| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Step into the Secolari shop at The Mall in Columbia, and you’ll feel as though you’re in a Tuscan farmhouse rather than a suburban shopping center.
The walls are lined with stainless-steel containers, called fusti, filled with 20 different...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Rocco's Capriccio will not be reopened as a restaurant, according to the new owner of the Fawn Street property that housed the restaurant.
The buyer, Howard Shapiro, said he plans to instead convert it into his private residence. Rocco's closure in...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:33 AM
A new restaurant, Joe Benny's Focacceria, opened last week in the Little Italy storefront that was formerly home to Max’s Empanadas.
The specialty at Joe Benny's will be the “true” Sicilian-style pizzas, which are made with focaccia,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Jean West Lewis has mastered a crowd-pleasing rumba that hinges on exchanging smoldering looks with her partner and swiveling limber hips.
When the sultry sound of Michael Bublé's rendition of a 1962 Italian hit, "Quando, Quando, Quando," fills the room...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Two very different perspectives on urban life are on view in the exhibit "The City: Paintings by Robert Tennenbaum and Linda Press" at Howard Community College's Rouse Company Foundation Gallery.
Tennenbaum's aerial views of various cities are from so...
| 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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Women's clothing retailers Anthropologie and Talbots are among three retailers that will be added this summer to the Columbia mall's expansion wing, the mall announced Tuesday.
Anthropologie, which sells accessories, gifts and home decor in addition...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Back in November, we told you that the owners of Trinacria, the 105-year old Italian grocery store and deli on Paca Street, were going to open an Italian cafe in Mount Vernon.
And so they have.
Trinacria Italian Cafe (111 W. Centre St., 443-759-4082)...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Fells Point is known for a lot of things — cobblestone streets, fun bars, seafood — but Italian fare is not among them. Anastasia, the newest offering from Kali's Restaurant Group, could change that.
The restaurant, which opened in January...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:33 AM
If Scoozi, the new contemporary Italian restaurant in the Village of Cross Keys, doesn't rise to the level of destination dining, it does provide Baltimore diners a pleasant alternative.
The restaurant opened in December in the space at the Radisson...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 3:05 PM
While most Marylanders will be shoveling snow and cursing freezing rain Monday, a seasonal chain will be doing operating at the opposite end of the spectrum. They'll be selling ice.
Owners of about half of Maryland's Rita's Italian Ice locations are...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The Youth Ministry of St. Louis Catholic Church in Clarksville presents the 33rd annual Italian Dinner on March 9 from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Dining takes place in the school auditorium. This is an awesome community event and the food is excellent. As in...