Tag: business

Hampden merchants offer same-day home delivery during pandemic

DoubleDutch Boutique is one of the Hampden merchants offering same-day delivery of their products amid the coronavirus pandemic. Screengrab from DoubleDutch Boutique’s website.

As Gov. Larry Hogan increases the types of Maryland businesses ordered to close amid concerns over COVID-19, many bars, restaurants and other establishments have offered carryout and delivery options to their customers. But eateries are not the only ones trying to navigate doing business during the pandemic.

A group of Hampden merchants, including a yarn store, florist’s shop and others, will begin same-day home delivery of their items March 23.

Grocery store chain opening at former Shoppers in northeast Baltimore

Former Shoppers location in Alameda Marketplace. Photo courtesy of Lawrence Howard & Associates, Inc.

Patrons of the former Shoppers location in Northeast Baltimore will soon have a new spot to buy their groceries.

Compare Foods, a grocery store chain with 100 locations throughout six states, is setting up shop in the Alameda Marketplace with plans to open in March 2020. 

Baltimore Woman Accused of Stealing from Local Business to Stock Her Own

Image via Shopbrightside.com.

Baltimore police say a local woman used one weird trick to stock her online store for free.

Morgan Stanley Plans 800 New Jobs in Baltimore

Morgan Stanley's Harbor Point office.
Morgan Stanley’s Harbor Point office

There’s big economic development news in Baltimore this afternoon, and it doesn’t have to do with Under Armour or Hopkins. Morgan Stanley is set for a big expansion in Baltimore that will bring lots of new jobs.

Meadow Mill Businesses Clean Up After Weekend Flood

Photo by Ed Gunts
Photo by Ed Gunts

In Baltimore’s Meadow Mill business community, many tenants spent Monday cleaning up and drying out after Saturday’s flood, with some planning to reopen right away but at least one tenant saying it may be weeks before his business can reopen.

Teen Lingerie Entrepreneur Delivers Message of Empowerment to Local Girls

Megan and Mary Margaret Grassell
Yellowberry Founder Megan Grassell and her sister Mary Margaret Grassell

Imagine you are eleven years old and your mom is taking you to the mall to purchase your first bra.  As you enter the lingerie section, you are confronted with rack after rack of lacy and racy undergarments befitting the runway of a Victoria Secret Fashion Show. 

It is exactly the scenario that inspired Megan Grassell, the CEO and Founder of Yellowberry who speaks today to inspire local girls, to create a bra that “fits your body, not the one you are supposed to have.”

A Look at Under Armour’s New Offices at Port Covington

Image courtesy Jeff Totaro Photography.
Images courtesy Jeff Totaro Photography.

Southbmore.com – Under Armour’s newest office space, Building 37, converted the former Sam’s Club at the former Port Covington Shopping Center into a 170,000 sq. ft. work space for the company’s finance and IT department. Under Armour is calling the building Phase zero of its new approximately four million sq. ft. campus at the former waterfront shopping center. Under Armour plans four future phases at the 50-acre campus and unveiled its master plan yesterday at the Urban Design & Architecture Review Panel.

Maryland College Offers Marijuana Class



With recreational marijuana legal in a handful of states and probably coming in many more, pot is becoming big business.

Networking Gala and Luncheon for Women


women in business

catch of the day fish (2)Ever since Lean In became a bestseller, the bar has been raised for women who fancy themselves business-minded go-getters. We’ve now got some good language and tools to help women make a go of it in the business world, and thankfully, we’ve also got fabulous events like the Women in Business Networking Gala and Luncheon to be held at Pimlico on Friday, May 16th. The actual lunch begins at 12:00 noon and tickets include the Networking Event, Luncheon, Afternoon Tea, Clubhouse Parking, Concourse Seat, Live Thoroughbred Racing, Infield Festival & Concert and Cash Bar. If this is what business networking looks like, sign us up!

Appeals Court to Decide Fate of Bengies Drive In Theater’s $750K Wall


Bengies, circa 1998, obviously.

Remember back in summer 2012, when Bengies Drive In Theater sued the near-by Royal Farms for three-quarters of a million dollars to fund an 800-foot, light-blocking wall? The jury was all, “Sure, whatever.” But a couple months later a judge was like, “Yeah right,” and set the jury verdict aside.