| Aug 7, 2012
| 5:17 AM
Pew reports that "large majorities of Americans" are following the Olympics on TV, online and on social networks in a new survey released today.
Among the most compelling findings is that 76 percent of those surveyed believe NBC is doing an "excellent"...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 9:52 PM
A number of travelers who booked a trip through Travelocity using an offer promoted by the Baltimore-based National Federation of the Blind have had their trips canceled for improperly claiming the discount.
In early July, the federation sent out a...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Having grown up in Annapolis, Bill Belichick remembers watching quarterback Johnny Unitas, one of the NFL's pioneers of the pass, drive the Baltimore Colts up and down the field with their version of the two-minute drill. At the time, no one did it...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
When your grandmother gets some bad news, do you tell her: "Well, at least you have your abortion rights"?
Why not? Maybe it's because whatever you think of abortion, the right to have one is not synonymous with a woman's health.
But don't tell that...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Bob Bowman gets to the question before it can even be raised.
"You guys want to know if Michael's coming back," he says to a pair of visitors.
Michael is Michael Phelps, the greatest swimmer of all time and Bowman's pupil from gawky adolescence....
| Jan 21, 2013
| 6:28 AM
Barack Obama may already have been officially inaugurated yesterday, but don't tell that to the people on Washington's National Mall this morning: A second, more outdoor ceremony today will give the public a view as Obama starts his second term.
| Jan 22, 2013
| 7:20 AM
As traffic continues to flow to coverage of Super Bowl preparations, the Roe vs. Wade anniversary and post-inaugural activities, a few newer topics have also bubbled to the surface in our collective consciousness.
Instagram is posting impressive numbers,...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 11:32 AM
UPDATE (Feb. 11): Yo La Tengo is the special guest for Beach House's April show at the Lyric, according to Beach House's Twitter. The veteran indie-rock trio from Hoboken, N.J., joins Lower Dens as the support for Beach House's first Baltimore show in...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 6:21 AM
A frequent critic of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration was arrested and jailed Wednesday morning when she tried to enter City Hall to attend a public meeting. Officers told the activist, Kim A. Trueheart, 55, of Baltimore, that she had...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:54 PM
A Baltimore student's tweet raised red flags 3,000 miles away this week, spurring a local investigation into a possible threat to a city high school, city police confirmed Thursday.
Anthony Guglielmi, spokesman for the city's police department, said the...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 10:18 AM
After hearing rave reviews from his friends, Scott Cover decided it was time to try the pizza at Joe Squared himself. But after a lackluster pie and what he considered overpriced beers, Cover felt the popular Station North restaurant had fallen well short...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Jimmy’s Famous Seafood is hosting another one of its popular Ravens dinners on Wednesday. The guests this time are running back Ray Rice and fullback Vonta Leach.
Jimmy's has postponed the event. The restaurant posted this notice on its Twitter...