Take vodka, rum, whiskey, bourbon, peach schnapps, orange juice, pineapple juice, sour mix, orange-flavored liqueur, elderflower-flavored liqueur, shake, pour into a souvenir glass and garnish with an orange slice, cherry and mint sprig. Preakness Stakes 2014
The title of Mexican writer-director Fernando Eimbcke¿s third feature could refer to pudgy teenage protagonist Hector¿s (Lucio Gimenex Cacho) sandwich of choice; he orders one while lolling poolside at the hotel he and his mother, Paloma (Maria Renee Prudencio), are lodging at while on a discounted offseason vacation.
Local tourist attractions may be worthy of the boost a room tax can provide, but they don't deserve it quite as much as the average Harford County taxpayer who has been paying the freight for so many years.
Baltimore's hotel market is at a crossroads as investments pour into properties new and old amid a nationwide pickup in business and leisure travel. As new hotels open, older properties scramble to remain competitive in a market in which demand for rooms remains healthy but has yet to rebound to pre-recession levels.
The management of the Sheraton Baltimore City Center warned the state Tuesday it expects to lay off the majority of its workforce by the end of May and the large Fayette Street hotel could close entirely.
Harford County is close to receiving elusive state authority to levy a tax on hotel and motel room rentals, thanks to a backdoor legislative tactic deployed by the leader of the Maryland Senate, with the blessing of a leading candidate for county executive.
The city-owned Hilton Baltimore spent nearly all of the $2.8 million in hotel occupancy taxes the city set aside last year to help the struggling convention center hotel make its debt payments, officials said.
The family-owned Rubell Hotels declined to name the final cost of its floor-by-floor overhaul of the 23-story, 1928 landmark, calling the restoration a "labor of love." The new look includes rooftop gardens, Murano and Baccarat chandeliers in the lobby and ballroom, and guest rooms conceived by a former Ralph Lauren designer in "New American" style with textured fabric and dark wood.
The family that owns the Black Olive restaurant and runs the Inn at The Black Olive is monitoring the air outside the hotel — across the street from the planned Harbor Point development — as a check on the official monitoring happening on site.
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.
The state Board of Public Works approved a land deal Wednesday that is one step in allowing a developer to build a luxury hotel and conference center at the University of Maryland, College Park, over some objections about the fairness of the selection process.
Di Zhang, the Towson woman whose arrest for allegedly operating a brothel on East Joppa Road led to federal efforts to seize nearly $2 million worth of her real estate, was arrested on prostitution and human trafficking charges again last month in Montgomery County.
The celebrity and John "Jack" Dwyer, chairman of the family of Capital Funding companies, purchased the property for $4.5 million in a 50-50 venture in January after being connected by Dimitris Spiliadis, whose family opened the 12-room hotel in 2011 and lost it to foreclosure last summer.
Authorities finally caught up to a father and daughter sought in a multi-state search when they inconspicuously checked in at a two-story brick South Carolina motel nearly 400 miles from where their journey began.
A nationwide hunt ended Friday night when Caitlyn Marie Virts, the 11-year-old girl missing since her mother was found killed in their Dundalk home on Thursday, was located in a motel room in Florence, S.C., with her father, Timothy Virts, who was taken into custody, Baltimore County police said.
Congratulations to Allison and Tim Day on the birth of their son, William "Billy" Ambrose Day, on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 10:55 p.m. Billy weighed in at 6 pounds and was 22 inches long. Material grandparents are Michael and Beverly Caldwell and maternal great-grandparents are Ben and Joyce Caldwell.
A celebration of life for Perryville resident Patricia Slayman Campbell Baker, who passed away Feb. 4, will be held Saturday, March 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Harmony Lodge, 1510 Tome Highway, Port Deposit.