| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:49 AM
When Ray Chism, 74, bought the Relay Hotel in 1972 with his wife, Diana, he wanted to learn more about the history of the building, where he has lived with his family for more than 30 years.
The couple began sorting through archives and talking to older...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:48 PM
A one-of-a-kind oboe belonging to a musician with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra was reportedly stolen outside a Montreal hotel Tuesday morning. With the BSO season starting in less than a month, she’s anxious to get it back.
“We all are...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:14 AM
A lot can happen in the first three years of a restaurant's life. Things can go haywire. Investors panic, managers quit and staff moves on.
But sometimes, not often enough, wisdom prevails. The restaurant considers what works, what doesn't. It reacts,...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Rod Cofield has the building. Now he needs the tools.
Cofield's team at Historic London Town and Gardens has built a reproduction of a carpentry shop at the Colonial site in Edgewater. Now, to show how carpenters worked at the site in the 1700s, he...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Any craft-beer devotee will tell you the hardest thing about visiting a craft brewery is getting up to leave. Delaware's Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is encouraging more people to stay by going beyond the welcome mat to the spare bedroom — or 16....
| Jul 7, 2014
Peter Allen Denzer, founder of Peter's Inn in Fells Point and a motorcycle enthusiast, died June 30 at his home in Hedgesville, W.Va. He took his own life after a lengthy struggle with Parkinson's disease. He was 67.
"His mantra was to drive fast and...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:52 AM
Vacation means warm beaches, breezy campgrounds, posh spas — a break from daily stress and a great way to unwind and leave our cares behind.
Unless you have a pet.
Fido or Fluffy, beloved as they are, can throw a wrench into the best-laid...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Much of the information on the Internet about the long-gone Laurel Sanitarium is riddled with errors and repeats old rumors and myths. The truth about this legendary Laurel landmark is quite a story.
Sanitariums were common across the country from the...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Maryland State Police and the Harford County Sheriff's Office report:
Tyler Wells Vandusen, 18, of the 100 block of Rigdon Road, was arrested Friday on a warrant for allegedly violating probation in a case in which he is charged with...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:15 PM
A child was found alone in a motel room in Towson Thursday morning around 8:30 a.m.
The child, a 6-year-old male was taken to a hospital to be treated for severe malnutrition and was still in the hospital as of Friday afternoon. It is unknown when the...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Chump change it ain't.
With a net worth estimated at a cool $2.1 billion, Baltimore's Blaustein brood ranks as number 108 on Forbes' magazine's list of the 185 richest families in America, worth a combined $1.2 trillion.
The only Charm City clan to...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Tucked inside the files at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston are State Department notes from the 1960s detailing racial discrimination along U.S. 40 in Maryland — and warning the president of its implications for the Cold War.