| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:07 AM
No, you will not be able to get an oil change at Spike Gjerde's Parts and Labor.
You will however, be able to order a variety of meats at the Remington butcher shop and restaurant being planned by Gjerde, the restaurateur who also owns Woodberry Kitchen...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Shoo-Fly Diner, the Belvedere Square bar and restaurant by Spike Gjerde, has been named one of the South's "20 Best New Bars of 2014" by the editors of Southern Living in their February issue.
On the criteria: "Editors selected budding hotspots based...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:39 AM
If you've been anywhere near Atwater's Naturally Leavened Bread Bakery and Cafe on Frederick Road, you've probably seen box trucks outside, contractors coming and going, and heard the clatter of hammers and other tools.
The shop, which serves bread,...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 6:49 AM
Some show up with pie or casserole, but Baltimore writer Ericka Blount Danois was told to bring her recently purchased "Best of Soul Train" DVDs to her family's Thanksgiving dinner in 2009.
When Todd Steven Burroughs, her Morgan State University...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Buckets of baby's breath, tulips and irises filled a walk-in cooler at Flowers by Gina D. on Thursday. Vases were wrapped with pink ribbons, and teddy bears and greeting cards stood ready for purchase.
Missing were the four drivers who had been...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Pabu Izakaya, an Asian restaurant in Harbor East's Four Seasons Hotel, plans to reopen next week after being closed since late January because of water damage.
Audrey Slade, director of public relations for Baltimore's Four Seasons Hotel, said the...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:18 PM
The Liberatore family is on a roll.
Well known in the northern Baltimore suburbs for their eponymous Italian restaurants, the Liberatore family is branching out. Lib's Grill in Perry Hall, the family's seventh restaurant, ditches the Italian in favor of...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Dan Rodricks' column ("A remade Inner Harbor should be for locals," Nov. 24) was so very spot on. The Inner Harbor has become a place for tourists and out-of-town visitors, rarely utilized by city residents. To truly thrive, it needs to be more citizen-...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:39 AM
The forthcoming Belvedere Square restaurant from Woodberry Kitchen owner Spike Gjerde has a name - it's Shoo-Fly.
First announced in May, the “farmhouse diner” is being readied for a mid-September opening in the free-standing building that...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Buying a new car is exciting for anyone, but for Anne Mekalian, a quadruple amputee, it was miraculous.
"It was so exciting," said Mekalian, 67, who purchased the Subaru Crosstrek last month and is waiting for it to be adapted for her special needs....
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:31 AM
The year 2013 was, for the most part, a positive one on the Baltimore dining scene, except perhaps for trend-spotters. For every sign, there was a counter-sign. The sudden closing of a restaurant was followed by an unexpected, or at least not highly...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:38 AM
The season from Halloween to New Year's is the most wonderful time of the year for cooking and eating food. The problem with the holidays is that consuming desserts, starchy sides, fatty meats and gallons of various alcoholic beverages can wreak havoc...