| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:34 PM
– In the heart of this historic Eastern Shore city, the effect of a state program that lends money to small businesses in struggling neighborhoods is easy to see.
There's Jimmy & Sook's restaurant with its award-winning crab cakes; My Favorite...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Ocean City began the summer with high hopes for a blockbuster season, fueled by a newly rebuilt fishing pier, the return of the Dew Tour and the possibility of an influx of tourists from northern beaches ravaged by superstorm Sandy. But nature had a...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Robert Reich misleads readers by contrasting the pay of McDonald's and Yum Brands hourly employees with their respective CEOs in his recent commentary ("Jobs are coming back, but they don't pay enough," Aug. 28).
Neither corporation is primarily in...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:14 AM
A while back I had a request from Steve Frazer of Reisterstown who was seeking the recipe for the chocolate chip coffee cake that used to be sold at Miller's Delicatessen in Northwest Baltimore in the 1970s. At the time I ran his query I received an email...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Mary Kilby from Timonium was in search of the recipe for the delicious banana cream pie that used to be served at Toddle House restaurants in the 1950s. Toddle House was a national quick-service restaurant chain with locations throughout the United...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:16 PM
It was midday in downtown Annapolis, the aromas of falafel, grilled hot dogs and Chincoteague oysters filled the air, and as A.J. Lipchak eyed the customers lined up at the brand-new lunch counters all around him, he seemed almost unable to believe his...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:16 PM
The whine of Grand Prix's race cars carried across the Inner Harbor this weekend as Roland Keh stood on the steps of his Little Italy restaurant, surveying a deserted street.
"As you can see, not a normal Saturday," said Keh, co-owner of Amiccis. "The...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Laura and David Alima opened their Hampden ice cream shop, The Charmery, on July 20.
The Charmery will serve the Alimas' hand-crafted, made-on-premises ice cream in fresh scoops and in sundaes, sodas and milkshakes. The ice-cream menu includes...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Christopher Adam Wright, a teacher and former restaurant worker, died of an aneurysm Aug. 27 in Bogota, Colombia, where he was working as an English teacher. The former Mount Vernon resident was 40.
Born in Towson, he was the son of John T. Wright, a...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:37 AM
Alice Ann Finnerty, a former nurse at Union Memorial Hospital, was raising six children in Guilford when she paid $5,000 to buy The Turnover Shop in 1978.
On the check she wrote, "Oh, happy day."
Now 75 and a matriarch of the Hampden business...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Carroll County’s third annual Restaurant Week starts Sunday, Aug. 18, with 28 restaurants participating countywide.
The event showcases county eateries by offering patrons the opportunity to visit a new restaurant or try an old favorite at an...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Tom Clancy, the prolific Baltimore-born author whose novels "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games" inspired blockbuster movies and action-packed video games, earning him the nickname "king of the techno-thriller," died Tuesday at Johns Hopkins...