| Dec 4, 2010
| 3:46 PM
Francisco "Paco" Lobo wears out tuxedos the way marathoners do running shoes.
The longtime Tio Pepe maitre d' keeps three tuxes in his wardrobe at any given time, and every year, at least two succumb to the rigors of dry cleaning.
Lobo himself has...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 5:21 PM
In a town known for its birds, Oriol Servia wants everyone to know he fits right in.
"My name is Oriol," the IndyCar driver was excited to point out before a recent interview even began. "I am from Spain. Ever since I moved to the United States in 1998,...
| Jun 25, 2011
Every year at this time, the Baltimore Museum of Art showcases the finalists for the Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The exhibits invariably reveal "energy, imagination and engagement with the significant issues of our time," says BMA director...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 8:33 AM
Share your good news and events with the community. Contact Laurel Leader editorial assistant Pat Farmer, firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone and fax 410-332-6653.
Pink Out football game — Hosted by Laurel High Cheer Program and parents, Sat., Oct. 22, 2...
| Oct 28, 2011
Silhouette Stages presents this Tony Award-winning musical comedy through Saturday, Nov. 5, at Slayton House, 10400 Cross Fox Lane in Columbia. Shows at 3 p.m. today and 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Tickets are $18; $15 for seniors and...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 8:57 AM
Halloween open house — Hosted by From the Heart Doggie Daycare, Sat., Oct. 29, noon-5 p.m., 8574 Laureldale Drive. Door prizes, dog costume contest, photographs and nail clinic for dogs. Refreshments served. 301-725-3647, http://www....
| Nov 3, 2011
The Iberian Peninsula is hot. So are its wines. They are delivering full-flavored libations at modest price points. And that is really something to cheer about these days.
Ribera del Duero, Spain
If the old caveat about a vine needing to suffer to...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 3:00 AM
The biggest question in America these days is how to revive the economy.
The biggest question among activists now occupying Wall Street and dozens of American cities is how to strike back against the nation's almost unprecedented concentration of income,...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 1:14 PM
After a couple of weeks in Spain, a driver returning to Maryland's roads experiences a severe case of culture shock.
There's no place like home — to scare your pants off.
Five times in the first three days back from work after an idyllic...
| Nov 12, 2011
SATURDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS
|| M. bask. || Fordham@Syracuse || MASN4 ||
|| Presbyterian@Duke || ESPNU4:30 ||
|| St. Francis (N.Y.)@Seton Hall || MASN7 ||
|| NASCAR || Sprint Cup Kobalt Tools 500, Qual. || SPEED1:30 ||
| Nov 24, 2011
| 3:00 AM
SEVILLE, Spain—Here, the orange trees are the only things changing color as autumn takes its hold. The palmeras and the jasmine vines that climb the wall outside my apartment — and fill the patio below with an inimitable scent — are...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:03 AM
The accusations are swirling through the wine world faster than cabernet in a crystal goblet.
A London wine blogger alleges that a Spanish contact for the esteemed Maryland-based publication The Wine Advocate asked wineries for money in exchange for a...