| May 23, 2013
| 9:37 AM
John Richard "Dick" Irwin, a tough, accurate veteran police reporter with a heart of gold whose signature Police Blotter became required reading for both crime aficionados and the just plain curious, died Wednesday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Shoppers who lined up at Sears on Thanksgiving and braved Walmart before dawn on Black Friday might want a change of pace, city officials are hoping.
With the Miracle on Main Streets campaign, the city hopes to encourage holiday shopping in Baltimore's...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:23 AM
For some tips on fall clothing deals, check out ShopSmart magazine's October issue.
The Consumer Reports publication will feature a "Six Steps to Score Big Savings on Clothes," guide, the non-profit product testing organization said.
"This issue of...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 6:19 AM
Consumers have come to expect the deep discounts that define Black Friday, but retailers hope to entice shoppers this year with more choices in how and when they buy.
Responding to what they say is consumer demand, retailers have pushed store openings...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:31 AM
Icky winter weather probably helped keep the traditional post-Christmas shopping rush pretty tolerable in the Bel Air area Wednesday.
With snow, then sleet, covering the roads during the morning, the day-after shopping and gift return scene seemed less...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Mark your calendars and plan to attend the 14th annual Howard County Office on Aging's 50+ Expo.
This event is where the many faces of 50+ connect with over 150 vendors and exhibitors, and enjoy healthy aging seminars, life-enriching workshops, all day...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 2:20 AM
Are you over 50 or almost there? Do you serve as a caregiver to an older adult? Are you, or someone you love, an adult over 18 with disabilities? Are you simply someone who plans well for the future and wants to know the best options for healthy aging?...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:08 PM
The Nottingham woman had ducked into a bathroom at the White Marsh Sears when she heard a voice from the adjoining stall: Her neighbor had found the toilet-paper dispenser empty. Could she pass some under the divider?
As she gathered a bunch,...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:42 PM
The Mall in Columbia is inviting customers to "Think Pink" this weekend and support the American Cancer Sociery's mission against breast cancer.
On Saturday, Oct. 6 and Sunday, Oct. 7, the mall is offering shoppers who donate to the American Cancer...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Forty years ago today (Friday), on the site of the town's former horse racetrack, Harford Mall in Bel Air opened its doors to thousands of shoppers with 1970s mainstays like Montgomery Ward and Korvettes at either end of its half-million square feet....
| Nov 22, 2012
| 9:13 PM
The sun was barely creeping over the horizon on Thanksgiving morning, but already hundreds of cars were parked outside the Boscov's store at White Marsh Mall as shoppers hustled in and bustled out — getting a pre-turkey jump on Black Friday.
| Oct 13, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Consumers plan to spend the same or more than last year on holiday shopping, new consumer research shows.
A holiday spending survey by market research firm The NPD Group shows that 10 percent of consumers expect to spend more than last year, while 67...