| Oct 17, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Verde Pizza Napoletana is a family establishment. But don't let that scare you.
You won't find arcade games, or even crayons, in the Canton eatery, which opened in September in the former Birches space. You will find good Neapolitan pizza, helpful...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Whenever you drink a National Premium or Natty Boh, think of Jerome "Jerry" DiPaolo, the colorful National Brewing Co. salesman and executive who helped make it one of the most recognizable and respected beers for more than 40 years in Baltimore and...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Little Italy is ready for the Grand Prix of Baltimore. Friday through Sunday, the neighborhood's main street will be will be converted into a pedestrian-friendly area, and restaurants will bring tables onto the street for al fresco dining. The affected...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 6:41 PM
This medium- to full-bodied regional Tuscan red wine — a 90-10 percent blend of the great Italian variety sangiovese and merlot — punches well above its price class. Made by the well-respected house of Antinori, offers penetrating black cherry...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Annapolis Opera is on fire with excitement about its 40th-anniversary season.
That much is evident from its season brochure — the company's best ever — on which a flaming "V" proclaims a celebration of the bicentennial of Giuseppe Verdi's...
| May 31, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Milan's dancing days are over. The Little Italy establishment is now prohibited from allowing or providing live entertainment, including disc jockeys, on its premises.
The decision was made Thursday in the District Court of Maryland for Baltimore City...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:33 AM
The dancing days are over at Milan. The Little Italy establishment is now prohibited from allowing or providing live entertainment, including disc jockeys, on its premises.
The May 31 decision was made in the District Court of Maryland for Baltimore City...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 12:26 PM
As I drove by the old Playhouse cinema on 25th Street in Baltimore the other day, I thought of the hapless fellow I encountered on the screen there in the 1970s — Nino, the lead character in "Bread and Chocolate," a comedy about a poor Italian...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 10:08 AM
From: Tuscany, Italy
Serve with: Clams, oysters
This complex but moderately priced Italian white wine shows the distinctly nutty character of vernaccia, with a strong underlying flavor of minerals. Fruit flavors don't predominate in this...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Baltimore is one city where crowds come out in the heat of the night to take in open-air movies.
In mid-July last year, when the thermometer was hitting 95 in the day and stalling in the 80s past midnight, fun-seekers swarmed to Federal Hill to watch...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 2:15 PM
On Sunday, Baltimore-area restaurants were warily watching the advancing storm, hoping for the best and preparing for the worst. But they remained largely reticent on social media, providing little reassurance or guidance for their customers.
| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Pardon me, but among the things a big storm stirs, besides high anxiety, are memories of storms from years ago or, in my case, a kind of wonderment about how our ancestors prepared for and survived them.
As awed as I am about new technology, I'm often...