| May 1, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Two teams from the Arbutus area are preparing for Saturday's 15th annual Kinetic Sculpture Race hosted by the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore.
The race on May 4 challenges participants to engineer and construct a human-powered machine capable...
| May 4, 2013
| 4:25 PM
It was just after noon Saturday and a large blue-crab-mobile was drifting out into the harbor with four students from Arbutus Middle School aboard and unable to steer. The problem? A thrown sock puppet that had damaged their controls.
The absurd moment...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:04 AM
It's not every day a giant pink poodle assists with a marriage proposal. On May 4, Bob Keefer, 38, proposed to his girlfriend of two years, Erin Alexander, 30, at the 15th annual Kinetic Sculpture Race.
Unbeknownst to Alexander, Keefer arranged with...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Maura Imel, 22, showed off what she calls her "simple, elegant" style at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's fourth annual Hope in the Harbor Gala at the American Visionary Art Museum. The Rollins College senior wore a navy chiffon Lush shift and a...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 9:24 AM
In the 17 years since Katie Cleary and Sharon Dongarra locked eyes in the kitchen of an Arby's restaurant, they have shared a first, tentative kiss, traded letters across continents, set up a home, exchanged vows before family and friends, signed a host...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 11:23 AM
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown on Thursday announced $1.5 million in state matching grants to 22 government and nonprofit agencies across Maryland. The money will be used to promote projects that mark the bicentennial anniversary of the War of 1812.
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Sometimes the only barrier separating a pastoral paradise from hell on earth is a thin line of birch trees.
Before she died in 2001 at age 74, Frederick dressmaker Esther Krinitz created 36 oversized fabric panels that provide persuasive proof that...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:25 AM
Teens at the Children's Home in Catonsville say they are recycling their lives and using art to illustrate their journey.
After months of workshops where they turned the ordinary into objets d'art, they have put together an exhibit that will raise...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Allen Hicks, Hampden resident, community activist and one-time political candidate, now can claim the title of artist.
Although he's been painting gourds, sculpting discarded trees and turning trash into artistic treasures for years, two of his pieces...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 12:01 PM
It was a quiet night for a revolution.
People at the bar in Joe Squared Station North sat huddled over drinks and conversations. Folks occasionally strolled in to pick up pizza orders or headed to dining tables in the back. Few even glanced at the...
| May 2, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Commuters who've begun using downtown streets because of lane closures on the Jones Falls Expressway might want to think about a backup plan for Thursday evening and Friday.
The Baltimore Department of Transportation will close streets in the Mount...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Punch is back on the restaurant scene in Baltimore, but be careful. It packs one.
America's oldest cocktail, that mix of spirits, tea, sweet, sour and bitter, is finding a fresh start in the shot glasses and shakers of some of the city's most creative...