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  • Where to dine on Thanksgiving Day in Baltimore

    Where to dine on Thanksgiving Day in Baltimore
    Yes, it's going to be an unusual Thanksgiving -- conciding with the start of Hannukah and topped with the Baltimore Ravens hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium. If you're looking for a place to celebrate on the town, these restaurants say...
  • Willard Hackerman, company president and philanthropist, dies

    Willard Hackerman, company president and philanthropist, dies
    Philanthropist Willard Hackerman, who transformed a small construction firm into a national giant with $5 billion in annual billings and was instrumental in erecting Maryland landmarks such as Harborplace, died Monday of unknown causes at Johns Hopkins...
  • Baltimore artisans ready for American Craft Council show

    Baltimore artisans ready for American Craft Council show
    Every year at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, rows and rows of handmade material sit in booths for on-lookers to gaze at and admire. And behind the uniquely crafted jewelry and perfectly glazed ceramic pieces sits an artist, whose work on...
  • Fight crime: legalize pot [Commentary]

    Fight crime: legalize pot [Commentary]
    In 1982, the late Gov. William Donald Schaefer was running for his last term as mayor. He held one of those big dinners that politicians are famous for at P.J. Crickets on Pratt St. All the political leaders were there. I was the chef that evening and can...
  • Sun gives the Inner Harbor a bad name [Letter]

    Sun gives the Inner Harbor a bad name [Letter]
    Your headline writers and editors need to learn where the Inner Harbor is and consider the negative, false impression they are giving the world about Baltimore's "crown jewel" ("Body found in Inner Harbor is ninth in recent months," Feb. 28). Though the...
  • Venti Tre Modern Italian now open in Canton

    Venti Tre Modern Italian now open in Canton
    Venti Tre (3731 Boston St., 410-563-0302, venti-tre.com), opening March 18 at The Shops at Canton Crossing, is a new fast-casual concept from Fazoli's, the nation's largest chain of quick-service Italian restaurants. Venti Tre (which means 23 in...
  • Sondra Harrison McGee, co-owned Pier Five restaurant

    Sondra Harrison McGee, co-owned Pier Five restaurant
    Sondra Harrison McGee, who co-owned and managed her family's Pier Five seafood restaurant on Pratt Street, died of a heart attack March 17 at her Marco Island, Fla., home. She was 71 and had lived in the Hampton section of Towson. Born on Tilghman...
  • City-owned Hilton spends most of its occupancy tax set-aside on debt service

    City-owned Hilton spends most of its occupancy tax set-aside on debt service
    The city-owned Hilton Baltimore spent nearly all of the $2.8 million it generated in hotel occupancy taxes — money the city gave it last year to help the struggling convention center hotel make its debt payments, officials said. The hotel did...
  • Downtown reports job gains in 2013

    Downtown reports job gains in 2013
    The number of jobs in downtown Baltimore topped pre-recession levels for the first time last year, according to an annual report to be released Thursday. Downtown employment rose to about 122,000 in 2013, up 8 percent from 2012 and 7 percent since 2007,...
  • More craft beer brews are on tap for Maryland

    More craft beer brews are on tap for Maryland
    Maryland's craft beer business is growing rapidly — at a rate of 35 percent a year — as consumers increasingly seek out independent brewers' new-style yet traditionally made beers. "There is just an amazing level of interest in craft beer,...
  • Three Baltimore firefighters injured fighting fires in vacants

    Three Baltimore firefighters injured fighting fires in vacants
    Three Baltimore firefighters were injured fighting fires that broke out in two different vacant properties early Saturday, though their injuries were described as minor. Both fires reached a single alarm but were under control before they could spread...
  • Howard County dining: The Ale House

    Howard County dining: The Ale House
    Unless you’ve been held hostage in a Loire Valley vineyard for the past several years, you’re aware that beer these days enjoys much of the cachet that used to belong only to wine. Indeed, boutique breweries abound on these shores, and it...