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  • The $5 million buzz on 'The Manor'

    The $5 million buzz on 'The Manor'
    Harford Hill Farm, an iconic estate in the Fallston/Monkton steeplechase country of western Harford County, is for sale – part of it, anyway. About 57 acres of the 247-acre estate, at 2501 Pocock Road, including the iconic two-story, Georgian...
  • Happy animals, local meat

    Happy animals, local meat
    Even in frigid weather, Ginger Myers' pigs are happy. "As cold as it gets, the pigs are out there, snorting and playing like kids bundled up and running around," says the owner of Evermore Farm, a family-owned livestock and produce farm in Westminster....
  • Love for Harford's Eva-Mar farm continued to owners' grave

    Love for Harford's Eva-Mar farm continued to owners' grave
    Even in death, Lela Alice Evans Marsh Probst remains close to her beloved farm where she lived for more than 65 years. Mrs. Probst, who died in 2008 at age 83, is buried in the cemetery at Mt. Zion Methodist Church near the corner of Routes 22 and 543,...
  • Wormseed was once a growing industry in the county [Eagle Archives]

    The economy, jobs creation, and unemployment continue to be in the national and state news these days. Locally, the business and economic climate has changed in the last few years. To be certain, change has been a constant dynamic in the local economy...
  • Bel Air's Country Life Farm shoots for another 'Moon'

    Bel Air's Country Life Farm shoots for another 'Moon'
    Gambling on horses isn't only confined to the mutuel windows at the race track or to a TwinSpires or TVG online account. Before any thoroughbred even stands in its birthing stall, considerable study and financial investment will have gone into the...
  • Despite lack of moves, Orioles' Dan Duquette staying the course

    Despite lack of moves, Orioles' Dan Duquette staying the course
    The fans may be getting restless, but Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette seems determined to prove that patience is a virtue even in the win-now world of professional sports. Well, he calls it patience. The naysayers might call it...
  • Tony Evans, who brought farmers to market, dies at 76 [Commentary]

    Tony Evans, who brought farmers to market, dies at 76 [Commentary]
    When the peaches start to come in, you have to get to the Annapolis farmers' market early on Saturday mornings. The lines at the Harris Orchard truck are polite but long, snaking out into the parking lot on Riva Road. And the peaches disappear quickly....
  • A new Poupon for downtown

    Joseph Poupon, the owner of Patisserie Poupon, is preparing to open a downtown cafe version of his patisserie. Cafe Poupon will be located in the cafe space at 225 N. Charles St. The storefront space adjoins the Grand Historic Venue, the former Masonic...
  • A tale of two Ostrowskis: the times of wurst

    In Baltimore's sausage world, there are two Ostrowskis. There is Ostrowski's on Washington Street, a 94-year-old Polish sausage shop that was recently purchased from the Ostrowski family by John Reusing, owner of the neighboring tavern Bad Decisions....
  • Slots revenue drives 13 percent increase in Md. horse breeding in 2013

    Slots revenue drives 13 percent increase in Md. horse breeding in 2013
    Nearly 650 mares were bred in Maryland this year, a 13 percent increase over 2012, and a surge in state slots gambling revenue could help raise the number again next year, according to the Maryland Horse Breeders Association. The gambling revenue has...
  • Former French sheep herder brewing beer in Waverly

    Former French sheep herder brewing beer in Waverly
    Someone forgot to tell Patrick Beille that French guys are supposed to make wine, not beer. Hard cider would fit the French profile more than beer. But that's what the fellow does — he makes beer. The story of how Beille ended up in a brewery in...
  • Towson residents plan protest against Royal Farms project

    Towson residents plan protest against Royal Farms project
    A faction of Towson residents is planning to speak out against a plan to move the Towson fire station and replace it with a Royal Farms store. Residents of the small Morningside Drive community in West Towson — which overlooks the site — are...