| May 8, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz hosted a set of powerful peers for a healthy cooking competition at the Hunt Valley Wegmans Wednesday, but home field advantage wasn't enough to top his counterpart from Baltimore City.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Company's coming to Pimlico Race Course.
For the throngs expected at Saturday's Preakness, the hospitality team at Pimlico Race Course is bringing in 7,000 pounds of crab meat and 3,000 pounds of aged tenderloin. Did someone remember to get ice? Yes:...
| May 10, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Vultures have moved into a very tall tree above our house and car. To say there are "bird droppings" is an understatement. Not to mention our house looks cursed. What can we do?
Many bird dispersal methods won't work because the vultures are perched...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:41 AM
The annual Maypole Dance will be held today (Wednesday) at 9 a.m. on the outside field of Dublin Elementary School. All fifth-graders will perform the dance with ribbons and flowers. The community is invited to join in this special event. This is sure...
| May 3, 2013
Fort Meade spouse job fair
The third annual Fort George G. Meade Military Spouse Job Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at McGill Training Center, 8452 Zimborski Ave. on the post. The event is open to all military spouses,...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 11:22 AM
In Baltimore, everybody knows Costas Inn.
The Dundalk institution has been around since 1971, when Costas Triantafilos — still the owner, now working with his son, Pete — opened the restaurant. Since the '70s, Costas has grown into a...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:39 AM
The season's chilly weather calls for comfort food, but that's no reason to pack on the pounds. After all, spring is right around the corner.
We asked local chefs to share their comfort food favorites, lightened up a bit in honor of the season ahead....
| Feb 28, 2013
| 6:43 AM
This finale was unlike anything we’ve ever seen, and clearly produced by some kind of fill-in crew.
The entire episode was done in Iron Chef style “live” from a Kitchen Stadium-esque set with a hooting and hollering audience. This...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 9:15 AM
My trees look ratty. Can I prune now before the leaves come out? Should I put that black gunk on the cuts? I've never done this before.
March is an excellent time to prune trees. Without leaves, you have a much better view of what needs to be done....
| Mar 7, 2013
| 4:08 PM
You can say this about Hyatt: It keeps its properties fresh.
I was looking back at the different concepts that have populated the Hyatt Regency Baltimore on Light Street since 1981. Who remembers Berry & Elliott's, the upper-story predecessor to now-...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 12:12 PM
It's National VegWeek.
Organized by the Washington-based nonprofit advocacy group Compassion Over Killing, and now in its fifth year, National VegWeek encourages participants to explore vegetarian dining for one week.
A few Baltimore restaurants are...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Easter's on its way. We're rounding up brunch options in the area. If you want your restaurant's Easter Sunday brunch offering listed, drop us a line at the email address at the bottom of this post. Before the brunch listings, we threw in a cooking...