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  • Can the sarcasm and give Sardinia its due

    Six thousand years before Christ, a large island in the middle of the Mediterranean was settled by people who had sailed there from the Italian mainland. Although unified by a common language, they divided into tribes that warred with each other on...
  • Wine Find: 2010 Palacio de Bornos Verdejo

    This dry Spanish white wine from the underappreciated verdejo grape is an outstanding value — with complexity found in few chardonnays or sauvignon blancs twice the price. It's a very fresh wine, with an exotic mix of mineral, pine, mint, lime, pear...
  • Weekend Halloween happenings in Laurel include Spooktacular and costume ball

    Weekend Halloween happenings in Laurel include Spooktacular and costume ball
    Halloween open house — Hosted by From the Heart Doggie Daycare, Sat., Oct. 29, noon-5 p.m., 8574 Laureldale Drive. Door prizes, dog costume contest, photographs and nail clinic for dogs. Refreshments served. 301-725-3647, http://www....
  • Tasty reds are good as gold in Spain's Ribera del Duero

    The Iberian Peninsula is hot. So are its wines. They are delivering full-flavored libations at modest price points. And that is really something to cheer about these days. Ribera del Duero, Spain If the old caveat about a vine needing to suffer to...
  • Wine Find: 2010 Honoro Vera Garnacha

    From: Calatayud, Spain Price: $13 Serve with: Grilled red meat For full-bodied reds that can be drunk young, there's no varietal with more sheer charm than Spain's garnacha (known as grenache in France). The wines may not be complex, but they can...
  • Inequality, unemployment and unresponsive government: A collision is coming

    Inequality, unemployment and unresponsive government: A collision is coming
    The biggest question in America these days is how to revive the economy. The biggest question among activists now occupying Wall Street and dozens of American cities is how to strike back against the nation's almost unprecedented concentration of income,...
  • Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton: Triadelphia Ridge Elementary students get instruction from artist in residence

    Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School was very proud of the work of its January Artist of the Month, fourth-grader Andrew Choe. Andrew created an origami work that starts out as an octagon, and compresses to create a star. This month, Triadelphia Ridge...
  • Wine Find: 2010 Jeromin Zestos Blanco

    From: Vinos de Madrid, Spain Price: $12 Serve with: Grilled seafood, Asian cuisine Even after more than 25 years of reviewing wines, there are new discoveries to be made. Malvar is a little-known white wine grape indigenous to Spain. This example is...
  • The French (and Spanish) connection

    The French (and Spanish) connection
    Drew Wall, a junior at Atholton High School, says a curious thing happened after he visited Spain in a student exchange program last summer: He found himself automatically translating a popular song that got stuck in his head into Spanish. The...
  • Wine Find: 2010 Falernia Pedro Ximenez Reserva

    Wine Find: 2010 Falernia Pedro Ximenez Reserva
    From: Elqui Valley, Chile Price: $13 Serve with: Seafood, salads Find it at: i.m. Wine, 8180 Maple Lawn Blvd, Fulton, and other local wine shops Pedro Ximenez is a white wine grape varietal best known for its role in producing dessert wines in Spain's...
  • Loch Raven grad jumping into international recognition

    Triple jumper Waithe earns bronze medal in El Salvador Parkville resident and Loch Raven High School grad Steve Waithe is building quite a track and field résumé in the triple jump. At Loch Raven High School, he claimed two state championships and...
  • Church's Affordable Care Act protest to pass through Catonsville

    In the past three years, the Rev. John Lombardi's pilgrimages have included walking through Spain to the tomb of Saint James, traveling to Peru to help charities and visiting Native American reservations in western United States. This year, the...