| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:07 PM
This quirky island, snug in the wine-dark northern Aegean Sea, came alive with tantalizing tales my grandmother spun when I was young. The narratives, some real, others not so much, were a balm.
On school nights, they kept me up past my bedtime....
| 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 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 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 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 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...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 12:49 PM
This would be the one where we stayed home, my husband and I agreed before the recent holidays. No Christmas flight to Texas to visit his family. No four-hour drive through the mountains to Pittsburgh for Thanksgiving dinner with my dad. With two busy...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 4:06 PM
WASHINGTON — When the Virginia Tech game had been won, Maryland football coach Randy Edsall bolted from the sideline and bounded across the field, his arms upraised, his fists pumping, an ear-to-ear grin on his face.
As the Terps prepared for...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 2:00 AM
After five years in the nation's capital, the Military Bowl is staking out a future in Annapolis, and city leaders are hoping to cash in on the cachet of hosting a nationally televised college football bowl game.
With events including a flyover by a B-...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:31 AM
The year 2013 was, for the most part, a positive one on the Baltimore dining scene, except perhaps for trend-spotters. For every sign, there was a counter-sign. The sudden closing of a restaurant was followed by an unexpected, or at least not highly...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 5:49 AM
Diplomats and businessmen from around the globe. Tourists from across the country. Day-trippers from neighboring states.
They flock to the nation's capital for commerce and pleasure and might also try their luck at a planned MGM casino near the National...
| 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...