| May 19, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Once summer break begins, boredom can set in. Before the whining starts, we’ve come up with a list of activities proven with local families. Because there are two kinds of fun we search for during Maryland’s summer – in the shade and...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:05 AM
In the days when my husband the sportswriter traveled the country covering the NFL, my kids would often meet him at the door upon his return home.
"Mom's on the edge," Joe would say. "You gotta take us to the mall for dinner."
So you see, the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:02 AM
Dawn had yet to break on a recent Monday morning as 20 women began working out to pulsating music in a well-lit warehouse overlooking darkened Falls Road.
"Look how many people are here," said Allison Buchalter, 42, of Roland Park. "It's 5:30 in the...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:02 AM
On a recent Thursday night at Tatu in Power Plant Live, the lights were dim and the crowd lively. But the 50-some patrons didn't come for the stylish Asian cuisine — they wanted to sip cocktails and work on their brush strokes.
The event —...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 6:14 AM
No two adaptations of "Moby-Dick" are the same, but it's doubtful that any previous rendition featured a synchronized-swimming skit to Rick James' song "Super Freak," a chance to win a Groupon to a local hair salon or a cameo by Esther Williams.
| Dec 11, 2012
| 4:16 PM
T. Rowe Price had reduced its stake in daily deal website Groupon, while increasing its ownership in Kayak Software Corp., the travel comparison site, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The Baltimore-based investment...
| Mar 11, 2013
John C. Ford Jr., who as a young World War II cryptanalyst was part of a team whose work resulted in the shooting down of the bomber carrying Japanese Adm. Isoroku Yamamoto, died Wednesday from respiratory failure at a son's Arnold home.
He was 94....
| Aug 9, 2011
| 11:29 AM
Travelzoo, the website that specializes in vacation deals, recently expanded its reach, broadening its offerings for local deals from restaurants to include hotels, cruises and other packages. Travelzoo Local Deals is a subsidiary operating in nearly...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 4:22 PM
| Dec 17, 2010
| 4:22 PM
"I'm going to keep cooking until they shut me down," Timothy Dean just told me. Sure enough, Prime is open for business tonight. And it's open entirely notwithstanding a setback earlier this week in the United States Bankruptcy Court for......
| Mar 28, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Via Eater, a video documenting the ongoing Groupon backlash. (NMA is new to me. Am I way behind?)We haven't talked much lately (at all) about coupon dining. Who's a fan? Who's not? I'd love to hear from some restaurant folks. ......
| May 16, 2011
| 4:22 PM
People here are talking about today's daily deal special for the Prime Rib. It's on Groupon. Jacques Kelly told me about a promotion he saw being run by the Prime Rib in Philadelphia: BYOB (with no corkage fee) on Sundays,......