Aldi introduced new "On the Go" food, wider aisles and discount meat and fish to its newly renovated location in East Baltimore — and shoppers are already responding. The grocery chain is investing $18 million to update 13 Baltimore-area stores, said Division Vice President Jeff Baehr. The store on East Fayette Street is the third to be remodeled this year after stores in Elkton and Essex. The renovation is part of a $1.9 billion national push to renovate 1,300 Aldi stores by the end of 2020.
It's a good time to be a jazz lover in Baltimore. The city's live jazz scene will grow its ranks later this week with the grand opening of Bentley's, a new restaurant in Midtown-Belvedere that aims to host a regular rotation of performers.
The Maryland Public Service Commission took its first step toward changing the way utility companies such as Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. set rates — a move the regulator said will provide more certainty to customers.
Upcoming games at Baltimore's M&T Bank Stadium and Oriole Park at Camden Yards will see heightened security after two mass shootings elsewhere in the country claimed the lives of more than 30 people over the weekend.
Promoters of the Woodstock 50 music festival have their sights set on Howard County's Merriweather Post Pavilion as the new venue. Scott Peterson, a spokesman for Howard County Executive Calvin Ball, said Thursday that county officials are working with Merriweather and festival organizers to bring the concert to Columbia.
A negotiating team made up of Baltimore City officials and the owners of Pimlico Race Course have been talking almost daily about how they can come to an agreement over the future of the 149-year-old track, the Preakness Stakes and Maryland's horse racing industry.
The team tapped to redevelop Penn Station in Midtown Baltimore is on the hunt for retail and office tenants. The $140 million project is expected to begin by the end of the year, developers Penn Station Partners said Monday.
The Maryland Board of Public Works voted 3-0 Wednesday to move forward with a $27.5 million demolition of 39 structures at the Baltimore City Correctional Complex located east of the Jones Falls Expressway.
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians picketed rather than practiced at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall Monday morning, hours after learning the orchestra's board had decided to lock them out amid ongoing contract negotiations.