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Earth Day

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Top Earth Day Articles

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  • Next week's Top 10

     
    Earlier today CantonKate asked for recommendations or ideas for Mother's Day, which is May 10. It's certainly not too early. Here's what we did about Mother's Day last year, when my daughter was, sniff, temporarily living at home. Mother's Day......
  • Top 10 Restaurants to Celebrate Earth Day

     
    Tomorrow is Earth Day; and if you do nothing else to celebrate, you can at least eat out at a restaurant that's trying to be green. Here's my list of the top restaurants in the area for appreciating this little......
  • Beach Week, Top 10 and the terrible twos

     
    I appreciate all the nice things people said yesterday about Dining@Large reaching its two-year mark. I don't know if you noticed, but the best part was that a lot of the praise was directed at the community at large (no......
  • Corkage fees and a new Annapolis restaurant

     
    I was surprised to see today's Table Talk column on the Most Viewed Stories in Entertainment list just now. It's hard to find, which is one reason I always link to it. Of course, I think a Table Talk on corkage fees is......
  • The Comment of the Week

     
    I thought this was an interesting comment by BaltBabs under Portion Control that got almost no discussion. Since you brought up restaurants cutting back in a bad economy, I thought I would ask about other tactics restaurants are using (if......
  • No trees were harmed by the making of this menu

     
    This Earth Day, let's take a moment to reflect on the changing nature of the restaurant news release. There was a time when such releases hyped what was on the menu. Now they brag about the menu itself. "All of......
  • Sneaking free Champagne

     
    Pair a nice out-to-dinner outfit with sneakers tonight and you'll get more than a few strange looks. You'll also get a free glass of bubbly at B&O American Brasserie. "As part of its Earth Day festivities, B&O American Brasserie will......
  • 'Spoons' supplies restaurant-tour scoop

     
    I had the chance to tour what were described as Baltimore's "most sustainable" restaurants the other day. So did Spoons, a longtime Dining@Large lurker who sent me this guest post. I didn't actually meet Spoons on the tour, but I......
  • Who was the man behind those tulips?

    A stroll through Guilford's Sherwood Gardens on a warmish, sun-splashed spring afternoon is a perfect restorative from the cares and worries of the day -- and a wonderful way to celebrate Earth Day. It seems to be the one place where even cell phone-...
  • The National Mall: far more than grass, flowers and trees

    At first glance, the National Mall appears to be only the sum of its physical attributes: a vast expanse of grass growing among monuments and museums. But it is on this stretch of lawn, flowers and trees that this country has lived its life. From...
  • Teaching your child to respect our planet

    Teaching your child to respect our planet
    As an advocate for natural living, I am excited about celebrating Earth Day with my children in April.  Here’s a list of 5 simple ways you can teach your child to respect our planet on Earth Day and every day. 1. Show your child where their food...
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...