Amazon fulfillment
Breaking NewsInnovation & TechMaryland Economy

After narrowing down it from 238 applications, Amazon has named Montgomery County as a leading location for its second North American headquarters. The retail giant today announced the 20 potential candidates for its future facility, ranging from Los Angeles to Boston. Locally, Montgomery County, Washington D.C., Northern Virginia, and Philadelphia

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UMBC Bio
EducationLife Sciences

Guest feature: Sarah Hansen is the STEM Communications Manager at UMBC. Follow along with UMBC on Facebook and Twitter. A new degree program developed jointly by UMBC and Montgomery College (MC), and soon to be offered at The Universities at Shady Grove (USG), will create opportunities for students of all backgrounds to pursue

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Destination Maryland Travel Guide
Tourism

The Maryland Office of Tourism Development (OTD), a division of the Maryland Department of Commerce, has released the 2018 edition of Destination Maryland: The Official Guide to Maryland State Travel. This year, the free publication contains a special feature on “Uniquely Maryland Adventures” and includes themed trip suggestions as well

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EFynch Handyman
Innovation & TechProfiles

A couple of years ago, EFynch CEO Teris Pantazes realized he needed help. But not much help, and not for long. “I was hanging a TV in my own house,” said Pantazes, who used to run his own construction company. “I needed help for, like, 10 minutes.” Pantazes considered something

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Maryland Nonprofits
Programs

The Maryland Department of Commerce, in partnership with the Maryland Nonprofit Development Center, is now accepting applications from nonprofit organizations seeking short-term operational support. The Nonprofit, Interest-Free, Micro Bridge Loan Account (NIMBL) is an interest-free, micro bridge loan fund that provides funding up to $25,000 to qualifying nonprofits between the

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Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
EntertainmentEventsTourism

Picturesque snow-capped mountains, exciting winter adventure sports, and toasty log cabins with roaring fireplaces are just a short drive away for Marylanders looking to ring in the New Year in Allegany and Garrett Counties. Whether you’re looking to hit the slopes, enjoy a romantic horse drawn sleigh ride with your

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