DuClaw Brewing Co. has become the latest craft brewery in Maryland to be acquired by an out-of-state brewery amid consolidation in the industry. Baltimore-based DuClaw, founded more than 25 years ago in Bel Air, announced that it has been bought by River Horse Brewing Co., based in Ewing, N.J.
MLB commissioner accuses Sinclair chairman of threatening Diamond Sports bankruptcy in streaming rights dispute
The commissioner of Major League Baseball said in court Wednesday that the executive chairman of Hunt Valley-based Sinclair threatened to force its Diamond Sports Group regional sports networks into bankruptcy, potentially hurting the league, if MLB refused to give it baseball game streaming rights.
Under Armour’s Kevin Plank sells $100 milllion worth of shares to private equity firm
Under Armour founder Kevin Plank sold shares worth $100 million to a private equity firm, but remains the athletic apparel brand’s largest shareholder. Funds managed by BDT Capital Partners purchased about 16 million Class C shares.
Hunt Valley-based Sinclair reorganizes, drops ‘Broadcast’ from name
Sinclair Broadcast Group completed a restructuring Thursday in which it dropped “broadcast” from its name in a bid to highlight non-broadcast business.
Amazon hit with $30 million in fines for alleged Alexa and Ring privacy violations
The Federal Trade Commission is ordering Amazon to pay more than $30 million in fines over privacy violations involving its voice assistant Alexa and its doorbell camera Ring.
Know any airplane mechanics? A wave of retirements is leaving some US industries desperate to hire
The surge of retirements, along with a slowdown in immigration that began during the pandemic, are the primary factors behind the labor shortages that continue to bedevil some employers.
James M. Griffin, president of Baltimore chapter of CORE, entrepreneur and school board member, dies
James M. Griffin, a civil rights activist and school board member, died May 14 at his West Baltimore home. He was 91.
CEO of nonprofit that founded The Baltimore Banner steps down for job at Gannett
Imtiaz Patel, the executive who oversaw The Venetoulis Institute for Local Journalism’s launch of The Baltimore Banner, announced Wednesday that he would be stepping down from his position as CEO of the local nonprofit.
Hundreds of Amazon workers protest company’s climate impact, return-to-office mandate
Hundreds of corporate Amazon workers protested what they decried as the company’s lack of progress on climate goals and an inequitable return-to-office mandate at its Seattle headquarters Wednesday.
Baltimore County residents want green space, mixed-use development at struggling Security Square Mall
Baltimore County residents want to see walkable, green areas with mixed-use development at the Security Square Mall site.
Yeezy shoes are back on sale — months after Adidas cut ties with Kanye West
Some of Adidas’ remaining Yeezy shoes are back on sale — months after the German sportswear company cut ties with Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West.
U.S. job openings rise to 10.1M as the labor market stays strong despite rate hikes
Employers posted 10.1 million job openings last month, up from 9.7 million in March and the most since January.
CEOs got smaller raises last year. But it would still take a typical worker two lifetimes to make their annual pay.
After ballooning for years, CEO pay growth is finally slowing.
Is a four-day week a logical evolution in the workplace? Some Baltimore companies say it works for them.
Baltimore software company Tricerat joined a movement to trim employees' workweek to four days.
Baltimore native William Joseph deThrom Somerville Jr., USF&G insurance executive and Army veteran, dies
William Joseph deThrom Somerville Jr., an insurance executive and Army veteran, died May 23 at Blakehurst, a retirement community in Towson. He was 90.
Baltimore City Council probes staffing increases in mayor’s office, elsewhere on first day of budget hearings
Baltimore City Council opened its first day of budget hearings by drilling down on city personnel issues and spending in the mayor’s office.
The easiest way to get a $7,500 tax credit for an electric vehicle? Consider leasing.
Thanks to a boost from the government, leasing — not buying — is becoming the most affordable way to get your hands on an electric vehicle.
Ruling clears way for Purdue Pharma to settle opioid claims, protect Sacklers from lawsuits
A federal court ruling cleared the way for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s settlement of thousands of legal claims over the toll of opioids.
The least reliable new cars in America
For all the meticulous research and planning that usually goes into making a car purchase, there's nothing more upsetting or disappointing than buying a lemon. These are the least reliable new cars on the market.
LGBTQ+ activists call for new strategies to promote equality after Target backlash
Activists in the LGBTQ+ community are calling for new campaigns to convince corporate leaders not to cave to anti-LGBTQ+ groups.
As blue catfish overwhelm the Chesapeake Bay, barriers remain to weeding them out
Seafood processors say federal rules on handling blue catfish hamper efforts to remove the invasive species from the Chesapeake Bay.
George Yungmann, real estate accountant and sailor, dies
George Yungmann, a real estate accountant and sailor, died of pancreatic cancer May 16. He was 80.
Ocean City’s convention business bounces back after pandemic amid facility upgrades
Ocean City's convention business is rebounding, with attendance expected to outpace last summer’s for many groups.
Baltimore Sun Media seeks nominations for Top Workplaces
The Baltimore Sun is seeking nominations for the 13th edition of its annual Top Workplaces list.
Elon Musk’s brain implant company Neuralink says it has US approval to begin human trials
The company made the announcement on Twitter Thursday evening but has provided no details about a potential study, which was not listed on the U.S. government database of clinical trials.
After yearslong delay, DEA revokes license of drug distributor over opioid crisis failures
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration stripped one of the nation's largest drug distributors of its license to sell highly addictive painkillers after determining it failed to flag thousands of suspicious orders at the height of the opioid crisis.
Records reveal mounting problems at a city-backed apartment complex in West Baltimore
The Center\West apartment complex in West Baltimore's Poppleton neighborhood has seen an exodus of tenants. Public records reveal lawsuits with contractors, insurers and management companies as well as mounting losses.
Under new leadership, Greater Baltimore Committee seeks to give region competitive edge through 10-year plan
With a new leader at the helm, the Greater Baltimore Committee plans to create a 10-year strategy to transform the city and region into a top national and international market for business and economic development.
Expect big crowds — and big prices — for the summer travel season
The unofficial start of the summer travel season is here, with airlines hoping to avoid the chaos of last year and travelers scrounging for ways to save a few bucks on pricey airfares and hotel rooms.
Meade High School listed on Zillow for $42,069 in suspected senior prank
The school, built in 1977, is listed as being more than 230 years old and described as a “half-working jail on sale for a steal,” according to a tongue-in-cheek description.
Target on the defensive after removing LGBTQ+-themed products
The uproar over Target’s Pride Month marketing is just the latest example of how companies are struggling to cater to different groups of customers at a time of extreme cultural divides.