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Sonar nightclub renews liquor license, reopens

Baltimore nightclub Sonar is open for business again, complete with its liquor license in time for two sold-out shows this week. The new license allowed the club to start selling alcohol Monday. Michael Stewart, one of the minority owners of ...

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Restaurants, wineries see mixed results during session

While the 2011 legislative session brought gains to the winery and restaurant industries, it also served up a 50 percent increase in alcohol taxes in the closing moments. “It’s a sad commentary for how the business community is viewed by ...

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Maryland House panel holds hearing on alcohol tax hike

ANNAPOLIS — Two Maryland state senators urged lawmakers on a House committee on Friday to approve an increase in the state’s sales tax on alcohol that would generate money to help the developmentally disabled and steer millions of dollars in ...

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What do Peeps, March Madness, beer and nonprofits have in common?

They’re all featured in this blog post, thanks to a variety of interesting business news developments Tuesday. Nonprofit employment grew 2 percent in 2009, compared to a statewide drop in total employment of 3.2 percent, according to “Nonprofits by the ...

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Supporters continue push for Maryland alcohol tax

ANNAPOLIS — The top elected officials in Maryland’s two largest counties voiced their support to boost the state’s alcohol tax on Wednesday, while a leading advocate for the legislation said the measure still doesn’t quite have the votes needed to ...

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