Maryland Adds 24.2K Jobs; Unemployment Rate Decreases To 6.9%According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, Maryland added 24,200 jobs and the state's unemployment rate decreased to 6.9% in August.
More Than 13.5K Marylanders Filed For Unemployment Last WeekThe Maryland Department of Labor reported Thursday at 13,575 Marylanders filed for unemployment last week.
First-Ever Maryland Restaurant Week Begins On FridayMany Maryland restaurants have struggled through the year after initially closing their doors to diners due to the coronavirus pandemic, limiting service only to takeout and delivery.
Maryland Lawmakers Propose Alcohol Tax Hike For Health PlanMaryland lawmakers and health care advocates proposed increasing the state’s alcohol tax on Wednesday to generate millions of dollars to address health disparities, which have been highlighted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Median Income Hit Record High In 2019 Before The Pandemic, Census SaysMedian US household income was $68,700 in 2019, the highest since 1967, the first year records were kept, according to inflation-adjusted data released by the Census Bureau on Tuesday.
Baltimore City Council Considering Legislation That Would Help Laid-Off Hospitality Workers Return To Their JobsThe Baltimore City Council is set to vote on two bills that, if passed, would help hospitality workers return to the jobs they had before COVID-19 led hotels and event centers to lay off staff.
Ravens Fans Already Talking About Possible Super Bowl Appearance Following 38-6 Win Over BrownsAfter a monstrous Baltimore Ravens win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, some fans are already talking about a possible trip to the Super Bowl.
Now Hiring: 4.4K Jobs Available At Amazon In BaltimoreAmazon continues to expand its operations in Baltimore and they are now hiring for an additional 4,400 jobs in the area.
Starbucks Has Officially Abandoned Straws In Favor Of Sippy Cup Lids. Well, MostlyStarbucks is finally ditching straws and ushering in its long-awaited "sippy cup" lids for iced beverages. But the straw-free rendition of the Starbucks cup won't be taking effect for all drinks.
61% Of Americans Looking For Jobs Right Now Want To Switch CareersThe pandemic has hit the US economy and job market hard, battering some industries beyond recognition. That's inspired many job seekers to change careers altogether, according to a new study.
Cinemark Towson Reopening Friday With New Safety Protocols; AMC Theatres Reopening ThursdayMoviegoers rejoice! A number of Baltimore-area movie theatres will reopen this week with new safety protocols in place due to the coronavirus.
Marriott To Lay Off 17% Of Corporate Staff Next MonthMarriott International Inc. plans to lay off 17% of its corporate workforce next month as the coronavirus continues to take a heavy toll on the hotel industry.
Boardwalk Fries Opening New Perry Hall LocationDo you love boardwalk fries but don't want to make the trip to Ocean City? Here's some good news.
'We've Come A Long Way': Raimondi's Florist Expanding Thanks To Surge In Online Orders Amid Coronavirus PandemicNearly 100 years after opening its doors, a Baltimore business is expanding in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
Restaurant Owners Hope First-Ever Maryland Restaurant Week Will Provide Boost To BusinessThose in the restaurant industry hope the first-ever Maryland Restaurant Week will be a boost for business for establishments struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic.