| Aug 9, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Community banks in 20 markets, including Baltimore, will give away $80,000 worth of gas Wednesday, Aug. 15, in a one-day event aimed at winning back customers from the mega banks.
The nationwide collective of community banks and credit unions plan to...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Best Buy will close its Inner Harbor and Hunt Valley stores in May, part of a move to shutter 50 locations across the country.
Company officials said in a news release that the stores were temporarily closed to inform employees of the decision Saturday,...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:14 PM
Historic Ellicott City is now the first town in Maryland to offer a free smartphone parking app, making it easier for visitors to find available spaces.
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced the app's launch last week in front of the Howard...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:57 PM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are still struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our help...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 10:44 AM
Jill Babchak, 34, of Columbia, has joined Weight Watchers before, but this time around she’s dropping pounds with the help of the organization’s mobile application. “I like it because it has all the restaurants, all the foods, right at...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Reaching the police officer at an Anne Arundel County school — there's an app for that.
A new app developed by an Anne Arundel school resource officer lets anyone with a smartphone unobtrusively tap in a message to the officers whose beats are...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:57 PM
That download of an Angry Birds app, Katy Perry song, or "Captain America" movie could end up costing consumers more, thanks to a "digital products" tax proposal that's being pushed in Annapolis this year by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
The bill is part of a...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Well, well, it seems that much has changed since last we checked in with Rick Grimes and his merry band of ZombiePocalypse survivors.
In Sunday night's season three premiere, 'Seed' (referring to Lori's gestating baby, I guess?), we catch up with the...
| May 4, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Six years have passed since the Baltimore-area rock band Bad Apples last released an album.
Drummer Mike Happel, a Halethorpe resident, said between full-time jobs, marriages for some of the four band members and performing gigs from New York to Georgia,...
| May 15, 2012
| 7:21 PM
The second season of NBC's "The Voice" is over, but Laurel native and show contestant Moses Stone isn't showing any signs of slowing down.
A week after the NBC vocal competition aired its season finale and a month after Stone was eliminated from the...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:27 AM
This week, Baltimore County school officials started distributing hand-held metal detectors to school resource officers to help in the effort to keep weapons off campus. At the same time, Anne Arundel County made an app for students to submit tips about...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Appropriately rising from punk graves in late October, Baltimore quintet Sick Weapons -- which disbanded after a Golden West Café performance in late December 2010 -- has reunited, and will finally release its debut album, "Birthday Gift," early next...