| Jun 13, 2013
Summer is the sweet season for restaurants. Fresh produce is abundant, daylight lasts longer and restaurants are busier and bigger (with the addition of outdoor seats) than at any other time of the year.
So once again I'm trotting out my Summer Eating...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:01 AM
The third annual Baltimore Greek Week starts Monday and culminates on Sunday with the Maryland Greek Independence Day parade in Greektown at 2 p.m.
Along the way, Greek-owned establishments, including restaurants in Baltimore City and Baltimore County,...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Toppers, the latest pizza chain to open in Downers Grove, will reward their first customers with free food for a year after opening their doors …...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 8:48 AM
At least eight people were injured on the South and West sides in overnight violence, according to police and fire department officials.
Two men were stabbed about 4:30 this morning in the 200 block of South Halsted Street in the Greektown neighborhood...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:42 AM
Baltimore police are seeking help identifying a man who on March 15 robbed a Wells Fargo Bank in the 4800 block of Eastern Ave., near Greektown and just west of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.
Police said the man handed a teller a note implying...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 8:37 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Dolls a Greek woman made during World War II. Ice cream bowls and wooden spoons from a 1940s Greek candy store. Thousands of record albums filled with Greek music.
These items and many other beloved objects and family heirlooms...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Ikaros, which the Kohilas family has operated in the same Greektown location since 1969, will be moving -- one half block up Eastern Avenue.
The move could happen as soon as March 1, according to Xenophon Kohilas, who co-owns the restaurant with his...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:34 AM
You could have knocked someone over with a galaktoboureko. That's how surprising the news was in Greektown that Ikaros, which the Kohilas family has operated in the Eastern Avenue location since 1969, will be moving — a half a block up Eastern...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 6:35 AM
Baltimore Greek Week is coming back. The second annual celebration of Greek history, culture and food is scheduled to run from March 18-25. This year's theme is "The Mediterranean Diet: A Greek Journey Through Food."
Throughout the eight day event,...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 7:18 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A $245 million American Indian casino in downtown Lansing could create about 2,200 jobs and help fund scholarships for area students, according to backers of a plan to open the gambling facility.
The Kewadin casino would be...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 9:36 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A $245 million American Indian casino in downtown Lansing could create about 2,200 jobs and help fund scholarships for area students, backers of the plan announced Monday.
The Kewadin Lansing Casino would be built near the...