| Mar 25, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Whether it's a war-zone deployment, a cargo ship in port for 18 hours or a passenger cruise ship on its regular stop, R.S. Stern Inc. has put groceries in larders and spare parts in engine rooms since 1870.
From its brick warehouse in Canton, the...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 12:56 PM
That's a relief.
The last time a Travel Channel food show featured Baltimore, everyone was royally annoyed.
But Andrew Zimmern's “Bizarre Foods America” show has a different agenda than Anthony Bourdain's “No Reservations,” which...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The banner at Greenmount Avenue and Preston Street proclaims the Lillian Jones Apartments are coming. For the past year, I've watched this building take shape in a neighborhood that needed all the help it could get. Come spring, new tenants will begin...
| Mar 19, 2013
The cuisine and restaurants of Baltimore are getting another turn in the national spotlight.
The March 25 episode of "Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern" features Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bay.
The last time Baltimore was the subject of a...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Police testified Tuesday that a Severn man, whose 5-year-old son lost consciousness last September after drinking methadone that the father acknowledged buying, waited more than an hour after the boy initially became ill to call for help because he "was...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Maryland has some of the toughest gun laws in the country — and Baltimore's are even stricter — yet the city continues to struggle with rampant gun violence as thousands of criminals gain access to firearms.
And for supporters and opponents...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Can Denver Mayor Michael Hancock bust a move?
After tomorrow night, he might be forced to.
In a bet with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Hancock promised to perform star Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis' famous pre-game dance in the event of...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Donald B. Cohen, a Baltimore musician who formed the Don Cohen Trio and the Jazz Express, which performed at various venues and social functions, died Jan. 8 of heart failure at the Warren Place senior housing complex in Cockeysville.
He was 78....
| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:11 PM
The mayor of Denver calls his hurt leg an "injury." The mayor of Baltimore calls it an "excuse."
Addressing the pressing issues of our time, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Wednesday took issue with Denver Mayor Michael Hancock's...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:15 PM
The sight of a newly resplendent Everyman Theatre made me get off a bus the other day as I was heading west on Fayette Street. I had to get a closer look at the city's newest gem.
Throughout this year, I've been popping into the entrance of the former...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:07 PM
If you were choosing an official Maryland sandwich based on popularity, there'd be no contest. The crab cake would beat the soft-shell crab sandwich every time.
So, if the General Assembly enacts a bill this session that makes the soft-shell crab...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Rose Faro Ponder, a retired Notre Dame Preparatory School food service manager who won blue ribbons at the Maryland State Fair for her baking, died of pneumonia Friday at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. She was 88 and lived in Bel Air.
Rose Faro was...