| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:40 PM
An Italian restaurant boasting hand-crafted, made-from-scratch dishes and original recipes opened its doors Monday at its newest location at the Columbia mall.
Maggiano's Little Italy can seat 289 patrons and is located on one of the corners of the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:48 AM
The timing couldn't be better.
Just as "Sister Act," the musical based on the hit movie from 1992, rolled into Baltimore with habits flying and vocal cords pumping, Sister Cristina Scuccia was getting ready to win the "The Voice of Italy" TV competition...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Angelo Gatto spoke softly and carried a small baton, but the slender 92-year-old conductor had no trouble getting respect from the musicians of the Maryland Youth Symphony Orchestra rehearsing for Saturday's milestone concert.
The milestone is Gatto's...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: I'm glad I write for an American newspaper and not a British one, because with the controversial Luis Suarez causing the inevitable downfall of the disappointing English national team, I don't think I'd sleep until Tuesday....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:22 PM
From: Terre Siciliane, Italy
Serve with: Tuna steaks, light pasta, pizza
This smooth, young red wine from Sicily is a fantastic value, and a case purchase would be a wise move. It has a body comparable to a fine Beaujolais, but a spicy,...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:03 AM
As in any major city, Baltimore and its bars benefit from a hot ticket.
Whether it is the Orioles' opening day or a Justin Timberlake and Jay Z concert downtown, these events rarely fail to draw large crowds. In the process, many attendees find time...
| May 1, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Russia annexed Ukraine's southern Crimea region, despite the fact that a significant minority of the Crimean population are not ethnically Russian nor interested in joining the Russian Federation.
Approximately 12 percent of the Crimean population...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Bryan Voltaggio is still about six weeks, give or take, from opening his Italian restaurant, Aggio, at Power Plant Live.
But if you just can't wait to taste Voltaggio's take on Italian food, you'll have a chance on May 15 and 16, when Voltaggio takes...
| May 2, 2014
| 5:35 PM
When Lyric Opera of Baltimore presents a new production of Verdi's first hit, "Nabucco," this week, there will be a guaranteed encore: The Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves.
"It's so good, you have to hear it again," says James Harp, the company's artistic...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
On Thursday, Venti Tre Modern Italian, a new fast-casual restaurant at the Shops at Canton Crossing, is offering a free entree with the purchase of an entree to anyone wearing his or her favorite Preakness hat.
Venti Tre is from Fazoli's, the nation's...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:17 PM
Calvin K. Kobsa, a semiretired Baltimore architect who was the founder of Calvin Kern Kobsa & Associates, died May 10 of complications after brain surgery at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 86.
"Calvin will be remembered as a kind soul and a...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:08 AM
Bryan Voltaggio, the Frederick-based chef behind Volt and Family Meal, is coming to Baltimore. The "Top Chef" alumnus is opening an Italian restaurant named Aggio this spring at Power Plant Live.
Aggio is also the name of his new Italian restaurant in...