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  • Don't go to Ryleigh's cigar social expecting to smoke indoors

    Don't go to Ryleigh's cigar social expecting to smoke indoors
    On Feb. 1, Ryleigh's Oyster is throwing a cigar social that at first seems in blatant violation of the Maryland  indoor smoking ban.  The promotional ad features a slender stogie atop a glass of whiskey and promises giveaways of hand-rolled cigars from...
  • A home of precious stone

    A home of precious stone
    In this house of variegated Butler stone and stained pine, the eye is constantly drawn beyond each room's floor-to-ceiling windows and out among the trees and sky. The effect evokes the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, and with good reason. It was designed...
  • Owner says Highland restaurant will feature 'casual fine dining'

    Owner says Highland restaurant will feature 'casual fine dining'
    Diners familiar with the historic Milton Inn in northern Baltimore County needn't whet their appetites for a carbon copy of the iconic restaurant's pricey fare when owner and executive chef Brian Boston opens his second eatery in Highland this summer....
  • Home sales rose, prices fell in Baltimore area in July

    Home sales rose, prices fell in Baltimore area in July
    As if foreclosures, high unemployment and tight credit weren't enough, would-be homebuyers in the Baltimore region got more fodder for wariness Wednesday as the Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 500 points and a new local report showed...
  • Highland/Fulton: Get ready for food and fun and kick off October at the annual Highland Days festival

    Highland Day 2011 is Saturday, Oct. 1 (rain date is Sunday, Oct. 2) and everything starts at 11 a.m. The event continues until 4 p.m. and a few of the planned highlights include Little Shoppe of Horrors at Highland Groomery, a Halloween costume parade and...
  • Damon Paul Gerber, police captain

    Damon Paul Gerber, a retired Baltimore County Police Department captain who founded its police dog unit, died of multiple organ failure Wednesday at Harmony Hall in Columbia. The former Mount Airy and Lansdowne resident was 87. Born in Sykesville and...
  • Donald E. Davis Sr., truck driver, dies

    Donald E. Davis Sr., a retired truck driver and a former Baltimore resident, died May 31 of a stroke at a medical center in Cookeville, Tenn. He was 80. Born and raised on Nanticoke Street in Pigtown, Mr. Davis graduated in 1949 from Southern High...
  • Finding Celtic tradition at the Crossroads

    When Celtic Crossroads performs at the Columbia Festival of the Arts on June 24, the seven-member band of Irish musicians will sound off with a more modern take on the traditional music of their homeland. Call it non-traditional Irish music. When Celtic...
  • Stadium authority approves study of convention center/arena

    The Maryland Stadium Authority agreed Tuesday to study the feasibility of building a new downtown arena and expanding the Baltimore Convention Center — but directors want the city of Baltimore to help pay part of the study's $150,000 cost....
  • Columbia teen forecasts Hurricane Irene's track

    When Connor Meehan was little, he was terrified of thunderstorms, so much so that his mother had to soothe him whenever one hit the area. But on Saturday, Aug. 27, as Hurricane Irene came barreling up the coast, the 17-year-old senior at Atholton High...
  • Carroll students share creative flair in Summer Shorts entries

    Carroll County Public Library celebrated creativity in both the written word and the video image this week, as the system recognized the winners of its annual summer short story and film contest for young adults Aug. 22 at a ceremony at Carroll...
  • Prince Edward presents city's youth a royal challenge

    Prince Edward presents city's youth a royal challenge
    At-risk youth in Baltimore city will have an opportunity to join an international network of young people in taking on a royal challenge to improve their lives by participating in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award-Young American's Challenge. Prince Edward,...