| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:00 PM
The disagreement between Mary Ellen Barbera and Glenn T. Harrell Jr. made it all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, but that didn't stop them from meeting for lunch in Washington after oral arguments in the case.
Barbera and Harrell, both judges on...
| Jul 6, 2013
Call it the battle of fried chicken versus made-to-order hoagies, both served with a side of gasoline.
Competition among convenience store chains in the Baltimore area has heated up as retailers vie to win over consumers by redefining and expanding...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Thousands of dollars and hours of labor have been poured into Boone Street Farm, an oasis on a quarter-acre of city-owned land a few blocks north of Green Mount Cemetery.
Through Baltimore's "Adopt-A-Lot" program, residents legally planted fruit trees,...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Baltimore Restaurant Week is less than three weeks away. That won't come soon enough for Baltimore restaurants, who took a beating from a slow and sultry holiday week.
See: Baltimore Summer Restaurant Week 2013 [Pictures]
Silo.5% Wine Bar in Locust...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Not everybody loves those food-truck rallies. Residents in Little Italy received a sarcasm-laced flier in their mailboxes, from parties unknown, protesting the Friday night event in their neighborhood. The letter is written as if from (fictional) greedy...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 4:08 PM
Andrea Wenger needed computer help. Ian Schlakman wanted nutrition counseling.
So they traded services. And no money exchanged hands.
"I fixed two of her laptops," Schlakman said. "In exchange for that, she gave me one hour of nutrition help."
| Sep 19, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Sister Ellen Carr, who lives in the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi convent in Waverly, remembers all too well the derecho storm that pummeled the Baltimore region during a heat wave June 29.
With no electricity, "believe me, it was hot in the building,...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Irvin L. Steinbach, a retired court psychologist and avid urban walker, died Sunday of a cardiac arrest at Roland Park Place. He was 86.
The son of a businessman and a homemaker, Irvin Lee Steinbach was born in Baltimore and raised on Eutaw Place....
| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Paul Theodore Pojman, a professor of philosophy at Towson University and a community activist, died Sept. 20 of lung cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hampden resident was 45.
"Paul's area was the philosophy of science, and he focused on...
| Sep 26, 2012
Let's face it: Charm City can be a strange place. That's one of the reasons we like it so much.
From toilet races in Hampden to hilariously lewd bathroom signs, Baltimore has a quirky sensibility few other cities can match.
| Oct 6, 2012
At Tark's Grill, diners arrive early for a shot at Table 601, with views of the patio scene and the goings-on at the bar. At Hampden's hot new Food Market, regulars have started zeroing in on the two quiet tables by the front window.
And at Kali's Court,...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 11:01 AM
The Baltimore-area Graul's grocery chain is one of three vying to open a boutique market in the Rotunda mall.
"We've been looking into it since the early part of the year," said Dennis Graul, president of Graul's Markets Inc., which owns the Graul's...