These new systems have a cool factor that makes wine geeks go nuts. But the technology is for more than just show. Implementing these systems translates into more options for customers, cost savings for restaurant owners and environmental benefits for everyone.
By By Kit Waskom Pollard and For The Baltimore Sun
Three University of Maryland students crossed U.S. 1 this weekend, hours after a fatal hit-and-run on the that same stretch of road. The students said they know jaywalking the major thoroughfare is dangerous — three people have been struck and killed by drivers there in the past six months — but they said they've become accustomed to drivers yielding to them on campus..
By By Colin Campbell and Pamela Wood and The Baltimore Sun
William Goldsborough Helfrich III, who helped with the operation and management of a handful of downtown restaurants, died June 21 in La Jolla, Calif., after suffering multiple organ failure. He was 38.
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.
Developer Greenberg Gibbons announced last month the addition of five new restaurants, two retailers and a U.S. post office to the new Towne Centre at Laurel. Along with new tenants is also the addition of a new street light and entrance that allows drivers to enter from Cherry Lane, said Jack Brock, assistant director of community planning for Laurel.
The Ruhlman Brewery, founded by Henry Ruhlman and his sons, has been in business for two years. Though there have been plenty of hoops to jump through, creating a brand that has been well received has been worth it to the family.
Go to the rear of Mary Martin's shop in Havre de Grace, and you'll discover a vast history of the world — of nearby small towns but also farflung foreign cities — being collated in an assortment of 3x5 postcards.
On June 26, the Laurel Board of Trade's annual farmers' market held its grand opening in the same vacant lot as last year, but this time there was a renewed focus on getting the word out to Laurel residents.
Treuth & Son's 16.5 acres house a small retail store and a 20,000-square-foot abattoir where 100 bovines are processed daily and shipped to restaurants throughout the country – 315,000 pounds of cattle per week.
Consultants to a group trying to revitalize York Road in the city tell a community meeting that parcels should be assembled for a major supermarket and talk about the possibility of cutting York Road down from two lanes each way to one each way to slow traffic and help merchants.
Silicon Valley software giant Oracle Corp. announced a deal Monday to buy Micros Systems for $5.3 billion, eyeing the Columbia firm for its niche supplying technology to hotels, restaurants and retailers around the world.
The owner of the Eastport Plaza shopping center in Annapolis and a development team from Baltimore plan to build a $45 million, 200-unit apartment complex at the site of the neighborhood¿s former theater.
The Obama administration announced on Tuesday an initiative to track every fish sold in the United States — a move designed to crack down on illegal fishing, mislabeling of seafood and related problems.
A Cecil County man was served with a criminal summons last week in connection with allegedly performing fire safety maintenance at a Bel Air area restaurant without a license, the Office of the State Fire Marshal said Friday.
The Towson area is home to more than 20 venues during which singles, doubles and teams gather at local restaurants and bars for Trivia Night test their knowledge of current events, modern music and geography. For participants, it's a chance to socialize mid-week; for business owners, it's a boost to the bottom line.
Infinity Theatre Company opened its fifth season this month in Annapolis with "Hank Williams: Lost Highway," another professional production solidifying the company's reputation as the summer destination of savvy fans seeking the best in local musical theater.