Epilogue: The state’s missed opportunities in the life of David Warren

David Warren, the subject of my column -- online now, in print this coming week -- has to be one of the most successful defendants in recent Maryland history. His record of arrest for crimes of violence is extensive, and yet the state has only a couple of convictions to show for it. Last Tuesday, … Continue reading Epilogue: The state’s missed opportunities in the life of David Warren

Make this Italian summer vegetable stew with two spellings and multiple pronunciations

If you want to make use of all that zucchini and all those tomatoes showing up in the farmer’s markets right now -- and get a delicious and meatless meal -- try making what my mother, the late Rose Popolo Rodricks, used to make: Giambotta. She pronounced it, “Jumbottella,” but the Italian spellings are either … Continue reading Make this Italian summer vegetable stew with two spellings and multiple pronunciations