| Mar 28, 2012
| 6:48 AM
Update: Starbucks has responded. Linda Mills, a spokeswoman from Starbucks, says: “Starbucks has a goal to minimize artificial ingredients in our products. And the strawberry base that we use does have a cochineal extract, a common dye used in the...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 7:02 PM
A measure that would pave the way for a casino in Prince George's County picked up support Friday from Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, even as some city lawmakers raised concerns that it would take money away from the gambling venue planned near...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 12:53 PM
When the doctor's office receptionist summons her, when she flashes her credit card at the grocery store, when she leaves a phone message — the reaction to her last name these days is always the same.
"They say, 'Are you …?' And...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 11:12 AM
A few weeks ago I noticed the bulletin board inside of the Village Square Café at Cross Keys. A welcomed addition to the neighborhood it is. Fewer and fewer bulletin boards are in the ‘hood. They used to be at the front of the library and...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 7:12 AM
Six Mile Coffee was a hub of activity at 7 p.m. on June 30 as customers formed lines at the counter or filled chairs – their eyes intent on computer screens or each other.
The front door maintained a steady rhythm of musicians going in and out as...