| Mar 21, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The grocery industry has become smitten with Towson, but is so much love a good thing?
With the opening two weeks ago of a Weis Markets, the third new grocery store to open in Towson in the past two years, supermarket shoppers in the region can choose...
| Mar 23, 2013
The early years of Andy Spade's influence on the fashion world are well-documented: In 1993, he helped launch the Kate Spade handbag line with his future wife (the eponymous Kate). That was followed in 1996 by the Jack Spade line of utilitarian men's...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Charles William Gilbert, 76, whose address is listed as the Aberdeen Post Office, was charged Friday with failing to appear in court in a case in which he was charged with having an alcoholic beverage in a retail area.
Justin P. Walters, 30,...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon should not re-enter the political world. If not for a particularly egregious lapse of common sense (thieving gift cards intended for less fortunate people), people would very likely remember her in a more positive...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 7:04 AM
The limited-edition Ball Heritage Collection Pint Jars commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Ball brothers’ Perfect Mason Jar, according to a company news release.
Created in 1913 in Muncie, IN, the Perfect Mason jar revolutionized the home...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 10:30 AM
“Take 500 milligrams of this medicine every twelve hours in combination with amoxicillin and lansoprazole for 14 days. Don’t forget it should be taken with food, and I will see you in three weeks.”
Ever get a complicated prescription...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Portrait studios at Sears and some Wal-Mart stores — the scenes of innumerable family photos — have unexpectedly closed as their operator, CPI Corp., goes out of business.
The portrait provider said in a statement on its website that all...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Few Americans are on the road more than the manager of a major league baseball team. But Buck Showalter, the Orioles' famously persevering manager, rarely stays put even in the offseason, when he's canvassing the country for new talent. After all, being...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 8:59 AM
To Funlayo Alabi, Shea Radiance is much more than a business. It’s a mission.
Started in their Ellicott City home by Funlayo and her husband, Shola, Shea Radiance sells skin and hair products made from shea butter. Since the company’s...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 3:02 PM
It might seem an odd question, asking people if they are willing to buy life insurance at Wal-Mart or Target.
But in its annual survey to glean information from consumers, Windsor-based LIMRA asked consumers just that. And it found that of the more...
| Apr 24, 2013
With a federal judge clearing away age restrictions on purchasing emergency contraception, many Chicago-area health care providers, teens and others are preparing for more accessibility — even if they're not exactly sure how the drug will be made...