| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:54 PM
The sports bar Frazier's on the Avenue has been a staple in Hampden since the mid-'90s, so naturally it has its share of regular customers. Morgan King, a co-owner along with his brother, Ray King, says his longtime regulars have only two destinations...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 9:56 AM
There's a Greene Turtle less than five miles away from Playoff Sports Bar and Grill, which opened in Reisterstown early in the year. A Buffalo Wild Wings sits even closer, a quarter-mile down the street.
With standard pub fare and more TVs than a Best...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:07 AM
The Swallow at the Hollow might be a dive bar, but don't let that scare you away from the menu. It's worth a try.
The north Baltimore bar's history stretches back to the '40s, when it was a combo barber shop and bar. In recent years it has been a...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Danielle Kays reprised her win in the women's race of the Shamrock 'n Roll 5K Saturday. Dan Colopietro earned his first-ever road-race victory, leaving the men's field far behind.
The two collected the top prizes in the second annual race, held at the...
| May 1, 2013
| 6:07 AM
There is no set criterion for a great dive bar. A dingy bar can have character. An unassuming exterior could hide a spectacular interior. Sometimes, the right jukebox is all it takes.
But all great dives are unified by one factor: They possess an...
| Mar 22, 2012
Adam Bosley of Bel Air captured his first road-racing victory Saturday, emerging from a pack of 250 green-garbed runners to win the ShamRock 'n Roll 5K in Bel Air.
Bosley, a University of Maryland grad who trains for the triathlon, crossed the finish...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:54 AM
After the first few weeks of engaged euphoria mellow out, and you stop staring at your ring instead of the road while driving, it's time to focus on the task at hand. There are a zillion and one details to iron out, and as a first-time bride, you probably...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:51 AM
In February, Spike TV announced "Bar Rescue," a design makeover show, would take up the cause of J.A. Murphy's in Fells Point. The show was coming at the request of owners Keith Murphy and Joel Gallant. Theirs was one of more than 200 bars to apply for...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Brewer's Cask, the new Federal Hill beer outpost, is finally open.
Owner Jason Stevens said the bar opened last Thursday, the same morning the bar got its liquor license. But some of its amenities weren't immediately fully operational. The registers were...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 11:22 AM
Though it's been open since last fall, you might not have heard of The Americana, a handsome two-story bar and restaurant in Canton. But with its brunch menu and sports-ready clientele, Sunday's divisional game may be the time to check it out.
| Oct 8, 2012
| 5:57 AM
It’s 1:15 on a warm and sunny fall afternoon in Canton, and the downstairs bar and lounge area of the Fork & Wrench is packed with about 30 people.
No, it’s not an office party or a surge of late lunchgoers waiting for a table upstairs at the...
| Nov 8, 2012
You have to be in pretty good shape to make it up the myriad stairs leading to the main dining room at the Ellicott Mills Brewing Company. But once there – above the din of the street level bar – you'll be glad you made the effort. The...