| Jul 16, 2012
| 1:47 PM
With seven weeks to go until the race, the new organizers of the Baltimore Grand Prix announced several sponsors at a promotional event Monday that launched their first marketing campaign.
Sunoco, Dr Pepper and Giant Food were announced as the first...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 10:46 AM
"I think it's awful," declared retired Baltimore Sun reporter Eric Siegel, 62, coming out of the soon-to-close Giant Food store in Hampden's Rotunda mall, a half-block from his house. "I think it's going to be really hard for the neighborhood."
| Feb 7, 2012
| 10:44 AM
After years of impasse, a behind-the-scenes deal between Giant Food and Rotunda owner Hekemian & Co. could make long-awaited redevelopment of the mall in Hampden a reality.
In an agreement inked last week, New Jersey-based Hekemian agreed to let Giant...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Seven years have passed since Hekemian & Co. purchased the Rotunda and made grand plans to redevelop it as a mixed-use mall.
There would be apartments, additional office space and retail, restaurants and underground parking, and a new, state-of-the-art...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 2:55 PM
Giant Food and Safeway, the Baltimore region's two largest supermarket chains, are recruiting temporary workers as contract negotiations continue with the union that represents 23,000 employees. The current agreement expires March 31.
| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:31 PM
Behind brown paper covering the windows and a uniformed guard at the front entrance, a new Giant supermarket in the Hampden area is taking shape, days before its scheduled opening March 29.
"We will be ready," said Jamie Miller, a spokesman for Landover-...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 3:14 PM
Contract negotiations between management and the union representing workers at Giant Food and Safeway are expected to continue Tuesday, said a union spokeswoman, who added that no progress had been reported so far.
The contract between the grocery chains...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 7:24 AM
The long-awaited reinvigoration of the Wilde Lake Village Center continues to inch nearer.
Kimco Realty Corp., which owns the village center, on Monday presented its latest plans, detailed designs for a pair of five-story residential buildings that would...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Giant Food, the region's largest grocery chain, became the latest area supermarket Thursday to declare it would stop selling meat with the additive known as pink slime.
The Landover-based company is among a growing number of supermarkets pulling the...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:02 PM
More than 200,000 Maryland state employees, retirees and dependents will switch to a new pharmacy plan as a result of the Board of Public Works' decision Wednesday to award the $2.4 billion contract to a St. Louis-based company.
When the transition...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 6:37 PM
Edith Bershadsky, of Tuscany-Canterbury, came to the Rotunda Giant shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday to buy a ticket for the record-breaking, $540 million Mega-Millions jackpot.
But by the time she got there, Giant Food officials had already removed the...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 3:29 PM
Shoppers Food & Pharmacy workers at some Maryland and Virginia stores ratified a new, two-year contract Thursday that increases wages, maintains pension benefits and funds health benefits without raising workers' costs, the union local representing the...