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  • Hits and misses at newly relocated Cafe Mocha

    Hits and misses at newly relocated Cafe Mocha
    The first incarnation of Kader Camara's Cafe Mocha was a small shop on Howard Street's Antique Row. There, customers had the joy of discovery. Maybe they would come in for an investigatory cup of cappuccino and a pastry and leave with some of Camara's...
  • In search of a slice of heaven

    In search of a slice of heaven
    This review begins at the end, on a Wednesday morning, when I show up at work with a couple of slices of Dangerously Delicious savory pies to share with my co-workers. Everyone loves them. The crusts are superb, the fillings delicious. One of them is...
  • Baltimore Mayor Dixon indicted

    Baltimore Mayor Dixon indicted
    Baltimore Mayor Sheila A. Dixon was charged yesterday with 12 counts of felony theft, perjury, fraud and misconduct in office, becoming the city's first sitting mayor to be criminally indicted. The case stems in part from at least $15,348 in gifts...
  • Dixon convicted of embezzlement

    Dixon convicted of embezzlement
    Jurors in the theft trial of Sheila Dixon convicted the Baltimore mayor Tuesday on a single charge of taking gift cards intended for the city's poor. Although Dixon was acquitted of a felony theft charge, her misdemeanor conviction could force her from...
  • No one is above the law

    The jury of her peers took seven days to find the mayor of Baltimore guilty of a charge that prosecutors proved in a few hours of impeccable testimony during her trial -- that she talked a major commercial real estate developer into buying gift cards...
  • Timeline of allegations against Dixon

    2004 Jan. 15: Dixon uses a $2,000 gift certificate for a furrier, purchased by an employee of "Developer A," to buy a Persian lamb coat and burnt umber mink coat. Jan. 23: Developer A, while at the Ritz Carlton in Avon, Colo., uses his American...
  • Maybe we guessed wrong about Dixon

    No surprise that the prosecutor who's been dogging Sheila Dixon for years thinks she's corrupt. The real shocker, if her indictment is to be believed, is that Sheila Dixon thinks Sheila Dixon is corrupt. Dixon might have looked dirty to most of us for...
  • The Parkside Fine Food & Spirits in Lauraville a place for family, foodies

    The Parkside Fine Food  &   Spirits in Lauraville a place for family, foodies
    The Parkside Fine Food & Spirits occupies the wide first floor of a midblock building in Lauraville. Its ambience suggests a funky antique store that woke up one day to discover it was a restaurant and bar. It's warm and colorful, and there are old...
  • Art alongside food at Glass Grill in Baltimore

    Art alongside food at Glass Grill in Baltimore
    The brain works slowly in winter. There are dozens of beautiful art-glass pieces displayed behind the bar at the Glass Grill east of Highlandtown. There are two dazzling, enormous Dale Chihuly-inspired glass sculptures hanging from the Glass Grill's...
  • Who won the prizes?!

    $50 American Express gift card winners Cee Saunders, Baltimore Heather Dewar, Baltimore Megan M. Tracey, Baltimore Raymond L. Jackson, Snow Hille Larry Tong, Baltimore William Valenta Jr., Glen Burnie Gail Swope, Crofton Christina Caro, Baltimore Lee...
  • Prosecutor asked to investigate Maryland lawmaker

    The state prosecutor has been asked to investigate whether a powerful Maryland lawmaker improperly used his campaign account for personal purchases and other expenses unrelated to his candidacy. The Maryland Board of Elections requested an...
  • Dixon inquiry notes 'unexplained cash'

    Investigators with the State Prosecutor's Office found that Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon made $13,800 in "unexplained cash" deposits in a six-week period during the spring of 2004, one of many details to emerge in a mammoth court filing that raises...