At Target in Mondawmin Mall, megaphone-shaped "college" signs hover over aisles stocked with must-haves for students living on their own — mini-refrigerators, desk lamps, plastic bins, door mirrors and six-packs of microwave popcorn and ramen noodles
Gap Inc. brands ¿ Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Piperlime, Athleta and Intermix ¿ are among a growing group of major U.S. retailers now paying more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour for entry-level employees.
With seven ballparks left on his journey, a man touring our great nation in search of the best ballpark hot dog gave the fare at Oriole Park at Camden Yards the highest ranking of his summer-long trip after taking in Tuesday night¿s loss to Chicago.
A young man who spent five years in the Perryville Police Department's outreach program is preparing to depart for training for become part of a Marine Corps security team designated to protect the U.S. ambassador to Japan.
In Maryland, as in other states, consumers need to show ID when buying alcohol or tobacco products. Energy drinks could be added to that list of "adult" products, if bills before the General Assembly are passed. House bill 1273 and Senate bill 986 were filed to ostensibly protect the Free State's children from a potentially hazardous product. But not only will the bills fail to protect minors, they could backfire and cause more harm than good for both adults and children in Maryland.
Susan Aplin worked behind the scenes for two decades helping run some of the biggest retail brands around– Williams Sonoma, Sports Authority, Staples, The Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Pottery Barn. But after traveling to Alaska's Prince William Sound, she found her true calling – retail with a cause and online retailer bambeco, seller of sustainable home furnishings, was born.
The newest addition to the neighborhood's lineup is Souvlaki, a teeny tiny Greek spot that opened on the Avenue in mid-December. Owned by Dmitri and Elli Taramas (natives of Greece by way of New York), Souvlaki's great food and welcoming vibe give Baltimoreans from all over the city one more reason to head to Hampden.
By By Kit Waskom Pollard and For The Baltimore Sun
The National Aquarium in Baltimore's new giant Pacific octopus started his day turning from pink to dark red as he was placed into a plastic bag filled of water, then into a white styrofoam container and cardboard box marked "Live Fish" for his trip to Baltimore from the smaller National Aquarium in downtown Washington, which closed forever last week.
Biking enthusiasts and advocates from all around the Towson area took advantage of a warm, clear morning to participate in the 10th Annual Baltimore County Bike to Work Day Rally at the Towson Courthouse.
The Port of Baltimore's sales plan, built several years ago, targets autos, containers, farm and construction equipment, forest products and passenger cruises. The sales brochure consists of the port itself: its location in the middle of a pocket of prosperity, its efficient workforce and tranquil labor relations, its sense of maritime community built over generations.
The town of Perryville is close to signing an agreement with a local company to operate its boat tour business originating at Lower Ferry Pier, but still has lingering questions that will need to be answered before January's town meeting.
It's entirely possibly that I'm fudging the online trends this morning to give more weight to news of a monkey in fancy coat wandering around an Ikea. It is just that depressing today and who knows if even Ikea monkey can counteract this clinical case of Mondays.
City council approves study of traffic safety issues around Bayview Estates and Bulle Rock, opening Camilla Street to Ontario Street and modifying conditions along Ohio Street and Grace Manor Drive, Joe Hill Drive and Lewis Lane
It must have been a good 11 years ago that I met Pete Seeger, poet par excellent, troubadour, folk singer and messenger of the ages. It was at the Carroll County Farm Museum's folk music festival called Common Ground on the Hill, and he was the headliner