| 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...
| Feb 12, 2013
It's not too late. You can still make dining plans for Valentine's Day. Some restaurants are extending their special Valentine's Day menus and offerings through the weekend. Even places that aren't offering fixed-price options are packing their menus with...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:53 AM
DuClaw Brewing Company will be tapping this year's winning H.E.R.O. entry, Chocolate Chipolte Stout, on Wednesday, Oct. 24, and similar to last year every penny from the sale will be donated to charity. The Maryland craft brewery is honored to name The...
| 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...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 9:07 AM
Armed with score sheets to rate nine coffee samples, barista Allie Caran holds court in the morning quiet of Woodberry Kitchen's normally bustling dining room.
At the farm-to-table restaurant's free Friday coffee "cupping," she guides visitors as they...
| Feb 21, 2012
Chris Ford of Baltimore's Wit & Wisdom has been named "People's Best New Pastry Chef," a national award chosen by readers of Food & Wine magazine.
Food & Wine, which has been naming America's best new chefs for 24 years, introduced a category for pastry...
| 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...