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William Peierce Maryland Artist Marketplace
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What is the best type of present to give this holiday season? Here’s an idea: a gift that is unique, one-of-a-kind, and supports Maryland businesses. Plus, you’ll be giving that special someone a long-lasting treasure for which you will always be remembered. The Maryland State Arts Council’s Maryland Artist Marketplace

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Plak That Printing Company
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Looking for the perfect unique gift this holiday season? Don’t forget to #ShopSmall at stores in your community and #BuyLocalMD products. Check out more Maryland gift-giving suggestions here. As a lifelong Ocean City resident, Wyatt Harrison spent every summer working at Malibu’s Surf Shop on the boardwalk. During his 14

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Maryland State Arts Council
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From attending a performance at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, to checking out your town’s local crafts festival, the arts have an impact on Maryland’s economy. But, have you ever wondered what goes into supporting such a rich and artistically diverse community? Since its inception in 1967, the Maryland State Arts

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Maryland Film Festival
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The Maryland Film Festival (MFF) is currently accepting submissions for its 18th season. Scheduled for May 4-8 of next year, MFF has been an annual tradition in Baltimore since 1999. Filmmakers from all over the country visit to screen their works. Past festival participants include Michael Tully, director of Ping

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
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As the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 100th anniversary, the orchestra will conduct its season with special guests, new music, collaborations, and even transport audiences back to music performed five decades ago. A star-studded 2015-2016 lineup brings Baltimore institutions and artists together who have a deep association with the City.

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Strongbox Baltimore
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Situated in historic Mt. Vernon is a newcomer to the Baltimore arts and retail community. Strongbox – a retailer specializing in curated Artisan wares and vintages goods for the body and home – opened this past January on St. Paul Street. Co-founded by Joseph Gouse and Analena Provost, the shop provides

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With a projected increase in holiday shopping and a recovering housing market, Maryland’s economic outlook has multiple positive highlights, according to Regional Economic Studies Institute Executive Director Dr. Daraius Irani. Irani presented RESI’s findings during the 2013 Economic Outlook Conference, the organization’s premier event, held at Towson University last week. Maryland

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Looking to boost your community’s economy? Consider sprucing up the town’s welcome sign, organizing an outdoor farmers market or printing T-shirts with the town name on them. These actions and more, shared during Tuesday’s Maryland Economic Development Association fall conference in Frederick, may not directly translate into new jobs, but

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The longtime mantra of realtors, “location, location, location,” applies just as much to a community’s overall economic development, experts agreed during the Maryland Economic Development Association’s fall conference. The conference, held Tuesday in Frederick and sponsored by the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, made the case for “place

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In recent years, Maryland families have consistently topped the nation in household income. Stateline, a daily news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts, released an interactive map and chart on Thursday, which details median household income by state between 2008 and 2012. Despite a national decline, Maryland continued to rank

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