| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:19 PM
Fittingly, one of the most important pieces of Harford County legislation to be approved by the Maryland General Assembly came into being because of the efforts of people representing other parts of the state rather than because of efforts on the part...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:18 PM
The shortest distance between two points is a straight line, thereby making "nonstop" one of the most fetching words in travel today. Luckily for us, BWI-Marshall Airport seems to be piling up flights that will get you to your destination without...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Urban living doesn't appeal just to the young and hip. Developers of senior housing are starting to test the allure of walkable communities with access to city amenities.
Some are including densely populated areas as they scout for new sites, a...
| 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 17, 2014
| 6:10 AM
Michael Carstens is the new executive chef for the Lord Baltimore Hotel.
The chef, whose local experience includes stints at Harryman House in Reisterstown and Alizee American Bistro, will head all of the food and beverage operations at the recently...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Who knew that a man renowned for his progressive-minded accomplishments in advancing an educational institution would prefer to spend his leisure exploring underdeveloped lands and ancient civilizations? That, in a nutshell, describes Maryland Institute...
| 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...
| Oct 29, 2013
You don't have to tell Brian Boston that the Highland Inn, his project near Clarksville in southwest Howard County, has been a long time coming.
"It's been a little frustrating," said Boston, the executive chef and operating partner of the acclaimed...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:35 PM
In his planning for Highland Inn, Brian Boston wanted to create a place that had the same solid attitudes about American cuisine as the Milton Inn, his long-running special-occasion restaurant in northern Baltimore County.
But Boston said he wanted...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Rep. Charles A. "Dutch" Ruppersberger was considering running for governor of Maryland 12 years ago when an operative for a political foe approached him with a word of caution.
"Dutch, you belong to an all-white, all-male secret society. I'm giving...