| Feb 7, 2012
| 6:34 AM
Going out of business sales are a sign of harsh economic times, but representatives of two shopping centers along Baltimore National Pike in Catonsville said for every business that closes, a line has already formed to take that space.
By the end of...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 12:17 PM
An Asian and international market has agreed to lease the building currently occupied byToys 'R' Us, according to Bob Pollokoff, president of Fedder Management Corporation, which owns the shopping center.
Pollokoff said Lotte Plaza, which offers 10,000...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 10:40 AM
Numerous shops at the Columbia mall will be opening up even earlier than usual on Black Friday — including 19 whose doors will open at the stroke of midnight.
Those stores opening at 12 a.m. are Aeropostale, Abercrombie & Fitch, Abercrombie Kids,...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 1:25 PM
From the Toys 'R' Us line that stretched to Barnes and Noble on Marketplace Drive, to the campers at Best Buy at the Harford Mall Annex, this year's Black Friday shoppers in Bel Air were as dedicated as ever, lining up Thursday well before some of the...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Lotte Plaza is coming to Catonsville.
The Columbia-based chain of Asian and international markets has signed a lease for a 46,000 square foot store in the One West Shopping Center on Baltimore National Pike. The space, formerly occupied by Toys R Us,...
| Oct 22, 2011
Three years ago, a Druid priestess and her Roman lover walked willingly and melodically into a blazing pyre as the curtain fell on a performance of Bellini's "Norma" at the Lyric Opera House. Those epic characters were not the only ones being consumed....
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:40 AM
In a scene that’s grown too familiar in many households, parents and children sit together but with all of them buried in their own screens, whether on smartphones, tablets or TV sets.
Hoping to bring everyone back together in front of a single...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Get a free lunch kit valued at $9.99 with any $12.99 or more backpack purchase at Toys R Us.
There are some great character backpacks for kids to pick out, from Transformers to Disney Frozen. Plus, there are loads of lunch kits to make your pickiest...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:35 PM
DELLWOOD, Mo. Ferguson-area businesses grappled Monday with the aftermath of weekend looting that left windows shattered and store shelves empty.
The violence started Sunday evening in response to the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Thirty years ago, Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird self-published a black-and-white comic book with the unusual name "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."
Only 3,000 copies were printed of the 40-page over-sized comic, but from that humble beginning rose an...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Customers who want to order books online and get them delivered that very same day now have two choices: Amazon or Google, which has teamed with Barnes & Noble.
"Starting on Thursday, book buyers in Manhattan, West Los Angeles and the San Francisco...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:11 AM
FARMINGTON — When Mike Cheshire and Tom Aiezza were boys here in the 1990s, they wanted to find a way to throw a Frisbee indoors without breaking anything.
They tried jar lids. They tried bottle caps, shaving bits from the sides or tops. They...