| Sep 27, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Eddy Whitely loads a blanket-wrapped item of furniture into his the van on a chilly weekday morning, but the co-owner of Orions Objects, a furniture dealer that specializes in midcentury modern design, isn't taking the piece for delivery.
He's taking it...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Robbi Behr, 37, and Matthew Swanson, 38, specialize in what they call "odd, commercially nonviable picture books for adults."
The married couple quit their office jobs seven years ago to operate Idiots'books, a small, indie publishing house based out of...
| Nov 25, 2012
Just as Tom and Claudia Towles were opening their second Baltimore toy shop four years ago, the recession hit. The owners of aMuse Toys decided to cut back — not on staff or selling space — but on the number of manufacturers whose products...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Restaurants serving a traditional Feast of the Seven Fishes menu, along with their regular menus, on Christmas Eve include Donna's (5100 Falls Road, 410-532-7611, donnas.com/crosskeys), Aldo's (306 S. High St., 410-727-0700, aldositaly.com) in...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:51 AM
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Sometimes, we could all use a break from the booze.
Whether you're pregnant, the night's designated driver or just not interested in a crippling hangover in the morning, abstinence has its perks. Sure, your friends are having a blast toasting with...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 5:42 AM
From the Midnight Sun blog:
On Thursday afternoon the cramped Canton bar Nacho Mamas was log-jammed.
Inside the bar, which is decorated like a shrine to National Bohemian, there were more people than Mr. Boh logos on the walls. The waitresses had a...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Dirty Carrots, whose all-vegan salted caramel cupcakes and whoopie pies, have become a popular presence at farmers' markets, is opening a full-time bakery cafe in Fells Point.
Dirty Carrots joins three other Baltimore Farmers' Market vendors who have...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post is from Cara Shipley, dietetic intern.
In June all of the farmers' markets, like the Orioles, are in full swing. The definition of "local"...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:50 AM
In Baltimore, the creative transformation of many waterfront industrial structures into restaurants, businesses and homes is making room for developments copying the same industrial and maritime flavor as their older counterparts.
Joe and Meg Biscoe's...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 8:27 PM
Although police had prepared for problems, Thursday's Fourth of July celebrations around Baltimore were mostly trouble-free.
During a news conference just before sunset at the Inner Harbor, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said there had...