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  • Once a 'little dive,' Chaps now a pit beef legend

    Once a 'little dive,' Chaps now a pit beef legend
    Bob Creager opened his tiny pit beef stand in the parking lot of a Southeast Baltimore nightclub in 1987. The stand had no electricity. Creager had never run a business. And the former steelworker had no idea how to cook pit beef. "I was struggling,"...
  • LifeLine improperly documented board members, several say

    LifeLine improperly documented board members, several say
    As The Baltimore Sun investigated years of financial and regulatory problems surrounding LifeLine, a Maryland company that operated group homes for disabled adults and children, requests for comment went out to the five people listed as members of its...
  • Baltimore County bouncer turned businessman is in the fight of his life

    Baltimore County bouncer turned businessman is in the fight of his life
    The nightclub insurer promised to fight for its clients — its promotional material shows a man socked in the face with a boxing glove. But founder Jeffrey B. Cohen fights everything. He went after competitors, clients, former employees and even...
  • Lottery agency now holds more authority on illegal slots

    Lottery agency now holds more authority on illegal slots
    Amusement game operators and distributors are fighting the Maryland State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission's proposed regulations on arcade games, but the agency already has new authority that could affect the side of the game business that operators...
  • Porous pavement gets another tryout in Maryland

    Porous pavement gets another tryout in Maryland
    The concrete oozed rather than poured out of the mixer truck, almost as if reluctant to cover the ground — partly because it won't, entirely. Laborers shoveled pebbly gobs around to form a new sidewalk at a park-and-ride lot in Waysons Corner, one...
  • Woman, 98, left in truck for hours as son gambled at Maryland Live, police say

    Woman, 98, left in truck for hours as son gambled at Maryland Live, police say
    A 98-year-old North Carolina woman was left alone inside a truck for nearly five hours while her son patronized Maryland Live casino in Hanover on Monday, Anne Arundel County Police said. Dwight Ridgeway McGinnis Jr., 67, of the 6100 block of Tipping...
  • Region's movie theaters staging a comeback

    Region's movie theaters staging a comeback
    With today's opening of a 15-screen Cinemark theater in Towson, Baltimore and its immediate area — that is, within the Beltway — is home to nearly 60 movie screens. And 20 of those are in the city itself. That's not bad when one considers...
  • Severe thunderstorm watch issued Wednesday

    Severe thunderstorm watch issued Wednesday
    One more day of heat, humidity and possible storms this week are forecast Wednesday, with highs approaching 90 degrees. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for most of central Maryland until 10 p.m. Dew points are forecast in the upper 60s, an...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Wounded Warrior Shoot Next Sunday, July 27: Vingt Neuf Bowmen are holding a Wounded Warrior Shoot from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Maryland State Game and Fish Protective Association, 8735 Honeygo Blvd in Perry Hall. The cost is $10 for adults and $3 for...
  • Weekend waterman from Parkville becomes crab maestro

    Weekend waterman from Parkville becomes crab maestro
    Tony Conrad started out working in an office on weekdays and crabbing on the weekend to make extra money. Now, he operates four outlets for crabs, including Conrad's seafood market on Joppa Road in Parkville and the new restaurant Conrad's in Perry...
  • Marks forms committee to study downtown Towson circulator

    Marks forms committee to study downtown Towson circulator
    Fifth District Baltimore County Councilman David Marks last week formed a committee to consider a circulator transportation system, free to riders, for downtown Towson. The Greater Towson Committee's transportation and placemaking subcommittee is...
  • Changes in the works for Harford's trash collection system

    Changes in the works for Harford's trash collection system
    Harford County public works officials say the cost of providing waste disposal and recycling services is projected to increase 24 percent during the next 10 years, and they are considering potential changes in how the current system operates, possibly...