| Feb 4, 2014
| 6:22 AM
ANNAPOLIS – Officials from Ladew Topiary Gardens are seeking a $500,000 grant from the state for upgrades.
Ladew Gardens officials met with the Harford delegation on Friday morning in hopes the legislators will introduce a county bill to secure...
| Feb 16, 2014
In a publicity stunt that is sure to irritate 13-year-old boys and feminist scholars, Sports Illustrated and toy-maker Mattel have teamed up for the magazine's 50th anniversary swimsuit issue.
Wearing an updated version of the black and white swimsuit...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Richard M. Lansburgh, a retired clothier, philanthropist and patron of the arts, died of multiple organ failure Tuesday at the Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center, one day before his 92nd birthday. He lived in North Baltimore.
He was born during a record-...
| Jan 31, 2014
Laurel Mill Playhouse will hold auditions for Andrew Lippa's "Wild Party" at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, and 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at 508 Main St. in Laurel. A total of 20-25 women and men are needed. Bring sheet music or CD....
| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Howard County government took the first step last week toward purchasing and redeveloping the Long Reach Village Center by introducing legislation designating the area as an urban renewal zone.
The county announced its plans to buy a portion of the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:38 AM
Hola, rosa lovers! Welcome to my recap-o of episode dos of "El Bachelor."
The 18 lucky ladies and Molly the dog move into the mansion. Molly, like many dogs before her, takes a few laps in the pool, and the ladies discuss that Clare, the fake baby...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Drive up and down the rolling hills on Uniontown Road in Westminster and you'll run into a red barn adorned with a placard painted with sunflowers.
The barn on the Gardener's Gourmet farm is one of 12 rustic buildings getting decorated as part of a...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Single Carrot Theatre hit the ground running on Friday, Jan. 3.
As the new year began with snow, the up-and-coming Baltimore troupe was supposed to start moving from the old Everyman Theatre building downtown to its new space in a redeveloped former...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:05 PM
A tiny water view painted by Pierre-Auguste Renoir is finally headed back to the city where a judge has ruled that it belongs — 62 years, one month and 24 days after it was reported stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art.
During a hearing Friday,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:37 AM
A court hearing Friday could determine the future of a small Renoir painting that was reported stolen 62 years ago from the Baltimore Museum of Art — while the artwork's clouded past is becoming even more of a mystery.
U.S. District Judge Leonie...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:34 AM
Artists are as plugged into modern technology as anybody else these days. Not only is the proof of that statement hanging on the walls of the Howard County Arts Council's Gallery I, but some of the proof is being projected on its walls for the three-...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:54 PM
A federal court judge has turned down a request to throw out two documents that support the Baltimore Museum of Art's contention that it should be awarded an 1879 Renoir landscape, "Paysage Bords de Seine."
The attorney for Marcia "Martha" Fuqua, a...