Recent Articles from Ed Waldman
In addition to having a way better football team, Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti can claim another -- and some may say more important -- advantage over Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder.
So how much would it mean to businesses in Baltimore if the Orioles make the playoffs?
A New Jersey woman is suing after being hit in the face two years ago with an errant throw at a Little League baseball game. Honestly. The kid who made the throw was 11 years old. He was warming up a pitcher at the time — in a fenced-in bullpen. Honestly. The woman, Elizabeth Lloyd, […]
I didn’t get to check out Opening Night at Maryland Live! because I was putting the paper out, so since I took a vacation day today, I decided to head over. The traffic coming off of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and entering Arundel Mills wasn’t too bad. The self-parking garage will feel familiar to anyone who […]
You know how sometimes you know something, intellectually, but then you experience it — and you REALLY know it? That happened to me this past weekend when I flew Southwest from BWI to Dallas. I’ve flown Southwest before many times, but always on non-stops. These two flights had stops in Birmingham, Ala. We didn’t have […]
I’m thinking that one of the ultimate true-isms is that everything comes back around. Dresses are short, then they’re long, then they’re mid-length, and … wait for it … then they’re short again. So, according to this story on our website, manufacturers long ago stopped making equipment for small dairies because there was no money […]
The Annapolis Capital had a story recently about some local pet-centered businesses (favorite name: Mutt + Joe — a dog wash/coffee shop) that are part of a $51 billion industry across the U.S. From the story: Last year, pet owners spent $51 billion on their pets, according to the American Pet Products Association. That figure […]
The WSJ has an interesting story about incubator programs like Cincinnati-based Brandery that pair tech start-up founders with marketing mentors from big companies like Procter & Gamble. Would love to hear if that type of thing is happening in Maryland.
Welcome to the birth of The Daily Record’s newest blog, Small Biz Buzz. We hear every day, from politicians and businessmen and women, that small business is the real driver of America’s economy. So we decided to ramp up our coverage in The Daily Record and on our website. This blog will be written mainly […]
The phone at the Baltimore Grand Prix has been “ringing off the hook” with interest from new investors and sponsors for next year, the event’s CEO said Thursday, adding that the organizers will be able to pay all their bills even though they didn’t make a profit on the inaugural race. Jay Davidson’s comments came […]
The “Highway to Nowhere,” closed since Sept. 10, reopened this week, to much cheering from those of us who commute into Baltimore from the south and/or west. It seemed that since work started on the Baltimore Grand Prix course (also known at Pratt Street, Light Street, Conway Street and Russell Street) a couple of months […]