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  • Couples get creative with Save the Date cards

    Couples get creative with Save the Date cards
      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...
  • Senior Week at beach creates havoc — and business

    Senior Week at beach creates havoc — and business
    — 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...
  • Baltimore, Buffalo only NFL cities with no Fortune 500 firms

    Baltimore, Buffalo only NFL cities with no Fortune 500 firms
    While the Baltimore Ravens and the Buffalo Bills prepare for their Sunday matchup, the two franchises don’t seem to have much in common. Buffalo has gone through six general managers since 2000 and hasn’t made the playoffs during that time....
  • Getting past crisis to fix the nation's problems

    Getting past crisis to fix the nation's problems
    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...
  • Corporate boards look to high-profile directors

    Corporate boards look to high-profile directors
    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...
  • Up to 300 city homeowners got inflated tax breaks, councilman says

    Up to 300 city homeowners got inflated tax breaks, councilman says
    Up to 300 Baltimore homeowners are seeing a jump in property tax bills because the city says they have received excessive credits for historic renovations, according to a city councilman briefed on the issue. The city has promised not to seek back taxes...
  • Marriott plans 35 layoffs in June, several hundred later

    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...
  • Maryland's wealthy dig deep to donate to super PACS

    Maryland's wealthy dig deep to donate to super PACS
    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...
  • Hotel design team rooted in Maryland

    Hotel design team rooted in Maryland
    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...
  • Marriott agrees to buy Gaylord Hotels for $210 million

    Bethesda-based Marriott International Inc. has agreed to pay $210 million for the Gaylord Hotels brand and hotel management company, Marriott announced Thursday. Gaylord Entertainment Co.'s shareholders must approve the company's conversion to a real...
  • What if Baltimore had landed the Olympics?

    What if Baltimore had landed the Olympics?
    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...
  • From Sun Magazine: The Burger King

    From Sun Magazine: The Burger King
    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...