June 13, 2013
Ever wonder what comic book icon Stan Lee smells like? It's a mix of bergamot, ginger, white pepper, basil, violet, and finished off with cedar, vetiver and musk. The creator of popular Marvel Comics characters such as the X-Men and the Hulk teamed with the Lutherville-based JADS International to create his namesake scent, Stan Lee Signature Cologne. The company describes the cologne as a "fresh and sophisticated fragrance for the adventurous. " Andrew Levine, 48, chief executive officer of JADS International, said the collaboration is the result of meeting Lee at a Comic-Con event in Philadelphia last year.
November 16, 2012
Goodier Baker, a homebuilder based in Lutherville, has acquired six lots in Ellicott City for the construction of single-family homes that will start in the mid- to upper-$500,000s, the company announced Tuesday. The homesites, near Rogers Avenue along High Ridge Road, are each about one-half acre. Buyers there will be able to choose from three new floor plans that the company is developing. The plans range from 2,700 to 3,300 square feet, according to the company's statement. Goodier Baker plans to begin developing the sites in the next few months and expects homes can be complete by the spring of 2013.
March 20, 2012
Lutherville resident David Kressin, a professional house painter for nearly 20 years, recently released a new DVD "Take a Professional Painter Home with You," designed to teach the average person how to paint an interior room in several concise steps. "The paint industry assumes everyone knows the basic painting fundamentals or recommends taping everything in the room," Kressin said. "If I painted the way most online videos teach, I would be out of business. " He said the video, "illustrates the fundamentals and tricks of the trade, which aren't hard.
April 21, 2011
Saturday afternoon, the Capitals return to Verizon Center. Up, 3-1, in their best-of-seven playoff series with the Rangers after Wednesday night’s thrilling double-overtime victory, the Capitals can close out the Rangers with another win. One area Capitals fan, Bruce Anderson, will be there leading the charge. Literally. Anderson, a former member of the Baltimore Colts marching band who grew up in Towson and now lives in Lutherville, has been the Verizon Center organist for Capitals home games for 12 straight seasons -- “minus the lockout,” he said.
May 26, 2010
Bay National Corp. announced Wednesday that it notified the Nasdaq Stock Market that it plans to voluntarily delist its common stock from the exchange. The holding company for Lutherville-based Bay National Bank has been operating under federal oversight since last year as it tries to recover from losses on bad mortgage loans. This month the company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that the bank has been classified by federal regulators as "critically undercapitalized."
April 1, 2013
Dr. Theodore Houk's condition after being struck by a car on North Charles Street on Thursday was upgraded from critical to serious over the weekend, according to a Maryland Shock Trauma Center spokeswoman. Houk, 50, is well-known for jogging 5.5 miles a day from his home in Lutherville to his job as an internal medicine specialist at Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Towson. About 8:12 a.m. Thursday near North Charles Street and Chestnut Avenue, police said Houk was jogging and "strayed into" a northbound travel lane of the roadway, where he was struck by a 2005 Toyota RAV4 being driven by a 65-year-old woman.