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  • Table Talk: New Four Seasons restaurant jumps on the 'izakaya' craze

    Table Talk: New Four Seasons restaurant jumps on the 'izakaya' craze
    PABU, the second restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, is scheduled to open this week. The dinner-only restaurant is the first collaboration between Michael Mina, whose San Francisco-based restaurant group also developed the concept for Wit &...
  • Grand Prix trees finally getting planted in city

    Grand Prix trees finally getting planted in city
    It's said good things come to those who wait. But somebody still has to pay for them. On Friday, a contractor commissioned by the city began planting 150 trees around downtown, fulfilling a pledge made – and broken – by the now-defunct...
  • Favorite dining spots of some of Baltimore's best chefs

    Favorite dining spots of some of Baltimore's best chefs
    Looking for some new places for your eating-out repertoire? We caught up with some of chefs in town to find out where they go when they're not dishing out fare at their own spots. Note: All restaurants are in Baltimore unless otherwise indicated. Ted...
  • UM drug treatment center a magnet for crime

    Isn't it a bit disingenuous for the University of Maryland School of Medicine to use its own research to justify locating a methadone treatment center in the 1100 block of West Pratt Street ("Study: Methadone clinics don't draw crime," May 1)? It's...
  • Dr. Norman I. Zipper, optometrist

    Dr. Norman I. Zipper, optometrist
    Dr. Norman I. Zipper, a retired Baltimore optometrist active in the Jewish community, died of renal failure May 12 at his Pikesville home. He was 89. Born in East Baltimore and raised on South Ann Street, he was a 1940 City College graduate. As a young...
  • Civic group targets accidents involving pedestrians

    Civic group targets accidents involving pedestrians
    As traffic officer Bobby Brown began his weekday afternoon shift at Pratt and Light streets, he was quickly drawn into the dangerous dance involving pedestrians and motorists. A motorist didn't see three pedestrians as he made a sharp left-hand turn, but...
  • Longtime BBH executive laid off by clinic board

    Longtime BBH executive laid off by clinic board
    The directors of Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc., a major drug treatment provider in Baltimore, have laid off longtime executive William "Kris" Hathaway, as the once high-flying nonprofit continues to cut costs. The board of directors had earlier...
  • Mayor calls St. Patrick's Day violence a "black eye" for city as police ramp up summer deployment

    Mayor calls St. Patrick's Day violence a "black eye" for city as police ramp up summer deployment
    Visitors to Baltimore's downtown on summer weekends will see up to 50 additional police officers, a show of force aimed at preventing a repeat of St. Patrick's Day, when hundreds of youths battled and a tourist was beaten — scenes the mayor...
  • City-owned Hilton Baltimore lost $11.5 million last year

    City-owned Hilton Baltimore lost $11.5 million last year
    The city-owned Hilton Baltimore lost nearly $11.5 million in 2011 — about $400,000 more than it lost the previous year, according to a recently released audit. In addition to losing money last year, the hotel dipped into its reserves in February to...
  • George Edward 'Hunky' Sauerhoff, activist

    George Edward 'Hunky' Sauerhoff, activist
    George Edward "Hunky" Sauerhoff, a political aide and fundraiser who was the founder and president of the Loyal Sons of Pigtown, died May 12 of heart failure at FutureCare Cherrywood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Centre in Reisterstown. The unofficial...
  • Candy shop moves to Power Plant

     Candy retailer The Best of Luck Candy & Gifts has moved to larger quarters at Power Plant in downtown Baltimore, next to Phillips Seafood. The Inner Harbor store, which specializes in bulk and nostalgia candy, gift baskets and custom favors, is double...
  • Charles H. "Harry" Heinlein, D-Day survivor

    Charles H. "Harry" Heinlein, D-Day survivor
    Charles H. "Harry" Heinlein, a young Army machine-gunner who survived the D-Day landing on Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944, and returned 60 years later, died Saturday of pneumonia at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime Violetville resident was 90. Mr....