| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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:...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The hip-hop festival Rock the Bells kicked off its 10th anniversary run Saturday at San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino, and to celebrate the landmark event, organizers called upon some unlikely guests.
The late rappers Eazy-E and Ol' Dirty...
| 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....
| May 24, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Superior Avenue: Driving under the influence was reported in the 1600 block at 12:15 a.m. Thursday.
Hamilton Street: Theft was reported in the 500 block at 12:15 a.m. Thursday.
Anton Boulevard: Petty theft was reported in the 500 block at...
| Apr 5, 2013
Here are some of my picks for where to drink for the next two weeks. Events will be updated as details become available.
Game of Thrones Ommegang night: On April 10, the Riverside Market will toast the release of Brewery Ommegang's Iron Throne...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Pirates of the Saint Juans Festival returns to Sanford...