| Apr 19, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Lauren Gormley and Michael Koehler hit it off immediately on their match.com date. In fact, he couldn't wait to get married.
Wedding date: November 17, 2012
Her story: Lauren Gormley, 29, grew up on the Eastern Shore, outside Ocean City, in the small...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Schools and government offices aren't the only things closing down in anticipation of today's snowstorm. Here is a partial list, continually being updated, of cultural and commercial institutions shutting down for the day.
The American Visionary Art...
| Feb 12, 2013
It's not too late. You can still make dining plans for Valentine's Day. Some restaurants are extending their special Valentine's Day menus and offerings through the weekend. Even places that aren't offering fixed-price options are packing their menus with...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Baltimore will have to content itself with the Vince Lombardi Trophy, because according to Open Table, Baltimore is an also-ran in the romance department. The most romantic cities are, in order: San Antonio, Texas; Austin, Texas; Providence, R.I.; La...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Can you imagine hearing more than 400 student voices raised together in song? Since 2011, Marriotts Ridge and its feeder schools have gathered early in January to wow the community with a free choral cluster concert.
Each of the schools — Manor...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 2:21 PM
I devoted most of my columns over the last several weeks to the holidays, the memories they invoke and the way they bring people together. But as the year draws to a close, even I am surprised to see that none of the scenes I drew took place in church...
| Nov 25, 2012
After the big shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, nonprofits across the country want you to spend more — on Giving Tuesday.
This is a fundraising initiative in which nonprofits and even big corporations will encourage people to make a...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Frankly fake but authentically Baltimore, the Formstone that swaths many a rowhouse may seem low-brow or even tacky to some.
But should it be illegal?
A proposed overhaul of the Baltimore's zoning code would do just that, banning the faux stone...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 6:56 AM
Free Fall Baltimore, which today kicks off its seventh year of spotlighting no-charge arts and cultural experiences in Charm City, has received a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
The grant will be used to help promote and raise...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Wedding day: Sept. 29, 2012
The bride: Salmah Y. Rizvi, 26, grew up in Laurel. She works for the Department of Defense. Her father, Anwar H. Rizvi, is a plant pathologist for the United States Department of Agriculture. Her mother, Shamoon H. Rizvi, is a...
| May 6, 2011
| 4:22 PM
It's that weekend. There's one in the May and one in the Mid-October, when there's so much to do it makes your mind boggle.What's inked on on your Filofax? Did you see the weather forecast? What is this, Santa Barbara.Flower......
| Jan 18, 2011
| 4:22 PM
I spent some time looking over the posted menus on the website of Baltimore Restaurant Week, which begins this Friday.Boring!!Well, boring is not such a bad thing. Most restaurants are running selected specials, the tried and the true, from their......