| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:50 AM
It's a frosty winter's day in this historic town on Maryland's Eastern Shore, but inside a little red-brick restaurant called The BBQ Joint, the vibe is warm and the barbecue is smoking hot.
Savory aromas waft from the open kitchen as chef/owner...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Dozens of star-struck lawmakers flocked to an Annapolis wine bar Friday evening to meet Kevin Spacey, star of the Netflix series “House of Cards,” and to hear a pitch for a generous tax credit that would keep its production in Maryland....
| Mar 22, 2014
| 3:01 PM
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...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:37 PM
The woman behind the interiors of many of Baltimore's significant buildings celebrates this year the 15th anniversary of the founding of her business, Portnoy Levine Design Associates or PLDA.
Raised in Connecticut and educated at the Pratt Institute in...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Dr. Harry P. Porter, a retired Baltimore otolaryngologist who was known as a clinician who had a warm bedside manner, died Thursday of heart failure at his Timonium home. He was 96.
The son of Harry P. Porter Sr., a teacher, and Ethel Bagley Porter, a...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Lewis B. Whiting Jr., a retired businessman and charter boat captain, died Jan. 8 of lung cancer at West Virginia University Medical Center in Morgantown. The former Towson resident was 73.
The son of Dr. Lewis B. Whiting Sr., an orthopedic surgeon, and...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:01 PM
A new rum distillery, which says it is the only one in the state to craft its liquor from raw ingredients, has launched in St. Michaels.
Lyon Distilling Company, co-founded by a 31-year-old former Wall Street currency trader and his photographer...
| Nov 2, 2013
Thursday: The Coast Guard will give a one-hour presentation on boating safety as part of the MSSA's Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association's youth fishing seminar series. Starts at 6 p.m. Free. Alltackle, 2062 Somerville Road,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:53 AM
It's a scenario many have thought about but no one expects to see, and suddenly it was flashing before his eyes.
Scott Fortney, a 41-year-old real estate broker who lives in Arlington and also has a home in St. Michaels, was about three cars behind a...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Two National Transportation Safety Board investigators will meet Thursday with Maryland officials to review the crash on the Bay Bridge that flung a woman and her car into the water.
The meeting with the Maryland Transportation Authority, operator of the...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 12:58 AM
Kids' fishing derby
Aug. 10: The MSSA Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association will hold a fishing derby for children from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sandy Point State Park. For more information, go to mssa.net/youthanglerclub or call the MSSA at 410-255-...
| Aug 3, 2013
Annapolis is a conservative dining town, which can be frustrating, not only for enterprising restaurateurs and chefs, but for diners looking for something more interesting than broiled salmon and a New York strip.
But there are pockets of invention in...