| Jan 3, 2013
| 12:07 PM
This past August, restaurant juggernaut Darden — which owns Olive Garden, Red Lobster, the Capital Grille and Seasons 52 — acquired the popular Yard House chain for $585 million. With Yard House's focus on being a serious destination for...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 7:24 AM
Marlin & Ray, we hardly knew ye.
The casual dining seafood chain restaurant that opened on Baltimore Pike in Bel Air in early October abruptly ceased operations Wednesday.
The Bel Air Marlin & Ray's had company, as parent Ruby Tuesday, Inc., closed...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:42 AM
IHOP has a Country Fried Steak & Eggs combo menu item with 3,720 milligrams of sodium. Johnny Rockets’ Bacon Cheddar Double burger has 50 grams of saturated fat. The Bistro Shrimp Pasta from the Cheesecake Factory has 3,120 calories.
Each one is...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Maryland State Police and Sheriff's Office reports:
Thomas Butler, 44, of the first block of Tree Drive, was charged Friday with four counts of theft below $1,000 and theft between $1,000 and $10,000.
Forrest Plowman, 18, of the 100 block...
| Apr 3, 2013
New York City is poised to adopt paid sick day protections for workers there soon, but thanks to the corporate advocacy group ALEC, a “kill shot” is being delivered to similar efforts across the county, including Florida, according to PR...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 5:46 AM
On Veterans Day, we honor those who have so honored us with their service and sacrifice to keep America strong and free.
Hundreds of retailers and restaurants also salute the military, offering discounts to veterans, active duty and retired U.S....
| Dec 19, 2012
| 5:31 AM
Red Lobster is offering a Facebook coupon for a free half pound of crab legs with purchase of two entrees.
Like the Red Lobster fan page to get the offer for a free half-pound of Snow Crab Legs with purchase of two Crabfest entrees, all priced under $20...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 10:22 AM
Darden Restaurants is the world's largest casual dining company. The publicly held company (ticker symbol DRI) owns Olive Garden, Red Lobster, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, Capital Grille, Eddie V's Prime Seafood and Wildfish Seafood...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 2:23 PM
A Fort Smith, Arkansas man who pleaded guilty to two armed bank robberies in Springfield and Joplin hanged himself in the Greene County Jail. Under the terms of a plea agreement in June, Robert Bruce Knepper, 45, would have been sentenced to 30 years in...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 12:38 PM
Orlando-based Darden Restaurants said Tuesday that Hurricane Irene will hurt its first-quarter earnings slightly.
The owner of Olive Garden, Red Lobster and other chains said the storm, which forced some restaurants across the Eastern U.S. to close, will...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 7:44 PM
Analysts found Orlando-based Darden Restaurants' expected first-quarter earnings surprisingly low, but they still had generally positive views of the company's performance.
Darden said last week it expects earnings per share of 78 cents. Several analysts...