| 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...
| Nov 9, 2010
The old Cafe Troia space in Towson is now a new Italian restaurant named Taste Mediterranean Grille. The chef here, Luigi Palumbo, recently moved to the area with his family from his hometown in Bacoli, Naples, where he ran a restaurant named Ristorante a...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 6:07 PM
The former president of Baltimore International College is suing the embattled culinary and hospitality school for $5 million, contending that he is not receiving agreed-upon retirement benefits.
Roger Chylinski, who served as president of the college...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:15 AM
In this week's City Paper, Mary K. Zajac reviews dinner at Piedigrotta Bakery in Little Italy, and Van Smith reviews Cafe Gourmet at the University of Maryland Biopark.
Wish I'd thought of those. If you know a place that's ripe for a review or a...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 6:44 PM
Baltimore International College chefs-in-training dished up free barbecue Saturday to neighbors in Little Italy who worry they are on the verge of losing the four-decade-old culinary and hospitality school.
The college learned in June that it would...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 10:38 AM
Plan your week with our guide to what's happening
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Captain America: The First Avenger
Friends With Benefits
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Guiliana & Bill (season premiere; 8 p.m. Monday; Style)
| Jul 19, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Comptroller Peter Franchot has told state officials he will no longer support the proposed $1.5 billion State Center project, arguing that redevelopment of the aging state government complex in midtown Baltimore would plunge Maryland taxpayers into deeper...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 6:50 PM
They came here from out of town, but come Opening Day, they'll be serving Baltimore fans Old Bay wings, Polock Johnny's sausage and soft-shell crabs battered in Natty Boh.
Oriole Park's new concessionaire, the Buffalo, N.Y.-based Delaware North Companies...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 9:23 PM
From Faidley's at Lexington Market to the Washington Monument, from Camden Yards to the Inner Harbor, a motorcade will ferry the body of William Donald Schaefer on a two-hour farewell trip Monday afternoon through the hometown that he loved and led....
| Apr 25, 2011
| 7:34 PM
Marylanders — hands on their hearts, crisply saluting or wiping away tears — lined streets and gathered at landmarks to bid personal farewells to William Donald Schaefer Monday afternoon, as the former mayor and governor was taken on one final...
| May 3, 2011
| 10:18 AM
What are you going to do with dear old Mom?
Things sure got a whole lot easier for me since my brother married a woman who hosts an annual multiple famly annual Mother's Day party and barbecue. If I didn't have that to fall back on, I'd consider one of...
| May 22, 2011
| 9:41 PM
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...