| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:35 AM
The 1200 block of East Joppa Road in Towson has its share of bright, shiny chain restaurants, packed to the hilt with people eating the same old bland, homogenized food.
But right across the street, in a nondescript business park, sits Spice and Dice,...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Sept. 5 is D-Day for the two-year, $28 million project to reconstruct North Charles Street between University Parkway and 25th Street in Charles Village.
The "D" in this case stands for detour, which is what thousands of motorists a day will have to do...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 5:53 AM
Given how quickly dogs learn by food reward, how long does it take them to recognize the sound of Tiki’s Playhouse doggie ice-cream truck?
Probably with one sample, since the possibilities include tantalizing banana, blueberry, molasses and...
| Sep 7, 2012
Pass It Forward presents its second annual Community Health Fair beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at The Other Barn, 5851 Robert Oliver Place. Participants can meet local health and fitness experts, and there will be goody bags,...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 11:06 AM
Giant Food has removed Talenti chocolate peanut butter cup gelato from its shelves after the manufacturer recalled the product, citing the possibility of salmonella contamination in the peanut butter.
Giant said Monday the recall includes all sell-by...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:45 AM
We tend to think of casseroles and stews as one-dish meals, but a main dish salad fills the bill as well. And at this time of year, when summer hasn't quite finished with us — nor, happily, the local farmers markets — these colorful, crunchy...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 7:15 AM
On a February afternoon, a light snow falls steadily from the sky and the temperature hovers in the low 30s. But to peek in the front window of Yogi Castle in Ellicott City, you’d think it was a steamy July afternoon. Every table is occupied, and...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Our engagement party was this weekend, and it was fantastic. My future mother and father in-law hosted, and they nailed it. The party began mid-afternoon, and we spent the day eating Andy Nelson’s BBQ, playing corn hole and bocce and sipping...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 3:31 PM
The Govanstowne Farmers Market debuted for its second season Wednesday, June 6, but a half hour later, Terri Russell said she had no chocolate ice cream.
"I'm sold out, already," said Russell, owner of Simple Pleasures, an organic ice cream business...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Russett celebrated its 20th anniversary (1992-2012) at the sold-out annual picnic June 9, held in the community center complex. Upon check-in, each attendee got to choose either a Russett logo umbrella or backpack gift to commemorate this historical...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Ice cream and granola bars are the latest products to be linked to widespread manufacturer recalls of some peanut butters and other nut products that started last month.
In the past week, at least five manufacturers have recalled peanut butter flavored...
| Jun 17, 2012
The 2012 Western Howard County Relay for Life is now just a memory for many, but it proved to be another successful event. Friday, June 8, was a bit warm, but it was just right to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
Twenty-one teams composed...