| Aug 12, 2012
He's a legendary Baltimore Oriole, has starred in Miller Lite beer commercials, and in recent years, has become a barbecue king.
Yet to fans in Baltimore and beyond, John Wesley Powell Sr., is simply "Boog" — friendly and down-to-earth, despite all...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:40 PM
The Chesapeake Bay's water quality has taken a turn for the better, state officials report, as the oxygen-starved 'dead zone' where fish, crabs and shellfish struggle to breathe has shrunk to its second smallest since 1985.
Water samples taken in early...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 4:30 PM
Even as the dining room of Ross' Crab House filled up with smoke, Cindy Reidnauer kept a clear head.
Reidnauer oversaw the evacuation Sunday night of six staff members and 15 customers — including a senior citizen confined to a wheelchair —...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 5:53 PM
The Ruby Tuesday restaurant on Bel Air's Route 1 is closing its doors Saturday, but it will be reborn as a seafood restaurant called Marlin and Ray's.
On Saturday, "we will have dinner service and we will close," Eric Arnold, a manager who works at...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Pining for homemade pie, but don't want to crank up the oven while summer's still upon us? Then skip those preheating rituals in favor of no-bake pies.
Also known as icebox pies, these delightfully retro desserts require minimal fuss and kitchen time,...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 5:39 AM
Our 15 chef-testants enter the "Top Chef" kitchen. Micah admits to giving everyone the “waterfall look” which he demonstrates skillfully. RuPaul would be proud. Padma enters and behind her three familiar faces skulk in. What madness is this?...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 7:58 AM
In just one month, Ouzo Bay has made a swaggering debut in Harbor East.
Every decision concerning the atmosphere, menu and service feels exactly right. The food is prepared with extraordinary care and presented with casual grace. Dinner there is fun....
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:08 AM
From the Bay, For the Bay: Dine Out, a week-long restaurant promotion celebrating Chesapeake Bay seafood, begins on Saturday and runs through Oct. 13. Participating restaurants from Philadelphia to Norfolk, Va., are donating $1 for every Maryland...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 11:45 AM
It is to be hoped that the little dears are learning more in school than that Columbus Day is all about appliance and mattress sales. Indeed, he is credited with "discovering" America, which was, you might agree, a rather momentous achievement, albeit...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Six businesses licensed to sell alcohol in Harford County sold to an underage person during a compliance test last week.
Open Door Cafe in Bel Air, Madonna Seafood Restaurant, Beards Hill Plaza Liquors in Aberdeen, Carsin's Grill, Pat's Pizzeria –...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 4:28 AM
The Zagat’s “2013 Washington, DC/Baltimore Restaurants Survey,” is released on Tuesday. Among the guide’s new listings, editors have designated 10 “key newcomers,” including, Hersh’s Pizza, Of Love and Regret,...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 11:48 AM
It's tailgate season, when fans gather on parking lots outside M&T Bank Stadium. But on Oct. 18, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake, along with presenting sponsors Under Armour and the Baltimore Ravens, are inviting fans to tailgate inside...