Don’t ever make a disparaging comment about flipping burgers for a living within earshot of Gerry Gimelstob.
He’ll be quick to correct you, explaining that in his 21 years as a McDonald’s franchisee, he’s seen dozens of workers spin part-time jobs as cashiers and cooks into well-paid management positions with room to grow.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade will go on Saturday regardless of a potential government shutdown by avoiding National Park Service property, organizers said Friday.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is helping pitch President Barack Obama’s national energy plan.
Lawmakers in Rhode Island and Maryland are taking up bills to legalize gay marriage, advocates in New York are making a renewed push, and opponents are fighting for constitutional bans in Indiana and Wyoming and to re-impose bans in Iowa and Hampshire.
Streets in downtown Washington will be closed for the annual National Christmas Tree Lighting.
An fledgling West Ocean City-based bakery has struck a deal to distribute handmade miniature Smith Island Cakes to 29 Giant grocery stores in Maryland, Delaware, and Northern Virginia.
Megan Frazer scored with 2:10 left in the second period of sudden-death overtime to give No. 1 Maryland a 3-2 victory over No. 2 North Carolina in the field hockey national championship Sunday.