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  • Valentine Day specials all over the map [Ellicott City]

    Need Valentine's Day ideas? Check out these Ellicott City events and specials to help make the holiday a memorable one. Barnes & Noble bookstore is hosting a free storytime for kids featuring Valentine's Day-themed picture books on Thursday, Feb. 14, at...
  • Creative ways to cut costs when planning your wedding

    Creative ways to cut costs when planning your wedding
    I know we all try not to think about it, but ... your wedding is likely one of the most expensive days of your life. Everyone has their own tips and tricks for saving money on the big day, so here's my two-cents on keeping a little extra in your pocket --...
  • Wine Find: 2010 Hahn "Nicky Hahn" Meritage

    This lush, smooth blend the five traditional Bordeaux grapes — with cabernet sauvignon in the starring role and merlot as its sidekick — plays above its pay grade. Very accessible for a young red wine, it offers ample black cherry,...
  • Handcrafted cocktails hit home

    Handcrafted cocktails hit home
    When Stacey Barich turned the modest dining room of her Parkville home into a tiki bar inspired by the 1930s, it became a project of passion for the 40-year-old photographer. Pairing her love of vintage culture with a growing obsession with...
  • Wine Find: 2011 Zestos Garnacha

    This wine is an exceptional value made with one of my favorite grapes for young red wine. Garnacha, the Spanish equivalent of the French grenache, may not be the most subtle of reds, but it produces full-bodied wines with up-front, exuberant flavors. This...
  • Sykesville man designs winning poster for Maryland Wine Festival

    Sykesville man designs winning poster for Maryland Wine Festival
    The poster design by John Kachik, of Sykesville, has been chosen from a field of 34 for this year's annual Maryland Wine Festival scheduled for Sept. 21 and 22 at the Carroll County Farm Museum in Westminster. Kachik used hand-line drawing and Photoshop...
  • Annual Wine Expo at HCC

    The Harford Community College Alumni and Friends organization has begun selling tickets for the planned Feb. 24, Wine Expo. On Feb. 24, from 3-6 p.m. in the new APG Federal Credit Union Arena at the college is a tasting event billed as being "sure to...
  • What's on the menu for Valentine's Day

    It's not too late. You can still make dining plans for Valentine's Day. Some restaurants are extending their special Valentine's Day menus and offerings through the weekend. Even places that aren't offering fixed-price options are packing their menus with...
  • Great service, half-hearted food at Christopher Daniel

    Great service, half-hearted food at Christopher Daniel
    "Come casual … dine fine." That's the motto sprinkled across Christopher Daniel's menu and signage. The concept — good food served in a low-key setting — is a worthy one. But while the service is top-notch, the food portion of "fine"...
  • Mead and cider make a comeback in Maryland

    Mead and cider make a comeback in Maryland
    Make room for cider and mead. In Maryland, cider was last popular in Colonial times. Mead never has been. But a new generation of mead and cider makers, with their feet planted firmly in Maryland soil, are rethinking these age-old fermented...
  • Guzzone says session was 'absolute success' for Howard County

    Guzzone says session was 'absolute success' for Howard County
    Only one bill sponsored by the Howard County Delegation failed to be approved before the General Assembly wrapped up its 2013 session Monday, April 8. The bill would have given organizations the authority to hold casino events with a permit from the...
  • Wine Find: 2009 Chateau Megyer Furmint

    This is a dry white wine made from the same grape that produces the luscious Hungarian dessert wines known as Tokay. It shows the power and complexity of the grape do not depend on its sugar content. It's lush, full-bodied, herbal and a bit exotic —...