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Author Archives: Alissa Gulin

Alissa Gulin covers health care, education and general business at The Daily Record.

Baltimore International to be taken over by Virginia-based Stratford

Baltimore International College’s hospitality and culinary arts programs will soon be taken over by Virginia-based Stratford University, officials announced Monday, in a deal struck following the loss of Baltimore International’s accreditation that would have threatened the 39-year-old school’s existence. BIC ...

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Maryland consumers, business owners gear up for tax-free shopping week

When it comes to money, two things are certain: shoppers like saving it and business owners like making it. Anything that makes it easier to reach those goals simultaneously is good to go — at least according to consumers and ...

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Restaurant Week an opportunity to bring in new clientele

Five of Baltimore’s top restaurateurs doled out hundreds of bite-size delicacies to a lunchtime crowd Wednesday as they competed to win the “Appetizer Challenge,” the kickoff event for Baltimore’s sixth annual Summer Restaurant Week. The contest, held inside Light Street ...

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15 Maryland nonprofits receive $10,000 grants

It pays to make a good impression on an employee of the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation — literally. Fifteen Maryland nonprofits each received a $10,000 grant through the foundation’s fifth annual Employee Giving Program, which allows support staff to ...

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Don’t blame recession for Borders’ closing

The closure of all of Borders’ 399 bookstores nationwide — including 18 in Maryland — is not only a dramatic illustration of the changing publishing industry, experts said Tuesday, but also reveals the delicate relationship between large companies facing industry-specific ...

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