| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:38 PM
A group of 28 U.S. attorneys general -- including Maryland's Douglas Gansler -- is urging chief executive officers of five major retailers, including Walmart, to stop selling tobacco products, saying it is contradictory to carry such items in stores...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:16 PM
A Maryland judge barred Walmart protesters on Tuesday from company property in advance of widespread demonstrations planned for Black Friday.
Anne Arundel County Circuit Judge Paul Harris also ordered activists to post a $10,000 bond, which they would...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 3:03 PM
We're trying to plug a few gaps in our electronic dictionary, and one editor has suggested that we make sure that Walmart is on the list of objectionable words to be flagged, because the Associated Press Stylebook specifies Wal-Mart.
I pointed out that ...
| Jul 15, 2012
It's the height of summer, but inside many Baltimore-area stores, fall has arrived.
While shoppers sorted through racks of discounted shorts and tank tops, retailers at White Marsh Mall began displaying school backpacks and uniforms. Area Target stores...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 6:50 PM
A dispute between the owner of an 11-acre site in Remington and the developer that plans to build a Walmart-anchored shopping center there has thrown the project's future into doubt.
Twenty Fifth Street LLC, the property owner, filed Wednesday in...
| May 25, 2011
| 3:18 PM
Don’t be fooled by the photo of the python and bikini-clad lady curled up on the couch. Vegas was all work, no play for City Council President Jack Young.
Young, who long considered the annual Vegas shoppingcenter convention a junket, attended...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 9:19 AM
From the Midnight Sun blog:
Justin Bieber is getting into the fragrance business. Some genius at Etoile Nation Beauty convinced the 16-year-old to go into the trade where Jennifer Lopez and Sarah Jessica Parker have thrived, as if it were possible to...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 10:21 AM
"What the heck went wrong?" That, apparently, is the question roiling the environmental community as it realizes that the fight against climate change has fizzled.
As Brad Plumer writes in the New Republic, everything was looking great in 2008 for a...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 5:04 PM
On a Friday night this summer, Seacrets was teeming with people dancing and drinking on its patios and dance floors and at its 18 bars.
By now the 22-year-old venue has eluded easy definition. With a sprawling fiefdom that includes a radio station,...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Martin Antione Fisher, 21, of the 400 block of Elmhurst Street, was charged Monday with possession of marijuana.
David R. Mullins, or David R. Mullins Jr., 30, of the 800...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 4:30 PM
Valerie Montone was at first a little skeptical about the idea of tax free shopping — convinced retailers would mark up prices beforehand and wipe out the intended savings.
But after doing some comparison shopping online, Montone had a change of...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:48 AM
Whether you prefer big chain stores or smaller boutiques, there is something for every shopper in Harford County. Perhaps the best place to begin your shopping adventure is the town of Bel Air, also known as the “heart of Harford County.” At...