Sinclair Broadcast Group boosted revenue and profit in the first quarter, citing better-than-expected spending on political advertising, strong gains from Super Bowl and Olympics ads and lower expenses at many of the company's television stations.
Horseshoe Casino Baltimore is working with the city of Baltimore to hire about 1,700 people for jobs ranging from dealers to restaurant servers before it opens this summer. The city wants to help city residents get the jobs since its unemployment rate is currently about 8.3 percent.
The Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population remains at a low level for the second straight year, officials announced Thursday, blaming the severe winter for killing off a large number of the iconic crustaceans.
Baltimore City Councilman Robert W. Curran is sponsoring legislation to spell out a narrow list of conditions for which a vehicle can be towed from private property. And he would cut the allowed towing fee by nearly half.
New businesses are on the way for Clarksville's Conscious Corner. A potential restaurant and retail space will be joining the environment- and health-minded group of stores located on Clarksville Pike near Route 32, according to an architect involved in the project. Conscious Corner-owned businesses currently in the center include Great Sage vegetarian and vegan restaurant and Roots Market, a natural foods store.
Price's Crab House in Havre de Grace was fined by Harford County's Liquor Control Board Wednesday, while Sizzling Bombay and El Rodeo Mexican Bar & Grill got some conditional approvals for a new licensee and a renewed liquor license.
Charles Village Civic Association, in an effort to find good businesses to fill the many vacant storefronts in the area, is talking to a market research company called Spot Mojo, which specializes in that sort of thing and would help them identify potential businesses.
John C. Rusnak, the former Allfirst Financial Inc. currency trader convicted of one of the biggest bank frauds in history, knows about second chances. He hired the applicant, Noah Shefrin, who stayed clean and has since moved up to become the general manager of the Glen Burnie ZIPS. So began Rusnak's mission of hiring others who've made mistakes.
Dundalk residents filled a high school cafeteria Thursday night to speak out about the redevelopment of the North Point Government Center, saying they feared they would lose out when restaurants and offices replace the community building.
Baltimore County is improving its sidewalks and streetscapes in downtown Towson to match the glistening new movie theater and restaurants that will open this year at Towson Square, the county announced Wednesday.
Operators of nine McDonald's throughout Maryland have agreed to pay more than $250,000 in back wages and damages to 138 workers after the U.S. Department of Labor found violations of minimum wage, overtime and child labor provisions.
Baltimore's hotel market is at a crossroads as investments pour into properties new and old amid a nationwide pickup in business and leisure travel. As new hotels open, older properties scramble to remain competitive in a market in which demand for rooms remains healthy but has yet to rebound to pre-recession levels.
A powerful city senator has amended legislation in Annapolis to ban any new liquor licenses in a north Baltimore neighborhood -- a move that is drawing criticism from opponents who say it should have been aired in public first.
The effort to lure the FBI to Maryland could have a profound payoff for the state's economy but the benefits could take years to materialize and the impact would hinge on how local officials handle the project, several of the state's top economists say.
Sondra Harrison McGee, who co-owned and managed her family's Pier Five seafood restaurant on Pratt Street, died of a heart attack March 17 at her Marco Island, Fla., home. She was 71 and had lived in the Hampton section of Towson.
A group of more than 50 joined Gov. Martin O'Malley and U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings to rally in support of raising Maryland's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour at Atwater's Naturally Leavened Bread Bakery and Cafe in Catonsville on Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m.
The public celebration of St. Patrick's Day seems to get bigger every year, with Harford County celebrants both Irish and non coming out in droves to drink, dance or just partake in Gaelic-themed food.