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  • Table Talk: Manor Tavern taken over by team of partners

    Table Talk: Manor Tavern taken over by team of partners
    As of July 9, the Manor Tavern is in new hands. The Monkton property was purchased by William and John Mitcherling, the owners of Towson's An Poitin Stil, and the team of Patrick Russell and Bill Irvin, who operate businesses in Fells Point including Kooper's Tavern, Slainte and the Chowhound Burger Wagon.
  • Thirty years later, Baltimore's aquarium has left a nationwide legacy

    Thirty years later, Baltimore's aquarium has left a nationwide legacy
    Tiger sharks glided swift and smooth, moray eels darted into submerged caves and, in a full-blown rain forest re-created indoors, leafy and humid, tropical birds flitted past tamarin monkeys. John Racanelli, on his first visit to Baltimore's National...

    Freedom Ride revisited: Looking forward, but seeing the past in a mirror

    Freedom Ride revisited: Looking forward, but seeing the past in a mirror
    We are on the 2011 Student Freedom Riders bus rolling toward Augusta, Ga., watching "The Murder of Emmett Till," a PBS documentary on the savage 1955 lynching of a black boy in the nothing town of Money, Miss. On the old newsreel footage, white person...

    'American Idol' recap: Top 12 women perform live

     
    At long last, we're past the auditions, the pointless group performances and the backstories for people who we'll never see again. It's the live show! The Top 12 women take to the stage tonight. The other thing we'll be paying...

    Constellation seals deal for its sale

    Constellation Energy Group sealed an agreement yesterday allowing Warren Buffett's MidAmerican Energy Holdings to buy the company for $4.7 billion, even as the Baltimore firm's largest shareholder was reported to be weighing a higher bid for the company....