| 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...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Inside the 1905 Arts and Crafts-style house that Tony Foreman shares with wife Katie and their newborn daughter in Northeast Baltimore, the mood is festive in anticipation of New Year's celebrations. Downstairs in the wine cellar, some 5,000 bottles are...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 11:00 AM
I'd like to take my hat off to Ray Alcaraz for his commentary about Little Italy ("Little Italy: perfect Baltimore," Dec. 3).
There is really no place like it. There is a love for St. Leo's Church like no other. The generations of families that have...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Over the past several months, Little Italy has been in the news quite a bit. Most of the items, it seems, have been related to incidents of crime, including a violent beating and robbing of a restaurant employee. Other items have been written on opinion...
| 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...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Omar Semidey likes to cook, and he also likes to think. At his new Harbor East/Little Italy restaurant, By Degrees Cafe, both talents are on display.
Before moving to Baltimore three and a half years ago, Semidey, a New York native, attended the...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Hersh's Pizza & Drinks is the modest and unassuming name Josh and Stephanie Hershkovitz, brother and sister, gave to their Riverside neighborhood restaurant.
And yes, the restaurant serves pizza — wonderful and surprising wood-fired Neapolitan...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:47 AM
North County High School junior Jack Andraka is versed enough in the sciences to have created a cancer-detection method that has garnered him worldwide acclaim. But when it comes to knowing Latin and Italian, the Crownsville student isn't quite as...