| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Will consumers pay $20 for a reusable glass drinking bottle?
Walt Himelstein thinks so. The Owings Mills environmental chemist and entrepreneur invented the Pure reusable glass drinking bottle, which features a shock-absorbing plastic sleeve that holds...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Walmart is continuing to grow in Baltimore, opening its newest store Wednesday in Randallstown and planning to unveil an expansion of its Ellicott City store later this month.
The retailer has hired 300 workers to staff the 150,000-square foot...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 11:44 AM
From The Aegis dated April 7, 1988:
Coca-Cola was phasing out its 6.5-ounce bottles 25 years ago, and one of the last was bought from the dispenser at Harford Mutual Insurance Company in Bel Air.
The traditional hourglass-style bottled drinks were...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:11 AM
For weeks, my inbox, Twitter timeline and ears have burned.
Readers and colleagues can't stop talking about WC Harlan, a new bar in Remington. The praise has been gushing and unanimous. To them, WC Harlan is a wonder.
But there was something else: The...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 5:47 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley used his prime-time slot at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday to make the case for Obama's record on jobs and the economy.
The president “is moving America forward, not back,” O'Malley...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
145.8 -- Joe Flacco’s passer rating on passes thrown beyond 15 yards Monday, per ESPN’s Stats and Info.
In completing 21 of 29...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Bernard J. "B.J." Land, a Coca-Cola executive and physical fitness buff who coached youth soccer and lacrosse teams, died Monday of a cardiac arrest at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Hunt Valley resident had recently celebrated his 53rd birthday....
| Jul 13, 2011
Greg Biffle still has a shot at making the Chase. Jamie McMurray is toast.
But they have this much in common: Both shouldn't be struggling and sputtering so much.
For Biffle, who ranks 14th and needs a victory to try to secure one of the last slots in...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 4:22 AM
The idea for this week's list comes from Owl Meat Gravy, who reminded me that it is the time of year for "disgusting fried state fair food." The Howard County Fair opened its week-long run Saturday. The Maryland State Fair......
| May 6, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Baltimore City still doesn't have a Coca-Cola Freestyle® machine*. There's one at the Wegman's up in Hunt Valley. And a new one is headed to a Roy Rogers on Route 40 (1204 E. Patrick St.) in Frederick.From the press release:Beginning......
| Aug 10, 2011
| 6:01 AM
Armed with redistricting maps, her two children and her mother- and father-in-law in tow, Lori Hatfield of Elkridge patiently kept her hand raised, waiting to query Howard County Public School System officials about a proposed elementary school site on...
| Aug 11, 2011
Dart hits McIlroy
Got some darts? Might as well be throwing them to pick a winner in the PGA Championship. With his victory at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational last weekend, Adam Scott became the 10th different winner in...