| May 16, 2011
| 4:22 PM
People here are talking about today's daily deal special for the Prime Rib. It's on Groupon. Jacques Kelly told me about a promotion he saw being run by the Prime Rib in Philadelphia: BYOB (with no corkage fee) on Sundays,......
| Jun 11, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Regarding Jay Hancock's "Restaurants run hot and cold on Groupon deals" (June 7), it is clear that Groupon and similar programs may not be appropriate marketing tools for all businesses.
At Katzen Eye Group, however, we are using social marketing tools...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 9:49 AM
It was just a matter of time before a secondary market sprung up for daily deal vouchers. Sites now allow you to dump a deal you regret buying, or shop for one that you missed out on.
One site, Lifesta.com, says up to 20 percent of...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 11:15 AM
Sometimes Groupon makes you hunt for the best deals. This hidden gem gets you $20 at threadless.com for $10. It is posted under Eerie, Indiana but is valid nationwide. Somehow only 122 have sold so far. Here's an MSNBC story from a few years ago on...
| Nov 21, 2010
| 1:33 PM
Social shopping is the new trend in Internet commerce these days.
Websites have sprouted up, promising great discounts if a certain number of people sign up to buy. Groupon and LivingSocial are some of the most prominent, but a small Maryland startup...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 4:57 PM
Has The Prime Rib, which requires waiters to wear tuxes and exudes "the intoxicating aroma of old money," according to Esquire magazine, got a deep discount deal for you.
Eat $100 of the restaurant's haute chow and pay just $50 under its wildly...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 10:15 AM
Sorry, Gertrude Stein, but you got it wrong with "Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose." The flower has a whole new identity: out of the bud vase and onto the plate.
Long used in Persian and Indian cooking, rose is a flavor not commonly found in American...
| Dec 14, 2011
Abby Ferretti, 28, is a hands-on philanthropist.
Four times a week, she volunteers with an organization called Back on My Feet, where she goes on 5:30 a.m. runs with residents of local homeless shelters. She's not the type to just write a check and...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Free legal advice is being offered to low-income residents in Maryland through a partnership between the JustAdvice Initiative and Groupon Grassroots, the philanthropic arm of Groupon.
Low income residents who attend JustAdvice sessions in Lexington...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 7:45 PM
Didn't get the Shake Weight you asked for this holiday season? No worries, Groupon Goods offers the piston-firing tricep sculpter at a 40% discount. $12 for women's and $17 for men's - workout DVD's included (hilarious demonstrations seen provide ab...
| May 16, 2012
| 8:41 AM
The two guys behind Marvilent are hoping that Baltimoreans will want to break out of the weekend routines -- yard work, house cleaning or sitting at the bar all day -- and do something fun and active.
Michael Lopez and his partner, Evan Klein,...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 6:24 PM
Facebook filed paperwork Wednesday to allow it to go public this spring, a deal being closely watched internationally — and especially at Baltimore's T. Rowe Price Group, which holds a stake of about $400 million in the social-networking behemoth...