| Aug 31, 2013
| 10:32 AM
James L. Akers Jr., a retired financial analyst and businessman who collected and restored vintage arcade machines, died Wednesday of kidney cancer at his Ellicott City home. He was 73.
The son of a dentist and a homemaker, James Lee Akers Jr. was...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:16 PM
The whine of Grand Prix's race cars carried across the Inner Harbor this weekend as Roland Keh stood on the steps of his Little Italy restaurant, surveying a deserted street.
"As you can see, not a normal Saturday," said Keh, co-owner of Amiccis. "The...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:30 AM
If you’re thinking about going to the Grand Prix of Baltimore, here are some things to keep in mind:
When can I see racing this weekend? Beginning at 8 a.m. each day, Friday-Sunday, cars will be zipping around the Inner Harbor for practice...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Scheduling woes have the future of the Grand Prix of Baltimore looking a little shaky, so if you haven't been yet, now might be a good time to check out the "Celebration of Acceleration."
The Labor Day weekend event offers fast cars but other...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Leonard Carl Hall III, 31, of the 100 block of West Aztec Street, was charged Monday with violating a protective order, telephone misuse and harassment.
Someone tried to steal a utility vehicle in the 800 block of South Stepney Road Saturday....
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Baltimore’s own Abbey Burger Bistro opened up shop in Ocean City this June, and despite a slow summer for many businesses, owner Eric Leatherman said he has seen a steady increase in customers during the past two weeks.
The original Abbey Burger...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Hoping to help more homeowners lower their utility bills, a Baltimore nonprofit is challenging area neighborhoods to engage in a little friendly competition to see which can get the most home energy retrofits done before winter arrives.
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Some cravings will not be ignored. Deny yourself for too long, and the craving may become an obsession. The foods we crave are often regional specialties that are seemingly out of reach — a Philly cheese steak, barbecue pulled pork, red velvet...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Food options at this year's Grand Prix of Baltimore will include a Taste of Maryland tent, featuring crab cakes, soft crab sandwiches, fried oysters, corn on the cob and other food associated with Maryland cuisine.
The Maryland food tent, which will...
| 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...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Joey B's Bar and Grille is now open in the Federal Hill spot that used to be The Hill.
The new restaurant, which is having its grand opening on Friday night, is from Joseph Bivona, who owns the Grille at Peerce's Landing in the old Peerce's Plantation...
| 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...