| Oct 22, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Zagat has released its 2012 America's Top Restaurants Survey, covering 1,578 of the nation's top restaurants across 45 U.S. markets, including Baltimore, which is yoked together in most, but not all, of the survey questions with Washington.
| Oct 24, 2011
| 11:11 AM
The Obama Labor Department has established a fair and simple requirement for issuing H-2B visas: Employers must first offer jobs to U.S. workers, at the prevailing wage in their community, before they can get permission to import foreign workers. This...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 12:07 PM
The Light Street Pavilion at Harborplace is getting a new food court in a new location. The 260-seat food court will take over the old Phillips Seafood Buffet space on the pavilion's lower level. It will open in the spring of 2012, around the time that...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 2:30 PM
Phillips Seafood at the Power Plant will open on Nov. 11 at 4 p.m. in its new Power Plant location.
Phillips will occupy the 15,000-square-foot first floor of the former ESPN Zone space, a short move from its longtime Harborplace home. The iconic...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Phillips Crab Deck is now open in Annapolis.
The 140-seat terrace restaurant, which opened very quietly on Aug. 16, marks Phillips Seafood's return to Annapolis -- in the same Dock Street location that it left in 2009. It was replaced there by Hell...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:49 PM
At one minute past midnight on Sept. 16, a state landmark known by millions of motorists will go dark.
Employees will say their goodbyes before the doors and off-ramps are barricaded at Maryland House, the Interstate 95 travel plaza in Harford County...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 2:54 PM
The Maryland House Travel Plaza on I-95 near Aberdeen will close for reconstruction on Sept. 15 for at least a year, the Maryland Transportation Authority said Thursday.
When the Maryland House closes at midnight on Saturday, Sept. 15, the Chesapeake...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Back in 2005, a manager at the Starbucks Coffee shop at the Maryland House Rest Stop on I-95 just south of the Aberdeen exit told an Aegis reporter that particular Starbucks was one of the busiest in the world.
It would be easy to chalk the claim up to...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 11:15 AM
I have lived in different states and currently reside in Tampa, Fla. I had always heard that Baltimore was a bad place. This summer, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. My research revealed that the best facility for treatment is Johns Hopkins Hospital....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 3:16 PM
David Cordish refused to talk politics Wednesday at a celebration of the now-complete Maryland Live Casino.
The casino just added its final complement of slot machines — 1,304 — for a total of 4,750, making it the nation's third-largest...
| 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...