| 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...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Minas Konsolas is closing his art gallery in Hampden after 22 years, but he's not retiring his paint brushes.
"I'm going to my new chapter as a full-time painter," said Konsolas, 60, who runs Minas Gallery and Boutique, 815 W. 36th St., with his wife,...
| 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...
| Oct 15, 2013
Darker Than Blue, Casey Jenkins' white-tablecloth soul-food cafe on Greenmount Avenue, will close at the end of October. The restaurant's last day is Oct. 31, according to Jenkins.
"We've been able to outgrow our current location," Jenkins said of his...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Conceding that the Village of Cross Keys is in need of "investment," the owner of the residential, retail and office complex is planning a mostly cosmetic makeover that would revamp the gatehouse, freshen the courtyard of the shopping center, and turn a...
| Aug 22, 2013
Dan Rodricks' column ("Following the big money to Harbor Point," Aug. 18) makes me angry. It's people like Mr. Rodricks who hold this city back from any progress. He continually pits rich against poor, black vs. white, to name a few, which only helps...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Date: June 22, 2013
Her story: Katherine Cox, 28, grew up in Baltimore. She is an exercise physiologist in the cardiac department at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. Her mother, Donna Cox, works for the L. Warner Cos. Inc. in Timonium, and her father,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Shoo-Fly Diner, the new restaurant from Amy and Spike Gjerde, opened mid-October in the Belvedere Square building — a former Hess Shoes store — that has previously housed the restaurants Taste and Crush.
Before their untimely closings,...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Several inches of snow fell across the Baltimore area, with as much as 5-7 inches in some spots, and ice was still ahead as a winter storm that has traveled across the country packed more of a punch in Maryland than forecasters expected.
While a maximum...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 7:15 AM
It's hard to fault Baltimoreans for anticipating culinary greatness from Shoo-Fly Diner.
This fall, expectations were predictably high when the restaurant opened in Belvedere Square. Having the name Spike Gjerde — the Woodberry Kitchen owner who...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Suddenly, first anniversary parties are the thing for restaurants. And why not? The first year for a restaurant is a tough one, so who can blame them for wanting to celebrate? Call in some chef friends to lend a hand and give yourselves a big pat on the...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake came to The Charmery on Wednesday to promote Hampden's new ice cream parlor as a success story of the city's fledgling micro-loan program for small businesses — and to try the new "S.R.B." flavor , a swirl of...