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  • Orchestra of St. John's set to waltz in the New Year

    Orchestra of St. John's set to waltz in the New Year
    Most of us have packed away the holiday decorations, but there's at least one more excuse to celebrate the season. Howard County's first all-professional chamber orchestra, the Orchestra of St. John's, is performing a Viennese New Year's Celebration on...
  • New brands from New Zealand offer cornucopia of summer fruits

    New Zealand has long been known for its tangy Sauvignon Blancs that explode on the palate in a riot of pink grapefruit, but some new brands have entered the market that offer a true cornucopia of summer fruit, and vegetables. Mohua Sauvignon Blanc 2010,...
  • Free trade does not kill jobs

    Charles Campbell argues U.S. jobs are destroyed by free trade ("What's killing jobs?" Aug. 27). While some jobs are destroyed by free trade, overall the jury is in, and he is wrong. The United States was as trade-open in the Clinton years when we...
  • Great gruner, surprising rieslings distinguish Austria

    Just one sip is all it takes. That first swallow explodes with flavors not usually attributed to the grape: Arugula, sugar snap peas, moss, heather, lentils. There is a bracing and refreshing minerality, plus a weight on the palate that belies its...
  • Dr. Ernst F. L. Niedermeyer

    Dr. Ernst F. L. Niedermeyer
    Dr. Ernst Friedrich Lepold Niedermeyer, who was a leading researcher, author, clinician and pioneer in the field of electroencephalogy and its use in epilepsy and other brain research, died Thursday of colon cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. The...
  • One family's labor of love

    One family's labor of love
    This is the time each year when America celebrates labor. When better for a story about a family who risked their very lives for the opportunity to work in America? Despite frequent criticism of organized religion, there are times when the church gets it...
  • Wine Find: 2010 Domaine Wachau Terrassen Federspiel Gruner Veltliner

    From: Wachau Valley, Austria Price: $17 Serve with: Spicy Asian cuisine, shellfish The name is quite a mouthful, but so is the wine. Gruner veltliner is not exactly a household name among grapes, but it produces magnificent white wines in Austria...
  • Wine Find: 2011 Pratsch Gruner Veltliner

    I'm an unabashed fan of Austria's gruner veltliner grape, which produces some of the most complex and satisying dry white wines on the planet. This organic rendition of this variety is crisp, taut and impecably put together. It offers herbal and mineral...
  • 'Project Runway': Hooray for Hollywood

     
    Greeting and salutations, fashionistas! I'm Kevin Van Valkenburg, and I'm probably the only straight male who admits he's watching Lifetime. The episode begins with Ra'mon telling us that he's kind of glad that Johnny is gone because it makes the......
  • Woodberry wine-and-pork dinner

     
    Woodberry Kitchen sends news of an interesting-sounding dinner next week.It involves organic Austrian wines and a variety of pork dishes made from Mangalitsa pig, an heirloom breed. I'll confess I had to turn to a Food Network cooking glossary to......
  • Islamist militants on rise in Austria: government

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Authorities suspect around 130 people resident in Austria - most of them foreign nationals - have allied themselves with Islamist militants fighting abroad, officials in Vienna said on Friday, raising their estimate by nearly a third....
  • Austria detains nine suspected of wanting to join militants in Syria

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Nine people suspected of intending to join Islamic militants fighting the government in Syria have been arrested in Austria, Vienna prosecutors said on Wednesday. "We don't have more details yet," a spokeswoman said. The Austria Press...