| Jun 13, 2011
| 11:51 AM
Anyone with the chutzpah to run for mayor shouldn't be intimidated by a gal in a beehive hairdo and cat's-eye glasses, even if the gal in question is armed with a trademark, a litigious nature and a curious interpretation of the First Amendment.
| Jul 14, 2011
| 10:27 AM
A neighbor and friend of mine sent her first grader to camp at the Maryland Science Center, or as she refers to it now, the Maryland Shopping Center. Seems the campers are making regular visits to the gift shop.
Here's what the friend, Janine Holc, a...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 2:37 PM
The brouhaha surrounding the trademarking of the word "hon" seemed to become more serious Monday as Denise Whiting was granted a restraining order against a man who organized recent protests against her.
Judge Joan Bossman Gordan issued the so-called...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 8:23 AM
Here's one Maryland politician who will never get swept up in a Weinergate-style scandal, despite his being named in a sexual harassment lawsuit and his participation in a very strange incident in a mall parking lot.
Anne Arundel County Exec John R....
| Jun 10, 2011
| 12:18 PM
This photo just made its way to me via Facebook. Not sure when it was taken, but jeeze louise, could Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, standing inches away from President Obama, look any more bored?
William Donald Schaefer was Mayor Annoyed. In SRB we have...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:00 AM
The good news for fans of Melissa Etheridge and state Del. Heather Mizeur: The Grammy-winning artist will help the Montgomery County Democrat raise money next week at a $1,000-a-head fundraiser that includes a concert ticket, backstage pass and meet-and-...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 10:23 AM
If City Councilwoman Belinda Conaway really thinks she's going to get $21 million out of Examiner columnist Adam Meister, she'd better hurry. Looks like he's about to spend a fortune.
An invite he's posted on Facebook reads: "Adam Meister's $21 million...
| Sep 2, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Five chefs have made it this far in the season - Kevin, Angelo, Ed, Tiffany and Kelly. I can't say these are the almost-finalists that I would have picked at the beginning of the series. Angelo is the exception. He's......
| Sep 10, 2010
| 4:22 PM
The Rev. Terry Jones, the pyromaniacal Florida pastor whose on-again, off-again plan to burn the Quran on Sept. 11 has sparked violent protests around the world, has inspired something else right here in Baltimore: a half-price entree deal.Details are...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 5:42 PM
Remembering his nephew as a gregarious and entrepreneurial student who "was going to be somebody," Rep. Elijah E. Cummings said Monday that his killing should prompt university officials everywhere to reassess off-campus security.
| Jun 15, 2011
| 12:57 PM
Quick: Spell a 16-letter word meaning 150th anniversary.
ni…. Oh, never mind.
Or perhaps you got it right on the first try … without looking in the dictionary? … or doing a Google search?
| Jun 16, 2011
| 8:07 PM
For the three Wigley brothers, the pool outing was more about doing cannonballs and pretending to be alligators than being part of a worldwide event.
But for the staff at the Roger Carter Recreation Center in historic Ellicott City, Tuesday's focus was...