| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Bravo, Dan Rodricks, for your column supporting Little Italy ("Little Italy, keep your eye on the meatball," Aug. 25). Loved the meatball as a metaphor for hope.
The column poses many interesting questions for the area. What will make Little Italy...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:16 PM
The whine of Grand Prix's race cars carried across the Inner Harbor this weekend as Roland Keh stood on the steps of his Little Italy restaurant, surveying a deserted street.
"As you can see, not a normal Saturday," said Keh, co-owner of Amiccis. "The...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:56 PM
As excited kids clung to fences and people packed grandstands to catch glimpses of IndyCars blurring around the streets of Baltimore, other Grand Prix of Baltimore attendees could be found in unlikely places Sunday.
Exhausted, they were...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Christopher Adam Wright, a teacher and former restaurant worker, died of an aneurysm Aug. 27 in Bogota, Colombia, where he was working as an English teacher. The former Mount Vernon resident was 40.
Born in Towson, he was the son of John T. Wright, a...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:00 AM
My wife and I volunteer at the National Aquarium on Saturday afternoons. This week we left at 11 a.m. ,and the trip from Columbia to the Inner Harbor took almost an hour in contrast to the usual 25 to 30 minutes ("Grand Prix impact felt beyond racetrack,"...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Ozra, a promising new Persian-Mediterranean restaurant, opened quietly in Little Italy back in early July. It's co-owned by Reza Holland and Mahrdad "Max" Tabasi, who have invested a lot of time, thought and, from the looks of things, money in their...
| 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...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Omar Semidey likes to cook, and he also likes to think. At his new Harbor East/Little Italy restaurant, By Degrees Cafe, both talents are on display.
Before moving to Baltimore three and a half years ago, Semidey, a New York native, attended the...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Over the past several months, Little Italy has been in the news quite a bit. Most of the items, it seems, have been related to incidents of crime, including a violent beating and robbing of a restaurant employee. Other items have been written on opinion...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:46 PM
There isn't much that goes on in Baltimore that doesn't include Tom Noonan. The president and CEO of Visit Baltimore is responsible for promoting the region and all of its venues as a destination for conventions, meetings, leisure travelers, day-trippers,...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 11:00 AM
I'd like to take my hat off to Ray Alcaraz for his commentary about Little Italy ("Little Italy: perfect Baltimore," Dec. 3).
There is really no place like it. There is a love for St. Leo's Church like no other. The generations of families that have...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:20 AM
When Our Lady of the Angels Chapel was built and dedicated in the early 20th century, it was surrounded by the rolling hills and open countryside of a farm that served as a retreat for the members of the Catholic order of the Sulpician Fathers.