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Guest feature: Julie Oberg of the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Follow along with MDA @MdAgDept and Maryland’s Best @MdsBest. Join in the conversation with #FarmersMarketWeek. Governor Larry Hogan has designated August 2nd – 8th Farmers’ Market Week in Maryland to coincide with National Farmers’ Market Week. The Maryland Department of Agriculture

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It’s the perfect time to step outside and grab a bite to eat—Baltimore Restaurant Week is back. Scheduled from July 24th to August 2nd, the annual dining celebration includes a three-course dinner for $20 or $30, and a two-course brunch or lunch for $15. Now in its 10th year, Baltimore

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On July 4, 1776, the original 13 colonies of the United States officially adopted the Declaration of Independence, proclaiming their freedom from Great Britain. Of the 56 signers of the Declaration, 4 hailed from Maryland – Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Samuel Chase, William Paca, and Thomas Stone. Nearly 40 years later,

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Since 1980, Medifast of Owings Mills has provided healthy living products and programs to its customers. This summer, the company is expanding its local outreach by teaming up with Baltimore’s Waterfront Partnership to provide free wellness programming for Baltimore City and community residents. Brian Kagen, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for

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The Preakness Stakes – the second jewel in horse racing’s Triple Crown – brings to Maryland not only thousands of visitors each May, but also millions in economic impact. From the dollars spent on wagering, to visitor expenditures on hotels and restaurants, to the state and local taxes generated, Preakness

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Secretary Mike Gill of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) sat down for an interview with Allan Hirsh of Aha! Business Radio this past Tuesday, April 21. “I tell everybody when I talk to them, ‘economic development is a team sport,’” said Secretary Gill. “I’ve been on the road heavily for

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Video by Emily Kimball Pope In one corner, students pounded a vortex machine, sending rings of air catapulting to the ceiling. Across the room, teenagers struck poses in front of an advanced camera to create blueprints for tiny 3-D prints of themselves. The Digital Harbor Foundation opened the doors of

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The second annual InvestMaryland Challenge is in full swing. If your business is in need of a jump start, check out this site for more information about the national business competition. The Challenge offers applicants free admission to networking events, social media promotion, scoring and feedback from judges, exposure to venture capital firms and angel investors

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Less than seven months before city streets are transformed into a 12-turn, two-mile IndyCar racetrack, Grand Prix of Baltimore planners are drumming up excitement with a new logo and tagline. The former “Festival of Speed” will now be known as a “Celebration of Acceleration.” The new tagline is accompanied by an

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Leave the car behind and hit some stores—that’s the message behind the new Walk Annapolis initiative. The program divides downtown Annapolis into five main shopping districts, no larger than the average shopping mall. Colorful maps and banners urge customers to explore each district on foot: City Dock and Main Street

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