| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:45 AM
Brace yourself for a big swig of history, Baltimore.
The Comedy Central show "Drunk History," which features spifflicated storytellers recounting great moments in our nation's past, will be filming at Mother's Federal Hill Grille on Thursday night....
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:37 AM
It's a small room, but it has plenty of potential, tucked away beyond the lines of traditional treadmills and weight machines at the Maryland Athletic Club Express in Hunt Valley.
The room is filled with some items you expect to see at any gym — a...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 10:26 AM
A federal lawsuit alleging the Baltimore harbor is being polluted by the city-backed construction of the Horseshoe Casino has been dismissed.
U.S. District Court Judge Richard D. Bennett ruled that the city resident who sued lacked legal standing to...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Baltimore County kicked off its largest restaurant week to date Thursday morning, with 14 of the 53 participating restaurants offering up samples at the new Liquid Lib's wine bar in Timonium.
"Not only is this a great time to enjoy a good, new meal at a...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:01 AM
Derek Waters, creator and host of Comedy Central's "Drunk History," says his "dream for any city" is to find stories that are "true" and that make viewers wonder: "Why weren't we taught that in school?"
The Lutherville native is back in Baltimore this...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Close your eyes and imagine the Federal Hill bar scene late on a Saturday night. If hazy images of loud, crowded bars filled with pushy, drunken patrons fill your head, then you have likely experienced the madness first-hand.
At around 10:30 p.m....
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Ryleigh's Oyster has expanded, and for that Baltimore County should be thankful.
Ryleigh's is a big name in Federal Hill, where it stands out as a slightly more sophisticated dining and drinking option in a sea of crazy bars more focused on volume...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 9:18 AM
As a part of last month's Best Bars collection in The Baltimore Sun, "25 superlatives for Baltimore bars," the award for "Best Orange Crush" was pinned to a Canton favorite, Portside Tavern. And I, for one, was immediately disgruntled.
It's not that I...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:14 AM
On a breezy, sunny day, the waters of the Chesapeake Bay are a beautiful, wild place. White-capped waves hide the teeming life below the surface as shifting winds keep boaters on their toes. Sailboats keel over with each gust of wind, and powerboats...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 10:01 AM
In these food-happy times, even the pizza joint has evolved beyond the slice-and-soda model into something the most diehard foodie could love. HomeSlyce is proof.
The bar/restaurant, which has Federal Hill and Mount Vernon locations, joins a handful...
| Jul 23, 2013
Laura and David Alima opened their Hampden ice cream shop, The Charmery, on Saturday.
The Charmery serves the Alimas' hand-crafted, made-on-premises ice cream in fresh scoops and in sundaes, sodas and milkshakes. The ice-cream menu includes traditional...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When utility crews dug up the intersection of Eastern Avenue and South High Street a couple of years ago, Gia Blatterman stood nearby and tried to picture Little Italy in 50 years.
Would the low-slung rowhomes and Italian restaurants have given way to...