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  • Island of the Greeks

    Island of the Greeks
    This quirky island, snug in the wine-dark northern Aegean Sea, came alive with tantalizing tales my grandmother spun when I was young. The narratives, some real, others not so much, were a balm. On school nights, they kept me up past my bedtime....
  • Fabulous fall getaways

    As warm afternoons give way to cool, crisp evenings, cities awaken from their summer nap, abuzz with new openings, performances and cultural events. Vibrantly hued country roads become stamping grounds for food festivals, wine tours and leaf peepers....
  • A vintage vacation for Tom Noonan, CEO of Visit Baltimore

    A vintage vacation for Tom Noonan, CEO of Visit Baltimore
    There isn't much that goes on in Baltimore that doesn't include Tom Noonan. The president and CEO of Visit Baltimore is responsible for promoting the region and all of its venues as a destination for conventions, meetings, leisure travelers, day-trippers,...
  • 'Top Chef' recap, 'Rebuilding New Orleans'

    'Top Chef' recap, 'Rebuilding New Orleans'
    Phew! They did it!¬† They survived week one of "Top Chef," Season 11. Chef Patty was crying over the experience, which didn’t win her any points in chef Stephanie’s book -- she insisted¬† she’ll only cry when she is kicked off. Hmm,...
  • In Ellicott City, Facci has quality Italian food that's worth the wait

    In Ellicott City, Facci has quality Italian food that's worth the wait
      Dinner in a suburban Italian restaurant is rarely worth a one-hour wait. But it is when it comes to Facci, the first restaurant in Ellicott City's new Turf Valley shopping center. The restaurant, which opened in September, is named after owner...
  • Bryan Voltaggio, headed for Baltimore, says Power Plant Live is the right place

    Bryan Voltaggio's recent announcement that he'd be opening a restaurant in Baltimore arrived like a complimentary dessert — something you appreciate all the more because it isn't expected. "OHMAGAWD" and "yeeeeeesss!!!" were a few of the...
  • Forest Hill liquor store draws protest second time around

    Forest Hill liquor store draws protest second time around
    After smooth sailing the first time seeking tentative approval for a new wine bar and store in the Rock Spring Shopping Center, the second time around the owners of the new establishment are up against opposition from owners of other liquor store owners...
  • Toasting Maryland's bubblies

    Toasting Maryland's bubblies
    Though New Year's Eve is less than a week away, even last-minute party planners have time to add a Maryland sparkling wine to their celebrations. With seven of the state's 56 wineries producing America's version of champagne, the local wine industry has...
  • Holiday season is Hampden's time to shine

    'Tis holiday season in Baltimore's most holiday-happy neighborhood! Walking the Avenue (West 36th Street) at this time of year is especially magical. Sidewalks are filled with shoppers who appreciate and value small, locally-owned businesses. Light...
  • Wine Find | Newman's Own

    Wine Find | Newman's Own
    2011 Newman's Own Cabernet Sauvignon From: California Price: $10 Serve with: Red meat, pasta, pizza This red wine from the company founded by the late, great actor Paul Newman is a terrific value. No, it's not the most complex cabernet to ever...
  • Construction projects give new meaning to the word 'groundbreaking' [Hampden]

    Let's take a minute to discuss groundbreaking, because there seems to be an awful lot of it going on around Hampden. I'm not referring to recent groundbreakings for Rotunda redevelopment or Skatepark of Baltimore's planned skateboarding park within...
  • Here's a shout-out to the contest winners of Hampdenfest 2013

    This year's Hampdenfest, held on Saturday September 14, caught a break and had uncharacteristically gorgeous weather. A record number of people turned out to eat food, drink the Brewer's Art/Union Craft Brewing collaboration beer Hampden Rye, watch...