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Atlas plans chophouse, tequila bar to replace Pusser’s in Annapolis

Two new restaurants will fill the rum-soaked void left by Pusser’s Caribbean Grille in Annapolis after it closes this fall. A tequila bar called Armada and an Italian chophouse, Marmo, will replace Pusser’s, a destination on the Annapolis waterfront that’s slated to shut down in November after three decades in business.

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Exclusive: Massive scale of data center development plans in Frederick County addressed by company co-founder

A big hurdle standing in the way of a controversial data center development in southern Frederick County was swept away Thursday. Maryland Governor Wes Moore signed a bill exempting data centers from existing regulations on the fleet of massive diesel generators needed for backup power. Moore said he aims to “supercharge” the data center industry’s expansion into Maryland.

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South Baltimore Gateway Partnership announces nearly $1M in community grants

The South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP) Thursday announced $932,787 in community grants to support 24 projects across south and southwest Baltimore, the largest collective Community Grants funding amount yet. This round of funding attracted proposals totaling more than $2.4 million.

How tiny food companies get products in hundreds of grocery stores

Baltimore food startups put their products in hundreds of stores despite often having less than a dozen staff members. Here’s how they manage complex manufacturing and supply chain issues.

Nonprofit buys West Baltimore warehouse for $25.1M

The nonprofit acquired the 180,701-square-foot facility earlier this spring.

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Restaurant Association of MD opening apprenticeship program

The Columbia-based Restaurant Association of Maryland (RAM), the only trade association that represents every segment of the foodservice industry in Maryland, is now accepting applications from restaurant employers and prospective apprentices to participate in its Restaurant Manager Apprenticeship program. The apprenticeship is a two-year program that includes on-the-job training and coursework.

World Market opens Baltimore County store at The Avenue at White Marsh

World Market, a retail chain specializing in a variety of products from all over the world, Wednesday announced the grand opening of a new location at The Avenue at White Marsh in Baltimore County. The retailer secured a lease for a 15,000-square-foot space at 8125 Honeygo Blvd., its second in Maryland, joining its store in Rockville.

Fed plan to reschedule cannabis could save Md. businesses millions

The federal Drug Enforcement Administration is considering rescheduling cannabis. Here’s what it would mean for Maryland cannabis businesses.

DNA Genotyping and Sequencing. Technician prepares for a viral whole-genome sequencing experiment at the Cancer Genomics Research Laboratory, part of the National Cancer Institute's Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG).
TEDCO’s 2024 legislative showcase highlights Maryland’s growing tech economy

TEDCO’s 2024 Legislative Technology Showcase wasn’t just networking – it was a microcosm of Maryland’s thriving innovation ecosystem. Held in Annapolis, Maryland in March 2024, the event brought together 12 of TEDCO-supported technology startups with state legislators for a showcase of their innovations, a testament to TEDCO’s commitment to fostering economic empowerment growth of technology and life science-based companies in Maryland.

Baltimore-area bakery expands to Chicago

A Baltimore-area bakery has expanded to Chicago. Roggenart European Bakery, Bistro & Café recently opened at 565 W. Diversey Parkway in Lincoln Park. Like the bakery’s other locations, the Chicago spot makes everything from scratch and offers small batches of savory and sweet pastries, croissants, and sandwiches among other popular items. The opening comes after Roggenart opened a store in Arlington, Virginia, in March as part of owners Neman Popov and Brody Tennant’s plan to expand outside Maryland. Roggenart also opened a location in Mount Vernon in Baltimore in April and has stores in Columbia, Ellicott City, Savage and Towson.

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