| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:27 AM
Over past two weeks, the hallways on the third floor of Perry Hall High School have undergone a transformation.
Inspirational works of art printed from the Internet, oil paintings and sketches wallpaper the lockers while students and teachers can be...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:15 AM
Artists working outdoors are at the mercy of the weather. That explains why so many of the paintings, watercolors and pastels have a rainy day feeling in the Howard County Arts Council's exhibit "Paint It! Ellicott City." If there were a theme song for...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 2:25 AM
At the Howard County Fair, members of the Glenwood Lions Club, the Glenelg High School Booster Club and the Glenelg High School Marching Band are all waiting to sell you good food.
If you haven't been to the 68th annual Howard County Fair, you still...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Assertive colors grab your attention in the group exhibit "Local Color 2013" at the Artists' Gallery. It doesn't hurt that the artistic subject matter merits such bright treatment.
For a burst of pure color, have a look at Etarae Weinstein's quilt...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The two-story abstract mural — featuring a pharaoh's headpiece, a cotton field and fire spewing out of rowhouse windows — showed up suddenly this summer on a vacant house in North Baltimore.
The artwork at 4727 Old York Road came with a...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Facing a flurry of lead paint lawsuits, a nonprofit company that provides affordable housing in Baltimore has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
City Homes Inc. and its subsidiaries, which operate more than 300 apartment units in what...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 1:51 PM
John C. Stidman, an artist and pioneer of WMAR-TV who spent 38 years at the city's first television station as a director and producer, died Wednesday of complications from a fall at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson. The longtime North...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 3:56 PM
James Callear flipped back and forth between his laptop and a fat stack of books as he tried to assign a value to a set of Hull pottery for Bonnie Crabbs at an American Legion post in Westminster.
Crabbs was among dozens who brought their antiques to be...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:01 AM
Using funds meant to help poor families find affordable places to live, Baltimore's public housing agency has paid nearly $6.8 million in long-standing court judgments for lead poisoning suffered by six former residents when they were young children....
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Congratulations to the art students from the Parkville Senior Center's painting and drawing classes who were awarded prize ribbons in different media categories at the Maryland State Fair:
The winners are Linda Brown, first place for mixed media, and...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:32 AM
The Housing Authority of Baltimore City has finally done the right thing in paying the remaining $6.8 million it owed in lead paint liability claims. Had the agency not worked so long to avoid its legal responsibility for the damages caused by past...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Baltimore City's Cylburn Arboretum is an artist's paradise, which is why painter Patricia Bennett has been drawn to the 207-acre grounds of trees and gardens since 2005.
But unlike other artists who dot the landscape of the longtime city park, Bennett,...