Car Review: 2015 Toyota Prius

The Toyota Prius has been around for 15 years. It was the first hybrid on the U.S. market and it caused most major manufacturers to develop hybrids of their own. In other words, the Prius aided by Toyota marketing mite, ...

Baltimore native develops affordable housing in PG County

Bobby Turner was born and raised in Baltimore, so when it comes to developing affordable workforce housing in nearby Prince George’s County and across the nation, the successful businessman isn’t just passionate.

Facebook rainbow profiles used by 26 million

Rainbows spread quickly all over Facebook this weekend to celebrate the Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage.

Car Review: 2015 Lexus NX 300h

In the Lexus alphanumeric lexicon, any vehicle nameplate ending with a small “h” is a hybrid. Such was the case with the 2015 Lexus NX 300h. It looks like a rocket. The NX was Lexus’ small 5-door crossover and it ...

Troy Griffin named vice president of Customer Service Strategy and Operations for Comcast Cable’s Beltway Region

Comcast Cable announced that Troy Griffin has been appointed Vice President of Customer Service Strategy and Operations for the company’s Beltway Region, which includes Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and parts of Delaware and West Virginia.

How thermostats save homeowners money and energy

Homeowners who have not yet upgraded to a programmable thermostat could be doing themselves a significant disservice.

Comcast offers new technology for visually impaired and blind customers

According to the U.S. Census data, an estimated 8.1 million people have a visual disability. Comcast has taken a technological leap to offer a more inclusive entertainment experience for those who are vision-impaired by addressing the usability of the company’s ...

Charging your phone will soon be a thing of the past

Imagine never again having that frantic feeling that your smartphone battery is about to die.

Columbia becomes first U.S. university to divest from prisons

Columbia University has become the first college in the United States to divest from private prison companies, following a student activist campaign.

SDAT warns homeowners of misleading property assessment letter

The State of Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation’s acting Director, Owen Charles, is warning property owners in Maryland to be on the alert for an official looking mailer from a private company with a misleading promise of a reduction ...

Blackonomics: 'I' versus 'we'

One conclusion I have drawn from working in the collective economic empowerment vineyard for years is that “We” fail because “I” gets in the way.

More action needed to close homeownership gap between whites and blacks

The National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) announced its concerns regarding the racial disparities in homeownership rates in the United States.

Car Review: Cadillac ATS Coupe

Cadillac has got something. Its two-seat version of the ATS sedan was slick, fun to drive and it had plenty of style. We test drove the 2015 ATS Coupe 3.6L RWD Premium. That translated into a 2+2 coupe with a ...

Mortgage terms to know when buying a house

Buying a home is simultaneously exciting and stressful. Owning a home is still a dream for many people, but first-time buyers often find that their unfamiliarity with the home buying process is a source of stress. Part of that stress ...

How homeowners can reduce their monthly expenses

Saving money is a priority for many people. But reducing monthly expenses is typically a bigger concern for homeowners, especially new homeowners adjusting to life with a mortgage, higher energy bills than they likely had while renting and other costs ...