| Dec 28, 2011
| 1:49 PM
New Year's resolutions are the kiss of death. We all know this.
So instead of drafting some sweeping resolution we know darn well we'll never keep, how about thinking small for 2012. How about trying one thing — maybe two — that just might...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 5:33 AM
Oh, that's right. Cafe Hon is a restaurant.
It would have been easy, last year, to mistake Denise Whiting's Hampden establishment for almost anything else. It was only in November, when Whiting announced she was rescinding her controversial "hon"...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 5:04 PM
This weekend, I was not going to go Dutch.
Yes, we were in the "Dutch Country." Lancaster County, Pa., to be exact.
But I was not going to stuff my face at Kitchen Kettle Village, gawk at Amish buggies or get sidetracked by the QVC or Pottery Barn...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 10:25 AM
Perhaps the fourth time is the charm, as 21 Main Street is once again home to a delicatessen in Reisterstown. Bubb's opened it doors back on Sept. 12 and is serving the most diverse crowds I've seen grace the neighborhood, with an equally diverse menu....
| Jan 14, 2012
Barrett's Grill, in Hunt Valley, is attractive and polished enough to qualify for night-out dining, but there's nothing fussy or intimidating about it.
This is the restaurant at Hunt Valley Towne Centre that opened back in 2005 as Greystone Grill. Its...
| May 21, 2012
| 6:07 AM
Tae Strain, the executive chef at Crush, is leaving the Belvedere Square restaurant. Saturday is Strain's last day at Crush, which will remain open. But Demi, his separate project on the lower level of Crush, will close after this Saturday's service. ...
| May 23, 2012
The English Consul Volunteer Fire Department announced a 5-year drive to raise $1.2 million for constructing a much-needed addition to the existing station at 2827 Michigan Ave.
This group has protected the communities of Rosemont, Baltimore Highlands...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Though it opened just last year, Gunner's Grille in Taneytown feels like it's been around forever. That's both good and bad.
On the good side, the restaurant's rustic atmosphere is downright charming, and its interpretations of classics, like chicken-...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:13 PM
United Methodist Church of Savage, 9050 Baltimore St., will hold its annual Strawberry Festival Saturday, June 2 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Menu includes open pit roast beef sandwiches, pulled beef barbecue sandwiches, chicken salad sandwiches, hot dogs,...
| May 23, 2012
| 12:06 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, Emily Rice, dietetic intern,...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 11:45 AM
It is to be hoped that the little dears are learning more in school than that Columbus Day is all about appliance and mattress sales. Indeed, he is credited with "discovering" America, which was, you might agree, a rather momentous achievement, albeit...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 1:21 PM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our...