| Nov 23, 2011
| 6:40 AM
A trend toward stores opening at the stroke of Black Friday is taking hold this year in Burbank and Glendale retail centers.
Several national retail chains, including Macy’s and Target, with stores in the Glendale Galleria, will open at midnight on...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:49 PM
This year, the packed-house madness that is Black Friday had petered out well before dawn.
With many stores opening at midnight Thursday and some starting sales hours earlier, thousands of Baltimore-area shoppers arrived — and left — in...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 8:38 PM
Yellow caution tape encircled half of the sidewalk in front of the Rosedale Best Buy Wednesday evening, blocking off a space for the tents and folding chairs of shoppers dedicated to the cause of getting a deal.
"Occupy Best Buy," shouted Edgewood...
| Apr 6, 2012
When visiting my neighborhood record store in recent years, I've breezed past the front of the shop — and most of the compact disc-browsing shoppers — to get where I wanted to be: the rows of vinyl in the back.
Whether it was the warm...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:19 AM
Corner Bakery Cafe, a Dallas-based fast-casual chain, will open its first Baltimore store on Monday. The Baltimore location is in Lockwood Place, across from the aquarium, where the Best Buy is.
"Feed the Day" is the motto at Corner Bakery Cafe, which...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 9:34 PM
With the wind whipping granules through the sweet-smelling air, Monday could have been just another day on the Domino Sugars docks in South Baltimore.
But workers in orange coveralls unloading raw sugar from a massive cargo ship were making company...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 1:26 PM
There's a real and serious problem in Bel Air at the intersection of Boulton Street and Gateway Drive. A traffic light at the intersection isn't going to fix it, at least not a traffic light alone.
Consider the maze of alleys and side streets between...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Best Buy Co.’s Chief Executive Brian Dunn has resigned from the struggling electronics giant, the company said Tuesday.
There was no bad blood affecting the decision, according to Best Buy, “no disagreements … on any matter relating to...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 3:35 AM
The purloined gift cards. The fur coats. The bicycling tours of the city with staffers. And, of course, the famous shoe incident.
Former mayor Sheila Dixon's tenure in City Hall is ripe with material for comedians. On Thursday, seven comics and local...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Best Buy announced today that six Chicago-area stores will be among the 50 nationwide that the retailer plans to close.
The locations for the six stores are: 1038, N. Rohlwing Rd. in Addison, 8900 S. Lafayette Ave. in Chicago, 200 S. Waukegan Rd. in...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Best Buy will close its Inner Harbor and Hunt Valley stores in May, part of a move to shutter 50 locations across the country.
Company officials said in a news release that the stores were temporarily closed to inform employees of the decision Saturday,...