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  • Louis G. Hecht, sign company owner

    Louis G. Hecht, sign company owner
    Louis G. Hecht, an owner of the Triangle Sign Co. and an antiques appraiser who immersed himself in Baltimore's classic jazz scene, died of congestive heart failure Saturday, his 92nd birthday, at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center & Hospital. He lived...
  • Benesch aims to put JCC's Gordon Center 'back on the map'

    Benesch aims to put JCC's Gordon Center 'back on the map'
    Lord and Lady Crawley, the Earl and Countess of Grantham, made an appearance. So did their daughters, the ladies Mary, Edith and Sybil, along with Carson, the butler, and assorted lady's maids, valets and footmen. When fans of "Downton Abbey" were invited...
  • Pizza box art? Jelly bean portrait? Well, why not?

    For proof that kids love pizza, have a look at Everett Stimler's "Folk Art House." A 5th grader at Lisbon Elementary School, Stimler made this painting by applying acrylic paint to the lid of a pizza box. And several other students in a new art exhibit...
  • Lawrence Gilliard Jr. takes on a new role in AMC's 'The Walking Dead'

    Lawrence Gilliard Jr. takes on a new role in AMC's 'The Walking Dead'
    Lawrence Gilliard Jr. is going forward and moving back in big ways these days. Sunday night, the 42-year-old actor who played D'Angelo Barksdale in "The Wire" debuts as the newest member of AMC's "The Walking Dead," as TV's most popular series with...
  • 'Glee' instant reaction, 'The Quarterback'

    'Glee' instant reaction, 'The Quarterback'
    "Glee" just finished and I sit here at my laptop, torn about what to say. I was affected, personally, when Cory Monteith passed away the day before my 28th birthday this past summer. I’ve been a devout fan of "Glee" since its incredible version...
  • Jada Pinkett Smith returning to Baltimore to connect with fans

    Jada Pinkett Smith returning to Baltimore to connect with fans
    Jada Pinkett Smith sounds maybe a little jealous of her kids? Not really. The Baltimore native is a good mom, and she's happy for the success 15-year-old Jaden and 12-year-old Willow (who turns 13 this month) are realizing. But maybe she can't help...
  • Baltimore Museum of Art to reopen original entrance in November 2014

    Baltimore Museum of Art to reopen original entrance in November 2014
    Guest blog post by Mary Carole McCauley/The Baltimore Sun The Baltimore Museum of Art announced Wednesday that it will reopen its historic entrance to visitors on Nov. 23, 2014, in celebration of the museum's 100th anniversary. The elegant portico...
  • Illustrious career of Wilhelmina Oldfield, 100, a cause to celebrate [Mostly Main Street]

    On July 17, 1913, Miss Wilhelmina Oldfield was born in Ellicott City. That year Woodrow Wilson was in the White House, the Ford Motor Company introduced its first moving assembly line and Camels premiered as the first packaged cigarettes. Miss...
  • August trips and programs for Laurel seniors

    "Avenue of the Arts:" Silk Art Display and Reception — Opening night and informal reception, Mon., Aug. 5, 7-8 p.m, Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center, 7120 Contee Road. Silk artwork designed by Marilyn Morris and students who take classes...
  • Bull Blast brings professional rodeo to Howard County Fair

    Bull Blast brings professional rodeo to Howard County Fair
    This year's Howard County Fair, which runs Aug. 3-10, is sure to be a blast — or at least, to include one. For the first time, the 68-year-old event will include a Bull Blast, a rodeo featuring professional bull riding and bullfighters, as well as...
  • Summer show at C. Grimaldis Gallery offers stylistic mix

    Summer show at C. Grimaldis Gallery offers stylistic mix
    The "Summer '13" show at C. Grimaldis Gallery brings together an eclectic, invigorating mix of artists and media. It's a great opportunity to get up close with, say, the late Grace Hartigan's bold and massive — 6-and-half-feet-by-11-feet —...
  • Paul Goodman, construction firm executive and artist

    Paul Goodman, construction firm executive and artist
    Paul Goodman, a retired construction company executive and artist, died July 18 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Fox Hill, an assisted-living facility in Bethesda. The former longtime Pikesville resident was 96. The son of Abraham Goodman, a...