| Aug 26, 2011
| 1:53 PM
A bunch of newish aerated Hershey Kisses and chocolate bars arrived in our office today. They look much like the regular versions of the products only their pumped full of air, leaving them with a bunch of frothy holes inside.
Many scoffed at first, but...
| Aug 18, 2012
When people ask us, "How did you meet?" we pause while we try to gauge just how much interest the person has in our story. If she's being polite, she'll get the short version: "We met through friends after college."
But here's the real story:
| Mar 30, 2012
| 12:03 PM
It's spring break for many students, and area amusement parks are ready to take visitors for a ride — up, down, sideways and backwards.
Marylanders can take a day or weekend trip to one of these six theme parks, all within a few hours' drive of...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 5:30 PM
Reporting from Hershey, Pa.--
After more than a century, the town that chocolate built still makes its namesake confection and remains a candy lover's nirvana.
Billed as the "Sweetest Place on Earth," the company town has grown over the last century...
| Aug 23, 2012
Before Charles N. Huggins began working at See's Candies in 1951 as a manager inthe company's packingdepartment in San Francisco, his favorite candies were black licorice and, thanks to his World War II service as a paratrooper, Hershey's chocolate.
| Jul 11, 2011
Peter Testa worries about food safety when he goes to bed, and he's still thinking about it when he wakes up four hours later to start another day as president of Testa Produce Inc.
But he doesn't bother to wash his favorite fruits, blueberries and...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 1:27 PM
Join the Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce Sunday,. Sept. 11, for our 38th annual Catonsville Arts & Crafts Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Frederick Road between Bloomsbury and Melvin avenues.
A wonderful day has been planned featuring live...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Want to escape with your sweetie for Valentine's Day? Packages abound, both near and far, for married soul mates or those who are single and want to mingle. (Taxes and gratuities are not included unless noted.) Here are just a few.
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:18 PM
More than 20 years after it left the Baltimore waterfront, McCormick and Co. plans to open a store this summer at the Inner Harbor that will sell spices as well as an updated image of the homegrown company.
Shoppers at the McCormick World of Flavors...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 12:42 PM
It's October, and you know what that usually means: prepare to be scared.
But for visitors to the "Halloween in Hershey" celebration, it's more about treats than tricks. Attractions in Hershey, Pa., are offering three fall weekends of family fun...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 1:20 PM
Not everyone has the self-control they should ... so here's a compromise for those of us who WANT to be healthy, but just can't do without at least a treat or two!
(Did the senders of the advice below know about my chocoholism?)
(Friday's the day the...