Top 5: ‘If we fail, we fail’

A legislative audit has faulted the state Department of Business and Economic Development in four areas, and a sweet shop in Annapolis opened just in time for Valentine's Day. Those stories and more in this week's business top 5. 1. Stevenson, Metro Centre plans drive economic activity in Owings Mills - by Melody Simmons A $500 million development now under way may help spark the final push needed to solidify the economic activity envisioned for Owings Mills when planners designated this northwest Baltimore County corridor as a growth area more than 30 years ago. From Interstate 795, the area’s skyline is marked with the symbol of the expansion: a towering crane at the construction site of a six-story, 120,000-square-foot structure to house a new public library and branch of the Community College of Baltimore County as part of the Metro Centre at Owings Mills development. 2. Hollywood Diner opens its doors again - by Jon Sham With a new look, new staff and some new menu items, the Baltimore landmark Hollywood Diner has reopened after being closed during January.

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