Angel Investor Helping Baltimore Companies to Grow

It’s an exciting day for two Baltimore start-ups that each received $200,000 from the Propel Baltimore Fund to continue their work. The Propel Baltimore Fund is backed by the Maryland Technology Development Corp., the Abell Foundation and the France-Merrick Foundation. The two start-ups that received funds included SocialToaster Inc. and Woofound Inc. As The Abell […]

Maryland Funding for the Arts Looking Up

In a move that offers hope and excitement, the Maryland State Arts Council has awarded a 16% increase in state arts funding for fiscal 2014. They just awarded close to $13 million to local arts organizations which will support 254 arts organizations and programs. It will also assist arts councils in Maryland’s 23 counties and […]

National Aquarium : Well Worth the Wait

If you can’t wait for the National Aquarium to open – you’ll have to wait a bit longer. The grand opening of the Blacktip Reef exhibit which was set for July 10th has been postponed. CEO John Racanelli explained that 1200 animals will live in the display eventually, but that they need extra time to […]

Foreman Wolf Opening Sixth Restaurant in Columbia

If you love the Columbia waterfront, then you may want to take note. Foreman Wolf, one of Baltimore’s most well known and respected restaurant groups, is about to open a sixth restaurant. This one will be in Columbia and will be their first restaurant outside the city limits of Baltimore. They just signed a 10 […]

Maryland Historical Society: Worth the Trip

One of the gems in Baltimore is the Maryland Historical Society. They have rare documents located here at 201 W. Monument Street with many of the pieces kept in special cases for all to admire. For anyone who enjoys profiles in history, like historian Nat Shapell, the “Star-Spangled Banner” lyrics is a site to behold […]

Baltimore Law Firms Make the American Lawyers Survey List

If you’re looking to join one of the top revenue-generating law firms in the country, look no further than Baltimore. The 2013 American Lawyers annual survey of the top 100 firms just presented its findings and showed that DLA Piper is the nation’s number one revenue-generating law firm. DLA is the second-biggest law firm in […]

Frank Storch Authors Keep Your School Safe Guide

Many businesses in the Baltimore area look at the bottom line and at the profit margin. Some people and businesses, however, are more concerned about helping others, and this is true for Frank Storch. The founder of The Chesed Fund and Project Ezra of Greater Baltimore Inc., Frank Storch is a Security Consultant and Coordinator […]

New Look for Baltimore Grand Prix

The Baltimore Grand Prix is getting a face-lift. Their old slogan, “Festival of Speed” is out the door, and they are welcoming a new slogan, “Celebration of Acceleration.” Their new tagline is, as they explain, part of a “new look and feel” that the race has just unveiled. The Grand Prix is also planning to […]

InvestMaryland Challenge Narrows to 9

The winning companies from the InvestMaryland Challenge will each receive $100,000 in prizes and $125,000 in cash as part of the Maryland Venture Fund’s first business competition. The winning companies will be announced on April 15. InvestMaryland is a state venture capital initiative managed by DBED and the Maryland Venture Fund. They managed to raise […]