| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:33 AM
A new cookbook developed with local chef Connie Crabtree-Burritt shares more than 200 recipes the whole family can enjoy, and should spark some interesting conversations as well.
In addition to food, “BOS Cooks” features stories from...
| Oct 24, 2013
Here we go again, with another call for a crackdown on panhandlers in Baltimore. The City Council, which recently provided millions of dollars in public financing for the big private development at Harbor Point — offices, hotels, residences —...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Edward "Eddie" Dopkin, whose business acumen and knack for building relationships fueled a long career in Baltimore's restaurant and catering industries, died on Saturday at Sinai Hospital from complications associated with a form of leukemia. The...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Edward "Eddie" Dopkin, the popular restaurateur who founded and owned Miss Shirley's and co-owned the Classic Catering People, died Saturday at age 61.
Dopkin's dining successes and relationships within the community earned praise Saturday from...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Ceramic artist Brian Beckenheimer admits that after owning As the Wheel Turns, a store in Harborplace for 27 years, and doing art shows for 34 years, "I was totally burned out."
He sold his house in Owings Mills last year and took the year off, moving...
| Aug 13, 2013
Oyster Bay Grille is set to open late this month in the Towson Circle development. It will take over the back restaurant space that has sat vacant since Vin closed in 2008.
The team behind Oyster Bay Grille includes brothers Nick and John Daskalakis...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 3:56 PM
When developer Michael Beatty comes home from a hard day of reshaping the city's skyline, first with Harbor East and now with its neighbor, Harbor Point, he relaxes by cooking.
"I love seeing projects through, but they take so long to get done,"...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Baltimore doesn't get to host the NFL Kickoff game on Thursday night, but fans can still have plenty of fun. There's the Keith Urban concert at 7:30 p.m. And a whole bunch of waterfront restaurants are running food and drink specials for game-watchers....
| Sep 1, 2013
Much of the landmark Inner Harbor developments are in the neighborhood of three decades old (Harborplace turned 30 officially in 2010), which lands them somewhere short of historic. Unfortunately, the project's genesis is fading even as many of the...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:31 PM
I put a question to one of Southeast Baltimore's busiest restaurateurs: What is the secret behind the steady growth of so many Latino restaurants flourishing along the old commercial corridor in Highlandtown?
"People are looking for portions, price and...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Organizers of Maryland's tax-free shopping week are aiming to give back-to-school buying in August the kind of boost that Black Friday gives to holiday spending each fall.
Now in its fourth year, the annual tax holiday gives consumers a break on the...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:34 PM
A new tower, possibly of apartments, could rise on the East Pratt Street parking lot across from Harborplace in the next four to six years, filling one of the most prominent vacant lots in downtown Baltimore.
A Chicago-based parking garage operator and...