| Jan 26, 2013
| 4:46 PM
By Anne-Marie Denicole and Pam Brandon The post-holiday purge is upon us. From cookies to cocktails, mashed ‘taters and more, the zippers aren't zipping. But before you drag out the celery sticks, consider a gentle, cleansing broth to detoxify....
| Mar 19, 2013
| 5:45 AM
Two local farms will offer changes to the way their customers receive their shares in community-supported agriculture programs.
Through the programs, customers buy shares of vegetables. The share enables customers to pick up a box of produce from the...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 7:55 PM
Kale Beers was a student at La Salle University the last time the Explorers men's basketball team was in the NCAA tournament.
It was 1992 and Beers was all set to go to Greensboro, N.C. for the first-round game against Seton Hall.
But Beers had a...
| Mar 26, 2013
A Mediterranean-style diet emphasizes foods traditionally consumed in countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Here is a sample day's menu provided by Dr. Stephen Devries, executive director of the Gaples Institute in Deerfield, which promotes the value...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 7:34 PM
With the 200 individual medley state championship already won that Saturday, Lafayette's Carter Kale knew his strategy for the 500-yard freestyle. He couldn't lag behind.
"I had to take it out with the pack," he said. "I didn't know who the sprinters...
| Mar 13, 2013
Skip the corned beef (too salty and weirdly pink) and the green beer (totally inauthentic) this St. Patrick's Day and make some comforting colcannon instead. Who doesn't like mashed potatoes with extra good stuff stirred in?
The traditional Irish dish is...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
It will be months still before I can yank basil from the ground and whiz up some pesto. When basil is in season, I'm slathering it on everything from pasta to crostini to eggs, to the point where it is a kitchen staple. What happens when that pesto-...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:57 AM
On Sunday, Thomas Albright will wake up early.
Before 5 a.m., the patriarch of the Albright Farms family will be in his truck, driving from his farm in Monkton to the city, where Saratoga and Holliday streets meet underneath the Jones Falls Expressway....
| Mar 16, 2013
Across the street from the Hollywood post office, a few short blocks from the 1930s complex that calls itself Crossroads of the World, Littlefork is an improbably rustic roadhouse in the middle of old Hollywood — a spare tavern, a slash of neon...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 8:36 PM
JOHNSTOWN — Five Somerset County wrestlers found success in the quarterfinal round on Friday at the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional Tournament.
Meyersdale's Collin Day, Berlin's Bryce Fochtman and Somerset's Landon Lohr each advanced to...
| Mar 7, 2013
The first thing that catches your eye when entering The Boarding House is the chandelier. Except it's not really a chandelier, but an art installation consisting of 9,000-plus (official count: 9,063) suspended wine glasses.
"One glass for every wine I'...