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  • Planning Sailabration no breeze for region's police, emergency teams

    Planning Sailabration no breeze for region's police, emergency teams
    As many as 1 million people — far more than fought over Fort McHenry 200 years ago — will cram Baltimore's waterfront and squeeze their boats into narrow crannies around the harbor this week to welcome Navy vessels and tall ships, kicking...
  • Do we want a true city or an oasis on the water?

    Do we want a true city or an oasis on the water?
    It was an intimidating experience indeed. Downtown on Pratt Street, late at night, surrounded by looming shadows. The sound of approaching footsteps spawned immediate unease. We prayed that our expected ride would appear soon. It was 1964. The Inner...
  • Tall ships, Baltimore Pride and Andrew Zimmern all in one week

    Tall ships, Baltimore Pride and Andrew Zimmern all in one week
    Harford County Restaurant Week continues through Sunday, and Maryland Wine Week continues through June 18. And here come the tall ships, and hundreds of thousands of tourists. Start picking. The summer edition of Baltimore Restaurant Week returns on July...
  • Sailabration could pack Baltimore restaurants

    Sailabration could pack Baltimore restaurants
    The Star-Spangled Sailabration, an international parade of more than 40 tall ships and naval vessels, starts Thursday. The maritime festival marks the national launch of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner. ...
  • Frozen yogurt gets a new twist

    Back in the '90s, frozen yogurt was all the rage. For a few years, yogurt shops seemed to be on every corner. Everyone from high school kids to Jerry Seinfeld (who was then also all the rage) went wild over its low-fat creamy goodness. But then the...
  • Dry, warm weather to arrive for Star-Spangled Sailabration

    Dry, warm weather to arrive for Star-Spangled Sailabration
    It's raining on the tall ships as they make their way through the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, but spectators won't have to stand in the drizzle to watch the sails in the Baltimore harbor. Once a cold front passes through Wednesday morning, dry weather...
  • Grocery retailers compete with mobile shopping tools

    Grocery retailers compete with mobile shopping tools
    Plenty of shoppers at a Baltimore Safeway have started checking their cell phones while pushing carts and scanning shelves. They may have been texting or checking Facebook updates, but now grocery customers could use mobile devices to plan meals,...
  • Gas leak near Under Armour headquarters repaired

    A gas leak in Locust Point forced the evacuation Monday of occupants of several blocks of rowhouses as well as workers at the Under Armour headquarters. The broken pipe was repaired within a few hours. The leak was reported in the 1100 block of Hull St....
  • Meeting a spectrum of colors in Columbia exhibit

    Meeting a spectrum of colors in Columbia exhibit
    The four artists in "Color Off the Grid" make individual color choices that set them apart in their shared exhibit at The Meeting House Gallery, which is located in the lobby of the Oakland Mills Interfaith Center. Surely the most exuberantly colorful...
  • Lunch for $10 or less: Nalley Fresh

    Lunch for $10 or less: Nalley Fresh
    Remember salads? You hardly ever see a good salad place open up these days. But I had a good one at Nalley Fresh — shredded chicken on a bed of spinach, with chickpeas, tomatoes, celery, cucumbers and a giardiniera (pickled vegetables), some...
  • Joe Patrick Byrne, of J. Patrick's Irish Pub in Locust Point, dies

    Joe Patrick Byrne, of J. Patrick's Irish Pub in Locust Point, dies
    Sad news for Baltimore's Irish community: Joe Patrick Byrne, who for decades ran J. Patrick's Irish Pub in Locust Point, passed away last Saturday of cancer. The future of the pub is uncertain. Byrne, who lived above the bar, made J. Patrick's one of...
  • Joseph Patrick Byrne

    Joseph Patrick Byrne
    Joseph Patrick Byrne, founder and proprietor of J. Patrick's Irish Pub, a popular Locust Point tavern with a reputation as a venue for Irish music that went well beyond Baltimore, died Saturday of cancer at Harbor Hospital. The former Cockeysville...