| May 13, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The fight over the federal minimum wage is coming to Baltimore.
The head of the U.S. Department of Labor plans to swing into town Tuesday to talk to low-wage workers about how they make — or don't make — ends meet. Seth D. Harris, the agency'...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Driving past The Ale House Columbia on a warm Thursday evening, the first thing we noticed was the crowded patio; it looked fun.
The second thing we noticed was the valet.
Valet parking isn't an unusual sight outside a busy restaurant, but this was...
| May 10, 2013
| 5:10 PM
H&S Properties Development Corp. plans to push its Harbor East development east across Central Avenue with an expanded Whole Foods Market, a possible department store and apartments on two sites, baker-turned-developer John Paterakis Sr. said Friday....
| Apr 21, 2013
| 2:28 PM
On any given day, you might find 27-year-old Teddy Krolik in the neighborhood of Reservoir Hill operating a Bobcat tractor in a rubble-strewn vacant lot, dropping by the home of an elderly woman to see if she needs a ride to a community meeting later that...
| May 10, 2013
| 8:25 PM
If you won't be in the Grandstand at Pimlico, you can still celebrate the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes in style with a black-and-gold party.
Black and gold — the colors of the Calvert family — pop up everywhere at the Preakness, from...
| May 3, 2013
| 9:35 AM
George's, the restaurant at the Wyndham Peabody Court Hotel in Mount Vernon, is a sleeper. It hasn't completely shrugged off its hotel-amenity feeling, but it's getting there.
George's is making an effort to reach out. There's a good sampling on the...
| May 8, 2013
| 6:06 AM
The idea came to her in a dream. Yes, a dream. Cathy Shapiro dreamed about coffee-flavored ice pops, strange as that sounds, and then the Pikesville resident spent 18 months turning the dream into reality.
This summer, the public can taste the results...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:19 AM
You don't need to be a scratch golfer to enjoy Mountain Branch Grille & Pub.
Though the restaurant is located on the grounds of Mountain Branch Golf Club in Joppa, it is open to golfers and non-golfers alike (the course is open to the public, too, and...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:53 AM
"Look," my husband said the first night we ate dinner in our new house. He had just herded Ben and Jerry, our two cats, into the basement. And now, he was closing the door.
For the first time in a year, we would be able to eat dinner at home without a...
| May 9, 2012
| 7:51 AM
One of the most delightful things about learning to cook is learning how herbs, which are virtually calorie free, can enhance even the simplest basic main ingredients, helping us achieve ever more kudos from the dear ones in our lives whose lot it is to...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 8:09 AM
The pumpkin has so much more to offer than languishing on a doorstep as a jack-o'-lantern or being dumped unceremoniously into a pie for a cheap thrill at the end of Thanksgiving dinner.
The culinary uses for pumpkin are as limitless as your imagination....
| May 10, 2012
| 12:40 PM
A man robbed employees at the Panera Bread in Aberdeen at gunpoint Wednesday evening, police said.
The Aberdeen Police Department said a man entered the Panera Bread at 1022A Beards Hill Road around 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, displayed a handgun and demanded...