April 15, 2007
Food *** (3 stars) Service *** (3 stars) Atmosphere **1/2 (2 1/2stars) Galen Sampson and his wife, Bridget, have been much written about lately for their eco-consciousness and good deeds - their new deli/restaurant supports lo cal and organic farms and gives jobs to recovering addicts and convicts. It's impressive stuff, but what most of us really want to know about Dogwood is pretty simple. Is the food good? Poor:]
February 22, 2007
Galen and Bridget Sampson, owners of the new-and-growing Dogwood Deli on The Avenue in Hampden, have brought many lofty ideas to their new venture. They sell only what's in season and purchase their produce and meats from local good-to-the-earthniks like One Straw Farm in White Hall and Springfield Farm in Sparks. Poor:]
November 5, 2006
At the Dogwood Deli counter in Hampden, Jennifer Brock takes orders for breakfast burritos, whips up "Chai-huahua" smoothies, chats with customers. In the kitchen, Tyrone Lewis chops 20 heads of cabbage for soup and slaw, while planning the day's specials and taking mental inventory of the bread supply. Several years ago, neither Brock nor Lewis could have progressed beyond dead-end jobs in the restaurant business. Now, they practically run the bustling cafe. Both are former drug users who found recovery programs that in turn led them to Galen and Bridget Sampson, the deli's owners.
May 16, 2006
On Friday May 12, 2006 BESSIEWEINSTEIN (nee Press) loving wife of the late Herman Weinstein, beloved mother of Dr. Philip Weinstein, of San Francisco, CA, and Sheila Hutman of Los Angeles, CA, devoted mother-in-law of Jill Weinstein and Richard Hutman, beloved sister of the late Frank and Julius Press, Evelyn Adler, Jeanette Rosenson and Samuel Press, loving grandmother of Jon, Ted and Mark Hutman, Joshua and Alex Weinstein and Joshua Klausner, loving great...
April 26, 2006
DONALD LEE HUSTON, 81 of Cape Coral, FL and formerly of Newark, DE and Silver Spring, MD, passed away on April 20, 2006. Don was a Navy veteran of World War II and retired as a Civilian Personnel Management Specialist from the Department of Army. Don attended the University of Delaware where he received a BA degree. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Diane Geisking Kipp Huston, three sons and daughters-in-law, Kip (Kim) and Mark (Karen) of Ellicott City, MD and Eric(Shannon) of Crownsville, MD; six grandchildren, Emily, Katie, Mitchell, Claire, Matthew, Rachael; two step-grandsons, Cary and Galen Dean.
April 12, 2006
Galen E. Royalty, a retired Prince George's County homebuilder, died of renal failure April 4 at a Winchester, Va., assisted-living facility. He was 97. Mr. Royalty, who was born in Terrill, Iowa, dropped out of school when he was 14. He became a migrant worker and jumped trains while traveling around the country looking for work. In 1937, he went to Washington and began working for International Business Machines Corp. In 1943, he established G.E. Royalty Construction Co., which primarily designed and built homes in Prince George's County.