| Oct 2, 2011
| 12:51 PM
Janet Janata from Norfolk, Va., was looking for a recipe for what her husband called a "Marc Cake." She described it as a rolled yeast cake with a sweet poppy seed filling. DC Kiss from Ellicott City thought that the cake Janata and her husband were...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 1:24 PM
Nicholas J. Passarella, a retired jeweler and World War II veteran who landed at Normandy on D-Day, died Sept. 28 of congestive heart failure at his daughter's Annapolis home.
The former longtime Rodgers Forge resident, who moved to Annapolis four...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 5:52 AM
Last month, Tony Bennett became the oldest recording artist to hit No. 1 on the Billboard Album charts, thanks to "Duets II," featuring his collaborations with the likes of Lady Gaga, Andrea Bocelli, Norah Jones, Michael Buble and the late Amy Winehouse....
| Jan 3, 2012
| 6:17 AM
We know a lot about some of the big 2012 projects and almost nothing about others. But it's looking like 2012 could be the year of the comeback.
After a long absence, the founder of the Baltimore's first brew pub is returning to the restaurant business,...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 2:35 PM
Baltimore International College is set to hand over control of its operations to Virginia's Stratford University after restructuring its debt and receiving approval from the required accrediting agencies.
The downtown culinary college held its final...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 11:22 AM
At 42, Rodgers Forge resident Mark Davis thought his professional window was closing.
He'd kicked around all corners of the cooking world, but had not yet found the opportunity to get his name out there on a project that truly matched his own passions....
| Jan 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Heavy Seas Alehouse will officially open February 15, the pub and restaurant announced this morning. It also confirmed that Matt Seeber, a former chef at Tom Colicchio's Craftsteak restaurant at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, will be its executive chef....
| May 17, 2011
| 4:03 PM
William Donald Schaefer's ability to surprise, delight and confound was on display again Tuesday with the public release of his last will and testament, which showered bits of his $2.4 million estate on devoted aides, friends and institutions....
| Jun 16, 2011
| 5:48 PM
Expect an influx of starchily dressed and municipally minded visitors this weekend, as more than 1,100 elected officials and staff members from around the country descend on Baltimore for the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
They'll be chatting about...
| 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...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Two days before her body was found next to a trash bin in Southeast Baltimore, Annie McCann drank a cappuccino with extra whipped cream at a Little Italy pastry shop. She asked to try a cannoli and got a free sample.
A waitress at Vaccaro's recalled...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 7:49 PM
Baltimore police said someone crashed a vehicle into the historic Phoenix Shot Tower near Little Italy Sunday afternoon just before 2 p.m.
No injuries were reported, and no further information was immediately available.
In a separate incident Sunday...