| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:00 PM
BALTIMORE — It is a perfect late spring morning. The sun already has dried out the remains of an overnight rain, and the birds are chirping so loudly, they nearly drown out conversation during an al fresco breakfast outside the Whole Foods in the...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Ignoring a need
Robert Averill's July 17 letter ("Don't abandon citizens") is the most insightful opinion I have ever read.
The city of Newport News absolutely bears culpability for the lack of a supermarket in the Southeast Community. It's extremely...
| Jul 13, 2014
There's a city that's been called the murder capital of the world, where America has been working to stop gang violence.
Over the years, we've offered job training, boosted educational efforts, improved access to health care and nutritious food,...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Juggling the rising cost of textbooks, tuition, food and rent is a little more manageable now for rising University of Maryland, Baltimore County senior Keyerra Jeter, thanks to a June 1 raise in starting pay to $9 per hour for Gap Inc.'s 65,000...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Sometimes when I run or play tennis or ultimate frisbee with friends, including The Courant’s editor, Andrew Julien, I'll list a few injuries at the outset just to set the psychological tone. In that spirit, I must report that I started this trek...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:50 PM
With the turn of a couple shovels Tuesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb launched a socioeconomic experiment in one of Chicago’s most downtrodden neighborhoods.
The groundbreaking at 63rd and Halsted streets marks a $22...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Michael Vartan and his wife of three years are reportedly getting a divorce.
The "Bates Motel" actor, 45, and real estate agent Lauren Skaar separated on April 5 and she filed for divorce without the help of a lawyer in July, according to court...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:03 PM
The Lower Macungie shopping centers that stand to gain new competition from a planned Costco-anchored retail center have asked a judge to strike down a tax financing plan approved for the $140 million project.
The owner of the Trexler Mall and...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:03 PM
From two acres in Kutztown comes a fiery commitment to pesticide-free food production.
Homesweet Homegrown in Kutztown creates sauces made from their own peppers grown on what were once fields of genetically modified corn.
"A lot of people don't...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Sure it's easy to find a restaurant for a quick meal when the sign outside screams "Eat Here!" But what about food lovers on a mission with a lengthy shopping list and food errands to check off?
Several markets and specialty stores offer exceptional...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 8:33 AM
There will be no Whole Foods Market in Lake Forest, at least for now.
A developer abruptly pulled plans Monday night that would have included the grocery store as an anchor for a development at the southeast corner of Route 60 and Saunders Road in...