| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:37 PM
At first glance — best shielded, given the sun's fierce glare reflected from all the chrome — the 7,500-pound, 29-feet-long "Finnjet" suggests transport for intergalactic travelers with a pronounced sense of humor.
More than 80 lights and...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 6:19 PM
About a half-dozen people at a time pitched in Saturday to help Baltimore artist Wilson Kemp complete a mural during Artscape. They crouched near the bottom of the canvas, perched on a step stool or squeezed in somewhere in the middle, ignoring the heat...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I am in full agreement with John Davis Held's letter about Artscape and the hot weather ("Artscape in July is too darn hot," July 18). My wife and I always looked forward to attending but could only do so if the weather cooperated.
It would be wonderful...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 6:30 AM
At last! Letter writer John Davis Held had the presence of mind to comment on the awful scheduling of Artscape ("Artscape in July is too darn hot," July 18).
Why didn't all of us speak up ages ago? Heat stroke I guess. I was advised by my medical team...
| Jul 18, 2013
I remember vividly the Baltimore police officer who strode into my tent at Artscape, glanced at my art, and in very explicit terms told me how angry he was. My wife looked at me, wondering whether I was about to be arrested.
"So why is this about the...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:45 AM
While I enjoyed Tim Smith's article about the Art Car Show, I was sorry not to see the names of some of the hard-working people who made it possible this year ("After two decades on the road, art cars still rev up the imagination at Artscape," July 19)....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:21 AM
President Barack Obama's unusually personal and frank recollection this past week of being greeted by the click of car door locks while crossing the street set off a "click" of recognition among blacks and whites alike. I know my own hand made that...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Frederick County still has an ample amount of farmland and thus attracts more than its share of illegal immigrants. This is good for farmers but it also has created substantial additional crime the area could well do without ("Frederick County officials...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Matt Porterfield's new film, "I Used To Be Darker," has been a festival favorite abroad. But soon Baltimore will get the first wider-release peek.
According to a statement, the Baltimore director's third film will have its national opening in Baltimore...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Food options at this year's Grand Prix of Baltimore will include a Taste of Maryland tent, featuring crab cakes, soft crab sandwiches, fried oysters, corn on the cob and other food associated with Maryland cuisine.
The Maryland food tent, which will...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Back in 1873, there probably were people who heard about the new stakes race over at Pimlico and wondered why anyone would give a hoot about a bunch of horses running around a dirt track on the edge of town.
No doubt, somebody complained about the...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Cases involving establishments that may have been operating in violation of city liquor laws, outside the parameters of their specific license or without a proper license at all are among the hearings listed on the Sept. 26 docket of the Board of Liquor...