| Aug 30, 2011
You'll have no trouble finding food at the Maryland State Fair. Some of it is still walking around on hooves, granted. But once you're on the Midway, you'd have trouble swinging a test-your-strength mallet without hitting a stand selling corn dogs,...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 12:53 PM
When the doctor's office receptionist summons her, when she flashes her credit card at the grocery store, when she leaves a phone message — the reaction to her last name these days is always the same.
"They say, 'Are you …?' And...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 10:27 AM
Sean Brown and Doug Jones were brainstorming ideas for a signature burger to add to the menu at Players Bar & Grill in Woodstock when Brown, the restaurant's general manager, threw out a crazy idea.
"We were trying to figure out what we could put on a...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:39 PM
How many cars do you reckon pass each day through the intersection of Mountain Road and Belair Road in Fallston?
Tony Ashe says about 85,000 cars, give or take a Buick, are swinging near the Mallet Restaurant and Crabhouse, his new multilevel,...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 10:34 AM
Every Thursday, students and faculty of St. Joseph School, Cockeysville, make either peanut butter and jelly or cheese sandwiches to donate to Our Daily Bread. There is a crew of middle school students who come to school early on Thursday mornings to make...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 2:33 PM
Every community needs a cafe — a spot to grab a quick (and cheap) bite to eat, meet with friends for coffee or read a paper in peace. In Bolton Hill, that place is On the Hill Cafe.
At the corner of John and Mosher streets, On the Hill Cafe has...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 3:32 PM
A lot of people think of barbecue and ice cream as strictly seasonal treats. Not so, say the regulars at Kloby’s Smokehouse in North Laurel. From a counter-service barbecue joint that opened in April 2008, Kloby’s has pretty much doubled in...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 5:34 AM
Members of Laurel American Legion Post 60, most dressed in Washington Redskins jerseys, watched their team struggle against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Nov. 6. As it became obvious that the Skins would lose, several members, sitting at a round table...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 2:56 PM
Schools, homes, shoes and jobs. Love. Hope. As myriad as the needs of those swept up in poverty, abandonment and disaster are the people who pour out their time and treasure to help.
In Howard County, we have a commendable reputation for helping our own,...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 7:07 AM
Arbutus, for all of its charms and assets, is not generally credited with being a culinary capital. The dining choices in family-oriented community on the southwest tip Baltimore County tend toward the tried and true.
A veteran caterer is hoping to...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 11:56 AM
With two stadiums just down the road, Pratt Street Ale House is an easy pick for pre- or post-game refreshments.
Its designer beers and barroom arches distinguish it from lowlier bars. For lunchers, the kitchen is about average.
A recent visit didn't so...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 2:11 PM
Though the Grilled Cheese Co. has appeared at M& T Bank Stadium before, Sunday's Steelers-Ravens season-opener marks the regular-season debut for the Catonsville-based company.
The Grilled Cheese Co. will not have a full menu at its stand along the...