Thursday Morning Headlines: Royal Farms’ New Locally Developed App; Styrofoam Ban Reconsidered; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 7:23am

FedEx Ground opens in Baltimore, bringing 200+ jobs — ABC2

Royal Farms picks Mindgrub to develop new mobile app —

Switching Gears — Baltimore magazine

Rushern Baker says Prince George’s bid for Amazon HQ2 doesn’t detract from Baltimore’s — BBJ

Baltimore Will Take Another Look At Banning Polystyrene — AP

Culture, Money & Power, Schools

UMD Makes a Pitch for Amazon Headquarters at College Park

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 12:30pm

When Amazon announced its search for the home of its future second headquarters, Baltimore and D.C. were quickly among the locales in the area under consideration.

But what would a Maryland competition be without the Terps? Read More →

Featured, Money & Power, Real Estate & Home

Local Leaders Really Want Amazon to Pick Baltimore for its Second Headquarters

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 07, 2017 2:16pm

Amazon’s fulfillment center in Southeast Baltimore. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Web giant Amazon announced today that it’s planning to build a second North American headquarters outside of Seattle, sending Baltimore officials into a frenzy to make their home Amazon’s next corporate home.

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Thursday Morning Headlines: City Preps for Planned Weekend with No Murders; Rave Review for Documentary About Local Step Team; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Aug 03, 2017 7:37am

Can Baltimore go one weekend without murder? — The Washington Post [Editorial]

Amazon holds job fair in Baltimore — ABC2

Why Baltimore dance doc ‘Step’ is actually a superhero movie — USA Today

Real hard knocks: Ravens enduring NFL’s most brutal camp start — ESPN

This Baltimore teen is using fashion to spread a love of coding —


Wednesday Morning Headlines: Critics Point to Polluting Smokestack Off I-95; Amazon Fulfillment Center Coming to Cecil County; and More

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 7:22am

Pit Beef: Baltimore’s Answer to Barbecue – Eater

Under Armour unveils Jordan Spieth’s signature golf shoe – BBJ

Incinerator critics taking aim at BRESCO – Baltimore Brew

Amazon To Open Fulfillment Center In Cecil Co. – WBAL

Maryland could get $10 million to get opioid addicts treatment – ABC2

Featured, Money & Power

Amazon is Holding Hiring Events in the Inner Harbor

0 Written by: | Friday, Nov 04, 2016 8:57am

Amazon Fulfillment Center

Looking for some extra cash this holiday season? Amazon is filling positions at its fulfillment center on the spot today and next week in the Inner Harbor.

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Featured, Towson

Facing Competition from Amazon, Ukazoo Books is Moving from Towson to Parkville

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 01, 2016 4:48pm

Ukazoo Books

The Towson area is losing another book store. A decade after Borders moved out of Towson Commons and Greetings & Readings left Loch Raven Plaza, Ukazoo Books disclosed this week it is leaving the Dulaney Valley Shopping Center and moving to a smaller space in Parkville.

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Featured, Lifeline

Amazon is Hiring Lots of People in Baltimore for the Holiday Season

0 Written by: | Thursday, Oct 13, 2016 3:33pm

Amazon introduces same-day deliveryGetting a job in retail from Thanksgiving through the end of the year is an age-old holiday tradition. But this year one of the biggest employers isn’t in the mall. Read More →


Featured, Links, Money & Power

Under Armour Plans Big New Distribution Center for Sparrows Point

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 10:34am

Outside Building 37 (courtesy Under Armour)

Outside Building 37 (courtesy Under Armour)

Under Armour plans to build a gigantic distribution center–and employ 1,000 people–on the site where the Sparrows Point steel mill used to be. How’s that for some old Baltimore/new Baltimore symbolism? Read More →


Amazon Lockers Arrive in Baltimore

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016 9:51am

Photo via Wikipedia

Photo via Wikipedia

Amazon keeps adding new services to the Baltimore area– the latest example being Amazon Lockers, which are now available in nine locations around town. Read More →

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