| Oct 1, 2013
Jason Ambrose, the co-owner and founding chef of Salt, has agreed to purchase a tavern on Haubert Street in Locust Point.
"It won't be anything restaurant-y like Salt," Ambrose said. "It will be a 'bar with food.' " There isn't enough room inside the...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:31 AM
The year 2013 was, for the most part, a positive one on the Baltimore dining scene, except perhaps for trend-spotters. For every sign, there was a counter-sign. The sudden closing of a restaurant was followed by an unexpected, or at least not highly...
| Oct 9, 2013
He was one of the most important figures of his day, a man who was tortured to death at the hands of his enemies. Yet no fingerprints were taken, no body was ever found, and the deed took place long before crime fighters had access to DNA profiling.
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:23 AM
It's Graw Days, dear readers,
On Saturday in downtown Havre de Grace. The sixth Graw Days Festival sponsored by Havre de Grace Main Street Inc. will run 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. as a day-long family fun event celebrating the historic period in the city when...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The Shops at Canton Crossing, a sprawling $105 million shopping center on Boston Street in Canton, has been years in the making.
In preparation for its official opening Tuesday afternoon, landscape crews planted trees Monday along pathways dotted with...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Maybe we wouldn't be dealing with a government shutdown if Sergio Vitale owned a restaurant in Washington.
A Democrat and Republican gubernatorial candidate chatted amicably at Vitale's Little Italy Restaurant Monday evening before retreating to private...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:13 AM
My parents grew up about a mile-and-a-half and a cultural universe away from one another in Depression-era southeast Baltimore.
Dad was a paperboy in a largely Italian and German section of Highlandtown long ago called "the Hill" and now known as...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:01 AM
A custom-designed home in West Ocean City, listed for $4.9 million, is the most recent Maryland waterfront property to be offered for sale through Auction.com.
The estate at 12933 Old Bridge Road is a modern masterpiece of glass, concrete and steel on...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 6:41 AM
John Ciambruschini began learning to handcraft garments as a teenage apprentice to his father in Rome, tailoring made-to-order suits, slacks, dresses and skirts.
After immigrating to the United States in 1958 at age 20, Ciambruschini worked at the now-...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Pallottola (noun): Italian for "bullet"; a defense for the capricious weather conditions of this January in Baltimore; a drink featured on the brand new cocktail menu at Verde, the Neopolitan pizza restaurant in Canton.
Designed by bar manager Alec...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:08 AM
When a bar closes, we rush to assign a reason why. The easiest, or perhaps laziest, answer is to blame the location.
But businesses, good and bad, close for myriad reasons all the time. And in Baltimore's nightlife scene, there is no blueprint to...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:15 PM
A team of civilian specialists from Aberdeen Proving Ground is headed to the Mediterranean Sea for what is being called a historic mission to destroy Syria's chemical warfare stockpile — an effort that could serve as a model in the drive to rid...