| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:07 AM
Drinking makes you smarter -- at least, that's the case at Harbor East's The Tavern Room.
In name and style, this newly opened front division of Fleet Street Kitchen portrays a laid-back sense of refinement that's a nod to both classic American...
| 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...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Harford County is close to receiving elusive state authority to levy a tax on hotel and motel room rentals, thanks to a backdoor legislative tactic deployed by the leader of the Maryland Senate, with the blessing of a leading candidate for county...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Ana Rule stepped onto a balcony outside the Inn at the Black Olive Sunday morning to check the first results of an unusual air-monitoring effort — one intended to make sure official monitoring across the street is accurate.
The hotel in Baltimore'...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 5:00 PM
It's practically impossible for Americans to learn much about the country of Haiti without running into the works of Goucher College's creative writing professor and award-winning novelist Madison Smartt Bell.
Along with a dozen or so published pieces,...
| Apr 2, 2014
On Friday, March 21, the Bel Air Moose Lodge, 310 E. Jarrettsville Road in Forest Hill, hosted Joseph R. Koons, Supreme Governor of the Loyal Order of Moose.
Koons is the chief presiding officer of the Loyal Order of Moose International. Koons chose Bel...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Tucked in a corner of an older shopping center in Ellicott City, from the outside, White Oak Tavern is unassuming and nearly anonymous.
But that's just the facade. Inside, White Oak (named for Maryland's state tree) is warm and food-centric, with an...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:07 PM
An Aberdeen man was charged Tuesday in three armed robberies from the weekend, the Aberdeen Police Department said.
Matthew Steven Allen, 33, of the 300 block of Stevens Circle, was charged with two counts of first-degree assault, one count of second-...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:29 PM
The management of the Sheraton Baltimore City Center warned the state Tuesday that it expects to lay off the majority of its workforce by the end of May and the large Fayette Street hotel could close.
The notice filed with the Department of Labor,...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Harford County liquor inspectors report 94 percent of 34 businesses that were checked as part of a March 22 sting operation refused to serve an underage criminal justice student from Harford Community College.
Liquor board inspector Charles Robbins said...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:41 PM
The city-owned Hilton Baltimore spent nearly all of the $2.8 million it generated in hotel occupancy taxes — money the city gave it last year to help the struggling convention center hotel make its debt payments, officials said.
The hotel did...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:26 PM
A transient man believed to be running sex trafficking operations in several states was arrested by Howard County police in connection with a drug activity and prostitution investigation at an Elkridge motel, according to a police press release Thursday....