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  • Thanksgiving restaurant dining options in Baltimore

    Thanksgiving restaurant dining options in Baltimore
    These are some of the restaurants that will be open for Thanksgiving service. In most cases, reservations are required or advised. Prices and times are subject to change. Always call first. Apropoe's (700 Aliceanna St, 410-895-1879, www....
  • Baltimore chefs share holiday recipes

    Baltimore chefs share holiday recipes
    A home-cooked holiday meal means something different for every family. We all have our favorites, from the stuffing only Mom makes the right way to green beans with onion straws that must come from a can. Here, five local chefs share recipes for the foods...
  • Ready, set, go: Cyber Monday travel deals

    Ready, set, go: Cyber Monday travel deals
    Practically everybody knows that Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is when folks can score some of the season's best prices on items like electronics and fashion. Now savvy travelers have discovered that they too can land sensational deals if they...
  • Dr. Norman Highstein, dentist

    Dr. Norman Highstein, dentist
    Dr. Norman Highstein, a retired dentist and former partner in McDonogh Dental Associates who was also an accomplished horticulturist, died of renal cancer Nov. 2 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 88. "Norman was loved by everybody. Just this...
  • Huntington Beach rejects new limits on alcohol sales

    Huntington Beach has been grappling for more than a year about how to cut down on rowdy behavior in its popular downtown area. The problem got new focus in 2013 during a melee on Main Street that left shop windows smashed, portable toilets overturned...
  • Gemini Bistro offers ZooLights deal

    Gemini Bistro offers ZooLights deal
    Gemini Bistro (2075 N. Lincoln Ave, 773-525-2522) is offering a special three-course prix fixe menu ($35) in celebration of ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo, which launches Friday. Restaurant guests can also valet their cars for $10 at the restaurant for...
  • Thanksgiving video and recipe tips: Turducken 101

    Thanksgiving video and recipe tips: Turducken 101
    At first glance, it looks like a roast turkey on steroids. Slice into it and there's layer after layer of meats and stuffings. It's a glorious monster of a roast, a guaranteed showstopper at any holiday dinner. Forget Dickens' prized turkey -- this bird...
  • Next unveils (comparatively affordable) 2015 menus, starting at $70

    Next unveils (comparatively affordable) 2015 menus, starting at $70
    If there's one headline to be gleaned from Next's announcement of its 2015 menu, it's this: They're comparably affordable to previous iterations of the shape-shifting West Loop restaurant (953 W. Fulton Market). The base price for menus past (not...
  • Cyber Monday spending growth slows

    Cyber Monday spending growth slows
    Cyber Monday sales growth is slowing as consumers embrace the convenience of online shopping, spreading out their purchases instead of being lured by one-day specials. Internet holiday shopping rose 8.5 percent on Cyber Monday, typically the busiest day...
  • Make the most of your time indoors with exercise and healthy food

    A winter chill is in the air. If you're not a fan of snow or ice sports, that means it's time to move family activities inside where it's warm. Take advantage of increased time together to keep your family's mind and body fit and active over the winter...
  • City Lights: Food boxes help even if they leave a certain emptiness

    City Lights: Food boxes help even if they leave a certain emptiness
    The other week, I went grocery shopping and brought a bag to fill for charity, as we're wont to do during the holiday season. The blue reusable bag, produced by a church pantry, contained a list of suggested donations on the side: rice, cereal, canned...