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By Dan Morse and Dan Morse,SUN STAFF | July 7, 1997
In Columbia, "Hi-yo, Silver!" has become "No Go, Silver."A deal between the Silver Diner restaurant chain and the Rouse Co. fell apart late last month, leaving Rouse officials scrambling to find a new late-night attraction for Columbia's Town Center."
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By Michelle Deal-Zimmerman, The Baltimore Sun | November 19, 2012
Hungry holiday travelers at Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport can find a healthful meal there but may be better off bringing their own food, a study released Monday suggested. More than 75 percent of the restaurants at BWI serve up at least some low-fat, cholsterol-free meals, according to the study by the nonprofit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine based in Washington. But the airport's score hasn't improved much over the past four years it has been included in the annual study.
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ENTERTAINMENT
By Elizabeth Large and Elizabeth Large,Restaurant Critic | October 9, 1992
The Silver Diner opened last month with all sorts of hoopla -- the result of the sleekest public relations campaign imaginable. But when all's said and done, it's a pleasant, homey sort of place, not very remarkable except that it's so very successful when so many other restaurants are falling by the wayside.It looks like an authentic diner. I know this is supposed to be a contemporary interpretation of a '40s diner, but you don't stand around going "Wow" at the decor. When the Silver Diner is full of people (and as far as I can tell it's always full of people)
ENTERTAINMENT
By Richard Gorelick and The Baltimore Sun | April 17, 2012
Miss Shirley's was awarded the prize for Maryland's favorite food truck and The Brewer's Art was awarded Craft Beer Program of the Year on Monday night at the Restaurant Association of Maryland's 58th Annual McCormick Stars of the Industry Awards Gala. The food truck and craft beer categories were new this year. Award winners in other categories were: Maryland's Favorite Restaurant 2012- Baldwin's Station , Sykesville Maryland's Favorite New Restaurant 2012- de Lazy Lizard, Ocean City Restaurateur of the Year- Matthew Milani - The Rumor Mill Fusion Bar and Restaurant , Ellicott City 2012 Chef of the Year- Jeff Smith - The Chameleon Cafe 2012 Favorite Bar or Tavern - Shenanigan's Irish Pub & Grille , Ocean City Wine & Beverage Program of the Year- Mr. Rain's Fun House Honorees included: Allied Member of the Year- MICROS - Represented by, Henry Pertman The Brice & Shirley Phillips Lifetime Industry Achievement Award- William & Julianne Gibbs - Dough Roller The Otto Schellhase Award- Randy Marriner - Victoria Gastro Pub The McCormick Cornerstone Award Recipients- Glory Days Grill, Silver Diner, Ryleigh's Oyster, Brew River Restaurant & Bar, CarterQue Barbeque & Grilling Co. Maryland Hospitality Hall of Honor - Fitzgerald's Shamrock Restaurant, Dean's Restaurant, Olney Grille, Holly's Restaurant, Rip's Country Inn Maryland...
BUSINESS
By Lorraine Mirabella and Lorraine Mirabella,SUN STAFF | August 19, 1998
Rockville-based Silver Diner Inc. reported yesterday that its second-quarter loss narrowed to $346,672, or 3 cents a share, compared with a net loss of $409,559, or 4 cents a share, in the second quarter of 1997.The chain of 11 retro-style diners, primarily in the Washington and Baltimore areas, has been operating at a loss since going public in March 1996. Since then, it has opened five restaurants in the Washington area and one in Cherry Hill, N.J.The company said yesterday that its same-store sales for the quarter that ended July 12 increased for the first time since the first quarter of 1997.
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By Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN STAFF | April 24, 1997
The Howard County Planning Board last night unanimously rejected a proposal that would have required developers to show how mixed-use projects would fiscally affect the county.The board also unanimously approved expansion of The Mall in Columbia, extension of Broken Land Parkway onto mall property and a site plan for a Silver Diner in Town Center.Councilman C. Vernon Gray, an East Columbia Democrat, said his fiscal-impact proposal would have helped county officials to know if proposed mixed-use projects would generate enough tax revenue to pay for the services they use.Mixed-use districts require a minimum of 15 percent business property and a minimum of 25 percent open space.
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By DAN MORSE and DAN MORSE,SUN STAFF | January 24, 1997
Moving to liven up night life in sleepy downtown Columbia, the Rouse Co. is courting a trendy diner chain whose outlets stay open as late as 3 a.m.The Silver Diner, which features art-deco design, ruby-red neon and stainless steel accents, could open by Thanksgiving along Little Patuxent Parkway in Town Center near the Columbia City III theaters and across from The Mall in Columbia, Bob Giaimo, president of the seven-restaurant chain, said yesterday from...
BUSINESS
By Michael Dresser and Michael Dresser,SUN STAFF | March 28, 1996
Robert Giaimo has just realized what he calls "every entrepreneur's dream."An investor who dropped in unannounced one evening handed Mr. Giaimo's company a check for $14.2 million yesterday for a stake in his company. In return, he will not have to sell his soul or cede control. Rather, he will become chief executive of a publicly traded company with a mandate to expand the Silver Diner, the popular Rockville-based restaurant chain he co-founded in 1988."You usually don't have Prince Charming come along and offer you the slipper," said Mr. Giaimo, 44, who now operates six Silver Diners in Maryland and Virginia, including one at Towson Town Center.
BUSINESS
By Lorraine Mirabella and Lorraine Mirabella,SUN STAFF | April 1, 1999
Silver Diner Inc. reported a fourth-quarter net loss yesterday of $743,586, or 6 cents per share, along with an upswing in sales.Both marked an improvement over past quarters, one analyst said.The Rockville-based company, which operates 11 Silver Diner restaurants in the Baltimore, Washington and Philadelphia metropolitan areas, said the fourth-quarter loss, which exceeded the same quarter's loss a year earlier, was due to $635,000 in nonrecurring charges, both administrative expenses and depreciation.
BUSINESS
By Liz Bowie and Liz Bowie,SUN STAFF | August 20, 1997
Silver Diner Inc., the Rockville-based diner chain, said yesterday that its losses grew substantially in the second quarter to $409,559, or 4 cents a share, compared with a loss of $248,137, or 2 cents a share, for the same period in 1996.The company acknowledged that it was disappointed with the earnings as well as a 5.8 percent drop in same-store sales in the 12 weeks ended July 13 and a plummeting stock price.Chairman Robert Giaimo blamed the losses on the company's fast growth -- it went from six restaurants to 10 in the past six months -- which he said drove up labor and advertising costs.
EXPLORE
July 6, 2011
Fourth of July at the West Arundel Swim Club became a tradition of family fun for many families over the past 47 years, and Monday was no exception. The beautiful day found more than 400 members and guests enjoying the pool, and many games and activities offered for the day. Lifeguards served up sno-cones with a smile, and delivered and lit grills for the delightful Fourth of July barbecues. The staff also organized volleyball, adult and kids horseshoe tournaments as well as pool games such as Duck Splash, Dive Bomber, the 3-legged swim race, Tied Together and the Family T-Shirt and Socks Relay race.
TRAVEL
By Michelle Deal-Zimmerman, The Baltimore Sun | November 18, 2010
If you haven't ventured inside BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport since last Thanksgiving, you'll be happy to hear the bathrooms are in the same place. So are the runways. That is to say, not a lot has changed physically. But the airport has had a banner year otherwise, breaking passenger records in July and August, being among the airports with the lowest fares in the nation and receiving an award for providing just about the best food and drink of any airport in North America. Now comes a real test: Thousands of travelers headed to Grandma's house will descend on the airport this week, stuffed carry-ons in tow. "We do expect a busy holiday season," says Jonathan Dean, spokesman for BWI. "We've had record passenger traffic during the summer and we expect for it to continue.
TRAVEL
By Michelle Higgins and Michelle Higgins,New York Times News Service | November 25, 2007
Airline food has gotten so bad that Padma Lakshmi, cookbook author and host of Top Chef on Bravo, often heads to the airport with a container full of spinach leaves and leftovers such as grilled chicken, along with a separate container of dressing. Once on the plane, "I put it together and shake it up," she said. And Nina Zagat, co-founder of the Zagat restaurant survey, travels with her own pepper mill and the fixings for an elegant sandwich. "I usually bring the best smoked salmon I can find and very thinly sliced whole-grain bread, and I put that together on the flight," she said.
BUSINESS
By Bill Atkinson | July 29, 2005
ED SHERWIN is probably one of the few guys around whose wife approves of him being a regular at Hooters. "He has the dream job of any man," says Debra Sherwin, an accounting professor at Goucher College, sitting next to him in a booth at the Hooters in Towson. She adds with a smile, "Eddie doesn't look at the girls; he looks at the food." This year, Hooters signed Sherwin Food Safety to a contract to do health and safety inspections of all 121 of its Hooters of America corporate-owned restaurants.
BUSINESS
May 12, 2001
In the Region United suspends work of team in USAir merger With its year-old proposal to acquire US Airways still awaiting regulatory approval, United Airlines has suspended the work of a merger preparation team of hundreds of employees. United spokesman Andy Plews said yesterday that the decision means that the airline is ready for the first 100 days of operations as an expanded airline rather than wavering in its commitment to the pending $4.3 billion acquisition. The head of United's merger integration effort said workers who spent the last nine months on the integration team are returning to their regular jobs but will resume merger-related work later, as the Justice Department moves forward with its antitrust review of the deal.
BUSINESS
By Lorraine Mirabella and Lorraine Mirabella,SUN STAFF | April 1, 1999
Silver Diner Inc. reported a fourth-quarter net loss yesterday of $743,586, or 6 cents per share, along with an upswing in sales.Both marked an improvement over past quarters, one analyst said.The Rockville-based company, which operates 11 Silver Diner restaurants in the Baltimore, Washington and Philadelphia metropolitan areas, said the fourth-quarter loss, which exceeded the same quarter's loss a year earlier, was due to $635,000 in nonrecurring charges, both administrative expenses and depreciation.
NEWS
July 25, 1997
WHAT DOES the much-discussed lost city of Atlantis have in common with downtown Columbia?Neither ever existed.Columbia's developers believe a bustling downtown district is just around the bend, but the town is no threat to night life in Washington's Georgetown or Baltimore's Fells Point. Nor can it hold a candle to the lively Annapolis Historic District, with its restaurants and bars.A handful of restaurants dot Columbia's Lake Kittamaqundi waterfront, where the Rouse Co., founder of Howard County's planned city, expects entertainment to thrive.
TRAVEL
By Michelle Higgins and Michelle Higgins,New York Times News Service | November 25, 2007
Airline food has gotten so bad that Padma Lakshmi, cookbook author and host of Top Chef on Bravo, often heads to the airport with a container full of spinach leaves and leftovers such as grilled chicken, along with a separate container of dressing. Once on the plane, "I put it together and shake it up," she said. And Nina Zagat, co-founder of the Zagat restaurant survey, travels with her own pepper mill and the fixings for an elegant sandwich. "I usually bring the best smoked salmon I can find and very thinly sliced whole-grain bread, and I put that together on the flight," she said.
BUSINESS
October 27, 1998
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BUSINESS
By Lorraine Mirabella and Lorraine Mirabella,SUN STAFF | August 19, 1998
Rockville-based Silver Diner Inc. reported yesterday that its second-quarter loss narrowed to $346,672, or 3 cents a share, compared with a net loss of $409,559, or 4 cents a share, in the second quarter of 1997.The chain of 11 retro-style diners, primarily in the Washington and Baltimore areas, has been operating at a loss since going public in March 1996. Since then, it has opened five restaurants in the Washington area and one in Cherry Hill, N.J.The company said yesterday that its same-store sales for the quarter that ended July 12 increased for the first time since the first quarter of 1997.
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