Charity races are a great way to contribute to your community and show support for causes important to you -- even while you're on vacation.
We’ve all heard the expression, “The dog days of summer” and know that it refers to the hottest months of the year, typically July and August. According to Wikipedia, the phrase’s origin dates back to the early Romans, who attributed the heat of these months to the star Sirius, which they called the “Dog Star” since it was the brightest star in the Canis Major (Large Dog) constellation[...]
PAROLE — The Anne Arundel County Health Department has lifted restrictions on swimming at three beaches after samples showed bacterial levels had returned to acceptable levels. Officials said on Friday that Beverly Beach on the Chesapeake Bay near Mayo, London Towne at Arundel Road Beach on the South River in Edgewater and Upper Magothy Beach […]
The summer season is full of mosquitoes, sweltering temperatures, open-toed shoes and... studying for the bar exam.
In my former career, I worked for a CEO who gave his leadership team a short list of his expectations for the year. Making his expectations explicit and concise was a powerful exercise that helped guide the performance of those of us who reported to him both as individuals and as a team. Among the […]
There are many welcome signs of summer in Baltimore – steamed crabs, snow cones and the Orioles, to name a few – and one of them has come to be the Little Italy Outdoor Film festival. The 2012 season began July 6 and will continue every Friday through August. In 14 years, attendance has grown […]
What may come as the biggest surprise to many investors at the year’s halfway point is that the broad equity market, as defined by the S&P 500 Index, has returned more than 8 percent year-to-date.
OCEAN CITY — Two Romanians who spent summers working in Ocean City on student visas have opened their own office downtown to help other foreign students get jobs at the resort. Friends and fellow Romanians Calin Voicu and Mihai Paun came to Ocean City in 2006 to start their placement service, which they call All […]
WASHINGTON — Once a rite of passage to adulthood, summer jobs for teens are disappearing. Fewer than three in 10 American teenagers now hold jobs such as running cash registers, mowing lawns or busing restaurant tables from June to August. The decline has been particularly sharp since 2000, with employment for 16- to 19-year-olds falling […]
This past weekend marked the unofficial start of summer. If you’re anything like me, you’re ready for everything that comes along with the warm weather — except maybe bathing suit season. Most young attorneys are strapped to their desk (or in some other sedentary position) for most of the day. Short of replacing your office […]
OCEAN CITY — The head of a think tank at Salisbury University says the value-conscious mind-set of beachgoers could be changing. Memo Diriker, who heads the BEACON economic think tank, says he is hearing that many believe the upcoming summer season is going to be clearly better than the past few years. And while gas […]
Baltimore officials hope a more visible police presence combined with a more extensive camera network will help keep downtown crowds safe this summer. An extra 50 foot patrol officers will be on hand at night Thursdays through Sundays and on other times when large crowds are expected at the Inner Harbor and other downtown attractions, […]