| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:59 AM
Eighteen characters, but only one actor. That's a lot of work for one guy, no matter how you slice it.
But Chazz Palminteri isn't complaining, not in the least. After all, he's got no one to blame but himself.
"A Bronx Tale" is all Palminteri's doing,...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:27 AM
Peggy Thalheimer remembers the first time she went to Maison Marconi's. It was 1973, and she had just moved to Charm City.
"My husband told me he was going to take me to the best restaurant in Baltimore," said Thalheimer, who acknowledged that the...
| Nov 11, 2013
Stanley J. Andrzejewski Sr., a retired electronics engineer who survived the nearly ill-fated assault on Italy's Mount Belvedere during World War II, died Thursday of respiratory failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 88.
The son of a...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Frankie Valli made it seem so easy, spinning out those distinctive falsetto notes in hit songs as lead singer for the Four Seasons, starting 51 years ago with "Sherry." But what came naturally to Valli takes honing for the guys who have to approximate his...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:39 AM
It could be said that restaurant years are like dog years: The actual number is far less than the reality. This is particularly true for individually owned eateries like Luna Bella in the Hickory Ridge Village Center. So when owners Celeste Gebler and Joe...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Four downtown Bel Air businesses held joint grand openings Friday, and the operators of a downtown eatery will observe their first anniversary on Main Street.
The grand opening ceremonies took place for Main Street Oyster House, in the 119 S. Main St....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Dinner in a suburban Italian restaurant is rarely worth a one-hour wait. But it is when it comes to Facci, the first restaurant in Ellicott City's new Turf Valley shopping center.
The restaurant, which opened in September, is named after owner...
| Nov 5, 2013
The high-flying Bagby Restaurant Group has set Nov. 22 as the opening date for Cunningham's, its first restaurant in Baltimore County.
Cunningham's, which will open in the newly renovated Towson City Center, follows Bagby's other restaurants, Bagby...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:43 PM
The Baltimore man dubbed the "Dine and Dasher" by police is at it again, authorities and restaurant owners say.
Andrew Palmer, 46, notorious for racking up food and drink tabs at area restaurants, then faking seizures to get out of paying the bill, was...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Emily Velelli, who survived the Holocaust after being hidden by gentiles in war-torn Greece, then immigrated to Baltimore, where she worked as a seamstress, died Tuesday of breast cancer at her Pikesville home. She was 100.
The daughter of Jacob Osmou,...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:11 AM
A new restaurant named By Degrees has opened in Little Italy in the old Fallsway Spring & Equipment Co. building, just a block or so away from Heavy Seas Alehouse.
The new cafe looks to have a built-in customer base. The renovated building’s major...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Date: Sept. 6, 2013
Her story: Jennifer Silk, 31, grew up in Perry Hall. She is a medical secretary at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. Her father, John Willner, lives in Perry Hall. Her mother, Donna Snapp, and stepfather, John Snapp, live in...