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  • Man charged in police impersonation robbery

    Police have charged an Essex man with pretending to be a police officer and stealing cash and a cellphone from a group of men in Washington Hill last month, court records show. Ioannis Skordalos, 35, of the 300 block of Riverside Drive faces charges of...
  • PlanMaryland will ruin the suburban lifestyle

    Here's a wake-up call for Gov. Martin O'Malley and other supporters of PlanMaryland: The American Dream has never been a red brick row-house or even a condo with a Starbucks, Whole Foods and North Face store on the ground floor. It's a suburban or rural...
  • Greektown news: Ikaros is moving, but it's also staying put

    Greektown news: Ikaros is moving, but it's also staying put
    Ikaros, which the Kohilas family has operated in the same Greektown location since 1969, will be moving -- one half block up Eastern Avenue. The move could happen as soon as March 1, according to Xenophon Kohilas, who co-owns the restaurant with his...
  • Table Talk: Ikaros to move — but not far

    Table Talk: Ikaros to move — but not far
    You could have knocked someone over with a galaktoboureko. That's how surprising the news was in Greektown that Ikaros, which the Kohilas family has operated in the Eastern Avenue location since 1969, will be moving — a half a block up Eastern...
  • Table Talk: It's raining restaurant weeks

    Table Talk: It's raining restaurant weeks
    Baltimore's annual Summer Restaurant Week begins its sixth run on Friday and goes through Aug.14. During the 10-day event, participating restaurants will once again offer three-course, fixed-price dinner menus. This year, the dinner menus are fixed at...
  • Family, church, commerce at heart of area

    The Southeast Baltimore neighborhood known as Greektown was settled during the early 20th century by mostly working-class European immigrants. In the 1950s, the Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church was established in the area, drawing many Greek families...
  • Firefighter recruit dies

    A 29-year-old recruit with the city Fire Department died during a training exercise yesterday as she tried to extinguish a blaze set by instructors in a vacant rowhouse in Southwest Baltimore, according to fire officials. Racheal Wilson, mother of an 11-...
  • The Why You Eat Out Quiz

     
    Wow. Such interesting comments from Piano Rob and Drew from Greektown under today's earlier post. I made a joke something to the effect that no owner ever told me his restaurant closed because his food wasn't very good. I was......
  • Another well-known restaurant bites the dust, and a discussion of why restaurants close

     
    As msal3 pointed out under an earlier post, Northwoods in West Annapolis will be closing its doors Aug. 16. The press release that came to me started by saying, 'Score another one for the poor economy.' Northwoods, which has been......
  • Top 10 Recession-Proof Restaurants

     
    I liked this suggestion by a reader for a Top 10 Tuesday because it got me to thinking about what makes a recession-proof restaurant. Of course, no place is really recession-proof, and I'm sure each of these has been hurt......
  • Aging restaurants

     
    Last week my neighbor and haircutter extraordinaire Tom M. were talking about restaurants. I always like hearing what he has to say because he owned a Fells Point bar in the '70s before he became Baltimore's best colorist. (Yes, of......
  • Ikaros, Samos and Zorba's

     
    One thing we've talked about some but not much here is the restaurants in Greektown. I'm not even sure I could name all of them anymore. When I first moved here, everyone went to Ikaros and the lines went out......