| Oct 19, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Gustav "Gus" Baer, a retired executive and certified public accountant who had a second career as a pianist entertaining Nordstrom shoppers with his spirited renditions of Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and George Gershwin classics, died Oct. 9 of a...
| May 16, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Nordstrom Rack will open its planned store in Columbia today at 9 a.m.
The discount format of upscale department store Nordstrom Inc. celebrates the opening of a 41,000-square-foot space with "Rally at the Rack." The retailer promises music, breakfast...
| May 16, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Four new stores will be coming to The Mall in Columbia, including Lululemon Athletica and True Religion, mall officials said Thursday.
Lululemon, a yoga-inspired athletic apparel store, and denim apparel brand True Religion are opening as part of the...
| May 7, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Tyrone Brown, an alleged member of the Black Guerilla Family gang, was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole for the murder of Rodney Pridget in December 2011 outside the Towson Town Center mall.
Brown, 21, was convicted of first-degree...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Thank you, Harford County, for joining Oak Grove Baptist Church in our third annual Women's Conference held on April 13. With nearly 150 in attendance, we enjoyed the lavish account by DeeDee Jonrowe of her life on the Iditarod Trail over the...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:32 AM
Best Story Time
WINNER: Howard County Library
Central, East Columbia, Elkridge, Glenwood, Miller, Savage
Best Museum for Families
WINNER: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
600 Independence Ave. Southwest...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 2:30 AM
Charm necklace kit
$16 necklace; $12 charms
Babe, 1716 Aliceanna St., Fells Point. babeaboutique.com or 410-244-5114
Capture the excitement of the charm craze with this ball-chain necklace kit, a favorite of owner Lisa Ponzoli. With more...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 5:43 PM
Baltimore is among the regions hardest-hit by organized retail crime, a growing national problem in which gangs steal and sell goods, a retail trade group reported Tuesday.
A survey by the National Retail Federation shows that almost no retailer is...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 2:29 AM
Gian Marco Menswear, 517 N. Charles St., Mount Vernon. gianmarco.org or 410-347-7974
Edward Armah, a native of Ghana who became a successful bow tie designer, has come up with the perfect gift: pocket circles. Just bunch up the...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 5:41 PM
Baltimore residential real estate broker Bonnie Fleck is no stranger to luxury.
"I think it might be because my very first car was an Audi," Fleck said when asked why she chooses luxury cars instead of more utilitarian models. She also wants to give...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 7:42 PM
The year 2012 is the Chinese Year of the Dragon, symbolizing power, strength and luck. You'd be surprised how many dragon-themed gifts can be found this holiday season. Stuff one in a holiday stocking, present as a lovely piece of bling, or let someone...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 12:00 PM
The holiday season is upon us — lights are appearing on our homes and trees, wreaths are on the lampposts and inflated Santas and snowmen stand in our front yards.
Santa will once again ride through our neighborhoods on the Lutherville Volunteer...