historic Ellicott City. Two Main Street mainstays — I Love Theatre and Taylor's Antique Mall — closed their doors for the last time Tuesday, Dec. 31. A short-lived...
  • Jos. Bank headquarters town hopes for best in takeover battle

    Jos. Bank headquarters town hopes for best in takeover battle
    Consumers know Jos. A. Bank Clothiers for deals such as buy-one-get-two men's suits, but to residents of Hampstead, it's the good corporate citizen that spared the town as Black & Decker withered. Now the northern Carroll County town faces the prospect...
  • Zagat sets sights on Hampden for new retail survey

    Zagat sets sights on Hampden for new retail survey
    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...
  • Storm dumps biggest snowfall since 2010 on a day possibly among area's top 10 snowiest on record

    Storm dumps biggest snowfall since 2010 on a day possibly among area's top 10 snowiest on record
    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. In...
  • Prince George's lawmakers watch Annapolis for next move on minimum wage

    Prince George's lawmakers watch Annapolis for next move on minimum wage
    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...