| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:58 PM
When the Senator Theatre reopens to the public on Friday, moviegoers will be able to get popcorn and Raisinets but not calamari and chardonnay.
The Senator will reopen with standard movie house concessions, but the previously announced Bar Zini, a 100-...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:35 AM
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| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:46 PM
After 18 months of darkness, the lights at the Senator Theatre will shine again this week.
A new art deco chandelier gleams inside the landmark movie palace. Carefully repainted acrobats and Harlequin clowns prance along the lobby's circular mural. And,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Suddenly, Belvedere Square is the center of the universe, or at least north Baltimore.
The Senator Theatre reopens to the public on Friday, following Thursday night's super-sold-out gala showing of "Hairspray."
It's also Thursday when the merchants in...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Ryleigh's presents its seventh annual Oysterfest this weekend on East Cross Street.
Admission is free to the block party, which this year will include more than 10 raw bars, live music and the third-annual Baltimore Oyster Shucking Competition on...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:57 AM
There was a sharing and liking frenzy on Facebook when news broke that Spike and Amy Gjerde of Woodberry Kitchen were opening a restaurant in Belvedere Square. For those of us in North Baltimore/Towson who aren't big fans of chains, the pickings are...
| 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 10, 2012
| 2:01 PM
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Leta Dunham got her breakfast order to go at a Roland Avenue Starbucks Wednesday morning: a grande triple skim latte in her cup and, on her forehead, an ashen reminder that we are all destined to become dust.
Dunham was among Ash Wednesday observers who...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:36 AM
Surveying shelves filled with shrunken skulls, prosthetic legs, stuffed raccoons, vials marked "Biohazard," and a jar of gallstones, was the mounted head of an African wildebeest.
The owners nicknamed him Stanley.
July 5 was opening day of Hampden's...
| May 7, 2013
After seven years running his own kitchen at Salt, his Upper Fells Point restaurant that put duck-fat fries, Wagyu sliders and changing menus on Baltimore's food map, Jason Ambrose is stepping aside.
Ambrose is turning over Salt's day-to-day kitchen...
| Jul 1, 2013
Harbor Point, 27 acres of mostly vacant land on the Inner Harbor, is poised for one of the most significant developments in Baltimore's history. After losing 300,000 residents and many businesses during the past 40 years, Baltimore needs to grow its...