On Sept. 18, Wegmans will open its eighth Maryland store at Foundry Row, a new 350,000-square-foot retail center at the intersection of Reisterstown and Painters Mill roads, previous home of Solo Cup's manufacturing site.
The buffet brunch, which will meet capacity at 150 patrons, will feature dishes created by Blue Bistro Restaurant, crafted from ingredients grown or baked by more than ten of the Farmers' Market producers. Menu items include Evermore Farm sausage and gravy over JeannieBird Baking Company biscuits as well as French toast made from Old Valley Farm artisan bread and topped with fruit from Orchard Company. The coffee will be freshly brewed by Furnace Hills Coffee Company. Even the centerpieces will
Edward E. "Bud" Itter Sr., a retired Baltimore Sun commercial artist who was also an acclaimed decoy carver and painter, died Monday from complications following surgery at his Pasadena home. He was 86.
Hundreds of Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts converged on the grounds of the Carroll County Agriculture Center in Westminster Saturday, braving the cold, windy weather to partake in some outdoor fun at the Carroll District of the Boy Scouts of America's annual Klondike Derby.
For up-and-coming and established restaurateurs in the Baltimore area, creating the environment that diners see, feel and hear is almost as important as concocting the food they'll taste and smell. As the local food scene grows, restaurateurs are tapping professional designers as well as employing their own tastes and skills to create singular dining experiences that stand out in the marketplace.
This was the court of honor for Ryan Rippeon, 17, of Westminster, and it was held to formally mark his attainment of the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. It may have been a cold afternoon outside the doors, but it was warm in that room, and not just due to the heating, but the warmth of feeling, like a family gathering, of those that had come out to witness something special.
Sykesville resident Virginia Harrison, who is involved in numerous community organizations throughout Carroll County, was recently named the 2015 Carroll County Good Scout of the Year. She was honored at a special breakfast earlier this month by the Carroll District Boy Scouts of America.
Anyone who is in need this Thanksgiving and cannot share a holiday meal with family or friends has their pick of meals offered by local community groups and houses of worship around Harford and Cecil counties.
Harford County officials and the Historical Society of Harford County are working to move and preserve the historic Joesting-Gorsuch House, which had been slated for demolition to make way for five new houses to be built on the north side of the Winters Run Golf Club property near Bel Air.
There are few anglers more revered than Frederick native Bernard "Lefty" Kreh. Kreh, who turned 90 last month, has fished for nearly 70 years with everyone from Ted Williams to Fidel Castro, and from President Jimmy Carter to Ernest Hemingway. Enshrined in numerous fishing Halls of Fame, he has been honored by the U.S. Postal Service, which issued a stamp commemorating a fly that Kreh made.
After a lackluster Black Friday weekend — spending fell 11 percent from Thanksgiving through Sunday, according to the National Retail Federation — some big retailers were under more pressure to have a sales blowout.
After his wife Josie and son Jeff passed away last year, Greg Ritter grew determined to create a lasting memorial in their honor. When his son Mike, an elder at St. Paul's Independent Church in Millers, mentioned that the church planned to replace the stained-glass window above its front door, Greg found his legacy project.
Early holiday promotions and rising online shopping took a toll on in-store U.S. sales during the Thanksgiving weekend as shoppers on average spent 6.4 percent less than they did a year earlier, according to data released Sunday by an industry group.
As patrons at a Fells Point restaurant dined on oysters as part of its annual festival for the slippery mollusks, Tommy Price of the Oyster Recovery Partnership emphasized the importance of saving the shells
Ugly fruit is perfectly edible fruit that might have scabs or dark spots, or be small or otherwise marred or misshapen. Yet when sufficiently ugly, many people consider such fruit "rejects," which is not just a pity — in a city where one in four families with children is living in poverty, it is simply wrong. Astonishingly, 31 percent to 40 percent of all harvested food gets wasted — including about 81 pounds of fruit per capita.
For many Thanksgiving chefs, organizing a meal with one turkey — let alone 44 — is daunting. For Booker T. Washington cafeteria manager Sheila Travers, whose kitchen serves hundreds of students, the job is "every day."