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Baltimore dragon boat competition unites racers from all walks of life

Baltimore dragon boat competition unites racers from all walks of life

The long, slender dragon-headed boats seem to glide effortlessly across the harbor. But inside, 20 paddlers powerfully jab their oars into the water to propel them 500 meters to the finish line. At the head of each boat, a drummer strikes a heavy drum not only to maintain a steady rhythm, but to...

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  • Let the Hogan re-election campaign begin

    Let the Hogan re-election campaign begin

  • Anne Arundel endorsements

    Anne Arundel endorsements

    Anne Arundel will experience significant turnover on both the local and state levels after the November election, and several races in this primary merit particular attention. Here are The Sun’s endorsements in select contests: County Council District 2, is represented currently by Republican Councilman...

  • Howard County endorsements

    Howard County endorsements

    Here are The Sun’s endorsements in select high profile races in Howard County: County Executive Incumbent Republican Allan Kittleman is unopposed in the primary, but two Democrats are vying to challenge him in the fall. Among them, County Councilman Calvin Ball is the clear choice. He has taken...

  • Social security closures show 'callous disregard'

    Social security closures show 'callous disregard'

    When American workers contribute to Social Security with every paycheck, they aren’t just earning future benefits. They’re also paying for high quality customer service at Social Security field offices around the country. For decades, that’s exactly what Social Security beneficiaries received....

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  • Fractured Prune in Owings Mills closes

    Fractured Prune in Owings Mills closes

    The Owings Mills location of Fractured Prune, the Ocean City doughnut shop with franchises nationwide, has closed, a spokesman for the developer confirmed Thursday. A court notice posted on the door cited “failure to pay rent” for the month of June. The shop, located in the mixed-use development...

  • The state of the big-screen summer comedy is no laughing matter. Can the genre get its mojo back?

    The state of the big-screen summer comedy is no laughing matter. Can the genre get its mojo back?

    In years past, the summertime box office could always be counted on to deliver at least one mainstream comedy smash that would break out of the pack of superhero films, action spectacles and rampaging giant-monster epics. Think: “The Hangover,” which pulled in $277 million domestically in 2009....

  • Movies you forgot were made in Maryland

    Movies you forgot were made in Maryland

    Sure, you know "Diner" and "Hairspray" and "Sollers Point" were filmed here in Maryland (and by Maryland-born filmmakers). But did you realize parts of Eddie Murphy's "The Distinguished Gentleman" were shot here? Or that Clint Eastwood has filmed here on multiple occasions? Or that sequels or prequels...

  • 'Community dialogue' forum prompted by allegations against Iron Crow Theatre is cancelled

    'Community dialogue' forum prompted by allegations against Iron Crow Theatre is cancelled

    A “community dialogue” on issues surrounding Iron Crow Theatre and allegations of harassment and inappropriate behavior against its artistic director that had been scheduled for Friday afternoon has been cancelled. The decision to cancel was made by Restorative Response Baltimore, a conflict resolution...

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