Why Buy Local?

by Wade Barnes 25. April 2013
Consider this: A tomato seed planted hundreds of miles away takes the journey through life and makes its way to the grocery store chain in your neighborhood. Along this journey, the tomato was likely picked when it was still green so that it wouldn’t be rotten from the time it takes to get from the farm to the store. Not only this, but typically tomatoes don’t grow well when picked pre-maturely nor do they ripen organically while inside a trailer being pulled across the country. T... [More]

FREE Shred-It Day

by Renee' Anderson 15. April 2013
What do you do with your paper documents when you no longer need them? Toss them in the trash? You might want to reconsider that decision. I never thought much about shredding important documents, until we found out the trash men were going through our trash! It’s a scary feeling knowing that someone you don’t know has access to your personal information. Don’t let it happen to you - take advantage of 1st Mariner Bank’s FREE Shred-It Day! 1st Mariner Bank is holding a FRE... [More]

Top Ways to Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day in Baltimore

by Erica Starr 8. March 2013
It’s that time of year again. St. Patty’s Day in Baltimore - March 17th… Baltimore’s most celebrated unofficial holiday of the year. A day when, like it or not, everyone is Irish. Green beer, the Baltimore St. Patrick's Day Parade, “Kiss Me, I’m Irish” shirts, tent-lined streets, the Baltimore Shamrock 5K, and even the occasional random bagpiper walking the streets of Baltimore have all become traditions here in Baltimore around St. Patrick’s Day.... [More]


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