| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Aushuk, check. Kofta challow, check. Kaddo borwani, check.
The everlasting pleasures at The Helmand are still in place, and still wonderful.
For the uninitiated, aushuk are soft, pillowy squares of ravioli-like pasta, filled with meltingly soft leeks,...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:22 AM
As the Baltimore Colts were leaving the city in early 1984, the team's director of sales recalled sitting at the Rusty Scupper bar at the Inner Harbor, wondering what he should do next.
A friend told Bob Leffler he should start his own advertising...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Jane W. Dickinson, a retired executive secretary and community activist, died Feb. 13 of complications from a stroke at Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 94.
"Jane was outgoing and friendly and was involved in everything in a very...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:46 AM
For as much media coverage as our snow days in Baltimore seem to receive it's often interesting to note that there is a very short list of goals on any given winter day in which the accumulation brings everything to a grinding halt.
1) dig out your car,...
| Feb 18, 2014
The former executive chef at Petit Louis will open La Cuchara, a Basque restaurant in the Meadow Mill complex, this summer.
The chef is Ben Lefenfeld, a veteran of the Foreman Wolf restaurant group, who also worked at Charleston and who helped Foreman...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Elizabeth P. "Betsy" Johnson, a homemaker and former educator who had lived in Stoneleigh for many years, died Feb. 5 of influenza at the William Breman Jewish Home in Atlanta. She was 92.
Mrs. Johnson, who had a home in Devon Hill in North Roland Park,...
| Feb 15, 2014
The little Renoir landscape looks so modest and guileless and transparent that a casual observer never would guess at the secrets the painting hides.
"Paysage Bords de Seine" depicts a river and bushes. On that summer day in 1879, a sailboat was...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 6:05 PM
If Baltimore is indeed becoming Hollywood east — and who are we to argue the point? — then here's your handy map to the movie stars' homes. Only in this case, it's a map to where movie stars have roamed — sites captured forever on film...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Buckets of baby's breath, tulips and irises filled a walk-in cooler at Flowers by Gina D. on Thursday. Vases were wrapped with pink ribbons, and teddy bears and greeting cards stood ready for purchase.
Missing were the four drivers who had been...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:37 AM
In the Valentine's Day of your fantasies, you'd spend hours preparing a gourmet dinner for two, enjoying champagne and savoring dessert with the object of your affection.
Your reality, however, may be decidedly less romantic. You've worked all week, and...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Monday she wants to make a tax credit that has been used to spur apartment development downtown available citywide.
The new proposal would offer a tax credit for 10 years for projects anywhere in the city, five...