| Aug 2, 2011
Baltimore's annual Summer Restaurant Week begins its sixth run on Friday and goes through Aug.14. During the 10-day event, participating restaurants will once again offer three-course, fixed-price dinner menus. This year, the dinner menus are fixed at...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 5:21 AM
Little Italy is known for being mobbed with classic pasta-and-red-sauce restaurants. But bars? Not so much.
Since opening in April, Palmere's on Eastern Avenue is slowly becoming the neighborhood watering hole for Little Italy and Harbor East residents....
| Feb 19, 2012
| 5:55 PM
Pop Goes the Meatball, Baltimore Diner's continuing coverage of the Year of the Meatball, continues.
But first enjoy "Sophia Meatball Hut," a prescient 1984 SCTV video short with Andrea Martin as Sophia Loren.
In Baltimore meatball news, Aldo's in...
| Mar 31, 2012
There are so many things to admire about Heavy Seas Alehouse, the thoroughly winning new establishment in Little Italy's Holland Tack Factory.
There is the understated, comfortable decor, mercifully free of pirate paraphernalia. (Frankly, I was worried...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 6:49 PM
City officials are calling the Baltimore Grand Prix an economic success, but a new study conducted for the city's tourism arm suggests that it funneled far less money to local businesses than race organizers predicted.
The report for Visit Baltimore,...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:17 AM
It's busy season at the Baltimore Liquor Board.
Every April, right before all liquor licenses are due for renewal in May, the Liquor Board docket swells up with protests of renewal. This year, 12 hearings on license renewals have been set for April 19...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 2:48 PM
The board of trustees of Baltimore International College has signed a letter of intent to merge with Virginia-based Stratford University, a move the board chairman hopes will end an accreditation crisis that threatened to close the downtown culinary...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 8:38 PM
Thomas F. Cardegna, who taught at the University of Baltimore for more than three decades and was also dean of the accounting department, died Aug. 16 of heart failure at St. Joseph Medical Center.
He was 85 and lived in Towson.
The son of a Baltimore &...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 6:29 AM
Plan your week with our guide to everything going on this week
MOVIES OPENING (Friday unless otherwise noted)
The Debt (Wednesday)
Seven Days in Utopia
Shark Night 3D
Basketball Wives LA (series debut; 8 p.m. Monday; VH1)
| Sep 3, 2011
Somehow people got it into their heads that Chazz: A Bronx Original was a glorified pizza parlor. Maybe it was the pre-opening articles that documented the pizza discovery tours and fact-finding missions embarked upon by the principals involved with...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 7:15 AM
I got a call from a resturateur on Thursday night who worried that diners were freaking out about the TV news coverage of Thursday's traffic snarl. The images and reporting, this person said, made it look like every street in five counties was gridlocked....
| Sep 13, 2011
| 5:23 AM
It will be a hectic fall for Baltimore diners. But nothing compared to next spring, when projects from Bryan Voltaggio, Spike Gjerde and Foreman/Wolf are expected to open, or at least break ground. The closely watched Chesapeake Restaurant project appears...