| Jul 27, 2011
| 8:52 AM
Towson resident Denise Clark recently had a crash course in how to close one 32,000-square-foot supermarket, then open another.
Clark, former manager of the Superfresh supermarket in the Parkville Shopping Center, at Harford Road and Taylor Avenue, now...
| May 16, 2011
| 3:00 AM
For nearly a century, oysters have been pummeled from two sides: us and nature. Our appetite for oysters has spurred overharvesting; at the same time, pollution has made oysters more vulnerable to disease, and sediment has smothered oyster beds....
| May 26, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Until five years ago, 15th Street Fisheries relied a little too heavily on its history.
The menu hadn't changed much since the restaurant opened in 1978 on the same five acres as Fort Lauderdale Marina. While it was one of the country's top grossing...
| Jun 5, 2011
Like residents in many cities, longtime Las Vegans long for what's long gone — the days when a young Wayne Newton crooned "Danke Schoen" and dealers knew players by their first names.
"It was better in the old days when the mob was still here,"...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 2:10 PM
Baseball fantasy camp? Rock 'n' roll camp? Ballroom dance camp?
Oh, man up. If you're an adventurous guy looking for a summer camp, you need to check out the Arizona Cowboy College.
Cubicle jockeys can learn cowboy skills at one of the weeklong sessions...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 4:35 PM
State officials are plowing ahead with new rules on how and when farmers can fertilize their fields, despite last-minute objections from environmentalists that the proposed limits have been weakened in an apparent bid to mollify agricultural interests....
| Dec 2, 2011
| 5:27 PM
Maxine and Robert Walker have worked to restore their historic Woodbine farm since they bought it in 1994. Their latest project is to replace the rotting wood on the side of their old yellow barn after rebuilding the stone foundation and replacing the tin...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 10:58 AM
The famous maxim that "the more things change, the more they remain the same" is not always true. Sometimes, things get worse. Consider, for example, the recent efforts of Gov. Martin O'Malley to influence the resolution of an environmental lawsuit...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 11:03 AM
It is true that there are at least two sides to every story, including the situation of Gov. Martin O'Malley entering into the ongoing case between the University of Maryland Environmental Law Clinic and the Hudson family of Worcester County and Perdue...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 9:28 AM
Whether it was on my "rural tour" of states throughout the country or at workshops with the Department of Justice to discuss competition in agriculture, time and again, livestock and poultry producers have emphasized the need for a fair and competitive...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 3:15 PM
In a move that increases Maryland's commitment to renewable energy, the state Board of Public Works approved a deal Wednesday under which a Virginia company will be given a 30-year lease on land at an Eastern Shore prison to build a plant that will...