| Apr 21, 2013
| 2:28 PM
On any given day, you might find 27-year-old Teddy Krolik in the neighborhood of Reservoir Hill operating a Bobcat tractor in a rubble-strewn vacant lot, dropping by the home of an elderly woman to see if she needs a ride to a community meeting later that...
| May 3, 2013
| 9:35 AM
George's, the restaurant at the Wyndham Peabody Court Hotel in Mount Vernon, is a sleeper. It hasn't completely shrugged off its hotel-amenity feeling, but it's getting there.
George's is making an effort to reach out. There's a good sampling on the...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:19 AM
You don't need to be a scratch golfer to enjoy Mountain Branch Grille & Pub.
Though the restaurant is located on the grounds of Mountain Branch Golf Club in Joppa, it is open to golfers and non-golfers alike (the course is open to the public, too, and...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Sitting at the kitchen counter, playing a game on his mother's cellphone, Nick Brooks looked like any other 13-year-old, except for an occasional hand clap and the burbles that his brothers affectionately call "Nicky noises."
Soon, he got bored with the...
| Apr 17, 2013
An all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner will be held Saturday at the Dublin United Methodist Church from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Come out to enjoy their famous spaghetti with meat sauce, salad bar, garlic bread, dessert and beverage. Adults,...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 10:02 AM
For some people, baking is an enjoyable pastime that often ends in a delicious dessert.
But for Ellicott City resident Jackie Gonzalez-Feezer, baking is much more than that. Gonzalez-Feezer is a food blogger, whose website, La Casa de Sweets...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 5:20 PM
The Christ Child Society of Baltimore was formed just a few months ago, but this organization, a chapter of the National Christ Child Society, has hit the ground running. Already, the group has donated books and volunteer hours at many organizations,...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:33 PM
If I had to vote on which food store I would like to see at the Rotunda, I would vote for Graul's Market. My reason is simple: Graul's is a full-service market.
Retirement communities and apartment buildings, all inhabited by senior citizens, surround...
| May 9, 2012
| 7:51 AM
One of the most delightful things about learning to cook is learning how herbs, which are virtually calorie free, can enhance even the simplest basic main ingredients, helping us achieve ever more kudos from the dear ones in our lives whose lot it is to...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 8:09 AM
The pumpkin has so much more to offer than languishing on a doorstep as a jack-o'-lantern or being dumped unceremoniously into a pie for a cheap thrill at the end of Thanksgiving dinner.
The culinary uses for pumpkin are as limitless as your imagination....
| Jan 18, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, Deb Schulze weighs in on fiber....
| Mar 17, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Samson, the Maryland Zoo's young elephant, made quick work of his vegetarian cake while a hillside of children and parents serenaded the birthday boy who is turning 4.
His arching and nimble trunk first went for the prize, one of four big carrot...