| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:01 AM
The debacle regarding film tax credits at the recent legislative session could potentially cause Maryland to lose one of the finest TV programs around today, and all because of misunderstanding of an industry and reliance on failed history.
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The letter that Media Rights Capital wrote to the House of Delegates some months ago threatening to leave this area should sufficient incentives not become available was surely seen by our legislators as an attempt at strong-arming. As a result, the House...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Life imitated art recently in Maryland as the producers of "House of Cards" played political hardball with state officials. MRC Productions filmed the first two seasons of the hit series in Maryland, and, evoking Frank Underwood — the ruthless...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:24 PM
The breakdown in Annapolis over boosting incentives for films and television series shot in Maryland has left the state without enough money to give Netflix's "House of Cards" what it was seeking to produce its next season here, officials acknowledged...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Dozens of star-struck lawmakers flocked to an Annapolis wine bar Friday evening to meet Kevin Spacey, star of the Netflix series “House of Cards,” and to hear a pitch for a generous tax credit that would keep its production in Maryland....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:03 PM
It what could be truly considered a tourism manager's dream, Havre de Grace has made Smithsonian Magazine's list of "The Best 20 Small Towns to Visit in 2014."
The April edition of Smithsonian places Havre de Grace at No. 12 on the list, just behind...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Kevin Spacey, the star of the hit TV show "House of Cards," will visit Annapolis to schmooze with legislators Friday night as they weigh the fate of a film tax credit that has contributed millions to the show during its two years of production in...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:58 AM
Long gone are the days that brides have to follow the rules and make their way down the aisle wearing a stark white wedding gown. Today, brides have options, and the biggest trend option this year is color.
"Brides who want a gown that is different...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Should state legislators fail to offer enough tax incentives to keep Frank Underwood and his "House of Cards" gang filming happily in Maryland, D.C. mayoral candidate Vincent Orange has a helpful suggestion.
How about filming in Washington? Seeing as...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:17 PM
A bill to boost Maryland's film production tax credit cleared the Senate Monday night.
The measure, approved 45 to 1, authorizes $18.5 million in tax credits the state may award in the next fiscal year for movie and television productions. The credit...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:08 PM
The House of Delegates gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a $38.7 billion budget that trims the governor's plan but still provides raises to state workers and levies no new taxes.
The House bill, scheduled for a final vote Thursday, would increase...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 9:02 AM
"We've seen some good things in the economy, but some negatives as well," Jim Richardson, executive director of the Harford County Office of Economic Development, said as he addressed about 25 representatives of Mason-Dixon Business Association at their...