| Dec 17, 2012
| 8:07 AM
The Park Plaza building, which was ravaged in a December 2010 fire, has lined up a new tenant. Dooby's, a coffee shop, will open in the former Indigma space in spring 2013.
Mount Vernon residents noticed signs announcing Dooby's on the space's windows. A...
| May 14, 2013
Some dozen Baltimore restaurants will be adding soft-shell crab specials to their menus for Baltimore's fifth annual Soft-Shell Crab Celebration.
The restaurant promotion, sponsored by the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, will run May 24 through June...
| Dec 27, 2012
In wine, there is always a story. It's a product of the earth and therefore subject to both the vagaries of Mother Nature and the winds of fate.
In many instances, the grapevine thrives on barren soil in combat conditions. Yet somehow, it manages to...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 5:53 AM
Miki Federline arrived at Burke Avenue to see her son David being loaded into an ambulance on a body board.
It was the spring of 1985, and the 10-year-old boy had walked to Towson High School with two cousins visiting from Italy to kick around a...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 10:24 AM
Call it manifest restaurant destiny. In 2012, Baltimore-based restaurateurs set about expanding their empires, or at least their brands.
Clementine opened a second location in the Creative Alliance in Highlandtown, the team behind Langermann's in...
| 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...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Rome wasn't built in a day, so Washington has given Italy five months. La Dolce D.C. is a celebration of all things Italian with arts, architecture, culture and food, running March through July. Honoring the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy,...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:07 AM
Henry Hunt said goodbye to gluten not because a doctor told him to, but because — like so many others — he decided he was better off without it.
"I diagnosed myself," he says, "because I'm really in tune with my body."
| Feb 5, 2011
Kimberly Majerowicz is an artist, by temperament and by talent, but her canvases are the walls and ceilings of the rooms she is asked by her clients to fill with furniture and fabric.
The interior designer and owner of K'Bella Studios will arrive with...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:16 AM
One minute this week Manny Machado was the baron of Bowie, traveling with the Baysox to glamorous ports of call like Altoona. And the next -- he's in Baltimore, pulling on a pristine new Orioles uniform.
No matter how cool he might have seemed on the...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:45 AM
America is in crisis.
The new normal is not good enough. The unemployed can't find jobs, the old can't retire and those in between live in constant fear of being tapped on the shoulder and thrust into the abyss.
Property values are lower than a snake'...