| Jan 8, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Though most of the shopping on Saturday, Jan. 7 was, lamentably, not being done for a Ravens football party, local Giant stores were still in full football mode.
The playoff-bound Ravens had set up mailboxes in Baltimore-area Giant supermarkets, in which...
| Oct 3, 2012
A bag of carrots, a gallon of milk and a pound of chicken go a long way at Hillcrest Elementary School.
The groceries helped transform 10 classroom chalk boards at the school on Frederick Road into new, multi-use whiteboards.
At Catonsville High School,...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Prominent developers have targeted the districts of two Baltimore County councilwomen with referendum drives to overturn recent zoning votes the developers didn't like.
At a community meeting this month, a Cordish Cos. representative distributed...
| 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...