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  • Voltaggio's Range announced for fall 2012

    Voltaggio's Range announced for fall 2012
    It's official. Range, the long-discussed next project from Bryan Voltaggio, has been officially announced for a fall opening at the Chevy Chase Pavilion in Washington, D.C. Range, the press announcement says, "will not simply be a contemporary American...
  • Wolf, Voltaggio and Gjerde among James Beard nominees

    Wolf, Voltaggio and Gjerde among James Beard nominees
    It took an hour to read all of the Beard Foundation nomimations. When it was over, there were no nominations for Baltimore area chefs restaurants. Sam Caglione of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery was nominated for Outstanding Wine, Beer or Spirits...
  • Day Trip

    Day Trip
    Philadelphia International Flower Show With a theme based on the islands of Hawaii, this year's International Flower Show brings a taste of the tropics to Philadelphia. White sand, palm trees and hula dancers all have a role as the show, sponsored by...
  • Green Wheels: Start Your (Electric) Motors

    Green Wheels: Start Your (Electric) Motors
    If electric cars are to succeed, they need to be more visible. Only approximately 50,000 were sold nationwide last year, and that means that, everywhere but California, they're still pretty much under the radar. I've long believed that car buyers are...
  • Getting Off Gas

    Getting Off Gas
    It wasn’t that long ago that everything seemed so simple: pump gas into your car, get behind the wheel and go. But as the internal combustion engine slowly but surely yields ground to alternative energy sources, sorting out the various...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week 1. THE BLACK KEYS Akron, Ohio alt-rockers The Black Keys had been plugging away through a decade and five albums when its disc “Brothers” made it big in 2010, hitting No. 3 on......
  • Holiday Gift Guide

     
    No gimmicks here, just our straight-up annual guide to the best in holiday presents for you and yours....
  • 'On The Road' from the rearview mirror

    By Nate Owen With the 2011 calendar year drawing to a close, let's take a look back at some highlights of On The Road. There certainly were plenty of noteworthy stories this year.  And to think, we're not even a full year old yet. That will come in...
  • Navigating the bewildering new world of car rentals

    Navigating the bewildering new world of car rentals
    Alix Davidson says she was "totally excited" when her car rental company recently offered her the keys to a Toyota Prius in Seattle. It was her first time behind the wheel of a hybrid electric vehicle. But her enthusiasm quickly turned to frustration...
  • Chicago Auto Show: Muscle cars still have the power

    Chicago Auto Show: Muscle cars still have the power
    There was plenty of chatter over the new electric and hybrid offerings at Friday's opening of the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place. But off in the wings, the throaty roars of unapologetically powerful V-8 engines more than drowned out the buzz....
  • Oh, the places they didn't go

    Oh, the places they didn't go
    When Charlie Trotter announced, just past the stroke of midnight on New Year's Day, that he would be closing his eponymous Chicago restaurant at the end of August, quite a few people vowed to get to Charlie Trotter's, one last time or even for the very...