| 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 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 2, 2014
| 8:38 AM
When driving down Baltimore National Pike in Ellicott City, it's easy for eyes to wander. The myriad restaurants and shops all fight for attention with colorful signs and promises of limited-time deals. It's enough to give you a headache.
| Jun 28, 2014
I am fascinated with hotel restaurants. It might turn out that I like to think about them more than I like to dine at them.
Consider that a hotel restaurant is designed to appeal to a typical diner, or at least what the hotel industry has determined the...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Walter T. "Lucky" Stankowski, the retired owner of a Fells Point tavern and package-goods store known for its Saturday afternoon music-making sessions, died of cancer June 17 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Highlandtown resident was 89.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Members of Aberdeen's Moose Lodge 1450, on Rogers Street, are looking to move, and the city is among those considering buying their property.
While city officials discuss that potential acquisition, they have also decided to accept the gift of another...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Like the song says, sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name.
For many Glenelg locals, that place seems to be Ten Oaks Tavern, in the Ten Oaks Shopping Center — and it's easy to understand why. Despite somewhat uneven food and a...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Lamill, the coffee shop at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, which was to close on Saturday and reopen on Monday with a new name, will instead stay closed for months.
The space will reopen later this summer as a full-service bar and restaurant,...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Baltimore officials approved a $3.4 million deal Wednesday to sell a Fells Point pier for development of a luxury hotel after chiding a developer for trying to include campaign contributions to local politicians as part of the project's costs....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Cozy Restaurant, an 85-year-old Thurmont eatery that claimed to be the oldest restaurant in Maryland still operated by its founding family, has closed.
News of the restaurant's closing was first reported Monday in the Frederick News-Post, which said the...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The city-owned Hilton Baltimore convention center hotel lost $2.9 million last year — the best performance in the taxpayer-financed project's history.
City officials pointed to the hotel's performance as a sign of progress Wednesday, noting...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Harold H. Hogg, founder of a Central Maryland and Southern Pennsylvania commercial construction company who endowed the Hogg Family Chair at Duke University, his alma mater, died June 3 of leukemia at the Moorings Park retirement community in Naples, Fla....