| Nov 11, 2011
| 11:26 AM
The Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore is about to welcome its first guests, but visitors taking a sneak peek might not realize the hotel isn't open yet.
The lobby is bustling with excitement and energy. There's a crew of attractive people sitting at the bar...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 6:45 AM
There's still time to arrange a Thanksgiving dinner out. Two 11th-hour additions have been added.
Jad's (137 Back River Neck Road, 410-686-2816, jadscaddyshack.com): The Essex restaurant, also known as Jade’s Restaurant and Caddy Shack Lounge,...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 10:00 AM
It’s been 11 years since the Ravens played a home game on Christmas Eve. What did you do after the game? This year, fans will be able to stay in their favorite haunts long after the final play as many area taverns are sticking with their regular...
| Dec 10, 2011
Wit & Wisdom, the promising restaurant in the new Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, calls itself a tavern. That it's not recognizably a tavern is what makes Wit & Wisdom, early on, both interesting and frustrating.
Riding a wave of publicity and excitement,...
| 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...
| 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, 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,...
| 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...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Lake Mary is reviewing plans for Station Pointe, a $3 million retail development proposed for the city's SunRail station.
Lake Mary residents Chris and Dana Mahnken have been working with the city on plans for the center, which is off East Crystal...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando have already raised ticket prices this year, but SeaWorld Orlando might wait a couple of months before matching them.
During a conference call last week to discuss SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.'s fourth-quarter...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:55 PM
After a spate of robberies in the International Drive area, hotel and tourism-industry officials have decided to pay for a bigger police presence there — at least for a couple of months.
I-Drive property owners will spend about $163,000 during...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free. Find free food, events, museums, attractions, music, art exhibits, galleries, and more, absolutely free.
Free Iced Coffee Day--On Wednesday, March 19 participating Dunkin&...