| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:05 AM
In the days when my husband the sportswriter traveled the country covering the NFL, my kids would often meet him at the door upon his return home.
"Mom's on the edge," Joe would say. "You gotta take us to the mall for dinner."
So you see, the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:08 AM
Jim Southward, captain of the Harbor Queen, warned his passengers politely and then sounded one long and three short blasts of his very loud horn.
"Draw up the gangplank. Cast off," he called to the crew.
Yoga classes don't usually start this way....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:37 AM
As the Columbia Orchestra looks ahead to its new season, it also welcomes a new executive director. Katherine Keefe replaces Tedd Griepentrog, who served for 13 years in the position.
"We're completely thrilled that she's accepting the position. She has...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Dinner, drinks and dancing. These days, your "average" bachelorette party can cost hundreds of dollars, especially if you’re planning an entire weekend at a posh locale. (Trust me, I've been to three this summer alone). In an effort to help...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Venture capitalists poured $286.3 million into 30 deals in Maryland, Washington and Northern Virginia during the first quarter, compared with $219.7 million invested in 45 deals a year ago, according to the MoneyTree Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers....
| 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...
| 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,...
| May 24, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Wedding Day: December 1, 2012
Her story: Faith Deutschle, 28, grew up in Dublin, Ohio, and now lives in Federal Hill. Her father, Jean Deutschle, is senior sales manager at Abbott Laboratories. Her mother, Marianne Deutschle is a pre-kindergarten teacher...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 8:51 AM
I was introduced to my first fascination with coupons on March 27, when I clicked on an advert on some website or another for DoubleTakeDeals. I probably should have known better, except words that were magic to my eyes popped up. David's Natural Market...
| Aug 27, 2011
David Troy started tinkering with computers when he was 7 years old. In the 1980s and 1990s, he ran a company that sold Atari computers by mail in Anne Arundel County. That venture eventually morphed into ToadNet, a regional Internet service provider that...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 4:57 AM
If you're back-to-school shopping this weekend before public school starts Monday, I've got loads of savings and deals for you. The average family will spend more than $669 on school necessities this year, says a National Retail Federation survey.
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:05 AM
It seems we are smack in the middle of amusement park season. I've heard from readers heading to Cedar Point, Holiday World, Disney, Universal and of course, Six Flags.
But trips to theme parks can be hard on the family budget. Here are some tips for...