| Nov 3, 2013
James Malaro Jr. bought electricity from a company other than his utility for the first time last fall. The deal quickly went bad.
The Centreville man hadn't realized it, but the money-saving rate he'd been quoted was variable, not fixed. It more than...
| Nov 8, 2013
A Season of Thanksgiving Gospel Concert featuring DiVine, the Baltimore Christianairs, 1st Samuel Gospel Band, Remnant, Just Being Blessed, Spiritlifters and About My Father's Business will take place at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at Cecil...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:05 PM
E-commerce giant Amazon will provide Sunday package delivery at no extra cost in two key cities and plans to expand the program dramatically next year.
Kelly Cheeseman, an Amazon spokeswoman, didn't say whether Baltimore would be included in that...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Obamacare could never have been a success without national and mandatory medical insurance. Take that away and the concept begins to crumble even without the opposition of Republican ideologues. All classes of our society appear delighted to take from the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Cedar Cafe in Towson has been open for a year, but the Middle Easern cafe is having its official grand opening on Saturday.
Owner Buthaina Mansour said she took over the Burke Avenue space about a year ago but did no marketing or advertising. Instead,...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Environmental Recovery Corp., a residual waste-processing facility based in Lancaster, Pa., is expanding into the Baltimore area with the acquisition of two Rosedale companies.
The Lancaster company has acquired Gutter King, a refuse container and...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:00 AM
This year's Harford County Farm Fair promises to be a little more than the usual farm fair.
After a quarter-century of distinguishing itself as the area's headquarters for all things agricultural, the fair, which runs July 25 through 28, will have one...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Carfax, which provides vehicle history reports to used car buyers for a fee, has been around for almost 30 years. Just this month, the existing home market got its equivalent.
Housefax.com bills itself as the first comprehensive data service to...
| Jul 20, 2013
Baltimore's reputation as a sports city continues to grow, thanks to the Super Bowl champion Ravens and the surging Orioles. It's also known for losing corporate headquarters, making it the largest U.S. city without a Fortune 500 company.
| Jul 20, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Two years after the Obama administration relaunched an effort to get rid of surplus federal buildings, almost all of the excess property identified in Maryland remains in government hands, a review by The Baltimore Sun has found.
Red tape, lack of...
| Jul 1, 2013
Last week the federal Food and Drug Administration quietly did something that it has never done before. For the first time in its history, the agency charged with protecting the public from harmful foods and medicines rejected a bid by the tobacco...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The Orioles' season did not end the way they wanted, a feeling players and fans will wrestle with this week as fellow contenders begin the postseason.
From the broader perspective of a franchise recovering from 15 years of losing, however, the Orioles...