| Oct 12, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Anthony Hucker became president of Giant Food just over a year ago, taking the reins of the Baltimore area's biggest supermarket chain.
Since then he has overseen construction of several new stores; negotiated on behalf of the company to reach...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Mindy Torres knows a good deal when she sees one.
Colgate toothpaste can run as high as $3 per tube at local retailers, but on this particular Sunday at Harris Teeter in the Kings Contrivance Village Center, if you buy two tubes at $2 each, you get three...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 12:01 PM
On a recent (uncharacteristically early) trip to the grocery store, I encountered a different breed of shopper. She was a couponer. I’d heard of these super-savers but never witnessed one in action.
Armed with a bulging binder full of...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Lounge chairs, sleeping bags and pup tents — Wegmans has seen it all, and when the nearly century-old, family-owned grocery chain opens its fifth Maryland store in Columbia on June 17 , they expect to see it all over again.
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:13 PM
Safeway, with 30 Baltimore-area stores, is launching a new online and mobile shopping tool Wednesday that offers customers access access to hundreds of digital coupons and weekly specials and allows them to download personalized deals to their Safeway...
| Jun 16, 2012
Plenty of shoppers at a Baltimore Safeway have started checking their cell phones while pushing carts and scanning shelves.
They may have been texting or checking Facebook updates, but now grocery customers could use mobile devices to plan meals,...
| Jun 15, 2012
Sunday, June 17
Classical music The Candlelight Concert Society presents the Calidore String Quartet in concert at 3 p.m. at Howard Community College's Horowitz Performing Arts Center, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. Tickets are $20....
| Jun 25, 2012
| 12:28 PM
Despite concerns that a project to raze a building and replace it with a gas station would not receive community input, the community will still get its say, according to the shopping center owners.
Kimco Realty, the owner of Wilkens Beltway Plaza,...
| Jun 26, 2012
This is just a reminder that the second annual Lisbon Community Fair will be held on June 30 at the Lisbon Park from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Come for the yard sale, moon bounce, auction, tack sale, food and vendors.
The event will benefit the Gentle Giants...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Shoppers Food & Pharmacy workers at some Maryland and Virginia stores have filed unfair labor practice charges against the grocer, accusing store managers of retaliating against workers whose union is negotiating a labor contract.
Members of United...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Hampden-area grocery shoppers now can shop around the clock, seven days a week, at the Giant store that opened in March in the Green Spring Tower Square shopping center, 1020 W. 41st St.
The expanded hours take effect immediately, officials of Landover-...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 4:06 PM
The Howard County Board of Education has closed school for Monday as Hurricane Sandy creeps closer to reaching land on the East Coast.
In addition, the county government announced Sunday it also will be closed Monday for non-essential employees. Among...