| Jun 10, 2011
| 9:42 AM
Cafe Hon owner Denise Whiting stepped up after Sheila Dixon's fall to assume the role of top Charm City villainess. Now, with Honfest protests looming, a city stripped of its favorite term of endearment watches to see if Whiting will lose her hold on...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Well, here's one way to eat for free: police say a man faked seizures to avoid paying his restaurant tabs.My colleague Justin Fenton reports on that criminal case on the Sun's crime blog. But here at Dining@Large, I think the......
| Sep 10, 2011
| 9:50 AM
Two Door Cinema Club lead singer Alex Trimble walked onto the FreeFest West stage at 1:45 p.m., swigging a Heineken. No water for him, and after a handful of songs from his band's debut LP Tourist History, it seemed appropriate -- he and his band were...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 8:52 PM
When Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley hosts the state's Buy Local Cookout on July 21 at Government House, the governor's residence in Annapolis, a few flavors from Towson and Timonium will be on the menu.
The cookout is intended to launch Maryland's Buy...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Sometimes a bar has been around so long that it's easy to take for granted. So it is with Slainte Irish Pub. For eight years, the bar has been an anchor in Fells Point, a clean-cut destination for traditional Irish fare and sports.
If you're a soccer...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 4:30 PM
He won't be able to fake a seizure to get out of this one.
Andrew Timothy Palmer, a 45-year-old who police and prosecutors say has made a hobby out of dining at restaurants and faking seizures to get out of paying the tab, was sentenced to the maximum of...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:57 AM
How do you solve a problem like Baltimore's new Irish pubs?
The last two I've reviewed — Delia Foley's and Finnegan's Wake — have disappointed. They have all the bells and whistles of a Chuck E. Cheese's: Wings! Arcade games! Delirious...
| Oct 23, 2011
The arranged marriage of a fashion brand and a Hollywood celebrity — whether as denim spokesmodel, fragrance inspiration or full-fledged apparel design collaborator — can happen in as many different ways as there are famous faces and...
| Dec 12, 2010
It's a fact: Some people are really bad at gift-giving. And by some people I mean me. The traditional gift for every wedding anniversary I've been party to has been paper — as in hastily scrawled IOUs for Palm Springs vacations, weekends at the...
| Dec 15, 2010
Karen Sortito, a movie-marketing executive best known for groundbreaking product tie-ins to James Bond films in the 1990s, has died. She was 49.
Sortito died Monday of cancer at her New York City home, said her friend Terry Curtin, co-president of...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 9:16 AM
The St. Patrick’s Day beer with the best reputation? Hint: It’s not Irish.
Samuel Adams is the suds brand that is best perceived in the U.S. by adults of drinking age, according to YouGov BrandIndex. The research firm’s Buzz Score...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 9:36 PM
The Rose Bowl should operate more like Yankee Stadium or the Heineken brewery, according to a report issued this week by a private urban planning group....