| Feb 28, 2014
Can it be March already, dear readers?
Laissez les bons temps roulez!
Brigitte Peters, at the Office of Tourism, and I are making the parade list for the March 4 Mardi Gras parade at 6:30 p.m. down Bourbon Street from the high school, to Washington...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:21 AM
The pastor is not pleased. It's a Wednesday morning in mid-February, the first promise of temperatures topping 50 degrees in weeks, but it's cold and wet. An erratic trickle of people stops into the basement of the Church of the Guardian Angel at the...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Courtney McKeldin, daughter-in-law of the late Republican governor and Baltimore mayor Theodore McKeldin and a well-known local public servant in her own right, will step down today as the longest-serving member of the city's zoning board.
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:12 AM
The thud of nail guns and screech of drills echoed inside the cavernous shell of exposed cement, silver ventilation shafts and metal framing of the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore rising on Russell Street.
As cement trucks rumbled over stubborn patches of...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Brian England and Pete Mangione both own businesses that have been Howard County institutions for three decades. They both say they care deeply about employees.
But when it comes to whether or not state legislators should raise the minimum wage, they...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:15 AM
After smooth sailing the first time seeking tentative approval for a new wine bar and store in the Rock Spring Shopping Center, the second time around the owners of the new establishment are up against opposition from owners of other liquor store owners...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Did you ever wonder if a restaurant's crabcake was made with Maryland crab or some foreign import? Or if that was really red snapper you bought, or an impostor?
A bill introduced Wednesday in Annapolis would make it illegal for restaurants or markets...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:37 AM
By all accounts, including Blake Wollman's, the Mount Washington Village retail and restaurant district is doing well.
Wollman, former president of the Mount Washington Village Merchants Association and longtime owner of the Desert Cafe, has watched...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:23 AM
Even in frigid weather, Ginger Myers' pigs are happy.
"As cold as it gets, the pigs are out there, snorting and playing like kids bundled up and running around," says the owner of Evermore Farm, a family-owned livestock and produce farm in Westminster....
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:08 AM
The Grille at Peerce's, a longtime Phoenix favorite that overlooks Loch Raven Reservoir on Dulaney Valley Road, tapped the chef from another longtime Baltimore County institution to lead its kitchen last month.
Marco Lombardini, a Cockeysville...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 9:10 AM
For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385.
The Bain Center
5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213.
•Acupuncture. Thursdays, 9 a.m. $20 group...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:42 AM
Valentine's Day falls on a Friday this year, which is shaping up to be great news diners and patrons alike.
Unofficially at least, Valentine’s Day is being celebrated in restaurants starting on Thursday, Feb. 13 and going through Saturday, Feb....