| Apr 20, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Maryland employers added 1,500 jobs in March — thanks entirely to growth in the private sector — but the state's unemployment rate inched up as the pool of would-be workers expanded more rapidly.
The jobless rate was 6.6 percent in March, up...
| May 17, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Boscov's department store will return to White Marsh Mall Oct. 7, filling the empty anchor spot the regional chain vacated nearly four years ago after it filed for bankruptcy.
"I'm glad we are returning to White Marsh Mall," Albert Boscov, the retailer's...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 3:25 PM
After walking the byways of Remington, I agreed with my guide, a builder named Roy Skeen, who told me, "This is a neighborhood of nooks and crannies."
While most people sail though the North Baltimore community as they leave or enter the Jones Falls...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 1:45 PM
The Columbia teen who pleaded guilty to setting two fires outside The Mall in Columbia in May was sentenced to time served, 248 days, in Howard County Circuit Court on Thursday, according to state's attorney spokesman Wayne Kirwan.
| 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...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Mall info.: Arundel Mills Mall, 7000 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover, 410-540-5110
Nov. 22: Closed
Nov. 23: 12 a.m.-10 p.m.
Nov. 24: 9 a.m.-10 p.m.
Nov. 25: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Nov. 26-29: 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Nov. 30: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Dec. 1: 9 a.m.-...
| 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.
| Nov 23, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Black Friday shoppers flocked to Howard County retailers late Thursday and into the wee hours of Friday morning, but by 8 a.m. The Mall in Columbia and stores like Target and Walmart were still full of shoppers wrapping up their all-night shopping spree....
| 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...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Mortician Erich March told me he was tired of seeing people in his East Baltimore community die of conditions like diabetes and hypertension. He blamed the lack of grocery shopping choices in the neighborhood where he grew up and where his Aisquith Street...
| 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...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 6:31 AM
It was just after noon on a recent weekday, the parking lots at the Annapolis Westfield Mall were already full, and a woman in a dark sedan weaved through the swelling traffic, looking for a place to park.
Jessica Lawrence, a Glen Burnie resident, saw...