| Oct 26, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Someone forgot to tell Patrick Beille that French guys are supposed to make wine, not beer. Hard cider would fit the French profile more than beer. But that's what the fellow does — he makes beer.
The story of how Beille ended up in a brewery in...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:52 PM
If the falling leaves, shorter days and the return of traffic jams on the JFX have you pining for those lost, carefree days of summer, we commiserate — especially after we tried to drown our end-of-summer blues in a sunny strawberries-and-creme...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Sarah Nalty, of Glenelg, has had a fantastic summer. She went to France for 10 days with the Peabody Children's Chorus Cantate ensemble. The Cantate ensemble, for children ages 12 to 18, visited Paris, Tours and Caen.
Highlights of the trip were...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 11:59 AM
A fledgling organization devoted to the history of the Continental Congress — and creating a permanent home in Annapolis for examining that period in American history — took steps last week toward its goal.
The Annapolis Continental...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Few people can recognize the yearning to escape better than Carla Hayden, chief executive officer of the Enoch Pratt Library. As a librarian, she has spent many years helping her curious clientele explore new realms and journey to wondrous places...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:53 AM
We're still in Paris, where Yolanda and Brandi are running through the streets backed by what sounds like Parisian dubstep.
Brandi's on a mission to look as good as Yolanda does when she's her age, to which I say, "Yesssss, ma'mm!" Both of them spent...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 10:20 AM
After falling in love with French macarons in Paris, Wanda Hall decided to open her own maison du macarons in Havre de Grace. Les Petits Bisous, which translates as “little kisses,” opened in August 2012.
“I thought, ‘Why not...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 5:10 AM
Baltimore has witnessed love and loss.
From the banks of the harbor to Mount Vernon's cobblestones to the grassed-over burial plots of Greenmount Cemetery, embedded in this city are vestiges of some of history's great romances, stories of people coming...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Ephrem Kouakou prefers to work while the world sleeps. The artist says that in the dead of night, absent the sound of any human voice or music, he can best hear the "spirits" talking.
He says he's been hearing the spirits steer his brush since he...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 4:21 PM
There's something about "Les Miserables" that keeps me coming back.
It's not that "Les Miz," running through Sunday at the Hippodrome Theatre, is my favorite musical. Far from it.
It's all too easy to point out the technical flaws in Claude-Michel...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 2:34 PM
The Rev. James J. McNamee III, a retired Episcopal priest who had pastored St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Annapolis, died Friday of cancer at his home in the Ambassador Apartments in Tuscany-Canterbury.
He was 76.
Mr. McNamee was born in Baltimore and...
| Mar 15, 2012
French President Nicolas Sarkozy was elected five years ago by promising to modernize France's societal infrastructure and bring it more into line with America's: less government reliance, more freedom in life and work. It was a tall order, but his...