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  • Al Baitch, saxophonist

    Al Baitch, saxophonist
    Abraham "Al" Baitch, a musician recalled as one of Baltimore's finest saxophone players, died March 24 at Northwest Hospital after suffering a fall. The Pikesville resident was 89. During his 70 years in the local entertainment scene, Mr. Baitch was a...
  • Baltimore restaurants respond to snow with specials, closings

    Baltimore restaurants respond to snow with specials, closings
    The overnight snowfall has prompted a flurry of snow-day specials from some Baltimore restaurants and bars. Other establishments have announced that they will be closing for the day. On Monday, these restaurants and bars put out word about their plans....
  • City Council to consider new rules for food trucks

    City Council to consider new rules for food trucks
    The Rawlings-Blake administration is proposing new regulations for the city's rapidly growing food truck industry — setting up zones for the mobile chefs to sell their designer grilled-cheese sandwiches, spicy tacos and decadent cupcakes. The...
  • Cockey's a strong post-dive bar in Upper Fells Point

    Cockey's a strong post-dive bar in Upper Fells Point
    “Sit at the bar. It's more fun,” greeted our bartender, slightly smirking on a recent Tuesday night in Upper Fells Point. We had just walked into Cockey's, the new neighborhood corner bar that moved from Hollins Market and opened in the...
  • Laurence O'Dwyer, Center Stage actor

    Laurence O'Dwyer, Center Stage actor
    Laurence "Larry" O'Dwyer, who delighted Center Stage audiences with his theatrical irreverence and memorable performances, died of cancer Feb. 28 at his home in Knox City, Texas. The former Mount Vernon resident was 77. A local favorite, he was often...
  • New Mount Vernon exhibit introduces George Washington the landscaper

    As a young surveyor and before serving as our country's first president, George Washington developed the ability to measure up a landscape and to take advantage of its natural features. He also had an eye for spatial awareness. Washington learned by...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails: The Cucumberous at Dooby's

    Great Baltimore cocktails: The Cucumberous at Dooby's
    The Cucumberous at Dooby's in Mount Vernon hits two March birds with one stone. It's a festive concoction of green — perfectly suited for St. Patrick's month here in the city. But more importantly, it's a light, herbaceous cocktail to usher in...
  • Dylan's Oyster Cellar opens in Mount Vernon's Park Plaza building

    Dylan's Oyster Cellar opens in Mount Vernon's Park Plaza building
    Serving raw oysters on the half shell, classic cocktails and beer and wine, Dylan's Oyster Cellar has taken up a six-month residency in The Hatch, the incubator space in Mount Vernon's Park Plaza Building operated by Phil Han, the owner of Dooby's. The...
  • New projects abound in Baltimore's challenging hotel market

    New projects abound in Baltimore's challenging hotel market
    The historic Lord Baltimore Hotel sits a block away from the Sheraton Baltimore City Center, but less than a week after the 1926 landmark celebrated a multimillion-dollar restoration, the owners of the aging Sheraton on Fayette Street warned of mass...
  • Helen E. Bryant, department store manager

    Helen E. Bryant, department store manager
    Helen E. Bryant, a former Hochschild-Kohn department store manager who later worked in commercial real estate sales, died March 10 of bile duct cancer at Beach Haven II, her Rocky Point home. She was 91. "I'd describe her as a very strong woman who...
  • But can I get married here?

    These venue selections a bit too traditional for you? Most everyone knows you can get hitched at some offbeat places in Baltimore — Camden Yards, the National Aquarium, the Zoo. But we we're curious about some even more unusual spots in town....