| Nov 14, 2011
| 3:22 PM
Timing is everything if you're trying to get the best deal on a computer, airfares, cars and even stocks.
Surveys indicate that there are days and times of the month when you are more likely to get a bargain. Online retailers, for instance, lower...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 11:05 AM
Friday is a red letter day for Maryland residents who like their grapes crushed, fermented and bottled: For the first time in modern history, it is legal to have a bottle of wine, whether produced in Maryland or elsewhere, shipped directly to one's door....
| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:42 PM
After briefly reviewing the town's rental dwelling code during Tuesday's Perryville work session, one commissioner questioned whether the code is entirely necessary.
The code, better known as the landlord-tenant ordinance that went into effect Nov. 1,...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 8:55 AM
Think twice before sneaking time at work to shop online on Black Friday, Cyber Monday or other times during the holiday.
As many as 60 percent of employers say they will be block workers’ access to online shopping sites this season, according to...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 6:06 AM
Thanksgiving is gone, so it's safe to put out the Christmas stuff, though some major retailers thought it was OK to get started in September.
If the mid-week forecasts are correct, the weekend should be pretty good outdoors for that sort of stuff....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Soon after Rob Morton bought his iPad 2, he started scouring the Web for a customized case — something to keep his new tablet protected and personalized.
Morton needed to pimp his iPad.
Bland, standardized covers were out of the question. Morton,...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 8:15 AM
While I certainly am not one to ask my government for additional taxes, I do like to see people and corporations paying their fair share under the current system. The online sales tax collection issue you referenced recently ("Franchot's mistake," Nov....
| Jul 18, 2011
| 6:19 AM
Is anyone surprised that wine is sold at fancy restaurants at a markup? I'd say no.
But some of the finest restaurants in the Netherlands are upset that an online retailer has published the prices they charge for the same bottles sold at a considerable...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 7:39 PM
Yaakov Bar Am is a busy man.
The 48-year-old Verizon analyst is also a well-known woodworker, a custom furniture maker and owner of two online businesses, Kaplan's Books and Furniture, and Furniture By Yaakov.
He's also an Orthodox Jew and the...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 6:50 PM
Andy York recently bought a T-shirt that captures how he feels about his city.
The design includes various implements of violence that include brass knuckles, a switchblade, a noose and a brick in the shape of a heart.
"It all comes down to self-...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 1:27 PM
A country legend is coming to Port Deposit this weekend, along with a free food and wine festival.
George Jones will be performing at the Cecil County Food and Wine Festival at Marina Park on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 4 p.m.
Starting the day of live...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:18 AM
For millions of years, crabs have been scuttling about the bottom of the world's oceans and bays, but few regions have embraced the mean-spirited, omnivorous crustacean with as much vigor as we have here in Maryland.
When I moved here from the Midwest...