June 13, 2010
Ocean City Coupon Book What's the deal? This family coupon book offers discounts for more than 100 retailers, restaurants and attractions in Ocean City. Included in the book are coupons for chain restaurants like Domino's Pizza (free large cheese pizza with purchase of another large pizza at regular price) as well as local eateries such as Ocean View Grill and BBQ (free pound of shrimp when you buy two adult entrees with drinks). There are also deals for activities such as miniature golf and biking.
May 4, 1993
Pizza Hut announced yesterday that because of the test-market success of its new Bigfoot pizza, it is adding 50,000 permanent part-time jobs at its restaurants.Pizza Hut, a subsidiary of Pepsico Inc., operates more than 7,000 American restaurants and delivery units and more than 2,000 outlets in 73 foreign countries."It's a gratifying feeling to be hiring this many new employees at a time when our economy needs a real boost," said Allan Huston, Pizza Hut's chairman and chief executive.The new jobs, which will include delivery driver, cashier, food server and dough master, will boost Pizza Hut's 235,000 systemwide employee base by 21 percent, a Pizza Hut spokesman said.
March 24, 1994
A lone gunman robbed an Odenton discount store of an undetermined amount of money Tuesday, county police said yesterday.According to police, the man walked into the Dollar Mart store, located in the Odenton Shopping Center in the 1100 block of Annapolis Road, about 3 p.m. After all the customers had gone, the man walked up to the counter, threatened the clerk with a gun and demanded money.The clerk gave the man money from the cash drawer. The robber fled and was last seen entering a green car with District of Columbia license plates.
January 12, 2010
For a pizza joint, it's a bold move to tell customers your crust tasted like cardboard and your sauce was like ketchup. But that's just what Domino's Pizza Inc. has been saying since last month in untraditional ads about the recipes it abandoned when it launched its reformulated pizza. The company's incoming CEO said the chain had no choice but to be honest about its old recipe pizza to win back customers. - Associated Press
May 20, 2006
Howard County police charged three teenagers yesterday in the robbery of a 69-year-old Domino's pizza delivery man in an Ellicott City parking lot. The victim told police that two suspects, wearing ski masks and bandanas, approached him at gunpoint at about 11:45 p.m. Thursday in the 3200 block of Wheaton Way, stole cash from him and fled on foot. At 2 a.m. yesterday, Pfc. John Coonts stopped a 1995 Toyota Camry and found marijuana, a ski mask, a bandana, Domino's pizza boxes, money and a BB gun in the car. Hugh Merrill Scoggins, 18, of Treyburn Court in Ellicott City, and Corey Freeman, 17, of Columbia, were charged as adults.
January 12, 2010
Smaller, electric cars reign at Detroit auto show Electric, hybrid and small cars will grab center stage at the Detroit auto show this week, as the industry adapts to a world reshaped by recession and environmental worries. Ford wants to build on success in midsize sedans and reignite small-car sales, while Hyundai aims to extend last year's triumph in budget-conscious models. GM and Chrysler will start fresh with electric vehicles but also try to boost their small-car credibility.