| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:01 PM
When did the holidays become an exercise in anxiety, tension mounting with each fa, la and la? Shopping stress. Baking stress. Light-stringing stress. Relatives. And that "Are you ready for Christmas?" thing. Hardly helping.
But the year is winding...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 6:05 AM
As of 9 a.m. Monday, traffic was slow on the outer loop of I-695 near Route 40, due to an accident.
Accidents were slowing traffic on I-95 northound near Moravia Road in Baltimore City, the outer loop of I-695 near Edgewood Road in Baltimore County,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Easter's on its way. We're rounding up brunch options in the area. If you want your restaurant's Easter Sunday brunch offering listed, drop us a line at the email address at the bottom of this post. Before the brunch listings, we threw in a cooking...
| Jun 11, 2013
Maryland Wine Week is back. The 11-day celebration of the state's wine industry begins Friday and runs through June 24.
Organized by the Maryland Wineries Association, the third annual promotional event has restaurants and wine shops throughout the state...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 6:16 PM
Plans to create an upscale hotel with shops and restaurants on the edge of Baltimore's Harbor East neighborhood are reinforcing city leaders' belief that the thriving waterfront community will continue to spur growth east of the Inner Harbor.
| Aug 28, 2012
| 3:39 PM
Phillips Crab Deck is now open in Annapolis.
The 140-seat terrace restaurant, which opened very quietly Aug. 16, marks the return of Phillips to Annapolis — in the same Dock Street location it left in 2009. It was replaced there by Hell Point...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 7:49 AM
Of the 11 cocktails on the menu at Wit & Wisdom Tavern at the new Four Seasons, several automatically jump out. They carry unexpected ingredients, like Fernet Branca, a herbaceous liqueur, and bitters with a dominant orange flavor.
But before I ordered,...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Adrian Ross-Boon, head bartender at Wit and Wisdom in Harbor East, won't make you a drink —he will build you one.
The bar and restaurant, located on the ground floor of the new Four Seasons hotel, adheres to the sage-like philosophy of layering...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 5:37 PM
As the economy improved, the number of jobs in downtown Baltimore rose 6 percent last year — the first gain in three years and a much faster pace of employment growth than in the entire city, statistics to be released Tuesday by the Downtown...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:26 AM
Easter options are plentiful this year, and a few are lavish.
The offerings at The Capital Grille (500 E. Pratt St., 443-703-4064, thecapitalgrille.com) include a carving station, raw bar, and breakfast station with scrambled eggs, French toast and...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:47 AM
Yes! Fashionistas don't have to drive to the 'burbs to get style.
Baltimore's Harbor East announced that four popular retailers will open late summer along the Aliceanna Street corridor.
Anthropologie will open at 280 International Drive in the Four...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 7:41 AM
The 2011 Komen Maryland Race for the Cure will be held Sunday, Oct. 23, beginning from the Executive Plaza parking lots, across Shawan Road from Hunt Valley Towne Centre, 11350 McCormick Road.
The race offers a 5k competitive run, a 5k recreational run,...