| Jul 13, 2011
| 8:35 AM
The governor has announced the 17 dishes that will be featured at his (invitation-only) July 21 cookout, the launch event for Maryland's Buy Local Challenge Week, July 23-31.
Recipes were submitted by chef/producer teams and selected for their...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 2:30 PM
We asked the experts, from biologists to tackle shop owners, to name the best places for crabbing in Maryland. Here are the Top 10 places we heard about:
Point Lookout, Route 5, St. Mary's County
Solomons Island fishing pier, Route 2, Calvert County...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 4:00 PM
Frederick County is about 50 miles west of Baltimore, about a one-hour drive. Take Interstate 70 west to exit 54 (Maryland Route 355 — Market Street). Make a left on Market Street. Market Street will lead you directly into...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 4:46 AM
You can thank asparagus.
The Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar opens Sunday, its earliest opening date ever. Until 2003, when it was moved up to the first week in May, the opening came in early June.
Bill Gilmore, executive director of Baltimore Office...
| May 27, 2012
Several readers wrote me about last week's column that told the story of federal Judge Sarah Tilghman Hughes, a Baltimorean who swore in Lyndon B. Johnson as president aboard Air Force One after the assassination of John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963.
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:48 PM
The daughter of Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland disclosed Wednesday that she is a lesbian, an announcement gay advocates hope will boost their effort to keep the state's new same-sex marriage law on the books.
Stefany Hoyer Hemmer said her decision to...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 2:26 PM
A Maryland organization says it has found hundreds of dead people listed on voter registration rolls in Baltimore and Prince George's counties, as well as residents who have registered in multiple places and some who have addresses that turn out to be...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 6:34 PM
An outside prosecutor is being called in to take charge of the investigation involving Baltimore Clerk of Circuit Court Frank M. Conaway Sr.'s expired gun permit, a spokesman for the Baltimore's state's attorney's office said Wednesday.
| Dec 16, 2011
| 8:52 AM
Shirley M. Miller, a homemaker and volunteer who earlier had worked at Waverly Press, died Dec. 12 of a stroke at Londonderry, an Easton retirement community.
The former longtime Towson resident was 92.
The daughter of an educator and a homemaker,...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 10:30 PM
In a deal some say could be a model for government land preservation in lean budget times, a wealthy businessman and former Anne Arundel County politician has agreed to give up development rights -- and grant limited but free public access -- to a 950-...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:03 PM
The Maryland Port Administration is completing its initial review of a multimillion-dollar proposal that would turn Baltimore harbor shipping channel muck into bucks.
The plan might eventually replace time-tested dredge disposal methods of piling...