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  • Taco Bell launches dollar menu

    Taco Bell has launched its version of a dollar menu. The Dollar Cravings menu, which features 11 items, is available starting today, according to the fast-food chain's website. Here's a sampling of what you can get for $1. -Cheese Roll Up -Caramel...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails: The Downton Abbey at Bar Liquorice

    Great Baltimore cocktails: The Downton Abbey at Bar Liquorice
    A cocktail bar in South Baltimore new to the scene, Bar Liquorice recently had a soft opening. It has been tweaking its dimly lit lounge aesthetic thanks to one Jeff Cahill, previously of Helen's Garden/John Stevens LTD while co-owner Tom Looney of...
  • Newcomers add to flavor of Restaurant Week in Carroll County

    Newcomers add to flavor of Restaurant Week in Carroll County
    Diane Hale was mulling what to do to attract attention to her winery, Galloping Goose, in Hampstead, when she started thinking about Carroll County's annual Restaurant Week promotion. While a winery is not a restaurant, Hale did use a caterer to provide...
  • Breathe Bookstore and Cafe closing in Hampden

    Breathe Bookstore and Cafe closing in Hampden
    Breathe Bookstore and Cafe in Hampden is closing. The cafe and bookstore will remain open until late September or early October, its owner says, until she can find someone to take over her lease.  Owner Susan Weis-Bohlen announced the closing in an...
  • Minor privilege, major disincentive [Editorial]

    Minor privilege, major disincentive  [Editorial]
    "Charge 'em for the lice, extra for the mice Two percent for looking in the mirror twice Here a little slice, there a little cut Three percent for sleeping with the window shut..." —"Master of the House," Les Miserables A business owner in...
  • Weekend waterman from Parkville becomes crab maestro

    Weekend waterman from Parkville becomes crab maestro
    Tony Conrad started out working in an office on weekdays and crabbing on the weekend to make extra money. Now, he operates four outlets for crabs, including Conrad's seafood market on Joppa Road in Parkville and the new restaurant Conrad's in Perry...
  • The spice of summer life

    The spice of summer life
    The crabs piled on a table at a backyard crab feast, hot and spicy, are probably sprinkled with a unique taste many in the area associate with summer in Maryland. If the crabs came from one of the area's carryout restaurants or crab houses, more than...
  • Ellicott City

    Art exhibit Works by local painter Alison Menke will be on view through Oct. 19 at Still Life Gallery Fine Art and Custom Framing, 8173 Main St. A wine and cheese reception will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17. Gallery hours are 11 a.m....
  • Bryan Voltaggio charged with drunken driving in Baltimore

    Bryan Voltaggio charged with drunken driving in Baltimore
    Chef Bryan Voltaggio was arrested on drunken-driving charges June 6 on Howard Street, according to public records. The "Top Chef" finalist was stopped at 12:20 a.m. in the 100 block of S. Howard St. and charged with three drunken-driving counts,...
  • Columbia Lakefront Whole Foods preps for business

    Columbia Lakefront Whole Foods preps for business
    Forty years after it opened as the headquarters of the Rouse Company, the iconic white stucco building on Columbia's Lakefront will officially welcome a new tenant: Whole Foods Market. On Aug. 20, the successful grocery chain, which prides itself on its...
  • Retail options outlined for Columbia village centers

    Retail options outlined for Columbia village centers
    The consultants hired to study Columbia's economy have developed a series of site-specific recommendations that proposes a slew of retail options, including coffee shops, apparel stores, office space, specialty stores, a live performance venue and a...
  • Rawlings-Blake vetoes bill aimed at reducing small-business fees

    Rawlings-Blake vetoes bill aimed at reducing small-business fees
    In Baltimore, some business owners say they're constantly nagged by city fees for making improvements to their stores. Add a bike rack outside? There's a fee for that. Put up a security camera? Another fee. Add more lighting? There's a fee for that,...