| Mar 1, 2010
| 12:32 PM
— Coastal Georgia is wild, verdant and very not-Florida.
It is so not-Florida that 42-year-old Shane Ward, a naval mechanic from Jacksonville, prefers it to his own state for a little relaxation.
"Everything is still natural here," Ward said on...
| Nov 18, 2010
| 9:00 AM
If you haven't ventured inside BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport since last Thanksgiving, you'll be happy to hear the bathrooms are in the same place. So are the runways. That is to say, not a lot has changed physically.
But the airport has had a banner year...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 11:18 AM
The Red Parrot Asian Bistro in Hanover — the community in Anne Arundel County, not Pennsylvania — has good food in a bland setting.
It is a restaurant that specializes in Southeast Asian fare. The setting, a glassy corner building in a mall...
| May 16, 2011
| 6:10 AM
This year we had an unusually high number of responses to our readers’ poll which tells us that our readers are more passionate than ever about the businesses and services that are available around town. And though you’ll probably find several...
| May 6, 2011
| 7:49 AM
How about a caffeine boost before you stop by the bar for a drink after work?
Starbucks is offering Frappucino Happy Hour from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Let's call it pre-happy hour.
The smoothie-like drinks will be half price during that time through May 15....
| Feb 27, 2011
| 9:55 PM
Your office cubicle may be feeling more cramped than ever.
Chances are, it is.
Worker cubicles and workstations — and even executive offices — are shrinking, new research shows. Blame the smaller quarters on changes in work culture and the...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 6:58 PM
Some 800 mourners gathered at St. Mary of the Mills Church in Laurel on Saturday, Aug. 6, for the funeral of 27-year-old Lauren Giddings, the North Laurel native and parish member who was slain inGeorgia.
Giddings' dismembered body was found June 30 in a...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 11:28 AM
John Fisher's decision to allow Subway to rent his shop on Ellicott City's Main Street came down to an old adage: "It's not personal, it's business."
"Why not?" said Fisher, who had six other applicants for the space at 8143 Main St. "You get somebody...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 2:40 PM
Look for a Sofi's Crepes to open soon in Belvedere Square, where the Starbucks used to be. The Sofi's operation now at the Woman's Industrial Exchange is packing up lock, stock and batter, owner Ann Costlow says.
But please don't get this screwed up. The...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 5:50 AM
Let's just say that hydroelectric dams haven't taken as long to complete as the Lost City Diner, Joy Martin's long-awaited project in the Charles North neighborhood.
There were rumors of activity on the corner of Charles and Lafayette in early July,...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 11:22 AM
It was bad enough that Hurricane Irene stole Lisa Dillin's electricity.
But when the Wyman Park resident learned that just up the street, the lights were on and the ceiling fans whirring, she unleashed a sentiment familiar to the power-deprived across...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 4:53 PM
Annapolis residents line up at Starbucks and diner
Apparently the first things you think of upon waking up after a tropical storm has passed through your community is coffee.
The Starbucks at Annapolis' Harbor Center suffered no storm damage and no loss...