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  • Online retailer bambeco wants to make the world a greener place, one room at a time

    Online retailer bambeco wants to make the world a greener place, one room at a time
    Susan Aplin worked behind the scenes for two decades helping run some of the biggest retail stores around — Williams-Sonoma, Sports Authority, Staples, The Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Pottery Barn. But it wasn't until she and friend Carolyn...
  • Art of discovery takes MICA president to Guatemala

    Art of discovery takes MICA president to Guatemala
    Who knew that a man renowned for his progressive-minded accomplishments in advancing an educational institution would prefer to spend his leisure exploring underdeveloped lands and ancient civilizations? That, in a nutshell, describes Maryland Institute...
  • NCAA considering adding 'dead periods' to help students focus on school, president says

    NCAA considering adding 'dead periods' to help students focus on school, president says
    COLLEGE PARK — The NCAA may need to mandate new "dead periods" to rein in the time demands on college athletes that increasingly pull them away from the classroom, NCAA president Mark Emmert said Wednesday. "One of the things that's being very...
  • Obama talks economy, immigration in State of the Union address

    Obama talks economy, immigration in State of the Union address
    President Barack Obama used his State of the Union address Tuesday night to call for a renewed focus on families struggling through the nation's fickle economic recovery, repeatedly warning lawmakers that his administration intends to work around Congress...
  • Varsity roundup: Top-ranked City defeats Douglass, 79-50, in boys basketball

    Blair Davis scored 17 points and Juwan Grant had 15 as top-ranked City outscored visiting Douglass 29-12 in the fourth quarter and won, 79-50, in boys basketball Tuesday night. The Knights (19-0) are three games away from a perfect season. City travels...
  • BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge

    BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge
    Fewer fliers passed through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in 2013 than in the previous year, ending a three-year streak of record-setting travel at the state's largest airport. The decline of 0.8 percent, announced by...
  • For Pikesville-raised Becky Perlow, path around world winds upward to Mount Kilimanjaro

    For Pikesville-raised Becky Perlow, path around world winds upward to Mount Kilimanjaro
    For Becky Perlow, the next destination looms 19,341 feet above sea level. The goal? Reaching the top of Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro, located 3 degrees south of the equator and deemed by many the highest free-standing and "walkable" mountain in the world....
  • Five questions for Carnival cruise executive Terry Thornton

    Five questions for Carnival cruise executive Terry Thornton
    When Carnival Cruise Lines decided to leave Baltimore last summer, saying the port had become too expensive because of environmental regulations, it was with substantial regret. The world's largest cruise line regularly filled its Carnival Pride cruise...
  • Cost of mayor's taxi tax proposal to be reviewed

    Cost of mayor's taxi tax proposal to be reviewed
    City officials concluded a hearing on a controversial taxi tax Thursday to allow more time to review proposed amendments by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. The mayor's amendments would change an existing 25-cent per-passenger taxi charge to a 35-cent...
  • Ravens coach John Harbaugh spending week in Middle East visiting with troops

    Ravens coach John Harbaugh spending week in Middle East visiting with troops
    Two days after he was in New York to accept the NFL’s Salute to Service Award, Ravens coach John Harbaugh embarked on another trip to honor the U.S. military. Harbaugh this week has joined Gen. Raymond Odierno, the Army chief of staff, on a trip...
  • Mayor seeks new taxi tax compromise as revenues lag

    Mayor seeks new taxi tax compromise as revenues lag
    Changes proposed by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake for Baltimore's controversial and so-far unsuccessful taxi tax drew mixed reviews from city taxi and livery firms. The proposed amendments to the tax, to be introduced before the City Council today,...
  • 5 Questions for James D. Hardesty

    If you want to know something about the history of the Baltimore investment community, you might want to call James Hardesty. The 67-year-old history buff and chairman of Hardesty Capital Management has spent his career in Baltimore, starting with a...