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  • Woodberry, R& R Taqueira make Sietsema's list

    Woodberry, R& R Taqueira make Sietsema's list
    Tom Sietsema's Fall Dining Guide popped up online. And among the 40 restaurants included in the Washington Post's annual survey -- Baltimore's own Woodberry Kitchen. Here's Sietsema on WK: "The happiest place on earth? Chef Spike Gjerde's celebration...
  • From basement, Baltimore's first winery crafts business plan

    From basement, Baltimore's first winery crafts business plan
    In a Canton basement lit by fluorescent lights, a dozen glass jugs of fermenting grape juice share space with a washer, dryer and furnace. Standing before them, Erik Bandzak surveys his wines: two deep reds made from a Rougeon grape and an Isabella...
  • After spectacular fall, Struever reappears on the radar

    After spectacular fall, Struever reappears on the radar
    Two years after C. William Struever's real estate empire collapsed and the once-ubiquitous developer dropped off Baltimore's radar, the urban visionary has reappeared as a managing director of a new company, working on the same kinds of projects that...
  • Charm City gets Second City treatment

    Charm City gets Second City treatment
    Let's face it. Baltimore is ripe for satirizing. We've probably got more offbeat people, more distinctive edifices, more colorful history and habits per block than any metropolitan area in the country. Oh yeah, and some crime. The folks at Second City...
  • Table Talk: Burgers, Burgers everywhere

    Table Talk: Burgers, Burgers everywhere
    Was it Sun Tzu who said, "There are no losers in a burger war"? Let's hope that's right, because the great American burger wars are about to get very juicy around here. There looks to be summerlong skirmishing in Maryland, among locally operated joints...
  • Denise Whiting is Hampden's hero, not its villain

    Denise Whiting is Hampden's hero, not its villain
    Not everyone in Baltimore thinks the image of the "hon" or its glorification through Honfest is cute, funny or endearing. It is actually rather insulting to a generation of working, lower-middle class people and does not put on Baltimore's best face for...
  • Baltimore weekend dining: Greek festival, Honfest and Great Grapes

    Baltimore weekend dining: Greek festival, Honfest and Great Grapes
    Where are you dining this weekend? Keep your eye on the Twitter box on the right of Baltimore Diner. I'll be retweeting specials throughout the weekend. Here's what caught my eye. Chazz opens, softly, tonight. Ocean City Restaurant Week continues...
  • Still fun to be Hon? Honfest: Big hair, big controversy

    Still fun to be Hon? Honfest: Big hair, big controversy
    Shifting through kitschy clothing in Dreamland, the legendary John Waters Baltimore-inspired boutique in Hampden last week, New Mexico transplant and former Charm City resident Connie Murphy had a lot to say about the lingering controversy over the...
  • Honfest draws crowds in Hampden despite threats of protests

    Honfest draws crowds in Hampden despite threats of protests
    There was no shortage Saturday of feather boas, rhinestone-bedazzled cat's eye glasses, leopard prints and bouffant hairstyles at the annual Honfest. Despite threats of protesters and those opting to stay home and boycott, crowds filled Hampden's 36th...
  • Honfest success a tribute to Denise Whiting

    Every year we hear complaints from merchants or residents who don't like Honfest for a variety of reasons. This is fine. The good news is that we all have the ability to choose the festivals (and businesses) we wish to support (or not). The even better...
  • Baltimore Free Store on June 18: Cheap Trick Thursday

    Baltimore Free Store on June 18: Cheap Trick Thursday
    Give a little, get a little on Saturday, June 18 at the next Baltimore Free Store event. This time, the Baltimore Free Farm will host the Baltimore Free Store's collection and giveaway. Stop by 3510 Ash Street, along the east side of Interstate 83 in...
  • Mayor to unveil new City Council map

    For months now, members of the Baltimore City Council have been telling Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake what they'd like to see when she draws new boundaries for their districts. Staffers say the redistricting plan she is scheduled to unveil Monday...