Maryland LivingTourism

Piecing Together Tourism, Agriculture, Heritage and the Arts by Connie Yingling, Maryland Office of Tourism First Barn Quilt Trail Established in 2001 Curious about a phenomenon that has since swept through 30 states and two Canadian provinces, in 2006 Karen Reckner, an Oakland, Md. resident, drove to Ohio and found

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Innovation & Tech

by Leah Michaels July 21, 2011 marked the end of NASA’s space shuttle program, as the Atlantis safely landed on American soil. While the space shuttle program has completed its mission, this is not the end of space science. Maryland’s own Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU APL) is sending

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CommerceInnovation & TechIT and Cybersecurity

Bi-Monthly E-Newsletter to Publish News on Cybersecurity and IT in Maryland by Amanda Winters, DBED Today, the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) debuted their latest informative cybersecurity newsletter.  Cyber Pulse, the fifth e-letter to be released by DBED, follows in efforts to promote Maryland as the nation’s

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Commerce

by Leah Michaels This month MDBizMedia talks with prominent Marylanders about their lessons learned from odd summer jobs. MDBizMedia sat down with co-founder and CEO of Give Corps, Jamie McDonald, who learned that visibility and the willingness to do anything takes you far in life. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NQ247w1BHM] Think you had an

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CommerceEntrepreneurs

by Wanda Wickham, DBED As founder and chairman of Radio One Inc., Cathy Hughes considers herself a leader and a survivor in the media world of communications. Starting out her career in radio as General Sales Manager of WHUR-FM, the Howard University owned radio station, she worked her way learning

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Commerce

by Christine Hansen Throughout her life and career, Jamie McDonald, current CEO of GiveCorps, has always placed a high priority on civic engagement.  After coming to Baltimore in 1986 to work for Alex Brown (now Deutsche Bank), McDonald became involved in a number of local non-profits. “When I got involved

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