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 owner of Village of Cross Keys wants to rebuild aging gatehouse as part of its planned renovations of the shopping center — but Cross Keys residents say they're majority owners of gatehouse and will not allow it to be rebuilt, due to its historical value.
Backyard chickens are trendy and some want to ease the one-acre rule for residents who want to raise the birds. We disagree because there are consequences such as noise and possible neglect and ask Baltimore County not to change regulations.