| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Ramen is a national icon in Japan, and now the noodle soup is turning into a food craze in the United States. When ramen shops started popping up in New York City about five years ago, most of them were the kind of hole-in-the-wall places that make diners...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Date: June 6
Her story: Ashley Boarman, 27, grew up in Olney. She is a senior account executive at MGH Inc., an advertising firm based in Owings Mills. Her parents, Jeff and Alice Boarman, live in Olney.
His story: Doug Jagoda, 28, was born in New...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 6:24 AM
Phaedra Parks -- one of the stars of the "Real Housewives of Atlanta" on Bravo -- was spotted dining at Wit and Wisdom in the Four Seasons Hotel Saturday night.
The reality show star is in town for the African American Festival, which continues Sunday....
| Jul 12, 2014
Consumers can expect to see unfamiliar store brands cropping up in the Baltimore area as a handful of retailers eye the market for expansion.
Newcomers could include businesses that are well-entrenched in other markets, such as Stein Mart and Gabe's,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:46 AM
Nando's Peri-Peri, the South African-Portugese restaurant chain, had its Towson grand opening today. Located next the the new Cinemark theater, it's the first restaurant to open in the new Towson Square development.
Nancy Carr of Towson ate there on...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Whole Foods in Harbor East closed for several hours Sunday afternoon after a man robbed the store, a spokeswoman for the supermarket said.
Kate Malloy, Whole Foods' public relations manager for the mid-Atlantic region, said no one was hurt and the store...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:39 AM
Update June 26, 12:30 p.m.: Representatives for seller Kevin P. Welsh said he is negotiating a private sale and canceled Thursday's auction. Agent Scott Frank declined to disclose the potential buyer before the deal has closed.
A Catonsville jeweler...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Matt Corasanti was taking his gear off after a quick, after-work kayak outing in Fells Point when a frantic man ran up to him, saying his dog had fallen into the water and asking whether Corasanti could help him.
Corasanti hopped back into his kayak,...
| Jun 28, 2014
I am fascinated with hotel restaurants. It might turn out that I like to think about them more than I like to dine at them.
Consider that a hotel restaurant is designed to appeal to a typical diner, or at least what the hotel industry has determined the...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Like many Maryland graduates, Stan Gelbaugh wasn't thrilled when the school announced nearly 20 months ago that it was going to be moving from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten.
The former Terps quarterback, who was a part of three straight...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:38 AM
First came the switch off of the gold standard. Then checkbooks and credit cards started the shift away from cash — but to bitcoin advocates, not far enough.
As the anonymous digital currency gains favor with retailers such as Overstock.com and is...