| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:55 AM
When Brad Keevan and Marka Browning took over the space formerly known as Reefer's in June, they had a lot of work on their hands.
Reefer's — an often shuttered dance club that had been on the skids for years — was, in a word, scuzzy. In...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Two companies have warned state regulators that they're planning layoffs in Baltimore County.
Beverage manufacturer Diageo told the state Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation this week that it would eliminate 34 jobs at its facility on...
| Aug 18, 2011
Tiger Woods, we know, has eliminated himself from the FedEx Cup postseason. Without a good performance in the Wyndham Championship, a few more prominent names could find themselves on the sideline.
Hall of Famer Ernie Els, Padraig Harrington and Angel...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 8:27 PM
Greg Norman's final Presidents Cup picks did more than bolster the host nation's representation. He went for a true "home" advantage with his selection of Robert Allenby and Aaron Baddeley.
Allenby grew up playing Royal Melbourne, nearly winning the 1991...
| Oct 10, 2008
| 4:22 PM
I ate at Red Maple in Mount Vernon recently, and it was the first time I had noticed bottle service at a Baltimore restaurant. (Although you can argue that Red Maple is more lounge than restaurant, the fact that Jill......
| Dec 5, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Candy Cane 1/2 ounce peppermint schnapps 1/2 ounce Rumple Minze peppermint liqueur 1/2 ounce cream 1 dash grenadine syrup 1. Pour the schnapps and Rumple Minze into a cocktail shaker full of ice and top off with the cream. 2. Shake until frosty cold...
| Feb 8, 2013
Mizner Park's forest-fantasy Italian restaurant and movie-theater combo offers $5 artisanal cocktails in the bar and lounge area during happy hour. Mixologist Adam Seger got his liquor-industry wings learning wines in California and working Chicago's...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Wines by the glass at Johnny V cost from $10 to $23, but that's a bargain at half the price during happy-hour specials. People who prefer higher-end post-work cocktails can also get a monetary break from 5 to 7 p.m. Sundays through Fridays, when all mixed...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Every day, this trendy, mixed-cuisine restaurant in Miramar serves $4 well cocktails, $6 Johnnie Walkers and $1 wings for its happy-hour customers. But because Elle's serves Asian, Caribbean and South American food, another bar-bite highlight is the $2...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 7:28 PM
MOUNT VERNON, Va. — If it looks like scotch whisky, smells like scotch whisky, and tastes like scotch whisky, then it must be scotch whisky, right? Well, sort of.
When it's made in the United States, specifically at George Washington's Distillery...
| Dec 18, 2011
Phileas Fogg went around the world in 80 days. I did it in 23. And I bet I visited more amazing sites than he — India's Taj Mahal, Easter Island, Tibet, Cambodia's Angkor Wat, the African plains, to name a few — all without having to endure...
| Dec 7, 2010
It goes without saying, though I'll say it anyway, that Charles Osgood is my favorite photographer, but it was nice to see many other great Tribune photographers gathered Tuesday in the Tower, talking about their work in a new book, "Chicago in Season."...