| Aug 7, 2011
| 2:18 PM
George Gilbert Ganjon, a retired Carroll County farmer who was a founder of the Downtown Farmers Market, died of kidney failure Aug. 1 at Dove House in Westminster. He was 82.
Born in Baltimore, he grew up near the Hollins Market in the southwestern...
| Aug 7, 2011
Compared to the endless assortments of sandwiches, burgers and fries you find at most lunch spots, good sushi can seem like a vacation.
Baltimore is blessed with enough serious sushi places that you don't need to go far to get away. If you're in...
| Aug 11, 2011
The north side of Cross Street Market has long outpaced the south side.
MaGerks, Ryleigh's, the Stalking Horse and the 8x10 have made the north side a viable and attractive destination. But the south side has been lacking a bona fide anchor establishment...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:39 PM
How many cars do you reckon pass each day through the intersection of Mountain Road and Belair Road in Fallston?
Tony Ashe says about 85,000 cars, give or take a Buick, are swinging near the Mallet Restaurant and Crabhouse, his new multilevel,...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 8:55 AM
For this week's weekend dining review of Republic Noodle, Kit Waskorn Pollard subs in for John Houser III.
Republic Noodle opened in September just south of Cross Street Market in the Riverside neighborhood. If you walk by Republic Noodle when it's...
| Sep 24, 2011
The cardboard models showed what a new town hall near Cross Street Market in Federal Hill could look like.
The graduate architecture students at Morgan State University crowded around professor Sanjit Roy as he critiqued the miniature buildings one by...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 7:45 AM
Grilled Cheese & Co. opened in Federal Hill last Friday. The new restaurant takes over the Dangerously Delicious Pies space on the block of Light Street just north of Cross Street Market -- you know, right where those two banking machines are. This...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:17 AM
Baltimore Beer Week is about to take over the city for 11 days, or it just seems that way. But don't forget the annual OysterFest down in Federal Hill.
Ryleigh's Oyster Ball is Thursday night. Tickets sales are going well, Scotti Offutt of Ryleigh's...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 5:42 PM
A Florida man repeated Sunday as champion of the U.S. National Oyster Shucking Contest held in St. Mary's County.
The 2010 champion, Michael Martin, of Panama City Beach, won again, based on how quickly and completely he shucked 24 oysters, according...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 3:35 PM
This week we asked our b staff and guests where they go to cross off what's left on their holiday shopping lists. Here's what they had to say.
I know this is terrible and immoral and exploitative and all that, but Walmart has some really good deals. ...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 3:51 PM
Carol Fabian, a Ravens season ticket holder, had waited to buy tickets to the pair of away games she normally attends.
But with the NFL lockout officially coming to a close Monday, not only can Fabian purchase those tickets, she can join many fellow fans...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 10:44 AM
As members of Ravens Roost 15, Bill and Denise West probably see themselves more as ravens than polar bears, but for the ninth straight year they'll wade into the Chesapeake Bay on a winter day.
The husband-and-wife team, along with 15 others from...