| Apr 15, 2014
| 11:59 AM
The popular Shake Shack burger chain said Tuesday it will open a Baltimore restaurant early next year.
The Baltimore outpost will be located at 400 E. Pratt Street, the former Examiner newspaper building that is now home to the digital marketing firm...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 8:01 PM
For the children visiting the Pearlstone Center's sustainable farm Sunday, the chickens and baby goats might have been the main event. But supporters of the Family Farm Day said they hope that interaction will be the start of a deeper connection with...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:35 AM
"Hey, it felt like a real city there for a minute," commented a waiter from Tapas Teatro, one block up North Charles Street from Penn Station. "All right, we have a touch of New Orleans," said an enthusiastic MTA employee coming out of the William...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When my family and I moved to this region in the late 1970s, we were struck by how many people made a sharp distinction between "the City" and surrounding counties.
In today's global society, the boundaries blur. I hear UMBC students from Moscow to...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:00 AM
Isaac Hametz doesn't identify as an Orthodox Jew, and neither do many of the Jewish people living in downtown. But the 30-year-old was enlisted by the leader of Lloyd Street's B'nai Israel congregation for a singularly Orthodox quest: Determine how to...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 7:33 PM
On Feb. 3, 2013, crowds surged out of the city’s restaurants and bars, filling the streets with purple attire and raw emotion after the Ravens’ Super Bowl victory.
A thousand miles away, in New Orleans, fans madly high-fived one another at...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:07 PM
The owner of an aging downtown Baltimore hotel hopes to breathe new life into the property with a gritty, cool makeover that incorporates graffiti, sleek, white couches and a chain link fence.
The multi-million dollar upgrade of the Brookshire Suites at...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:42 AM
Valentine's Day falls on a Friday this year, which is shaping up to be great news diners and patrons alike.
Unofficially at least, Valentine’s Day is being celebrated in restaurants starting on Thursday, Feb. 13 and going through Saturday, Feb....
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Food truck operators packed into Baltimore City Council chambers on Tuesday to testify on an administration bill that would change the way food trucks operate in the city. The food-truck vendors told the Judiciary Committee they are concerned about new...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 7:49 PM
With their miniature French poodle, Marcel, in tow, Thomas and Joan Spence start each morning in Mount Vernon Place, walking past the magnolias and cherry trees and Japanese maples, along the sidewalks and around the footprint of the Washington Monument....
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Downtown Baltimore will lose one of its few grocery stores when six Fresh & Green's markets in Maryland and Washington close by the end of the month
Natural Markets Food Group announced the closings Monday. The stores, former Superfresh markets, opened...
| Dec 14, 2013
Rumors of downtown Baltimore's demise, it seems, have been greatly exaggerated. The decision this week by money manager and downtown anchor T. Rowe Price to stay in its Pratt Street headquarters through at least 2027 should alleviate fears that the city's...