| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:53 PM
After battling stomach problems for years, Sarah Croessmann took action. On the advice of her doctor, she tried eating fewer fats, then removing dairy. Four years ago, she hit on a winner: She cut gluten from her diet.
Croessmann, a 25-year-old Baltimore...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 1:58 PM
The arrival of tomatoes at the farmers' market is the high point of the summer growing season. It brings with it a treasure-trove of jewel-colored fruit that span the spectrum from bright green to dark purple and come in shapes that defy geometric reason....
| Jul 16, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Artifact Coffee opens, officially on Monday. The new seven-day a week casual stop-in for breakfast, lunch and early dinner is from Amy and Spike Gjerde of Woodberry Kitchen. Located across the Light Rail tracks from Woodberry, in the restored Union...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:07 AM
Henry Hunt said goodbye to gluten not because a doctor told him to, but because — like so many others — he decided he was better off without it.
"I diagnosed myself," he says, "because I'm really in tune with my body."
| Feb 6, 2012
| 9:50 AM
There's little that's more romantic than a wonderful dinner enjoyed a deux in a cozy setting. With Valentine's Day in the offing, restaurant phones (and websites) are undoubtedly busy taking reservations for just such tete-a-tetes.
If you're into the...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 2:04 PM
You can get bread from Hamilton Bakery, including their amazing onion focaccia, at Fleet Street Market, and that alone makes this grocery store, which opened in July, a major asset to Fells Point.
The bread is part of the new market's all-star lineup...
| Mar 3, 2012
Since its opening in October 2007, Cinghiale has been in a state of change.
Sometimes the changes seemed like progress, sometimes irresolution. Looking back now, all of those fits and starts — all of the format switches, uniform overhauls and...
| Feb 29, 2012
Christ United Methodist Church will introduce the new month with a Friday Fun Night at 6:30 p.m. March 2. After a light meal, family games will commence at 2833 Florida Ave.
• Lauren Brumbaugh prepares food before the regular Tuesday night Bible...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 5:40 PM
You may have seen that I published a snarkish item last week about the Frederick County Commission's ordinance establishing English as the official language of the county.
But really, all sarcasm aside, the honorable gentlemen are doing their humble...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:48 PM
All of Harford County was virtually shut down Monday, as residents braced for the worst of the powerful Hurricane Sandy, which was ever closer to making landfall on the coast between Maryland and New Jersey.
Heavy rain pelted the county overnight...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 8:08 AM
As Hurricane Sandy headed toward the East Coast on Saturday night, 120 high school students prepared to spend the night in makeshift shelters in cardboard boxes in the back parking lot of Our Daily Bread Employment Center in downtown Baltimore.
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:47 AM
If close proximity to a great pizza joint doesn't raise property values, it should. Good pizza makes a neighborhood eminently more livable.
Fortunately for the people living in and around Govans, in northern Baltimore City, Toss is a great pizza joint....