| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:33 PM
Baltimore's inspector general said Thursday he has launched a preliminary investigation into high-tech video phones the mayor's office bought for some City Hall offices — a purchase that prompted allegations of contracting irregularities and...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 5:00 AM
As a financial matter, perhaps it's no big deal that MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blakehas a $562.39 telephone sitting on her desk. It and the five other touch screen, video phones the city bought recently amount to 0.0001 percent of Baltimore's $2.8 billion...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Hooray! We finally have a Wegmans in Columbia! I can't wait to fight the Saturday morning zombie hordes on the streets of the SnowDobbin shopping megalopolis.
I'm so glad the government of one of the most desirable retail markets in the country lacked...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 12:02 PM
The Patterson Mill Middle School Destination Imagination Team would like to thank the many businesses and families who made it possible for the team to attend, and compete, at the Global Finals Competition in Knoxville, Tenn.
THANK YOU to the...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:51 PM
An Owings Mills-based real estate investment and development group has bought the New Town Village Shopping Center in Owings Mills for $22.5 million, the buyer announced Wednesday.
Black Oak Associates, whose investment portfolio contains 13 shopping...
| May 2, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Crowds are beginning to swell here at Churchill Downs.
"They let everybody in here," said Hamilton Smith, the long-time Laurel Park fixture who has a horse in the Kentucky Derby for the first time. "Just look at 'em."
Indeed, there was a Blood Mary or...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 5:52 PM
Ravens 26, Seahawks 13
To avoid slow start, Ravens will replace Gatorade with Starbucks espresso machiatto.
Ravens 22, Seahawks 9
The Ravens will avoid this "trap" game, but it won't be easy.
| Nov 14, 2011
| 1:35 PM
Update: Starbucks Coffee Co.'s Alan Hilowitz, director of corporate communications, responded to Massachusetts action:
"Starbucks charged a $1.50 service fee for customers who request to purchase only a half-pound of whole bean coffee not pre-packaged...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 6:37 AM
Buy one festive holiday drink and get one (of equal or lesser value) for free. 11/17 - 11/20 only, 2-5 PM. For official details: http://merry.starbucks.com/en-us/#/bogo/. For Starbucks offers on your phone, text MERRY to 697289. And for those wondering...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 4:51 PM
Jenna Fischetti picks a seat at a Baltimore County Starbucks where she can see who's coming and going. As a transgender woman, the 47-year-old is always on guard.
"My head's on the swivel," said Fischetti, a freckled brunette.
When she slips into a...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 4:44 AM
As more people try to get an early jump on the holiday, Tuesday before Thanksgiving is becoming the new Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
Tuesday isn't expected to be quite as busy as the nation's biggest travel day of the year, but if recent trends...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 1:54 PM
The shelves have been stocked and the cash registers tested for Wednesday's opening of Harris Teeter's upscale supermarket in Locust Point — part of a broader development push that is likely to bring Baltimore as much retail space as a regional...