| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Some Baltimore County officials want to consider whether to allow more residents to keep chickens in their yards, making the county the latest local government in Maryland to examine a national coop craze.
A County Council resolution being considered...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 9:00 AM
SÃO MIGUEL DOS MILAGRES, Brazil — Anyone who says it's the journey that matters most wasn't trying to navigate through the favelas of Maceió, my launch point for Brazil's Costa dos Corais, or Coral Coast, 50 miles north.
Although Maceió has a...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Downtown's Urban Radish, the first gourmet market of its kind in the Arts District, celebrated its grand opening Saturday with a ribbon-cutting, samples galore and crowds of shoppers.
After the 9 a.m. ribbon-cutting, shoppers sampled Urban Radish's...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:04 PM
John Littlefield feared for the life of his pet, Miss Coco.
The 5-year-old Maltese Shih-Tzu seemed to be allergic to everything and itched — seemingly nonstop.
Her condition prompted Littlefield, co-host and designer on ABC's "Extreme Makeover:...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Anyone who has tried to travel while minding a serious diet probably has had to compromise. After being offered only risotto or pasta at several restaurants in Italy, a vegetarian friend ordered "steak and baked potato, but hold the steak" in self-...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 11:32 AM
The Harford County Public Library, Jarrettsville Lions Club, businesses of Jarrettsville and representatives from Harford County Government have partnered to create an evening Twilight Farmer's Market from 3 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 5 at Jarrett's field on Route...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:11 AM
As summer slipped into September, I realized I could no longer ignore the bounty of jalapenos in my refrigerator. I think I had about 24. I had lot of recipes that used one or two of the peppers at a time, but I needed something that would put a real dent...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:42 PM
What a refreshing day May 25 was. Besides a beautiful and sunny start to Memorial Day weekend, more than 1,000 people gathered at Main Beach to express their indignation that a single company named Monsanto could be granted so much power by our government...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Is an organic, raw, vegan, local, and alcohol-free dinner overkill? Scott Franklin Manning doesn’t think so.
He's the man behind The Locavoire, a 100% organic, vegan, local, raw, and alcohol-free dinner series.
Last year, Manning took a closer...
| Jun 8, 2013
Come summer, I look forward to interleaving slices of mozzarella and basil leaves with slices of the first luscious red tomatoes to make a classic caprese. I'll sometimes toss hot spaghetti with diced mozzarella or bocconcini (those bite-sized balls)...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Doris McG. Neumann, a retired Friends School educator and longtime activist, died July 16 of heart failure at her Timonium home. She was 93.
The daughter of an autoworker and a homemaker, Doris Elaine McGlone was born and raised in Flint, Mich., where...