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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Go for the outdoor party at Nabbs Creek Cafe

    Go for the outdoor party at Nabbs Creek Cafe
    Cool beer on a sunny deck at a bend in the river. Nabbs Creek Cafe has a sweet situation on a little pinkie jutting into the Patapsco. There's actually a series of decks descending from the back of the chalet-style restaurant, a rundown but still-handsome...
  • Dixon gifts probed

    Prosecutors are investigating whether Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon received thousands of dollars in gifts - including fur coats - from a prominent developer whose projects benefited from tax breaks and zoning changes she supported as City Council...
  • 'Project Runway': Stella wants me to keep walking

     
    Project Runway is becoming a bit predictable. Designers guessing what the challenge will be and debating who will be that episode's guest star? Check. Suede talking in the third person? Check. Field trip to an undisclosed location? Check. Corporate...
  • Tipping, part quatorze

     
    The comment that made me laugh out loud last week was this from Bucky: 'the cook is bagging up your order and you are fixing your own salad, then the server isn't doing anything but taking your money, it seems......
  • 'Top Chef's' Timothy Dean in bankruptcy court

     
    More drama for chef Timothy Dean, and I don't mean the reality TV kind.The "Top Chef" contestant is in bankruptcy court. T.D. Bistro Inc., which owned the now-shuttered bistro and T.D. Lounge, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, a......
  • 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...
  • Dixon faces new charges

    Dixon faces new charges
    A Baltimore grand jury handed up two new indictments Wednesday charging Mayor Sheila Dixon with nine criminal counts and painting a picture of a top city official who repeatedly sought gifts - and even cash - from local developers who stood to benefit...