| Feb 14, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers said Friday it plans to buy outdoor retailer Eddie Bauer, a move the company said sets a path for long-term growth and analysts said increases Bank's options as it faces a hostile takeover bid by rival Men's Wearhouse.
| Oct 3, 2012
A bag of carrots, a gallon of milk and a pound of chicken go a long way at Hillcrest Elementary School.
The groceries helped transform 10 classroom chalk boards at the school on Frederick Road into new, multi-use whiteboards.
At Catonsville High School,...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Ice cream and granola bars are the latest products to be linked to widespread manufacturer recalls of some peanut butters and other nut products that started last month.
In the past week, at least five manufacturers have recalled peanut butter flavored...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Soaking in a bath tub, Michael Phelps wears nothing but a small swimsuit, a pair of goggles atop his head and a stern look. Next to him, a pair of blue jeans spills from a Louis Vuitton bag.
It marks a sophisticated turn as a pitchman for the Baltimore...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, February 21, 1963:
The Harford County Health Department met with the Maryland Water Works Company in an attempt to find solutions to the turbidity, taste and odor problems with the Bel Air water...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Students at Youth's Benefit Elementary School in Fallston received a big surprise Thursday morning when they learned their school was the grand prize winner of $25,000 in the Scott Shared Values Box Tops for Education Sweepstakes.
Scott Brand and...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, Deb Schulze weighs in on fiber....
| 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...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 9:34 PM
With the wind whipping granules through the sweet-smelling air, Monday could have been just another day on the Domino Sugars docks in South Baltimore.
But workers in orange coveralls unloading raw sugar from a massive cargo ship were making company...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The debut of a couple of new Nature Valley products caused Mr. Tidbit to check in on the number of Nature Valley bars. According to General Mills' Nature Valley website, there are six kinds of Sweet & Salty Nut bars, nine kinds of...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:05 AM
A BASKET OF TRISCUITS
About a year ago, Nabisco introduced five flavors of Brown Rice Triscuits (which also contain wheat flour and such odd ingredients as red beans and sweet potato). There were already something like eight flavors of regular Triscuit...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The deafening roar from a record crowd of more than 93,000 packed inside Pontiac, Mich.'s, Silverdome when Hulk Hogan scoop-slammed the 520-pound Andre the Giant there in 1987 is still music to Vince McMahon's ears.
Twenty-seven years after "WrestleMania...