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  • Will we be who we say we are?

    Will we be who we say we are?
    I devoted most of my columns over the last several weeks to the holidays, the memories they invoke and the way they bring people together. But as the year draws to a close, even I am surprised to see that none of the scenes I drew took place in church...
  • Same-sex couples celebrate first legal weddings

    Same-sex couples celebrate first legal weddings
    In the 17 years since Katie Cleary and Sharon Dongarra locked eyes in the kitchen of an Arby's restaurant, they have shared a first, tentative kiss, traded letters across continents, set up a home, exchanged vows before family and friends, signed a host...
  • Farm to Chef event moves to Visionary museum

    Farm to Chef event moves to Visionary museum
    More than 30 Baltimore chefs have been lined up for the 3rd annual Farm to Chef culinary competition. The event, produced by the American Institute of Wine & Food Baltimore chapter, partners chefs with local farms to create recipes for the 300 guests....
  • Engaged: Jahantab Sidiqui and LaRee McCuan

    Engaged: Jahantab Sidiqui and LaRee McCuan
    Wedding days: October 13, 2012 and October 27, 2012 His story: Jahantab Sidiqui, 26, grew up in Pakistan and moved to Howard County when he was 14. He is the owner of J.S. Strategies — which is currently managing the campaign for Congressman...
  • Table Talk: Local is the word at Farm to Chef competition

    More than 30 Baltimore chefs have been lined up for the third annual Farm to Chef culinary competition. Produced by the American Institute of Wine & Food Baltimore chapter, the event partners chefs with local farms to create recipes using locally grown...
  • Baltimore Diner: Langermann's adds Light Street location

    Baltimore Diner: Langermann's adds Light Street location
    Call it Langermann's Junior. The same team behind Langermann's in Canton — chef Neal Langermann and partners David McGill and Mark Lasker — have opened a new restaurant, just south of Federal Hill, in South Baltimore. The location, 1542...
  • Free Fall Baltimore receives $25,000 federal grant

    Free Fall Baltimore receives $25,000 federal grant
    Free Fall Baltimore, which today kicks off its seventh year of spotlighting no-charge arts and cultural experiences in Charm City, has received a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The grant will be used to help promote and raise...
  • Adding punch to cocktail scene

    Adding punch to cocktail scene
    Punch is back on the restaurant scene in Baltimore, but be careful. It packs one. America's oldest cocktail, that mix of spirits, tea, sweet, sour and bitter, is finding a fresh start in the shot glasses and shakers of some of the city's most creative...
  • Wedded: Salmah Rizvi and Imran Akram

    Wedded: Salmah Rizvi and Imran Akram
    Wedding day: Sept. 29, 2012 The bride: Salmah Y. Rizvi, 26, grew up in Laurel. She works for the Department of Defense. Her father, Anwar H. Rizvi, is a plant pathologist for the United States Department of Agriculture. Her mother, Shamoon H. Rizvi, is a...
  • State awards $1.5 million in bicentennial grants

    Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown on Thursday announced $1.5 million in state matching grants to 22 government and nonprofit agencies across Maryland. The money will be used to promote projects that mark the bicentennial anniversary of the War of 1812. "All the...
  • Holocaust tapestries at AVAM help explore the nature of narrative

    Holocaust tapestries at AVAM help explore the nature of narrative
    Sometimes the only barrier separating a pastoral paradise from hell on earth is a thin line of birch trees. Before she died in 2001 at age 74, Frederick dressmaker Esther Krinitz created 36 oversized fabric panels that provide persuasive proof that...