| Oct 29, 2012
| 11:05 AM
North Baltimore County volunteer fire and ambulance personnel are ready to react to whatever Hurricane Sandy throws their way.
As of noon on Monday, Oct. 29, crews are reporting a quiet day with no calls. But they know they will have a busy night.
| Nov 7, 2012
| 5:14 AM
Dinner at DelMarVa's Southern Cafe isn't exactly the same as a meal at a charming, out-of-the-way Eastern Shore diner. But it's close.
The eatery, which opened this September in the old broom factory building on the Canton-Brewers Hill border, takes...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Back-to-school season means dusting off the lunchboxes and stocking up on brown paper bags. It's lunch-making time.
For many kids, that means a daily dose of PB&J with a side of sliced apples. But sandwiches get boring — both for kids and for...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:32 AM
The Maryland State Fair begins on Friday, and the Midway will again be the place for perennial favorites such as funnel cake and Italian sausage.
But there are a few new twists for 2012, according to Jim Ingram of Deggeller Attractions, the Stuart, Fla.-...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 9:31 AM
On paper, McFaul's IronHorse Tavern has everything going for it: A charming location, an appealing menu with a focus on local flavors, friendly staff.
That's a good start. But in practice, the restaurant needs some fine-tuning.
Start with the name....
| May 20, 2012
| 12:33 PM
The Corned Beef Factory in Highlandtown is just over two years old, a mere infant compared to the revered decades old corned beef establishments that have made Lombard Street in downtown Baltimore a destination for generations of corned beef and...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:13 PM
United Methodist Church of Savage, 9050 Baltimore St., will hold its annual Strawberry Festival Saturday, June 2 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Menu includes open pit roast beef sandwiches, pulled beef barbecue sandwiches, chicken salad sandwiches, hot dogs,...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:22 PM
The soft-shell crab sandwich would join Maryland's roster of state symbols under legislation passed Monday night by the Senate.
The 43-1 vote sends the bill to the House of Delegates, where it faces an uncertain fate. The House has generally been less...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Charles Kelley stands in Baltimore's historic Lexington Market, chowing down on a Faidley's overstuffed crab cake sandwich.
It doesn't bother the 37-year-old North Carolina man that the market doesn't have gourmet coffee, wine or cheese shops. He's OK...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:23 PM
In a quiet block in Southwest Baltimore, a warm wind blows plastic bags along a sidewalk.
Boarded-up rowhomes line the streets. A pile of mattresses rests on a trash heap in someone's former backyard. A lonely placard reads, "Stop shooting – start...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:27 AM
The Della Roses are a family that works.
The family has been in the restaurant business since 1944, when brothers Tony and Joe Della Rose opened a tavern in East Baltimore. Over time, the business grew and changed, morphing into a cheery pub serving...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Any foodie will tell you freshness matters. Same holds true for beer. When what’s in your glass was made on the premises, or by a nearby brewer on behalf of the establishment where you’re sipping your suds, it’s bound to taste better...