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  • With new chef, Salt Tavern stays sharp

    With new chef, Salt Tavern stays sharp
     I've always loved the way that Salt Tavern occupies its corner location, like it has every business being there. And from the get-go, I dug those big alien-green lighting domes that hang over the bar front bar area. Before Salt opened in 2006, the...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore faces schedule shift in 2014

    Grand Prix of Baltimore faces schedule shift in 2014
    The conclusion of the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore on Sunday night meant that life would soon return to normal on the two miles of downtown streets used for the three days of racing. The question looming over the finish line on Pratt Street is whether...
  • Strategy could 'make or break' Sunday's Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Strategy could 'make or break' Sunday's Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Robby Gordon was on his way to winning the 1999 Indianapolis 500. His pit crew kept telling him to keep driving, but as Gordon was less than two laps from getting the checkered flag, he encountered a problem to which many can relate whether they're in a...
  • Families, racing fans flock downtown for Grand Prix action

    Race cars whipped around downtown Baltimore on Saturday, turning usually traffic-choked streets into a speedway, their engines filling the air with the sounds of a hornet's hum on the straights and a smoker's cackle at the hairpin turn. As the cars...
  • Oysters, wine, crabs and beer fill up Baltimore's fall dining calendar

    Welcome back to work. Summer is almost over, and the fall dining event season is about to kick into gear. This fall's highlights include the 30th edition of the Maryland Wine Festival, Baltimore's 20th Dining Out for Life event, the fifth go-round for...
  • Spring brings new chefs at Salt, B&O Brasserie and B, a Bolton Hill Bistro

    After seven years running his own kitchen at Salt, his Upper Fells Point restaurant that put duck-fat fries, Wagyu sliders and changing menus on Baltimore's food map, Jason Ambrose is stepping aside. Ambrose is turning over Salt's day-to-day kitchen...
  • Paint Nite stirs it up at Baltimore restaurants, bars

    Paint Nite stirs it up at Baltimore restaurants, bars
    On a recent Thursday night at Tatu in Power Plant Live, the lights were dim and the crowd lively. But the 50-some patrons didn't come for the stylish Asian cuisine — they wanted to sip cocktails and work on their brush strokes. The event —...
  • Defending Grand Prix champ Ryan Hunter-Reay has turned a corner in his career

    Defending Grand Prix champ Ryan Hunter-Reay has turned a corner in his career
    Ryan Hunter-Reay's racing career might have been summed up in last year's Grand Prix of Baltimore. Starting in the middle of the pack, Hunter-Reay took a number of chances to get into contention and then used a late restart to surge to the front. His...
  • After finally winning Indy 500, Kanaan can set record in Baltimore

    After finally winning Indy 500, Kanaan can set record in Baltimore
    There are certain athletes whose popularity transcends long-standing rivalries, petty jealousy and pure ego. When they finally win a major title after years of trying, the celebration seems to be shared not only by their family, friends and fans, but with...
  • Grand Prix deserves chance to succeed

    Grand Prix deserves chance to succeed
    Back in 1873, there probably were people who heard about the new stakes race over at Pimlico and wondered why anyone would give a hoot about a bunch of horses running around a dirt track on the edge of town. No doubt, somebody complained about the...
  • Street closures planned for downtown around Grand Prix race

    Street closures planned for downtown around Grand Prix race
    Significant road closures are planned along downtown Baltimore streets beginning at 9 p.m. Monday as the streets are converted into a 2-mile race course to accommodate the Grand Prix. The race, now in its third year, runs from Friday to Sunday, but road...
  • More Grand Prix road closures start Thursday

    More Grand Prix road closures start Thursday
    Road closures in Baltimore connected to the Grand Prix will continue throughout the Labor Day weekend, with more streets shutting down Thursday. To accommodate the 2-mile race course near the Inner Harbor, these roads will be closed beginning at various...