| Feb 27, 2013
| 12:12 PM
The actor known as John Locke on ABC's "Lost" has a taste for bagels.
Terry O'Quinn stopped in at Towson Hot Bagels for a carb fix several times this week -- including today -- taking the time to pose with staff and fans as he waited for his food. On...
| Feb 24, 2013
Customers at Towson Hot Bagels usually pay with credit, not cash, when buying a bagel or a bottle of water, triggering fees the merchant must pay to process each transaction.
Now, the shop's owner and retailers across the country may recoup "swipe"...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Effective Tuesday, Bel-Loc Diner in Parkville has discontinued its dinner service. The Parkville diner will now be open for breakfast and lunch only, from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The diner has been open since 1964.
Greg's Bagels in Belvedere Square is going...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 7:34 AM
For Baltimore Ravens fans in Howard County, it's all over but the smiling. "I'm tired, but I'm proud," said Karen Link, of Marriottsville, who hosted a Super Bowl party for her family. "It's very exciting."
Not even 12 hours after the Ravens defeated...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:05 PM
On Saturday, to celebrate National Bagel Day, Feb. 9, Brooklyn Water Bagels, and its national spokesman, Larry King, are inviting folks in for a Free Bagel and a Shmear.
The promotion is valid in participating Brooklyn Water Bagels stores in Florida,...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Drew Greenblatt's company has grown every year for the past six years — something many other firms, buffeted by the sharp recession, can't claim.
What makes that all the more notable: It's a manufacturer. In Baltimore.
With 35 employees, up from...
| Dec 26, 2010
| 4:22 PM
John Lindner reviews lunch at Quarry Bagel and Cafe, which is located at the Shops at Quarry Lake; Jasmine Asian Bistro and Ciao Pizza Bistro Italiano are here, too. The shops are part of Quarry Lake at Greenpsring, a mixed-use......
| May 9, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Saturday morning my kids started pulling wild onions out of our lawn, a many-weed wonder that's both a model of biodiversity and a drag on curb appeal. They combined the white bulbs with parsley, peppercorns, freshly grated nutmeg, fresh ginger......
| Mar 7, 2011
| 4:22 AM
A new skirmish in the ceaseless War of Restaurant vs. Customers This New York Times article, Have It Your Way? Purist Chefs Won’t Have It, popped up on Friday but I thought I'd save it for today, when more people......
| Aug 17, 2010
| 10:20 AM
My mostly love/sometimes-hate relationship with bread baking began at age 14 with a loaf of the best-tasting cheese bread I ever made, though maddeningly, I could never duplicate the results. Maybe it was beginner's luck, or maybe I was just thrilled to...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 4:51 PM
On an afternoon in early October, I sat in a pew in an old church and took in Mass. A woman dressed all in white sang a soothing hymn, and then a priest in an intricate, green robe read from a prepared sermon; behind him, an imposing pipe organ...
| Jan 4, 2012
At about 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30, as Brian Holler walked down a dirt road in a small village in Turkmenistan, a heavy, rumbling noise made him pause for a second during the long-distance phone conversation he was having with a reporter.