| Jun 30, 2011
| 12:25 PM
That was fast. A Fresh & Green's market is opening tomorrow in the Charles Plaza location where Superfresh was until just this past Tuesday.
What do we know about Fresh & Green's? (Try Googling them yourself.) Not much beyond what's in their pamphlet:...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 6:02 AM
I guess I just don't see what all the fuss is about. It's only a grocery store, after all.
Others, however, I'm sure will argue that Wegmans is so much more than "just a grocery store."
And I must be mistaken, based on the number of people who were at...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 6:12 PM
A leading government watchdog organization has called on the Maryland Senate to censure state Sen. Ulysses Currie, the once-powerful budget committee chairman who was acquitted of political corruption charges this week.
Susan Wichmann, executive director...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 5:13 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will seek to raise the city's bottle tax from 2 cents to 5 cents as part of a plan to boost funding for school construction and repairs, her administration said Thursday.
The bottle tax money and other revenue would...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 10:41 AM
In Baltimore City, 1 in 8 families with young children are "food insecure," and 20 percent of all residents live in poverty. More than half a million Marylanders get help affording food through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). In...
| Nov 23, 2011
You know those ladies at the grocery store with the giant stack of coupons who hold up the line? That's me. I'm also the annoying customer who goes to shops with "free sample" vouchers and wind up not buying anything because I'm only there for the free...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 1:11 PM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 1:54 PM
The shelves have been stocked and the cash registers tested for Wednesday's opening of Harris Teeter's upscale supermarket in Locust Point — part of a broader development push that is likely to bring Baltimore as much retail space as a regional...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 7:56 AM
Laurel Police reported three instances of purses being snatched from women in the last few weeks.
In two instances, women were in parking lots when they their purses were taken. On Nov. 23, police said, a 41-year-old Laurel woman was entering her car in...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 2:42 PM
The beleaguered Safeway grocery store in the Long Reach Village Center will close Saturday, Nov. 5, according to a company spokesman.
"The store has not performed to the degree that we hoped it would," Safeway spokesman Craig Muckle said. "We make...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 6:52 AM
It was just a matter of time before businesses began to push back against some of the worst behaviors of extreme couponers.
Some retailers and manufacturers have revised their policies lately, restricting the number of coupons consumers can use to...
| May 16, 2011
| 6:38 PM
Nearly 1,500 workers are in danger of losing their jobs under a reorganization plan by the Superfresh supermarket chain that would sell almost all its stores in Maryland, most of which are in the Baltimore area.
The workers will lose their jobs unless...