| Apr 19, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Under Armour launched a new marketing plan earlier this year, touting its up-and-coming athletes and most innovative products in an intense but short burst they called “a brand holiday.”
It appears to have paid off.
| Apr 19, 2013
| 9:07 AM
Americans' hearts going out to the victims of the marathon bombing in Boston, which means, of course, con artists will have to take advantage of that. The Federal Trade Commission is warning people to be leery of charity solicitations from telemarketers....
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It is amazing that the U.S. Senate has been paralyzed to the extent that it is unable to pass legislation favored by 90 percent of Americans requiring simple background checks on gun purchasers but at the same time is poised to sock it to consumers by...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Nationally, the highest-rated shows among young adults in April and May were “The Big Bang Theory” on CBS, “Modern Family” on ABC and “The Voice” on NBC.
But in Baltimore, those viewers preferred a different show:...
| 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 21, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Cormac Woods spent the last week at the beach, looking out at the rolling waves and thinking of ways to make your Christmas shopping experience more fulfilling.
Woods is president and owner of The Becker Group, a Baltimore-based company that designs...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:51 PM
With temperatures soaring to an unexpected 80 degrees on April 8, West Friendship yards became a literal overnight sea of blooming daffodils.
Trumpet daffodils indeed, as the iconic floral herald of spring fairly shouted out to passers by.
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Rob Weinhold, Fallston Group Founder and principal, announced Kristi Frisch has joined the Fallston Group as Client Services Manager. In this role, Frisch will develop and manage client relationships while enhancing the firm's local and national...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:00 AM
“Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys,” or so the 1970s country song advised.
But today, the recommendation could be not to let your children grow up to journalists, marriage therapists or vets.
Strictly speaking finances,...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Food Market has been well-received since the Hampden restaurant opened on The Avenue in June. Now, chef and co-owner Chad Gauss and his business partner, Elan Kotz, are giving back to the community, as one of 20 restaurants participating in A Taste of...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Colleges and universities charge too much, deliver too little and channel too many students into a lifetime of debt. Genuine reform must be brought to bear to curb those abuses.
College graduates still earn more and are unemployed less often. However,...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 8:49 PM
More than 1,300 young, single soldiers, sailors and other service members drive to Fort Meade every work day because they don't live on post — can't, actually, because the barracks are full and other homes there are for families.