| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Otakon attendees will have someplace to head, after their full days of panel discussions, presentations and workshops at the Baltimore Convention Center.
On Friday and Saturday, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., master sommelier Tiffany Dawn Soto is hosting a...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Although the summer season still has a few weeks left, the box office take thus far suggests that Hollywood's string of consecutive records likely ended last summer.
While consumer tastes are notoriously fickle in the entertainment industry, I do give...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:04 PM
In this week's election for a seat on the Los Angeles Board of Education, one side had deep pockets and extensive political connections; the other side had people such as Orley Frost Jr.
Frost, 50, said he remembers the winner — George McKenna...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 12:22 PM
It's retro, handmade, local, sustainable and pricey. Seems like a winning combination.
And suddenly it is.
Across the nation, entrepreneurs are jumping on the craft distillery wagon, joining small and large corporations in the fine art of whiskey-...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:10 PM
The Mount Vernon BYOB pizza cafe Iggies has been sold.
The business was purchased from longtime owners Lisa Heckman and Peter Wood by Jim Pak, a retired pharmacist. Pak took over the operations at Iggies on July 22, but Wood will remain on board as a...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:58 AM
There's not much better than downing an ice-cold beer on a hot summer day. But how about downing a really inexpensive ice-cold beer on a hot summer day? Yeah, that may be better.
For our third annual survey, we again divided the city into four quadrants,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:31 AM
It seems to me that if Charlie Duff and others want to attract 10,000 new families to the city they are putting the cart before the horse in terms of enticements ("Two ways about it," July 16).
How about there being something to go to on foot or bike...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Four instruments fashioned from magnets and turntables and thick metal springs are conversing in a gallery of the Walters Art Museum.
They pop and hum, plink like the teeth of a comb. One calls to mind an amplified heartbeat. Another sounds like someone...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:41 AM
The root beer float is celebrated every Aug. 6 with its own special food holiday - National Root Beer Float Day.
Basically a combination of root beer and vanilla ice cream, the effervescent soda-fountain treat is known in some regions as the black cow....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Baltimore neighborhoods Mount Vernon and Pimlico and Baltimore County's Bowley's Quarters will be the first to receive new water meters as part of system-wide overhaul, city officials said Tuesday.
Beginning in September, crews will install about 5,...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 1:40 PM
The board of directors of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore has scheduled their first public board meeting in years, following a wave of criticism about its transparency in recent weeks.
The meeting will occur at...