| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:48 PM
The beat goes on in 2014, at least when it comes to jazz in Annapolis provided by a program nurtured by Joe Byrd and, before that, by his brother, Charlie Byrd. A tradition set by those two will again draw major talent to Annapolis this year for a...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:58 AM
The gleaming new Horseshoe Casino Baltimore that greets visitors entering the city on Russell Street rises from gritty surroundings, flanked by a Holiday Inn Express and a concrete bunker-like block of storage units.
Those two neighboring properties...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 2:00 AM
A gleaming new apartment building with restaurants and bars on the ground floor has replaced an old pizza place and tire shop. A new Whole Foods will sprout up just down the road. A four-star hotel and bike lanes are planned.
The changes are part of a...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Mera Rubell — a 70-year-old formerly penniless Jewish Russian refugee turned Head Start teacher turned hotel mogul turned art collector extraordinaire — is the kind of person who just naturally acquires an entourage.
For example, a recent...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:46 AM
Highland Inn, housed in a renovated 1890s farmhouse, was a long time coming. Originally scheduled for a July 2012 opening, the Howard County's restaurant's progress was slowed both by budgeting problems and by unexpected bureaucratic hurdles, owner...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:12 PM
An Abingdon man allegedly threatened an acquaintance with a knife and shotgun, an Edgewood man allegedly threatened his son with a hammer and an Aberdeen man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a motel over the recent holiday season, according to...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Smoke 'em if you got 'em. That might as well be the motto of the team at Annapolis Smokehouse & Tavern, the year-old restaurant where the smoke master tinkers with everything from fruit to duck.
Opened in the Bay Ridge Shopping Center in December 2012,...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Charles Edwin Lamb, an architect of forward-looking, modernist structures and a founder of the RTKL firm, died of complications of Parkinson's disease Dec. 12 at the Heron Point Retirement Community in Chestertown. He was 87 and had lived in Baltimore and...
| Jan 21, 2014
Joseph Poupon, the owner of Patisserie Poupon, is preparing to open a downtown cafe version of his patisserie.
Cafe Poupon will be located in the cafe space at 225 N. Charles St. The storefront space adjoins the Grand Historic Venue, the former Masonic...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:49 PM
We had an enjoyable evening at French Kitchen, the new restaurant inside the Lord Baltimore Hotel. It was enjoyable despite, or maybe because of how surreal it was to dine in such a large imposing space with only a few other tables filled.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:58 AM
An armed robbery that happened Jan. 13 at Havre de Grace's Best Budget Inn was reported four days later, city police said.
The victim told police at 1:41 p.m. last Friday that on Jan. 13, the victim heard a knock on his motel room door between 6 and 7...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:14 AM
A parking valet saved the wedding day of a Fells Point couple this week when he officiated their ceremony after snow shut down the courthouse.
Megan Peterson, 29, and Tim Christofield, 33, had planned to get married at the Anne Arundel County...