| May 20, 2014
| 5:59 AM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:20 AM
A hand-painted sign promising "Free Bread" appears every Thursday in front of the Living Hope Church of God on Montgomery Street, offering bags of bread and pastry to anyone, with no questions asked and no strings attached.
The gourmet bread, donated...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:25 PM
The specialized market for sustainable seafood has gone mainstream. Even Wal-Mart is promoting its environmental credentials in the seafood aisle.
More supermarket shoppers are demanding to know they are buying from operations that don't threaten fragile...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:11 PM
A packing company in California has issued a nationwide recall of several varieties of stone fruits sold by major retail stores after discovering they may have been contaminated with Listeria bacteria, which could cause illness up to 70 days after the...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Giant Food Stores' customers, you have been challenged.
Giant thinks their store-brand products are just as good as name-brand. To prove it, when customers purchase selected national brand products, they will get Giant brand equivalent products for free...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:07 PM
A delivery truck stocked with Berger cookies rolled out of the Cherry Hill bakery Monday morning for the first time in more than a month. The well-known sweets are finally back in stores after Berger’s closure by the Baltimore City Health Department...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Union leaders representing 28,000 Giant Food and Safeway workers reached a tentative agreement with both supermarket chains on a new labor contract, which will be presented to members Dec. 17 for a vote.
A collective bargaining agreement for Local 400...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:45 AM
Elected officials and community leaders are calling on Giant Food to improve service and quality at the Waverly Crossroads store, which serves north and northeast Baltimore, including Oakenshawe, Abell, Guilford and Charles Village.
They are circulating...
| Oct 20, 2013
New solar panels unveiled last week at a real estate developer's Laurel headquarters come with an unusual twist — an energy storage system, the first such commercial setup in the state and one of the first in the country.
That drew a crowd. But...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Giant Food has launched a prescription card that’s good for discounts on prescriptions and other health-related products.
The grocer’s Prescription Savings Card is not an insurance plan. But customers who pay a $10 enrollment fee to sign...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Edward Feete was buried this past week.
His was a simple service at a Falls Road funeral home, attended by dozens of his friends and remaining family. Eddie was 68, still youngish by today's standards for a long life. But Eddie was a big guy — a...