| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:08 AM
When a bar closes, we rush to assign a reason why. The easiest, or perhaps laziest, answer is to blame the location.
But businesses, good and bad, close for myriad reasons all the time. And in Baltimore's nightlife scene, there is no blueprint to...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:15 PM
A team of civilian specialists from Aberdeen Proving Ground is headed to the Mediterranean Sea for what is being called a historic mission to destroy Syria's chemical warfare stockpile — an effort that could serve as a model in the drive to rid...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:49 AM
The Carroll Arts Center and McDaniel College will be hosting the 11th annual Foreign Film Festival on Fridays throughout February.
This year, the festival features films from Denmark, France and Russia. Films were chosen by Film Lovers in Carroll County...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:35 AM
The owner of Fazzini's Italian Kitchen on Cranbrook Road will take over the old Piv's location on York Road in Cockeysville.
Ari Brownstein, who purchased Fazzini's in 2010, said he will close the Cranbrook location and reopen on York Road as Fazzini'...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Vivo Trattoria & Wine Bar, a new restaurant at the Hotel at Arundel Preserve, has the burnished looks of a good Tuscan-inspired trattoria. And its midpriced menu of antipasto, pastas, pizzas and Northern Italian entrees has a kind of broad appeal that's...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 9:36 AM
The Woman's Club of Perry Hall is doing it again! This local organization is totally dedicated to helping out in our community with an extra tasty surprise this time. With the generous support of Italian Sensation, they are holding a delicious...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:04 AM
We almost missed all of the fun.
On a recent Saturday night, a friend and I sat idly at the main upstairs bar at Anastasia, the Italian restaurant by Kali's Restaurant Group that replaced Meli in Fells Point last month.
There were 20 or so patrons,...
| Feb 9, 2014
Date: Dec. 7
Her story: Michelle Zilka, 36, grew up in Bel Air. She is an assistant lab director at the Center for Inherited Disease Research at Johns Hopkins' Bayview Medical Center. Her parents, Patricia Zilka, who retired in December, and Paul Zilka,...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Mary D. Eddinger, a retired educator who had been a learning specialist and resource teacher at Roland Park Country School for nearly three decades, died Tuesday of dementia at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 76.
"Mary was the most loving and kind...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:36 AM
Marylanders who recall the moving vans that absconded with the beloved Colts are all too familiar with economic blackmail from businesses whose owners threaten to leave town unless their legislative demands are met. But Ugo Beretta's tantrum against...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Laura Mooney has made a fresh start in her second Canton home since 2003.
Her idea was to simplify her life and downsize while remaining in the East Baltimore neighborhood she has lived in for the last 11 years. Her newly renovated Canton home, which...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:13 PM
The late Frank Zappa is back for an encore, this time as a formerly pimple-causing bacterium that apparently has moved from human skin to the bark of grape vines.
Italian researchers named the new type of P. acnes after the genre bending and iconoclastic...