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  • 2008 real estate bust leaves a lingering problem in Harford

    The fallout from the 2008 real estate bust lingers in Harford County and elsewhere, as evidenced by the latest round of property tax assessments for a third of the county's residential land, where values were off on average by more than 7 percent compared...
  • Wonk table test

    Wonk table test
    December was another positive month for home sales in metro Baltimore, though the market supply of homes continued to dwindle, dropping below 10,000 for the first time since February 2006. Last month, 1,945 home sales closed in Baltimore and its five...
  • How taxing the rich hurts all of us

    How taxing the rich hurts all of us
    Forty-five years ago, I bought a set of electric curlers. They were made in America by Americans. They seemed expensive at that time. As it turned out, I was wrong about the price. After thousands of uses, they turned out to be a superb bargain —...
  • Consolidation wave poised to hit state's health care services, biopharma sectors

    Like a one-two punch, two major Maryland employers in the health care service and pharmaceutical industries were the targets last week of multibillion-dollar acquisition deals. Both homegrown companies — Human Genome Sciences Inc. and Catalyst...
  • Cummings looks into prescription drug shortages

    Cummings looks into prescription drug shortages
    University of Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese said she was heartbroken that a chemotherapy drug used to treat her 3-year-old son, Tyler, for leukemia was in short supply and possibly unavailable. When she discovered that some companies...
  • New Year's Eve 2012: Baltimore restaurants preparing for Y2K+12

    New Year's Eve 2012: Baltimore restaurants preparing for Y2K+12
    New Year’s Eve comes just once a year — and even less often on a Saturday night. For Baltimore-area restaurants, that’s a very good thing. One in five Americans is planning to dine out this New Year’s Eve, according to a recent...
  • Bad policy, not profiteering, is the reason for $4 a gallon gas

    Bad policy, not profiteering, is the reason for $4 a gallon gas
    When gas prices spike in the wake of Middle East turmoil or hurricanes, conspiracy theories abound about profiteering speculators. The truth is Americans are suffering from bad energy polices — politicians eager to sell pet projects and hoist...
  • Natural gas exports eyed through Calvert County

    Natural gas exports eyed through Calvert County
    — It's quiet these days at Dominion's liquefied natural gas terminal in the Chesapeake Bay. Only five tankers docked last year at the pier a mile off the Calvert County shoreline, and not much traffic is expected this year, either. But thanks in...
  • Where are you dining New Year's Eve?

     
    I received some of this information as much as ten days before putting this post together. So, reservations may no longer be available at some of these restaurants. You'll have to make some phone calls. There's a good mix of......
  • Baltimore County Restaurant Week, arranged by fixed price

     
    Baltimore County's winter restaurant promotion starts today. I've been looking over the fixed-price deals the participating restaurants are offering. The innovation here is all-inclusiveness. Restaurants were allowed to establish their fixed price, for...
  • Valentine's Day updates -- Pazza Luna added

     
    Pazza Luna is postponing its regular Monday night pasta night, and will offer a special Valentine's Day menu on Monday, February 14. Pictured: From Dunkin' Donuts, the new Cupid's Choice heart-shaped donut, a heart-shaped yeast shell donut filled with...
  • Valentine's Day last-minute updates

     
    B, usually closed on Mondays, will be open on Monday, February 14 and serving both a fixed-price and a la carte menu. Still room as of 1:24.Cinghiale is offering a $76 (or $116 with paired wines) fixed-price menu on Monday,......