| Aug 18, 2012
| 12:28 PM
With the Grand Prix of Baltimore two weeks away, the race's promoter and owner of three cars competing in the IndyCar Series this year, Michael Andretti, was in town recently and sat down for a conversation that ranged from the upcoming event through...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Elizabeth McKenrick Winstead, an award-winning knitter and Bryn Mawr School graduate who established a scholarship fund there, died Tuesday of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 73.
Mrs. Winstead, who went by the nickname Libby, was born...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Not everybody loves those food-truck rallies. Residents in Little Italy received a sarcasm-laced flier in their mailboxes, from parties unknown, protesting the Friday night event in their neighborhood. The letter is written as if from (fictional) greedy...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Michael Joseph Wagner, an award-winning chef who taught at the old Baltimore International College, died of melanoma Sept. 17 at the Gilchrist Hospice of Columbia. He was 52 and lived in Columbia.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Rodgers Forge and in...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 1:58 PM
"Lady, like I I've been trying to tell you, this ain't your gnocchi."
For the Little Italy Open Air Film Festival premiere of "The Godfather," Amicci's is offering door-to-chair service. All you gotta do is this.
1. Pick up a menu at the Film Festival,...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Vince Demor walked through a hotel lobby in shorts and a T-shirt, looking like any teenager, except for the accordion around his neck, which he wore as naturally as a lawyer sports a tie. He played exercises quietly as he walked.
Accordions are all...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Havre de Grace
Where he lives now:
New York, but he still has a home in Havre de Grace, too.
What he’s known for:
Dolce, 65, began his brand, Daniel Dolce Italy, six years ago. The line includes his signature cuff links made from...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 3:25 PM
After walking the byways of Remington, I agreed with my guide, a builder named Roy Skeen, who told me, "This is a neighborhood of nooks and crannies."
While most people sail though the North Baltimore community as they leave or enter the Jones Falls...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 6:01 AM
Sure, not everyone wants to celebrate Valentine's Day. It's not so hard to sit it out.
But imagine if you and your sweetheart worked together in the Valentine's Day industry, catering to romance but, come dinnertime on Feb. 14, never able to...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Growing up in Rome, not far from Saint Peter's Basilica (whose dome I could see from my parents' bedroom) I did not think much of my circumstance. I thought it was just normal to drive my scooter by the Vatican walls and to see the Swiss guards...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 3:59 PM
I beg the reader's indulgence as I savor a memory of something that lasted for only about 10 minutes on a summer day 17 years ago — an encounter with a stranger on a bridge in Baltimore County. It was one of those remarkable moments in which...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 12:33 PM
"Men are like wine — some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age."
— Pope John Paul XXIII
Nelson Carey, the genial publican at Belvedere Square's Grand Cru wine bar, is naturally filled with interesting and offbeat wine, beer and...