Today is Harriet Tubman Day and Maryland is celebrating in a big way. After years of planning and preparation, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center is officially open for business. The center is hosting a special invitation-only event today to commemorate its completion. This weekend’s grand opening celebration, held on
While you are waiting for the final days of winter to wrap up, start planning your summer vacation to Maryland’s favorite beach town. TripAdvisor has named Ocean City, Maryland, one of the top ten beaches in the nation. The oceanside resort took a big leap this year, moving up from
In celebration of Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month in February, Governor Larry Hogan will once again issue a proclamation and offer an official toast on February 3 to kick off FeBREWary. Breweries across Maryland are joining together to host special love-themed events, launch new beers, and offer unique culinary pairings.
There’s no place like home, especially when it comes to sports. That’s why it comes as no surprise that Oriole Park at Camden Yards (OPACY) has taken top honors in Stadium Journey’s best experience rankings for the third year in a row. Camden Yards – located blocks away from Babe
Visitors to Maryland spent nearly $17 billion on travel expenses in 2015, up 3.5 percent from the previous year, according to a report released by the Maryland Office of Tourism Development, an agency of the Maryland Department of Commerce. The report also found that Maryland welcomed 40.5 million visitors in
An old tradition is coming back to life thanks to a local distillery and a Navy warship. Tobacco Barn Distillery of Southern Maryland and the Historic Ships in Baltimore have teamed up to create a Maryland-made rum, complete with molasses from Baltimore’s Domino Sugar. The two 53-gallon rum barrels – weighing
MGM National Harbor opens its doors today in the National Harbor waterfront development in Prince George’s County. The project is expected to have a significant lasting economic impact on Maryland, Prince George’s County, and the Capital Region, attracting visitors from Washington, D.C., neighboring states, across the country, and around the world.
Guest feature: Angela Visintainer is the director of economic development for Caroline Economic Development Corporation. Follow CEDC on Facebook and Twitter. Caroline Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) has launched a new brand to attract businesses, talent, and visitors to Caroline County. Establishing a strong brand for the County was identified as a top
Catch up on the latest Maryland business news. Maryland business successes: Businesses within the BGE’s Smart Energy Economic Development Program are creating 2,400 new jobs in Maryland, according to Capital Gazette. CityBizList reports that Baltimore tech company Mindgrub has added 21 new employees since June. Columbia tech company Tenable Network
Guest feature: Julie Oberg is the Communications Director for the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Follow along with MDA @MdAgDept and Maryland’s Best @MdsBest. Maryland farms are ready for your family this fall. Maryland’s farmers offer a variety of fall activities as a way for families to spend time together outdoors.