| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:14 AM
NEW YORK — Whole Foods is holding wine tastings. Ikea is pitching apartment furniture to divorced dads. Applebee's turns into a nightclub after dinner.
These companies are all targeting an increasingly coveted demographic: single Americans.
| Nov 17, 2014
| 10:58 AM
More than 970 people attended An Achievable Dream's benefit Tennis Ball Saturday at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, according to Amy Ritchie, director of public relations and marketing for the organization.
Attendance was about the same as last...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Lettuce consider mayonnaise: The maker of Hellmann's is suing an upstart, Just Mayo, to the tuna millions in damages. Has one side spread lies? Does the other side deserve a dressing down? Here's the lunchpin of the dispute: whether a food company can sub...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 4:39 PM
A Columbia-based real estate developer wants to build four glassy office buildings on its waterfront property in Canton, a project that could create a kind of Harbor farther East.
Corporate Office Properties Trust's proposal calls for shopping,...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Why they would sign him: Along with the Arizona Cardinals, the Colts unsuccessfully tried to claim running back Ben Tate off waivers; he was awarded to the Minnesota Vikings after being cut by the Cleveland Browns. The Colts lost...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:46 AM
1. Bill Parcells claims in a new book "neophyte owner" Steve Ross contributed to his leaving the Dolphins. That could be true. But the full truth is what Parcells evidently doesn't address in the book: That he made critical mistakes in the football...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Former Ravens running back Ray Rice will probably have to be reinstated by the NFL after his appeal hearing Nov. 5-6, but he most likely won't play again until next season.
Rice is still carrying too much baggage and can't completely start rebuilding...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Kraft Foods Group's third-quarter profit fell almost 11 percent, as it sold fewer items after raising prices on products from cheese and meat to coffee.
Kraft's decision to raise prices to mitigate the affect of higher commodity costs has been...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Exelon Corp. has stepped up lobbying in its effort to have state legislators reward the company's six nuclear plants in Illinois for producing electric power without emitting greenhouse gases. Three of the plants could be closed because of competition...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 2:07 PM
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission plans to take formal action in its investigation into wheat futures trading by old Kraft businesses that are now part of Mondelez International, Kraft Foods said Thursday.
The activities relate to the trading of...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 9:54 AM
The Baltimore City Health Department's mission is to help all city residents realize their full health potential. If passed, Bill 14-0371 (Electronic Smoking Devices), which was recently heard before the City Council Judiciary and Legislative...