| Jan 25, 2014
| 7:04 PM
David Roberts was finishing up a customer's haircut Saturday at the Cavallaro & Co. salon on the second floor of The Mall in Columbia when he heard the first shot. He looked at another employee, wondering whether they should be concerned.
"When we heard...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:37 AM
In the Valentine's Day of your fantasies, you'd spend hours preparing a gourmet dinner for two, enjoying champagne and savoring dessert with the object of your affection.
Your reality, however, may be decidedly less romantic. You've worked all week, and...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:28 AM
The biggest snowfall in four years blanketed the Baltimore area Thursday with up to a foot and a half of snow, giving many schoolchildren two more days off and stranding residents and travelers. As the region dug out, two men died after shoveling.
| Jan 26, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Within two minutes of the first 911 call Saturday, Howard County police had arrived at The Mall in Columbia.
Though an event such as the shooting in which three died had never occurred before in the county, police say they were prepared because of joint...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:33 PM
In the warmth of a great white tent pitched on an M&T Bank Stadium parking lot and in the cabs of utility trucks, more than 100 men from Massachusetts waited for a mission.
For some, Thursday was their 10th day on the road after a weeklong stint in...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Baltimore Winter Restaurant Week begins on Sunday. Close to 100 Baltimore-area restaurants are offering menus at a fixed price of $30 or $20 for three-course dinners, and $15 for two-course lunches.
Baltimore Winter Restaurant Week 2014 runs through...
| Jan 28, 2014
The restaurateurs Tony Foreman and Cindy Wolf have released new information about Petit Louis Bistro in Columbia, the first Howard County venture for their Baltimore-based Foreman Wolf restaurant group.
The restaurant's public opening in early February...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Here's a whole new twist on takeout: A restaurant owner who picks up customers at their homes, serves them a meal and takes them back home again.
Dave Stahl, the owner of Pete's Grille in Better Waverly, is not one to let a little snow -- or even a foot...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:18 PM
State lawmakers from Baltimore County hope to increase the availability of growlers, the refillable jugs that have become popular among craft beer enthusiasts.
Sales of growlers have expanded elsewhere in Maryland in recent years, and county lawmakers...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Bryan Voltaggio, the chef behind the acclaimed restaurants Volt and Family Meal in his hometown of Frederick, and Range in Washington, will open his first restaurant in Baltimore.
The restaurant, Aggio, will be Voltaggio’s second Italian fine-...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:07 PM
As a small town that's constantly growing, Laurel has lost many of its tangible structures and buildings over the years, along with the interior knick-knacks and larger pieces that rekindle those places in our memories.
The Laurel Museum's new exhibit,...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Richard Friend, 41, who says he grew up "on the other side of the tracks," at Steward Manor apartments at Routes 197 and 198, spends much of his spare time restoring all sorts of artifacts from Laurel retailers, movie theaters and restaurants,...