| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Smoke 'em if you got 'em. That might as well be the motto of the team at Annapolis Smokehouse & Tavern, the year-old restaurant where the smoke master tinkers with everything from fruit to duck.
Opened in the Bay Ridge Shopping Center in December 2012,...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Bel Air High School graduate Xuan Bui said she was really excited to learn she was selected as a recipient of a Jimmy Rane Foundation scholarship. It felt like her hard work of finding and completing scholarship applications had paid off, especially...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:09 AM
Some restaurants just feel comfortable.
E.W. Beck's Pub is one of those places. From the food to the service, dinner at the restaurant is easy, fun and enjoyable.
Scene A Sykesville staple since 1992, E.W. Beck's occupies a large building right on the...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 5:40 AM
Before its 15 minutes of fame, J.A. Murphy's was a fun, occasionally rowdy but unremarkable Fells Point bar. It was the type of place you stopped by for a quick beer during a pub crawl, but usually left before a second round.
In August, J.A. Murphy's...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 6:09 PM
Tacos make great bar food. And Banditos makes great tacos.
The Tex-Mex-themed bar and eatery, which opened in July in the Federal Hill space that formerly housed Taco Spot, gets a lot of things right — not just the tacos. With an extensive drinks...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 11:06 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Soda Pictures has acquired Christian Petzold's "Phoenix" for the United Kingdom following its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.
Petzold teams up with actors Nina Hoss and Ronald Zehrfeld in the drama about a concentration...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Aldis Hodge has been cast as MC Ren and Neil Brown Jr. as DJ Yella in Universal Pictures' "Straight Outta Compton," the biopic chronicling the rise of hip-hop group N.W.A.
They join O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell who have been...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:39 PM
"Straight Outta Compton," Universal's biopic chronicling the rise of the groundbreaking gangsta-rap group N.W.A, has cast Aldis Hodge as MC Ren and Neil Brown Jr. as DJ Yella, the studio announced Tuesday.
The two join previously announced cast...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Annapolis Beer Week was a lot of fun. Mostly because I got to drink a lot of beer and eat a lot of food and meet a lot of great people... and also drink a lot of beer. (Did I mention beer?) And as expected, most events weren't geared toward being terribly...
| Jul 21, 2013
Recently I was talking with Jim Koch, chairman and founder of Samuel Adams' parent, Boston Beer Co., when he poured himself a glass of his brewery's Noble Pils, a crisp, golden beer with a grassy, floral aroma.
"The thing about a good pilsner is that it...
| Apr 13, 2013
With craft breweries exploring the whole world of ale styles, some people must wonder how lager beer, particularly in the Pilsener style, triumphed so completely over ale in the 19th and 20th centuries. Mama's Little Yella Pils is a handy tutorial....
| Sep 8, 2013
| 12:00 PM
SAN BERNARDINO -- “I can’t hear ya’ll. Are ya’ll ready for this ...” N.W.A’s DJ Yella asked the thousands that packed into mainstage for the Bone Thugs-N-Harmony set Saturday night.
The crowd knew what was coming:...