| Sep 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Before the recession, Madie Green's home daycare was normally full. As parents lost their jobs and pulled kids out, the 55-year-old District Heights woman spent through her savings to keep up on her mortgage and auto payments.
Her business still hasn'...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:26 PM
At testy town halls and heated street corner encounters, members of Congress from both parties are hearing from voters like us who are frustrated by the partisan gridlock in Washington. We are tired of hot air and want to see action to heat up our...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 2:48 PM
— Brent Ashley may have aged into the enforcer role at a certain point, but he still remembers when he was the miscreant.
"I was halfway up the stairs and felt the hand on my shoulder," Ashley said of the night about 40 years ago when he got kicked...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Julie Russell always dreamed of getting married on New Year's Eve.
It just seemed like the ideal way to start a life with her groom, Eric Gullett.
So when Russell and Gullett of Baltimore designed their Save the Date cards, it was all about...
| Jul 28, 2012
A little more than a decade ago, a group of business executives and civic leaders envisioned a moment when the world's eyes would be riveted by events in the Baltimore-Washington area: the lighting of a cauldron followed by two weeks of elite athletic...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:45 PM
When T. Rowe Price Group looked to add a director to its board last month, the Baltimore money manager chose someone with widespread name recognition: former Sen. Olympia J. Snowe of Maine.
Earlier this year, Price added another notable figure to its...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:47 PM
The jeans are too gray, Toby Schermerhorn is on the phone saying. They need to be bluer, she tells the person handling the jeans.
Prints of this collage — dozens of overlapping blue jean-clad bottoms — are going to grace guest room bathrooms...
| Oct 14, 2012
There are big political contributors, and then there are BIG contributors. Count Baltimore trial lawyer and Orioles owner Peter Angelos among the latter.
Angelos has donated at least $1.22 million, mostly to super PACs backing Democrats, according to the...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Bethesda-based Marriott International warned the state that it will lay off 35 employees in June, and potentially several hundred others later in the year, the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation said Friday.
The company's layoff...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 4:18 AM
Gino Marchetti, the Hall of Fame defensive end for the Baltimore Colts, is bringing his beloved burgers back to Baltimore after a 20-year hiatus. Marchetti, 84, opened his first fast-food joint on North Point Road in 1959, at the height of his football...
| May 1, 2011
Walk the streets of downtown Baltimore, and you might feel the presence of its corporate ghosts. On Gay Street, perhaps you'll meet Alexander Brown, the Irish immigrant who started the nation's first investment firm here more than 200 years ago.
| May 7, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Baltimore made the newest Fortune 500 list by the skin of its teeth — with a company that was based here last year but is now part of an out-of-state concern.
Constellation Energy Group, which merged with Chicago-based Exelon Corp. in March, is No....