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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...
  • Steaks you can believe in at The Capital Grille

    Steaks you can believe in at The Capital Grille
    The Capital Grille has come to feel like a hometown restaurant. Of course, it's not. When the Capital Grille opened on Pratt Street in 2005, is was part of a moderate-size regional chain. But since 2010, the steakhouse been wholly owned by the...
  • Tenth homicide in nine days occurs in Southwest Baltimore

    Tenth homicide in nine days occurs in Southwest Baltimore
    A man was killed and a woman was injured Thursday afternoon in a Southwest Baltimore corner store, marking the city's 10th homicide in the first nine days of the year. The shooting took place just before 3 p.m. at the Latino Deli and American Grocery at...
  • What I found in the sensory-deprivation chamber

    What I found in the sensory-deprivation chamber
    On the second day of the year, I stood naked above the tank of water saturated with Epsom salts, preparing to close myself into total darkness. In less than an hour, I would find myself in a drug-free altered state, feeling my body melt into the...
  • Mayor's political rise takes her out of state

    Mayor's political rise takes her out of state
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's growing role in Democratic politics has given a boost to her national profile — and to her frequent-flyer miles. A leader with the Democratic National Committee and the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Rawlings-Blake has...
  • Earnings surge 24 percent at T. Rowe Price in fourth quarter

    Earnings surge 24 percent at T. Rowe Price in fourth quarter
    T. Rowe Price Group's stock soared Tuesday after the firm reported fourth-quarter earnings rose 24 percent compared with the year before, beating analyst expectations. The Baltimore money manager posted a profit of $287.7 million and earnings per share...
  • 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...
  • T. Rowe Price reports 9 percent increase in profit for third quarter

    T. Rowe Price reports 9 percent increase in profit for third quarter
    T. Rowe Price reported a $270.3 million profit in the third quarter Thursday, up 9.3 percent from the previous year, although the Baltimore-based money manager saw an outflow of investor dollars during the period. On a per-share basis, the company earned...
  • City officials say they won't sell money-losing Hilton

    City officials say they won't sell money-losing Hilton
    City officials said Thursday that they've ruled out selling the money-losing Hilton Baltimore convention center hotel, but hope to turn a profit on the $300 million project within a decade. The city could lose $60 million to $90 million if it sold the...
  • Navigating the gray space of blindness

    Navigating the gray space of blindness
    Last October, I started therapy. Not physical or psychotherapy but Orientation and Mobility (O&M) therapy. O&M is when a person with a visual impairment learns skills for independent travel, including how to use a white cane. October is Blindness...
  • Section of Pratt Street closing nightly for pedestrian bridge project

    Section of Pratt Street closing nightly for pedestrian bridge project
    Officials at the Baltimore City Department of Transportation say a portion of Pratt Street will close nightly this week for the demolition of a pedestrian bridge. Beginning on Monday evening, Pratt will be closed to through traffic between Howard and...
  • Union calls for independent review of Harbor Point toxins

    Union calls for independent review of Harbor Point toxins
    Union organizers called on the developers of the Harbor Point site to submit to an outside environmental review, staging a small demonstration Saturday with a pair of workers dressed in hazmat suit costumes. Morgan Webb Battista, an organizer with the...