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  • Embracing West Coast means leaving Laurel far behind [Column]

    Growing up in Laurel, our son Andrew did all the stuff most kids do. He attended the Main Street Festival every year, still mourns the loss of the Laurel Art Center and rode his bike everywhere. Fast forward to now. We are sitting in a Thai restaurant...
  • Mexican food gets real at La Tolteca in Cockeysville

    Mexican food gets real at La Tolteca in Cockeysville
    Nearly everybody loves a good Mexican restaurant. A bowl of chips and a dish of spicy, fresh salsa put smiles on even the saddest faces. So it's good to hear that the small, local chain La Tolteca has opened a new outpost. The restaurant on York Road in...
  • Great Baltimore Cocktails: The Spicy Suze, Alewife

    Great Baltimore Cocktails: The Spicy Suze, Alewife
    From the depths of downtown, mere feet from the Hippodrome Theater, Alewife has been delivering dozens of beers on tap and a dimly lit aesthetic that has stood the test of time. It's primarily identified as a beer bar, but Alewife does indeed have a...
  • Edward L. Healy III, restaurant manager

    Edward L. Healy III, restaurant manager
    Edward Leo Healy III, the former manager of the Perring Place Restaurant, died of sepsis after hernia surgery May 9 at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was 55 and lived in Northeast Baltimore. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Edward L. Healy Jr., who...
  • Balloons coming back to our neighborhood [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Balloons coming back to our neighborhood [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
    As Marylanders, we take great pride in hosting the Preakness Stakes, the second jewel of horse racing's Triple Crown. Here in Howard County, we commemorate the event with the annual Preakness Celebration Hot Air Balloon Festival, scheduled this year for...
  • Berlin is a small town with big appeal

    Berlin is a small town with big appeal
    City slickers, be forewarned. One visit to this picturesque and utterly charming town on Maryland's Eastern Shore, and even devout urbanites may be tempted to pull up roots, pack their bags and change ZIP codes. That's no exaggeration. Berlin has in...
  • 'Bata Belcamp' book chronicles rise, fall of footwear manufacturing center

    'Bata Belcamp' book chronicles rise, fall of footwear manufacturing center
    "Bata Belcamp," Larry Carmichael's new book about the history of the Bata Shoe Co. in Harford County, chronicles life in a true company town from the first half of the 20th century, one that has since completely reinvented itself over the past three...
  • Recipe Finder | A cheese ball to please all

    Susan Fisher from South Bend, Ind., was looking for a recipe making a cheese ball like the one she would buy some years ago that was made and sold by a sorority in Mishawaka, Ind., as a fundraiser. She would purchase several of them each year and says,...
  • A creative approach to local ingredients at Canteen

    A creative approach to local ingredients at Canteen
    Local sourcing and seasonally driven menus are no longer new on the dining scene. But they are still a phenomenon to praise and, when a restaurant is particularly innovative, celebrate. Canteen, a laid back Station North spot, deserves that celebration....
  • No local wins at James Beard awards

    No local wins at James Beard awards
    Vikram Sunderam of Rasika in Washington won the 2014 James Beard award forĀ "Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic," beating outĀ Baltimore-based chefs Cindy Wolf of Charleston and Spike Gjerde of Woodberry Kitchen. The awards were announced at a ceremony at the...
  • Boutique hotel The Ivy to have modern American restaurant

    Boutique hotel The Ivy to have modern American restaurant
    The Ivy Hotel, the “boutique urban resort” under development in Mid-Town Belvedere, will have a modern American restaurant named Magdalena. The Ivy will occupy the massive Gilded Age brownstone at Calvert and Biddle streets that was built as...
  • Fleet Street Tavern cleans up well

    Fleet Street Tavern cleans up well
    Nearly two decades ago, Rob Coyle helped his friend Rich Mackey open an Irish pub in Washington. It went well — Mackey's Public House is still open on L Street — and the two friends agreed, back then, to open another bar should they ever get...