| Nov 24, 2011
| 7:36 PM
Chelsea Haig huddled under a pink blanket outside Toys 'R' Us in Towson, sipping a cup of coffee in the dark as she chatted up other bargain hunters lined up in camp chairs.
"I went to my grandmother's and skipped out on everyone," the White Marsh...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:49 PM
This year, the packed-house madness that is Black Friday had petered out well before dawn.
With many stores opening at midnight Thursday and some starting sales hours earlier, thousands of Baltimore-area shoppers arrived — and left — in...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Unless he's wearing Batman underwear and a cape, Mark Harvey — who usually dresses for Orioles games in a team ballcap and jeans — would be difficult to pick out of a crowd.
That's why he attracted little attention Thursday as he walked...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The Baltimore County Walmart that was the site of a bleach fight last fall, clearing the store for several hours and sending 19 to the hospital, likely won't see one of the women allegedly involved for awhile.
She was ordered by a judge Wednesday to stay...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 3:35 AM
The purloined gift cards. The fur coats. The bicycling tours of the city with staffers. And, of course, the famous shoe incident.
Former mayor Sheila Dixon's tenure in City Hall is ripe with material for comedians. On Thursday, seven comics and local...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 6:27 AM
The online petition launched by Target employee Anthony Hardwick has collected more than 190,000 signatures asking Target not to make workers come in on Thanksgiving night.
The Minnesota-based retailer is opening at midnight on Black Friday instead of...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 12:26 PM
The moment she spotted the suede purple-and-cobalt heels by Jeffrey Campbell, Lindsay Hall fell in love. When she learned that the shoe was designed in collaboration with Hampden boutique Ma Petite Shoe, the lure of exclusiveness sealed the deal.
| Nov 24, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Reading your editorial "Stop the madness" (Nov. 22) got me wondering: Will Mr. Target or Ms. Wal-Mart or any of the other executives who decided to open their stores on Thanksgiving be in their offices Thursday evening?
Of course not. They will be...
| 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...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Giant Food, the region's largest grocery chain, became the latest area supermarket Thursday to declare it would stop selling meat with the additive known as pink slime.
The Landover-based company is among a growing number of supermarkets pulling the...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 10:40 AM
Numerous shops at the Columbia mall will be opening up even earlier than usual on Black Friday — including 19 whose doors will open at the stroke of midnight.
Those stores opening at 12 a.m. are Aeropostale, Abercrombie & Fitch, Abercrombie Kids,...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 1:25 PM
From the Toys 'R' Us line that stretched to Barnes and Noble on Marketplace Drive, to the campers at Best Buy at the Harford Mall Annex, this year's Black Friday shoppers in Bel Air were as dedicated as ever, lining up Thursday well before some of the...