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  • We have the first group of Summer Restaurant Week extenders

    We have the first group of Summer Restaurant Week extenders
      Baltimore Summer Restaurant Week continues through Sunday. But just as they do every year, some restaurants will be extending their special $20 and $30 prix-fixe menus beyond the official end date of the 10-day promotion.  The extenders will be...
  • Oprah visits Baltimore, enjoys Canton crab feast

    Oprah visits Baltimore, enjoys Canton crab feast
    You get a crab, and you get a crab, and you get a crab! Everybody here gets a crab!  Oprah's in town. The billionaire media magnate, whose career took off after a stint as an anchor on WJZ in Baltimore, came back to the city Wednesday for a dinner...
  • 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...
  • Wednesday is National Root Beer Float Day

    Wednesday is National Root Beer Float Day
    The root beer float is celebrated every Aug. 6 with its own special food holiday - National Root Beer Float Day. Basically a combination of root beer and vanilla ice cream, the effervescent soda-fountain treat is known in some regions as the black cow....
  • TenTen Ramen introduces the ramen craze to Baltimore

    TenTen Ramen introduces the ramen craze to Baltimore
    Ramen is a national icon in Japan, and now the noodle soup is turning into a food craze in the United States. When ramen shops started popping up in New York City about five years ago, most of them were the kind of hole-in-the-wall places that make diners...
  • Arkansas family visits Western Maryland, makes history

    Arkansas family visits Western Maryland, makes history
    Not since Brooks Robinson has any Arkansan been more welcome in Maryland than David Wrightam. And in the tiny Western Maryland hamlet of Williamsport, he may be getting top billing -- at least since last Friday, when he visited the town's Desert Rose...
  • Local business owner buys Lansdowne Inn

    Local business owner buys Lansdowne Inn
    Faithful customers and employees were happy to see a local business owner outbid others at Wednesday's auction of a longtime community mainstay, The Lansdowne Inn. George Panchigar, a Pasadena resident who has owned businesses in Lansdowne for 25 years,...
  • Where was the beef? [Commentary]

    Where was the beef? [Commentary]
    A decision last week by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, upholding federal regulations requiring that meat labels state where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered, is a win for consumers, public health and American meat producers....
  • Completion of Route 40 upgrade project in Aberdeen delayed to 2015

    Completion of Route 40 upgrade project in Aberdeen delayed to 2015
    Completion of a $1.7 million State Highway Administration project to improve the service road between the lanes of Route 40 West (South Philadelphia Boulevard) and Aberdeen businesses along that road has been delayed until at least the spring of 2015,...
  • North Laurel man has a dream workplace -- a brewery [Column]

    Ryan Johnson has the kind of job of which most young men (and a few of us older ones) can only dream. "I get to do science all day and get a workout at the same time," he says after I've followed him up and down a 10-foot-high scaffold. The structure...
  • Great Maryland cocktails: the Dragon My Balls at Brass Balls Saloon

    Great Maryland cocktails: the Dragon My Balls at Brass Balls Saloon
    For 34 years, Brass Balls Saloon has been a go-to location on Ocean City's boardwalk, providing live entertainment daily and a whole lot of hilarious "balls"-related puns. To no one's surprise, and much to my 13-year-old's sense of humor's delight,...
  • Longtime Lansdowne restaurant up for auction

    Longtime Lansdowne restaurant up for auction
    After owning the Lansdowne Inn for 18 years, Pete Panselimos and his brother-in-law, Gus Kismos, will auction off the community staple at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6. "We're kind of tired. We're getting old and we're working very hard," said Panselimos,...