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  • Retailers eye Baltimore area for expansion

    Retailers eye Baltimore area for expansion
    Consumers can expect to see unfamiliar store brands cropping up in the Baltimore area as a handful of retailers eye the market for expansion. Newcomers could include businesses that are well-entrenched in other markets, such as Stein Mart and Gabe's,...
  • Baltimore County Restaurant Week kicks off Friday

    Baltimore County Restaurant Week kicks off Friday
    Beginning Friday, the question of where to eat gets a little more interesting. Local restaurants, half of them in the Towson area, are participating in Baltimore County Restaurant Week. For 17 days and nights, special menus highlight diners' favorites...
  • Sykesville designated as 2014 National Main Street [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Sykesville designated as 2014 National Main Street [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
    The National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, helps communities maintain and revitalize their historic districts and sets 10 performance standards that act as benchmarks for measuring success. These...
  • Nelson Carey, Grand Cru wine bar owner, dies at 50

    Nelson Carey, Grand Cru wine bar owner, dies at 50
    All day Tuesday, they came to the Grand Cru wine bar with swollen red eyes, hugging one another and trying to make sense of the loss of a good friend and boss. They lifted a glass and reminisced about Nelson Carey, the genial and worldly publican of...
  • Vivo Italian Kitchen starts an Italiian movie series

    Vivo Italian Kitchen starts an Italiian movie series
    On Thursday, Vivo Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar in Hanover will debut a biweekly series of Italian movie nights. Each movie night will feature a four-course prix-fixe menu inspired by that night's film.  For the series opener, "The Godfather," Vivo's...
  • Charity race honoring derailment victims returns [Ellicott City]

    Two years ago, our community learned the tragic news that a late night train derailment in historic Ellicott City took the lives of Mt. Hebron High School graduates Elizabeth "Liz" Nass and Rose Mayr.   The 19-year-old friends were killed while...
  • Ruling Bel Air's Main Street sidewalks

    Ruling Bel Air's Main Street sidewalks
    Walk along either side of Main Street in downtown Bel Air on a sunny summer afternoon, and you'll see walkers and bicycle riders making their way past planters, benches, sandwich board signs, flags, banners and outdoor cafe tables and chairs placed on the...
  • Iggies, the Mount Vernon pizza cafe, has been sold

    Iggies, the Mount Vernon pizza cafe, has been sold
    The Mount Vernon BYOB pizza cafe Iggies has been sold.  The business was purchased from longtime owners Lisa Heckman and Peter Wood by Jim Pak, a retired pharmacist. Pak took over the operations at Iggies on July 22, but Wood will remain on board as a...
  • Towson's new theater protects a somber link to town's past

    Towson's new theater protects a somber link to town's past
    Towson's brand-new movie palace comes with all the accouterments of modern filmgoing: 15 tiered auditoriums, floor-to-ceiling screens, leather seats, even a choice of wines. But the Cinemark theater, which opened July 10, also offers guests an...
  • Pizza gains sophistication in Baltimore

    Pizza gains sophistication in Baltimore
    When Edward Bosco and Marianne Kresevich decided to open a pizza restaurant, they didn't choose his hometown of Brooklyn, N.Y. And they didn't pick Chicago, where they were living at the time. Instead, the husband and wife moved to Baltimore and opened...
  • Search for Baltimore's cheapest beers

    Search for Baltimore's cheapest beers
  • Chefs show their chops during Restaurant Week [Mostly Main Street]

    Chefs show their chops during Restaurant Week [Mostly Main Street]
    We are in the midst of Howard County Restaurant Weeks right now. They end on Aug. 4. I think this is a wonderful idea, especially when restaurants serve up something new and different, showing what they can do. And, of course, the usually less expensive...