| Feb 23, 2012
| 3:50 PM
It's not surprising that changes to the Harford County Charter suggested by a 15-member board appointed to review the county's de facto constitution would contain elements related to residential development policy.
The charter review board formally...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Bryan Voltaggio filled me in about the big new project he's planning for next year in Frederick. North Market Kitchen, its working title, will place diners in a near-10,000 square-foot market enviroment, with both general dining areas and separate seating...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 1:25 PM
Background: Chef Tuan Truong and Lien Pham, husband and wife owners from Da Nang, Vietnam, designed their 50-seat restaurant to take diners on a tour of their homeland as well as Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. What makes this a sweetheart of a...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 6:28 PM
Kristin Canty's "Farmageddon" is well-titled. It's an eye-popping wake-up call revealing how the USDA and FDA have increasingly waged war on America's small farmers even when they can prove they are contributing healthful products to our food supply.
| Jun 28, 2011
| 7:10 AM
Bryan Voltaggio filled me in about the big new project he's planning for next year in Frederick. North Market Kitchen, its working title, will place diners in a nearly 10,000-square-foot market enviroment, with both general dining areas and separate...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 10:24 AM
BEST CLOTHING BOUTIQUE: doubledutch Boutique
Hampden residents know just where to go to find a deal on clothes -- and the word has spread.
Doubledutch Boutique presents a unique blend of fashion that bucks what the typical shopper sees everyday, said co-...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 11:27 AM
Insects play key roles in the success of your garden. While some of these six-legged critters are indisputable pests of ornamental and edible plants, others bring significant benefits.
Insects play key roles in the success of your garden. While some of...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:32 PM
The Orange County Fair is almost upon us. The fair in Costa Mesa opens July 15 and closes Aug. 14.
I expect to enter some of my vegetables in the garden competition. Also, Vic and I will both be exhibiting photographs in the visual arts photography...
| Jul 4, 2011
Kim Kardashian's butt is real. Some haters said it was fake. To prove them wrong, she had a doctor take X-rays to show that it was implant-free.
Odd as it sounds, when a symbol of trumped-up celebrity has a part of her anatomy authenticated, it's a...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 11:17 AM
I love the new wave in buying local, organic foods. In fact, it seems like Farmer’s markets are busier and easier to locate than ever before.
But what I didn't realize is how Farmer's markets play an integral part in bringing members of the...
| Jul 13, 2011
Just after settling into our Euro-rustic guest tent at Kinnikinnick Farm, our family gathered around a wooden table as our host, Susan Cleverdon, delivered dinner. Asparagus, fresh from the field, was ready to be steamed. Tender baby greens awaited...