Central Maryland

Checkerspot Brewing raises a glass to Sweat

November, 2018

The South Baltimore brewery hosts a discussion about the city’s blue-collar history    By Martha Thomas To some, the Lynn Nottage play Sweat at Everyman (through November 25) could just as easily be set in Baltimore as Reading, Pennsylvania. The 1980s-era characters struggle as jobs at the local steel company slowly drift away to points […]

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Celebrating the Dark Side

November, 2018

Stouts-A-Go-Go at the Shiny, New Guinness Outpost in Halethorpe By Brennen Jensen Did you know that Thursday, November 1 was International Stout Day? What? No one sent you a card? It’s not too late to celebrate the dark and lovely goodness of stout, and one good place to do so is the Guinness brewery in […]

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Food Wisdom for Kids

August, 2018

Nick Bailey, who owns Grand View Farm in Harford County, loves to show off his operation to school children. But when they visit the farm, he says, “They certainly don’t want to just hear us talk for an hour.” Instead, he engages kids. “They help us collect eggs from the nest boxes out in the […]

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When Crab is the Condiment

August, 2018

John Shields has traditionally drawn his inspiration from the foods of earlier times. He named his Baltimore restaurant, Gertrude’s, after his grandmother Gertie—who’d roast a plump chicken every Sunday to feed a dozen or so family members (and repurpose the leftovers throughout the week). And the recipes Shields has shared over the years—in his numerous […]

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Make it a Meal

August, 2018

Old Line On the Rise: Local Single Malt Whiskey Feels Right at Home at a Chic Baltimore Hotel Sitting on the top floor of the Hotel Revival, you’re surrounded by Baltimore—literally and figuratively. Windows on three sides reveal views of Mount Vernon Place, including the iconic Washington monument to the east. The View north captures […]

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From the Manor Born

August, 2018

The Marriner Family’s Restaurants Tap Into Their Farm-based Brewery Ellicott City’s Manor Lane can be thought of as a blacktop time machine. Head north along it and the subdivision bustle of Clarksville Pike fades in the rearview mirror and the land opens up and leafs out. The sleepy lane comes to an end at a […]

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Saucy Startups

August, 2018

Maryland likes it hot—and the heat just keeps coming as Baltimore joins zesty locales like Austin, New Orleans and Albuquerque. B’more Saucy is the newest addition to the city’s piquant producers, taking its place alongside Huckles, Snake Oil and a host of other artisan fiery condiments. Hot sauce is, after all, a sizzling industry, accounting […]

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Carroll County’s Main Streets

August, 2018

Country Rambles in Carroll County Four towns in Carroll County belong to Maryland’s Main Street initiative. That means Mount Airy, Sykesville, Taneytown and Westminster all meet the program’s goals of a lively downtown with locally owned shops and restaurants, as well as cultural attractions worth exploring. Carroll County was carved out of neighboring Baltimore and […]

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Dine Under the Stars

June, 2018

Picture yourself Living in Marthaland If you crave a sunset meal in an idyllic country setting, here are some suggestions. Ah, those photo spreads in Martha Stewart – a rustic wooden table set up under a tree; black-eyed Susans and Queen Anne’s lace in canning jars; an eclectic collection of wood and caned chairs dragged […]

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Driven to Drink

May, 2018

Marylanders are as proud of their beer as they are of their crabs, and the rapid expansion of craft brewing is proof. In 2016, according to the Bureau of Revenue Estimates the state’s craft brewing industry had an overall economic impact of more than $637 million while creating more than 6,500 jobs. So much beer […]

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