| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:37 AM
In the Valentine's Day of your fantasies, you'd spend hours preparing a gourmet dinner for two, enjoying champagne and savoring dessert with the object of your affection.
Your reality, however, may be decidedly less romantic. You've worked all week, and...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Loft — a women's clothing boutique — will open a new store in Abingdon's Boulevard at Box Hill this spring, the shopping center's developers said Monday.
The shopping center near I-95 at Emmorton and Woodsdale roads already includes a...
| May 11, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Herb Lotman, a food industry entrepreneur who founded Keystone Foods and developed a mass-production system for making McDonald's frozen hamburgers, has died. He was 80.
Lotman died Thursday at a suburban Philadelphia hospital from complications of...
| Jan 15, 2014
Two snowblowers were stolen off the parking lot of the Wegmans supermarket in Abingdon, one on Dec. 28 and the other on Jan. 10, Maryland State Police said Thursday.
State Police released photographs of the man taken by surveillance equipment at the...
| Apr 10, 2014
Blake Wollman has gone from a food processor in his kitchen at home to a commercial kitchen in Randallstown. He's progressed from selling his product at farmers markets to two distributors placing it in 50 locations in the Mid-Atlantic region. Now,...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:21 AM
The initial results of an economic study of eight of Columbia's village centers identified adding more restaurants as the best future use for the centers, some of which have seen a decline in recent years.
"Most of the village centers, from my point...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:27 AM
When Kavita Shukla was 8, she designed a cage cleaner for her pet rabbit, Monet. Removing the cage’s tray to empty bunny pellets and food scraps was difficult and messy, and the third-grader was determined to improve on its design.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Workers for Giant Food and Safeway supermarkets in the Baltimore-Washington area could vote on a new labor contract as early as Wednesday.
Negotiations continued Monday between management for the two chains and union representatives for 28,000 Giant...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Workers for Giant Food and Safeway in parts of Maryland, Virginia and Washington voted Wednesday to authorize a strike against the supermarket chains, saying management has refused to offer a fair labor contract.
Members of United Food & Commercial...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Giant Food and Safeway workers, who are negotiating with management over a labor contract that expires Dec. 20, plan to picket Thursday outside a new Giant store in northwest Washington.
United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400, one of two UFCW...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:26 PM
A Baltimore County judge has upheld the local election board's decision to reject petitions that sought to overturn county zoning maps.
Circuit Judge Jan Marshall Alexander ruled this week in the case. In February, the county election board rejected...