December 18, 2009
ARTHUR CORES, 52 His shop became Boston Market chain Arthur Cores, the co-founder of a small Boston-area chicken restaurant that eventually became the Boston Market chain, died at his Miami Beach home on Wednesday of complications from esophageal cancer. He was diagnosed with advanced cancer at age 45 and given only months to live. Mr. Cores had attended Northeastern University and in 1985, at age 27, he teamed up with friend Steven Kolow, then 23, to craft a simple, but effective business plan - offering quick and affordable chicken dinners with the wholesome qualities of a home-cooked meal in Newton, Mass.
June 15, 2005
A $1,000 reward offered for information in fatal hit-and-run Howard County police are offering a $1,000 reward for information on the driver who fatally hit a 37-year-old Ellicott City man in March and fled. Gordon Dungan, 37, of the 3200 block of Normandy Woods Drive, was attempting to cross the eastbound lanes of U.S. 40 near Rogers Avenue about 7 p.m. March 11 when police believe a Toyota Corolla CE, model year between 1998 and 2002, hit him. Police recovered a car mirror at the scene, but are unsure of the car's color or whether it is a two- or four-door model.
September 19, 2002
Next time you pop into a Boston Market, you might want to settle in for dinner. At least, that's what the management of the roast-chicken chain is hoping you'll do. All 10 of the chain's Baltimore-area restaurants have been given a face-lift, designed to make customers want to sit and eat instead of pick up and dash. The old white-walled, carryout feel is gone now, company spokeswoman Alyson Kim says. Each Boston Market now boasts soft lighting to accent its new, warm yellows, greens and blues.
May 24, 2000
Home-style line a step above frozen dinners * Item: Boston Market Home Style Meals * What you get: One entree with side dish * Cost: About $4.75 * Preparation time: 8 to 12 minutes in microwave, 50 minutes in conventional oven * Review: Boston Market's new line of frozen meals don't taste as fresh as those served in the chain's restaurants. But they're still a big step above the average frozen dinner. The meatloaf dinner offered two thick slices of fairly tasty meatloaf with flavorful gravy on the side, albeit accompanied by what tasted like instant mashed potatoes.
August 14, 1999
Six people were injured yesterday in a three-car accident that ended with a driverless car crashing into a motel satellite-dish support, county police said. The accident occurred about 10: 30 a.m. in front of the Boston Market in the 6400 block of Baltimore National Pike, police said. A 1992 Mazda driven by Antoine Taylor, 21, of the 1500 block of West Franklin St. and a 1998 Kia Sephia collided. The impact pushed the Kia into a 1988 Toyota pickup truck trying to turn into the Boston Market parking lot, police said.
December 16, 1996
A strange, anonymous letter has arrived here, offering "top 12 things Dan Rodricks does when no one is watching." It must be from some curmudgeon who thinks I can't possibly practice what I preach. (Life must be great when you don't have to attach your name to your opinions.) Anyway, I'll quote what's quotable and, if you don't mind the personal indulgence today, I'd like to provide a brief rebuttal -- just to set the record straight out there."Rides his dirt bike on the Appalachian trail."