| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
New advances in wine technology are great news for people who thrive on variety and experimentation. With more Baltimore-area restaurants adopting an array of advanced wine-dispensing systems — from kegs to devices that allow wine to be poured...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:38 PM
With today's opening of a 15-screen Cinemark theater in Towson, Baltimore and its immediate area — that is, within the Beltway — is home to nearly 60 movie screens. And 20 of those are in the city itself.
That's not bad when one considers...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Disabled drivers will have to begin paying for parking in parts of Baltimore beginning Thursday, under Project Space, an initiative aimed at combating theft of handicap placards.
The Parking Authority retrofitted multi-space meter kiosks in the city's...
| Jul 12, 2014
Consumers can expect to see unfamiliar store brands cropping up in the Baltimore area as a handful of retailers eye the market for expansion.
Newcomers could include businesses that are well-entrenched in other markets, such as Stein Mart and Gabe's,...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:41 AM
In a recent letter to Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Smith, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz correctly stated that "… there was always a clear understanding that [the Red Line] would be a state and federally funded...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:46 AM
Nando's Peri-Peri, the South African-Portugese restaurant chain, had its Towson grand opening today. Located next the the new Cinemark theater, it's the first restaurant to open in the new Towson Square development.
Nancy Carr of Towson ate there on...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Whole Foods in Harbor East closed for several hours Sunday afternoon after a man robbed the store, a spokeswoman for the supermarket said.
Kate Malloy, Whole Foods' public relations manager for the mid-Atlantic region, said no one was hurt and the store...
| Jul 19, 2014
Pazo opened in 2004 with a Spanish-influenced menu and it kept on being Spanish until just last month, when it unveiled a new, wholly Italian format.
That's a pretty big change. I'd compare it to the ninth season of "Roseanne," when the Conners won $108...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Patricia Warble's letter laying blame for the negative transformation of Dundalk to greed, neglect and opportunism truly misses the point of what ails Dundalk and its surrounding communities ("Dundalk needs more than a new marketing plan," June 12)....
| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:38 AM
First came the switch off of the gold standard. Then checkbooks and credit cards started the shift away from cash — but to bitcoin advocates, not far enough.
As the anonymous digital currency gains favor with retailers such as Overstock.com and is...
| Jun 28, 2014
I am fascinated with hotel restaurants. It might turn out that I like to think about them more than I like to dine at them.
Consider that a hotel restaurant is designed to appeal to a typical diner, or at least what the hotel industry has determined the...
| May 26, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Baltimore officials said the owners of Harborplace are moving closer to renovating the signature Inner Harbor properties, which have faded since their celebrated opening more than 30 years ago into a collection of stores dominated by chain restaurants,...