| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:28 AM
There has been a lot going on lately at Vansville Elementary School. The school's first annual Family One Mile Fun Run/Walk was held on May 11 at Laurel Lakes, and was open to all in the community. The event was organized by the school's PTA to raise...
| May 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Those of you who want to get a jump on your Sunday mall shopping are in luck.
White Marsh Mall has permanently extended its Sunday hours and will open at 11 a.m. instead of noon, with the 6 p.m. closing time staying the same.
Mall officials said the...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Since the beginning of the republic, there has been a dynamic tension between constantly expanding diversity driven by immigration and the relentless homogenizing force of common American culture. And there's nothing like a long drive on an interstate...
| Jan 10, 2013
Recognize this pattern?
Brag brag brag
Bait for compliment
Promote someone else so as to be able to self-promote later
Wax indignant about political issue on which everyone you know agrees with you
| Jan 16, 2013
| 7:10 AM
The nonprofit Center for the Science in the Public Interest has released its annual Xtreme Eating Awards. The "winners," which appear in the group's "Nutrition Action Healthletter," include offerings from the Cheesecake Factory, IHOP and Johnny Rockets....
| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:59 AM
Twelve chefs remain, on 12/12/12. Ominous!
We join the gang in the stew room just after last week's blood bath. Brooke is in tears, John is pouring booze. Josh is grateful he didn't get sent home for his pork dish, what with his restaurant being called...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 8:29 AM
So patent application stories are always a bit dicey, no one knows if the company is actually going to follow through. But occasionally something so creepy comes along that the usual patent application caveats are thrown out the window.
| Oct 23, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Abingdon's Box Hill South neighborhood is primed to get a 400-unit apartment complex, as well as a handful of new stores and restaurants near the Wegmans in Boulevard at Box Hill, the developer told the Abingdon Community Council Monday.
| Feb 19, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Several projects to upgrade streets and add safety features to local roadways are included in the city's $4.2 million Capital Improvement Program budget for 2014. The CIP budget was introduced at the Feb. 11 City Council meeting and is expected to be...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 5:47 AM
The Olive Tree is not the Olive Garden. But you would be forgiven for mixing them up.
Both outside and in, the two restaurants look quite similar; they share a "rustic Italian" vibe and their logos are nearly identical. Both are reasonably priced, with...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Four Columbia teenage boys have been arrested in connection with a string 16 commercial burglaries that occurred over a three-month period in Columbia and Elkridge.
The four juveniles — ages 13, 17 and two 14-year olds — were not...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 8:47 AM
In Silver Spring, they've been waiting for it for a decade: a brand-new music venue smack in the middle of the arts district — a rock counterpart to the dignified AFI Silver Theatre and the brainy Discovery complex.
When the Fillmore Silver...