| 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 2, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Eat Maryland crab meat and win a prize.
Throughout September, diners who eat at restaurants participating in Maryland's True Blue program can win a pair of tickets to the Mermaid's Kiss Oyster Fest, an after-hours celebration of Maryland seafood on Oct....
| May 23, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Something's rotten on the Baltimore area waterfront. Fish are washing ashore by the thousands in a mass die-off that officials say appears to be caused by a weather-driven worsening of the pollution that chronically plagues the Chesapeake Bay.
| 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 —...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:21 AM
Before walking into BangBang Mongolian Grill, take a deep breath. It might be your last chance to relax until dinner is over.
The new addition to the Can Company in Canton, which opened in February, promotes its healthy, do-it-yourself meals with...
| May 24, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Joe's Crab Shack will open its fourth Maryland restaurant at Hunt Valley Towne Center, the mall's developer, Greenberg Gibbons, said Thursday.
The seafood restaurant will open this fall, adding to locations in Abingdon, Greenbelt and Gaithersburg. The...
| May 25, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Atlantic Club Casino
Formerly Atlantic City Hilton and ACH, this newly renamed casino and hotel forgoes the glitz of newcomer Revel.
Casino hours: 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Games to play: There are 58 live table games, including...
| May 29, 2012
| 7:03 AM
The owners of Kooper's Tavern, Katie and Patrick Russell, will open a Baltimore County location in Lutherville's Round Wood Shopping Center. The new location will be called Kooper's North. A new food truck, Woody's Taco Island, is also on its way.
| 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,...
| May 29, 2012
| 2:06 PM
The media got a look at the Maryland Live casino on Tuesday afternoon. It helps to see these things Live!
Flanking the main entrance are, to the left, Bobby's Burger Palace, which will be up and running on June 6, the night of the casino's grand opening....
| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is printed here. This week, Shanti Lewis, RD, CNSD, weighs in on...