As part of our #BuyLocalMD series this holiday season, the Maryland Department of Commerce hopes to inspire you to explore the small businesses in your own community. Get into the holiday spirit with help from our local breweries, wineries, and more. Here’s a toast to our favorite picks throughout Maryland.
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
Time is running out and the new year is quickly approaching! Don’t forget to make time for grocery shopping and plan out your shopping list. Here are some suggestions for incorporating Maryland ingredients into your holiday meals. Meat If farm-fresh turkey is your choice for the main course, Maryland has
Francis Scott Key Family Resort is a sprawling family-friendly resort with 232 rooms, a mini-golf course, water park, diner and other exciting attractions. Family-owned and operated, the resort is currently run by Jim and Annemarie Dickerson—Annemarie’s father originally purchased the property in 1972. Back then, the expansive resort had only
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
In 2010, Joy Quinn-Whalen put aside a 15-year career as an IT and management consultant to pursue a lifelong dream — starting a businesses and being her own boss. She opened her first outlet of The Spice & Tea Exchange that year. Now Quinn-Whalen is up to four stores, the
Catch up on the latest Maryland business news. Maryland business successes: Maryland, for the third year in a row, was named No. 1 in Innovation and Entrepreneurship by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Learn more about the ranking on MDBIZ News. Maryland biotech innovator Cellphire is freeze drying blood platelets, which could
Maryland’s popularity among visitors is growing rapidly, the Maryland Office of Tourism announced this week. Domestic travelers to the State reached 36.1 million in 2013, a 2.2 percent increase since 2012. A dramatic 33.3 percent increase in visitors occurred between 2013 and 2007, when 27.2 million travelers visited the State, a national survey of U.S.
Check out the latest Maryland business news. Maryland business successes: The 2014 InvestMaryland Challenge, an early-stage business competition of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development came to a close this week, honoring dozens of the State’s most innovative companies. Learn more about the finalists, see video of Governor Martin O’Malley and
MDBIZ News plans to feature every Maryland county in its weekly “Building your Maryland business” series. If you are a representative of a county economic development group, please contact the editor, Emily Pope, at email@example.com. Imagine your beachside vacation home is just a stone’s throw from the company office. This