| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:51 AM
Mari Luna Bistro, located on Cathedral Street across from Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, has closed.
The restaurant closed officially on Jan. 21 after three years of operation. It was operated by the Luna family, which continues to run the two...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Vivo Trattoria & Wine Bar, a new restaurant at the Hotel at Arundel Preserve, has the burnished looks of a good Tuscan-inspired trattoria. And its midpriced menu of antipasto, pastas, pizzas and Northern Italian entrees has a kind of broad appeal that's...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:35 PM
For the second time in her life, Grace Leto will have to bury a child.
In 1983, she said, her 18-year-old daughter was killed in a car accident in Baltimore. On Friday, another daughter, Kimberly Leto, 51, was stabbed to death after she happened upon...
| 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 4, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Fleet Street Kitchen will soon split in half.
The back, or upper dining room, will remain its stylish, comfortably formal self. But beginning March 1, the restaurant's front dining area will become The Tavern Room, a more casual space (think, no white...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:04 AM
We almost missed all of the fun.
On a recent Saturday night, a friend and I sat idly at the main upstairs bar at Anastasia, the Italian restaurant by Kali's Restaurant Group that replaced Meli in Fells Point last month.
There were 20 or so patrons,...
| Feb 9, 2014
Date: Dec. 7
Her story: Michelle Zilka, 36, grew up in Bel Air. She is an assistant lab director at the Center for Inherited Disease Research at Johns Hopkins' Bayview Medical Center. Her parents, Patricia Zilka, who retired in December, and Paul Zilka,...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Lorde, the rising pop star best known for her Grammy-winning song “Royals,” will headline the Preakness Stakes’ InfieldFest concert on May 17, Maryland Jockey Club president Tom Chuckas announced on Thursday morning at the Pimlico Race...
| Jan 24, 2014
Relay for Life
The American Cancer Society invites the public to the Relay for Life of Howard County 2014 Season Kickoff Rally at 6 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel, 10207 Wincopin Circle. Those interested can register a team or...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Crime is a part of everyday life across Baltimore, but many residents in Southeast Baltimore — including this writer — have watched a cloud of concern grow darker over the neighborhood since the start of the year. In Canton and the adjacent...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Grain alcohol, the cheap, potent booze that has been a staple at college parties for generations, could be outlawed in Maryland as university presidents press lawmakers to ban it.
Maryland senators voted Wednesday to forbid the sale of grain alcohol...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Household products maker Sun Products Corp. said Tuesday that it will close its nearly 90-year-old Baltimore manufacturing plant in June, laying off almost 300 workers and adding another name to the region's long list of former factories.