Baltimore Beat Closes in a Blink

If you blinked, you probably missed The Baltimore Beat. The Brown Naff Pitts Ominmedia started the Baltimore Beat last November after the Baltimore City Paper closed. The Baltimore Beat closed because of its lack of advertising. The Beat’s managing editor and news editor, Brandon Soderberg, said “Don’t let this deter anyone else from trying. I […]

More Sneakers Coming Your Way

If you’re wondering what happened to your favorite DTLR (Downtown Locker Room) Store, wonder no more. The Hanover-based company has merged with Sneaker Villa Inc. to create an urban retailer with 230 locations. The transaction was completed by private equity firms Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill & Co. and Goode Partners LLC, both of New York. DTLR already […]

Executives on the Move

In new Baltimore business news, Rhonda Pringle is taking over as the publisher and market president of the Baltimore Business Journal. She is from Florida and is joining BBJ from the sister paper, the Phoenix Business Journal where she had the position of advertising director since 2015.

New CEO at eOriginal Inc.

For those of you keeping tabs on the software world in Baltimore, you’ll be interested to know that the Baltimore company eOriginal Inc. has hired Brian Madocks as its new CEO. He was previously the chief executive of a number of other companies including Revitas Inc., Vitalyst Inc. and SunGard Higher Education. Madocks is replacing […]

Reisterstown Is Getting an Ocean City Brewing Co.

Reisterstown is getting its own Ocean City Brewing Co. and it will be the brewery’s third restaurant in Maryland. They already have tap houses in Ocean City and Abingdon. This new location promises to have dozens of beers on tap including something between 12 and 24 of the company’s own products. They will serve pub […]

Medifast Gets New President for Direct-Sales Division

Medifast is getting a facelift, and it’s hoping that it will help its customers to lose weight and to stick to their program. They have a new president for their direct-sales division, Mona Ameli. She is now the president for Take Shape For Life, Medifast’s largest revenue generator. This division accounts for approximately two thirds […]

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 […]

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 […]