Posts In Category

Maryland Living

10928997_844277335611604_4502575223770819771_n
Maryland Living

As any Marylander will attest, our State is a great place to eat.  Maryland’s top restaurants took center stage this weekend during the Restaurant Association of Maryland‘s 61st Annual Stars of the Industry Awards Gala. Award winners, chosen by more than 15,000 of the association’s members, were announced Tuesday.  “The Gala is our opportunity

Read More
FD_logoLAYEREDhoriz
Maryland Living

To the delight of local IPA-imbibing, stout-swilling beer connoisseurs, the Brewers Association recently recognized a Maryland company in its listing of the “Top 50 U.S. Craft Brewing Companies” by beer sales volume: Flying Dog Brewery. Flying Dog leads Maryland’s booming craft brewing industry. The State’s total number of breweries rose from 25 to

Read More
IMG_0670-e1404317351523
Maryland Living

The sun is shining, flowers are blooming and across Maryland, farmers markets are reopening for the spring and summer selling seasons. This is welcome news for lovers of fresh produce, but it’s also a boon to local economies.  Maryland farmers who sold edible crops directly to consumers generated $28.03 million

Read More
brampton-large_opt
Maryland Living

Love is in the air across Maryland, which means your special someone is probably wondering if you have anything special planned this Valentine’s Day. This year, consider supporting an independently-owned business close to home. According to these small businesses, buying local not only bolsters the economy, it can also up

Read More
tourism_boat
Maryland Living

The tourism industry is an important player in Maryland’s economy. In 2013 alone, travelers spent $15.4 billion exploring the State. But what will draw visitors to Maryland in 2015? Look no further than Destination Maryland: The Official Guide to Maryland State Travel. The free travel magazine was released Tuesday by the Maryland Office of

Read More
StarSpangledSpectacular
Maryland Living

When it comes to celebrating our national anthem, Maryland certainly knows how to throw a party. Between 2012 and 2014, more than 3 million people attended events commemorating the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner. The two-year patriotic festival had an economic impact

Read More
HavreDeGrace
Maryland Living

Overall quality of life—factoring in economic, environmental and social indicators—is on the rise for Marylanders, Governor Martin O’Malley announced Friday. Maryland’s Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI) was first created in 2009 to measure the impact of 26 factors, ranging from income inequality to the value of volunteer work. In 2013, the overall index

Read More
Tourism_street
Maryland Living

Whether you’re strolling Ocean City’s Boardwalk or escaping to a cabin at Deep Creek Lake, your vacation makes an important impact on Maryland’s economy. Jobs and revenue related to tourism activities are on the rise throughout the State, according to the Fiscal Year 2014 Tourism Development Annual Report, released Tuesday by

Read More
RunningHare logo1
Maryland EconomyMaryland Living

As part of our #BuyLocalMD series this holiday season, MDBIZ News hopes to inspire you to explore the small businesses in your own community. When you buy from a Maryland winery or brewery, you support a local business while getting a full taste of what the State has to offer. From

Read More
MiY Home 50 logi
Maryland EconomyMaryland Living

As part of our #BuyLocalMD series this holiday season, MDBIZ News hopes to inspire you to explore the small businesses in your own community. Maryland’s unique sellers and small shops have plenty to offer for holiday gifts and goodies. From Main Street stores to craft market vendors, buying local products

Read More