| 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...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Date: Sept. 6, 2013
Her story: Jennifer Silk, 31, grew up in Perry Hall. She is a medical secretary at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. Her father, John Willner, lives in Perry Hall. Her mother, Donna Snapp, and stepfather, John Snapp, live in...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:11 AM
A new restaurant named By Degrees has opened in Little Italy in the old Fallsway Spring & Equipment Co. building, just a block or so away from Heavy Seas Alehouse.
The new cafe looks to have a built-in customer base. The renovated building’s major...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Emily Velelli, who survived the Holocaust after being hidden by gentiles in war-torn Greece, then immigrated to Baltimore, where she worked as a seamstress, died Tuesday of breast cancer at her Pikesville home. She was 100.
The daughter of Jacob Osmou,...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The owner of Trinacria, the 105-year old Italian grocery store and deli on Paca Street, will open a cafe in Mount Vernon.
Vince Fava, whose grandfather founded Trinacria as a macaroni works in 1908, said he has signed a lease to open Trinacria Cafe in a...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:23 PM
300 Franklin St., Havre de Grace
The Vineyard Wine Bar
142 N. Washington St., Havre de Grace
| 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...
| 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...