| Nov 2, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Chicken is everywhere, from road-side shacks to four-star restaurants. The problem with chicken these days is that it has been bred more for quantity than quality. Luckily in the past few years, local farmers have been producing chickens that have amazing...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:51 AM
A chain of organic markets that Scott Nash started in his mother's basement in Beltsville in 1987 has grown to 10 stores in Maryland and Virginia.
An 11th store could be coming to the Rotunda mall.
MOM's Organic Market is a finalist to open a boutique...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 3:56 PM
A wall with one long window separates the Timonium office of Michele's Granola from its bakery space, but neither glass nor drywall can keep out the intoxicating smell: a mix of vanilla, coconut and sunflower seeds, among other ingredients.
| Mar 25, 2013
| 3:42 PM
The blanket of as much as 5 inches of wet, slushy snow that fell across the Baltimore area Monday was the heaviest snowfall of an underwhelming season and the latest measurable springtime snow in a decade.
The snow caused a few distruptions for morning...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Kurt Schertle paid his tuition at Towson University by working full-time at the Shoppers grocery store on Goucher Boulevard.
The job launched a career and last week Schertle returned as executive vice president of sales and marketing at Weis Markets...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 7:10 AM
The Howard County Planning Board unanimously approved the removal of 98 parking spaces at the Rouse Company building on Thursday night to accommodate the redevelopment of the building, which will include Whole Foods and a new Columbia Association...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman and Mark Thompson, director of downtown development, joined Sheilah Kast on WYPR's "Maryland Morning" on Monday to discuss the future redevelopment of downtown Columbia.
Among the topics discussed were the $100...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:39 PM
When Kwame Kwei-Armah left London to move to Baltimore, he was exploding with questions about this strange land on the other side of the Atlantic, where he was planting not just himself, but also his wife and young son.
"As I was starting to find my...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 7:49 AM
The Columbia Association announced plans Dec. 17 to open a modern, high-end fitness club overlooking Lake Kittamaqundi on the ground level of the former Rouse Co. building.
The downtown Columbia club is expected to open in the fall of 2014. CA members...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Campaign fundraising totals from 2012 released Wednesday show Howard County Executive Ken Ulman had just as successful a fundraising year as any other potential candidate for governor in 2014.
Ulman raised $1.14 million in donations last year, and his...
| May 13, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Harbor East is moving farther east with baker-cum-developer John Paterakis Sr.'s announcement Friday that he will break ground this summer on a new, mega-Whole Foods and later on a new residential/retail building across Central Avenue from the...
| May 10, 2013
| 6:24 PM
John Paterakis Sr. didn't believe it when Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke told him nearly two decades ago that Harbor East's Marriott Waterfront Hotel would spur revitalization from the Inner Harbor to Canton.
The city had picked Paterakis' H&S Properties...