Icelandair Returning to BWI

Those in the Baltimore area can get ready for some added fun as Icelandair is coming back to the area. They are adding four weekly roundtrip flights to Reykjavik, Iceland starting May 28. They used to fly through BWI, but stopped doing so in late 2007. Now, they are returning. Those in the area were […]

Salontra Select Suites

Wilson Nolley Jr. wants to help the beauty industry to prosper. He has now founded Salontra Select Suites, a 35,000 square foot space that has 135 suites for salon professionals. It’s being called a “co-working space for stylists.” He offers beauty professionals to lease salon suites within a larger community of other professionals. Housed here […]

Snag-A-Slip Gets More Funding

The Baltimore startup Snag-A-Slip has raised $4.8 million to develop new product features and to step up its marketing and sales. They are an online boat slip reservation company and many companies participated in the contribution including Claritas Capital, TCP Venture Capital, Abell Foundation and others. Snag-A-Slip is a two year old company that works […]

Soon You’ll Get Your Under Armour Shoes at DSW

Here is something that Under Armour lovers will enjoy. Under Armour Inc. has just entered into a partnership with DSW Inc. Jason LaRose, the president of North America for Under Armour has said that they will bring their shoes to the DSW stores starting in July. The Baltimore-based shoe giant has also entered into a […]

A New “Made in Baltimore” Certification

Soon, the Baltimore City’s Department of Planning will be certifying “Made in Baltimore” businesses. It will be for companies that make products in the city and local stores that sell these. Those that are certified will be allowed to display their “Made in Baltimore” seal on their products and their websites and on their store […]

New Institute Created with Two Maryland Universities

The National Institute for Innovation of Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals was announced by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker this month. The institute will be operated by more than 150 companies, nonprofits, educational institutions and state governments. This will include two Maryland universities –  The University of Maryland, College Park and University of Maryland, Baltimore. The project […]

Baltimore Development Corp.’s Innovation Fund Gives Out $575,000

Recently, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake gave out $575,000 in city funds to seven Baltimore companies and organizations that work in innovation and entrepreneurship. The money was given out as part of a one-time funding effort with the Baltimore Development Corp.’s Innovation Fund. The seven recipients of the money included: Innovation Village, Counscious Venture Lab in Innovation Village, […]

New Hotel Coming to Fells Point

A new hotel in Fells Point is moving along on schedule according to Sagamore Development Company. They plan to open Kevin Plank’s Recreation Pier hotel in early 2017. After their purchase of the property in 2014, Sagamore Pendry Baltimore had hoped to open in fall 2016. But now early 2017 has become the goal. They […]