Don't tell Grandma. Restaurants drawing more diners for Thanksgiving

Baltimore Business Journal - 6 hours 36 min ago
Tony Foreman's favorite Thanksgiving dish is a mashup of collard greens, Hoppin' John (also known as Carolina peas and rice) and dark and gray turkey meat. He drinks it down with a "big, fruity red wine." You won't find that exact combination on the menu at Charleston restaurant, the upscale low-country restaurant in Baltimore's Harbor East. Chef Cindy Wolf's cuisine is a little more refined than her business partner's concoction. But the individual ingredients will definitely all be there when…
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Why You Should Join Uber's Rewards Program

Today's Small Business News from Inc - 18 hours 17 min ago
Uber's only viable marketing strategy will be to offer more product for less money.
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How to Ensure You Get the Right Candidate, Every Time

With more jobs available than ever before, how can you make sure you're getting the right person for the role you have open?
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3 Leadership Myths You Should Question

The weaker your connections with your employees are, the less motivated they are to stay.
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The Surprising Thing That Can Sap Your Motivation

Take control of your emotions and energy with this tip.
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Amazon's Negotiations With Virginia Included a New Name for the HQ's Area, But It's Confusing Everyone

Economic development officials renamed the area "National Landing" as a way to describe multiple areas.
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Rash Field's re-do to take place in two parts as funds are raised

Baltimore Business Journal - Fri, Nov 16, 2018
Long awaited upgrades to Rash Field at the Inner Harbor have taken a new approach, officials of the Waterfront Partnership said this week. The project has been on the partnership's agenda for three years and was first unveiled in 2012. But fundraising for the $22 million effort has slowed the roll — until now. "We broke the project into two phases because it allows us to zero in on one phase of construction," Laurie Schwartz, president of the group, told a city design panel Thursday. "We have…
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Why CareFirst is targeting PPO members to get them even cheaper ACA coverage this year

Baltimore Business Journal - Fri, Nov 16, 2018
CareFirst is targeting 20 percent of its PPO members to tell them they may be able to buy cheaper HMO plans with similar benefits this year.
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Orioles officially name Houston Astros executive Mike Elias as next GM

Baltimore Business Journal - Fri, Nov 16, 2018
The Baltimore Orioles have hired Houston Astros executive Mike Elias as the new head of baseball operations as the franchise looks to rebuild after its worst season in its 65-year history. Elias, 35, has spent 12 seasons in Major League Baseball, most recently as the Astros' assistant general manager. He replaces former executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette who was not brought back after the Orioles went 47-115 in 2018, the final year of his contract. Manager Buck Showalter…
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Lidl to acquire Long Island-based grocer

Baltimore Business Journal - Fri, Nov 16, 2018
Arlington-based Lidl US is acquiring Best Market, a chain of 27 grocery stores in New York and New Jersey. Terms were not disclosed. Lidl said it expects the deal to close in the coming months.   The acquisition allows Lidl to expand its presence in New Jersey, where it currently has two stores, and to enter the Long Island and New York City markets. The deal follows a bumpy rollout for the German grocer in the United States, where its low prices have been met by competitors and slowed Lidl’s…
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How the California Wildfires Are Reshaping Fire Insurance for Homeowners

More than 7,000 structures have been destroyed as wildfires continue to rip through California.
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When Hiring Managers Say You're Not a 'Cultural Fit,' Here's What They Really Mean

The hard truth about a common reason for not getting hired.
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I Want to Be an Engaged Employee. But How Do I Get There?

Across the globe, employee engagement is abysmally low. Here's how employees can get themselves engaged, instead of waiting on the company to do it for them.
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13 Simple Ways to Start Thinking Like a Designer Right Now

Use these 13 factors to practice your DQ (Design Quotient) to think like a designer in a world of complex and constant change.
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Construction on new Port Discovery exhibits will start in January

Baltimore Business Journal - Fri, Nov 16, 2018
KidWorks, the longtime climbing structure at the center of the Port Discovery Children's Museum, will soon be replaced as the museum moves forward on its first major update in 20 years. Construction on two new exhibits will start on Jan. 2, museum officials said Friday. One, the SkyClimber, will replace KidWorks with new climbing equipment that will rise four stories tall but will limit entrances and exits to one level. The second exhibit, called "Port," will bring a three-story, interactive…
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During Chicago Toy And Game Week, Products Get Licensed

If you want to succeed in the toy industry, this event is a must.
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Baltimore Business Journal's 2018 40 Under 40 celebration (PHOTOS)

Baltimore Business Journal - Fri, Nov 16, 2018
Baltimore's earliest snow in over 20 years didn't stop more than 225 people from coming out to the Hard Rock Cafe last night to celebrate the Baltimore Business Journal's 40 Under 40 class of 2018. The theme of this year's publication was travel as we honored men and women in Greater Baltimore who are really going places and making an impact both professionally and in their philanthropic involvement. All of this year's honorees received an award as well as a swag bag filled with travel-related goodies.…
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Did Amazon Pick the Wrong Cities for Its HQ2 Locations?

Placing Amazon's second headquarters in a non-coastal city would have been a wise choice. Here's why.
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