| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Anne Arundel County executive hopeful Del. Steve Schuh made an appeal to the County Council on Monday to cut the property tax to offset new stormwater fees, then traded barbs over Twitter with County Executive Laura Neuman over his proposal.
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Perhaps overlooked in the chaos of last week's shooting at The Mall in Columbia was the way the Howard County Police Department used social media to communicate with citizens.
From the start, it released details through Twitter, stringing together 140-...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:25 AM
Since screening the Season 2 premiere of “House of Cards” almost two weeks ago, I have been dying to talk about a showstopper of a moment in it.
But even though Netflix made all 13 episodes of the second season available to the public Friday,...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:38 PM
It’s hard to be too critical of any NFL telecast that delivers the kind of images CBS did Sunday following Jacoby Jones’ touchdown catch that put the Ravens up 19-3 over the New York Jets.
The money shot with five seconds left in the third...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:27 AM
Welcome back to the bar. We got the furnace and leaky roof fixed just in time, apparently.
Today, I want to discuss a person whose name triggers some of the best arguments in Connolly's Bar history: Mike Mussina.
Every time we bring up the former...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Several inches of snow fell across the Baltimore area, with as much as 5-7 inches in some spots, and ice was still ahead as a winter storm that has traveled across the country packed more of a punch in Maryland than forecasters expected.
While a maximum...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:51 PM
As if it wasn't hard enough for the Minnesota Vikings' to absorb their 29-26 loss to the Ravens that included an NFL-record for lead changes in the fourth quarter, the NFC North football team's flight home to Minneapolis was delayed for several hours on...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
I received plenty of feedback on Twitter — and, you can imagine, most of it wasn’t positive — regarding my story that the Orioles did not make official offers to either outfielder Nate McLouth or right-hander Scott Feldman before both...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Users of the Uber car service experienced some sticker shock this weekend as they tried to hail a private car with their smartphone.
The company has had a "surge pricing" policy for over a year — increasing rates during periods of high demand...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 10:03 AM
The Baltimore City Police created a new logo for #ASaferBaltimore social media campaign.
In an attempt to be interactive and social media savvy, they asked their Twitter followers what they thought of all the design.
"If this were the...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith found himself embroiled in a minor controversy because of a picture that he posted on his Instagram account this morning.
The picture showed his brother wearing pink socks with flowers on them and included the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Tuesday that he will push for raising the minimum wage in Maryland to $10.10 an hour over the next two years, with automatic increases after that to keep pace with inflation.
O'Malley appeared at an evening rally outside...