| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:39 AM
The old Kolper's Tavern on Clipper Road, more recently known as the Mill Steakhouse, will reopen this fall as Birroteca -- the name is a play on "enoteca," which today pretty much means a chic place that serves wine.
The chef at Birroteca will be...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Anthony Bourdain is returning to the Hippodrome on Nov. 17.
Bourdain, chef-at-large at New York's famed Brasserie Les Halles, is the author of best-sellers "Kitchen Confidential" and "Medium Raw" — blunt and sometimes shocking portraits of life...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Best Buy will close its Inner Harbor and Hunt Valley stores in May, part of a move to shutter 50 locations across the country.
Company officials said in a news release that the stores were temporarily closed to inform employees of the decision Saturday,...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Some 20 area restaurants will trot out their best soft-shell crab recipes for the fourth annual Soft Shell Crab Celebration. The promotion is organized by Dine Downtown.
The 12-day promotion starts on May 17 and runs through May 28.
| Apr 26, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Hoping to turn around the struggling resort, Maryland's slots location committee awarded a license Thursday for a casino at Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort in Allegany County.
The Video Lottery Facility Location Commission voted unanimously to issue...
| May 18, 2010
| 4:22 AM
They say you shouldn't bite the hand that feeds you. I'll just bite the hand that wants to feed me but should know better. While I'm a blogger these days, I'm a blogger for a newspaper, which means I still......
| Jun 15, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Phillips Seafood is looking for people who are willing to eat as many crab cakes as humanly possible in 3 1/2 minutes.The restaurant is putting on a crab cake-eating contest July 3 to celebrate Harborplace's 30th anniversary. (Harborplace opened July........
| May 13, 2011
| 11:10 AM
Breathtaking sunsets, sweet salt air, boardwalk confections and fun in the sun — Ocean City has it all.
Long regarded by those in the know as a best bet when it comes to taking the family to the beach, Ocean City, recently received the...
| May 13, 2011
| 12:23 PM
For all that remains warmly traditional about Ocean City, there are also changes — new events, restaurants, things to do and even technology to make your vacation more enjoyable. This year is no exception.
Here's are a some of the new happenings in...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 5:30 PM
The Cordish Cos. is seeking $3 million worth of rent breaks on two city-owned properties near the Pier 4 Power Plant complex in exchange for making $6 million to $9 million worth of improvements to help keep existing tenants and attract new ones —...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 9:15 AM
Brice Phillips Sr., the founder of Phillips Seafood, died today at age 90.
Phillips Foods Inc., and Seafood Restaurants announced Phillips's death to the media in an emailed press release shortly after 3 p.m. today.
Brice and his wife, Shirley...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 5:51 AM
Brice R. Phillips, the patriarch of a Maryland seafood empire that began 55 years ago with a simple crab shack in Ocean City/, died Friday at his home in the seaside resort town.
Mr. Phillips, who was 90, had been in declining health. The cause of...