| Feb 24, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Hallie Day, a 24-year-old waitress at the the Cheesecake Factory in Towson, made it into the semi-finals on "American Idol" and will compete in a live telecast Wednesday.
Day, who lives in Nottingham, says she hasn't sung much professionally, and her...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Jonathan Kite has been performing for as long as he can remember.
"My dad and I would watch old movies so I would do old movie impressions," said Kite, who plays lecherous Ukrainian short-order cook Oleg on the sitcom "2 Broke Girls" (7:30 p.m. Mondays,...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 12:52 PM
Casual dining patrons prefer the Cheesecake Factory by far, according to a new report suggesting that customers –- even faced with tough economic times –- are still willing to swallow a bigger bill.
Revenue at the Calabasas Hills-based...
| Oct 11, 2011
St. Andrew's Monthly Community Feast will be held Oct. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. This month's feast will be Italian cuisine and as always, donated by Smokin' Hot Catering, at the Inwood Shopping Center on Route 97.
Proceeds from the October dinner will go...
| Oct 19, 2011
On a quiet Friday morning in a West Baltimore gym above the Cash USA pawnshop, Franchon Crews unleashes a powerful flurry outside the ring.
"It's been a long, a long time coming," she roars. "But I know change gonna come, oh yes it did."
| Nov 20, 2011
Location: 401 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. Off East Coast Highway roughly between Jamboree Road and MacArthur Parkway.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sat.; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun.
Known for: "Overlooking the ocean,...
| Nov 20, 2011
Location: 400 S. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. From the 210 Freeway, exit at Baldwin Avenue and head south.
Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun.
What you'll find: Nordstrom, Macy's and J.C. Penney are the anchors for the 186-store complex,...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 3:16 PM
David Cordish refused to talk politics Wednesday at a celebration of the now-complete Maryland Live Casino.
The casino just added its final complement of slot machines — 1,304 — for a total of 4,750, making it the nation's third-largest...
| May 25, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The 300,000-square-foot Maryland Live Casino, the state's largest gambling complex, is getting close.The Cordish Cos. have announced June 6 as the opening date for its $500 million gaming and entertainment complex.
Casino hours: 8 a.m. to 2 a.m....
| May 29, 2012
| 2:06 PM
The media got a look at the Maryland Live casino on Tuesday afternoon. It helps to see these things Live!
Flanking the main entrance are, to the left, Bobby's Burger Palace, which will be up and running on June 6, the night of the casino's grand opening....
| Oct 30, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Restaurant owners and management were scrambling to return to normal operations on Tuesday morning. A few places were already doing business in the early morning.
Many full-scale restaurants were skipping lunch service, usually because of restrictions...