Monday, April 22, 2013
Nick Mangione of Doubletree by Hilton honored as person of the year, and First Watch was honored as business of the year.
The Pikesville Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday honored people who have made significant contributions to the community. Business Recognition Awards were were given during the chamber's annual awards breakfast to the following, according to a news release from the chamber: The $500 Eileen Marks Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Ben Snyder, a senior at Pikesville High School, for his essay on how he will give back to his community in the future. Do you have photos from this event that you would like to share? If so, you can upload them directly to this article.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Known as the Hilton Baltimore North, it's already undergoing $1 million in renovations.
UPDATE (12:35 p.m.)—Renovations are under way at the Hilton Baltimore North, as the business transitions to a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel. Beginning Dec. 3, visitors to the Pikesville hotel will get a warm cookie on arrival—Doubletree's signature greeting, said Bill Leonhardt, general manager. There are $1 million in renovations ongoing, in the lobby, hallways and meeting spaces. Microwaves and refrigerators will be added to each guest room, which will be important to visitors to Pikesville who want to keep kosher, he said. "It's still the same Hilton stuff, just $1 million bucks better," Leonhardt said. Hilton is guiding its suburban hotels into the DoubleTree brand, he said. Visitors will notice the new front desk, which has already be …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
From 6-9 p.m. Thursday, more than 30 area restaurants, including Mt. Washington Tavern, Vernisage, Boordy Wines and Innovative Gourmet, are set to gather at the Pikesville Hilton, dishing out samples of their best fare.
It would take weeks to try dishes from more than 30 area restaurants. And it would take a lot of cash, as well. But the Pikesville Chamber of Commerce has created another option: an event called Taste of Pikesville. From 6-9 p.m. Thursday, more than 30 restaurants are set to gather in one place: the Hilton Baltimore North at 1726 Reisterstown Road in Pikesville. Tickets are $35 at the door. Pikesville Patch will be there as well. Stop by our booth to pick up a magnet or a pen—as long as our supply lasts—or to sign up for our newsletter that's delivered to your e-mail each morning. Following is the list of restaurants that will be at the event, according to the chamber website: See photos, and read about the event: Hundreds Sample Taste of …
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Catch this video from the Nov. 13 Party Planning Expo at the Pikesville Hilton, and add your own photos or videos, too.
The show featured services and products to choose from when planning the perfect party, Bat Mizvah, wedding or other event.
Thursday, November 3, 2011
State Comptroller Peter Franchot discussed four policies the state government should implement to speed Maryland toward more prosperity and more jobs.
To improve the business climate in Maryland, state government should focus on helping businesses create jobs, Comptroller Peter Franchot said Thursday in Pikesville. "Our economic focus is on government—how to generate revenue for government," he said during a Pikesville Chamber of Commerce meeting held at the Pikesville Hilton. "Instead, government should be a constructive, junior partner in helping businesses to produce jobs." The business climate in Maryland during next few years could still be rough, Franchot said. "But be assured that three or four years from now it will be ... much more prosperous," if the state's priority is the private sector, rather than the government, the comptroller contended. Jobs are created by businesses, …