| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:10 PM
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...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:25 PM
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....
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:20 PM
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.
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:43 AM
“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...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 10:56 AM
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...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 2:24 PM
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...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:03 AM
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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:11 AM
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...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:32 AM
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...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:58 PM
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...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:46 PM
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....