| May 14, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Nearly two decades ago, Rob Coyle helped his friend Rich Mackey open an Irish pub in Washington. It went well — Mackey's Public House is still open on L Street — and the two friends agreed, back then, to open another bar should they ever get...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:10 AM
No offense to conventional hotels, but sometimes you just want to stay someplace a little different, a little avant-garde, someplace you'll be able to tell the grandkids about someday.
You know, someplace that, once you post a picture on Facebook,...
| May 12, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Take vodka, rum, whiskey, bourbon, peach schnapps, orange juice, pineapple juice, sour mix, orange-flavored liqueur, elderflower-flavored liqueur, shake, pour into a souvenir glass and garnish with an orange slice, cherry and mint sprig.
Then dump it on...
| May 16, 2014
| 3:10 AM
The owners of the newest restaurant to try their luck next in the Manor Shopping Center in Jacksonville know what it takes to run a successful business.
Patrick and Katie Russell, of Monkton, opened Kooper's Tavern in Fells Point in 1997 as well as...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:17 AM
One of the best things about Ocean City is that some things never change. Families visit the same restaurants, year after year. Kids experience the same rides their parents rode when they were kids. The wild horses of Assateague stay wild and the gorgeous...
| May 22, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Visitors trying to shake off a particularly snowy winter and rainy spring could give a boost to Maryland's tourist destinations this summer.
Business owners and tourism officials are seeing signs of a healthy season before the traditional Memorial Day...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Opening a new hotel bar in Harbor East poses a challenge. Aesthetically, the neighborhood requires chicness, but there is also a desire to appeal to all comers, especially given the proximity to downtown. Straddling the line between comfort and...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:11 AM
Investigators are trying to determine what caused a fire in a plastic receptacle for house-keeping towels in an Aberdeen hotel Tuesday morning.
The fire was discovered just before 11 a.m. by a security guard at the Hilton Garden Inn in the 1000 block...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Alex. Brown Realty, Inc. a private real estate investment manager, has bought a five-acre site in Oregon with plans for a 140-room Marriott Residence Inn.
ABR and its partners, Portland-based Hillsboro Hotel Development and Texas-based Huntington...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Melanie Over and Josh Rosella had been planning this day for over a year. Only their plan was to be spending it on a Jamaican beach, getting ready for their wedding, not sweating it out at the airport with most of their wedding party and guests, stuck...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Sondra Harrison McGee, who co-owned and managed her family's Pier Five seafood restaurant on Pratt Street, died of a heart attack March 17 at her Marco Island, Fla., home. She was 71 and had lived in the Hampton section of Towson.
Born on Tilghman...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 3:24 PM
David M. Alex, a warehouse forklift operator and sports enthusiast, died of a heart attack March 10 while at work. The Southeast Baltimore resident was 50.
Friends said that Mr. Alex was talking to co-workers about the University of Maryland men's...