| Jun 27, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Nora Ephron was really all about the food.
An acerbic observer of life whose wit translated so easily to the big screen, she was often as interested in the menu as she was in the script, and her appetite for moviemaking and crab cakes brought her to...
| Jul 2, 2012
No need to head out of town for things to do this weekend. The historic district has so much going on you should simply book a room at Obladi, the bed and breakfast on Main Street, and plan to make a holiday of it.
Friday night, July 6, is First Friday,...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Free legal advice is being offered to low-income residents in Maryland through a partnership between the JustAdvice Initiative and Groupon Grassroots, the philanthropic arm of Groupon.
Low income residents who attend JustAdvice sessions in Lexington...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 12:20 PM
I kind of forgot that restaurants close on July Fourth. Like it's Christmas or something. But they do. Good brunch places like B&O Brasserie, Victoria Gastro Pub and Golden West are all closed on July Fourth. All of the municipal market, including...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Boston Mayor Thomas N. Menino has a crab cake dinner coming courtesy of Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.
The two mayors wagered a seafood dinner on Sunday's AFC Championship game between the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens. Menino...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:54 AM
Nobody asked me but . . .
This news, via MarylandReporter.com, might come as a shock to members of the General Assembly who believe the O'Malley administration is waging a "war on rural Maryland": A poll by OpinionWorks finds that 62 percent of...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 9:04 PM
Christian Siriano, Maryland's best-known fashion industry personality, might have had one of the best showings at last week's New York Fashion Week events. But the state's couture offerings did not end with him. Area designers, hair and makeup artists and...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 5:00 AM
If you haven't been to Harborplace lately, stop by. It's had some work done. And like many facelifts, the beauty of this one surely depends on the eye of the beholder.
Suburban mall rats will feel right at home. The Light Street pavilion features chain...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:48 AM
A Severn couple already facing drug and weapons charges after rescue workers and police were called to their house for a report that their child accidentally took methadone are now also under indictment on child abuse and neglect counts.
| Jul 21, 2012
| 12:28 PM
The second most-abundant element in the universe is in short supply.
Lighter than air and nonrenewable, helium is however quite rare on Earth, derived mostly from natural gas deposits. And recently it's grown scarcer.
In the Baltimore area, some...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 4:20 PM
If Davon Johnson of West Baltimore hits Saturday's $325 million Powerball jackpot, he wouldn't be the sort of tycoon who blends into the crowd.
He'd hire a pair of bodyguards (California-based Platinum Protection Group charges $35 an hour for one unarmed...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 11:55 AM
More than a third of Baltimore neighborhoods don't have ready access to healthy foods, leaving one in five residents to rely on high-fat, high-calorie meals from corner stores and carryout restaurants, a new assessment shows.
City, academic and nonprofit...