| Nov 27, 2013
| 3:25 AM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 3:05 AM
A treasure was recently unearthed at Laurel High School — it wasn't a chest filled with gold and jewels, but a treasure of historical wonders, and the school is working with the Laurel Historical Society to preserve it.
About two months ago, a...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Karin Lundquist got hooked when she received her Kensie white skinny jeans in the mail. For Whitney Kippes it was the orange-and-gray color-blocked cardigan. And Marian Gunther fell in love with a pair of zip-ankle pants from Nicole Miller Artelier. The...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:43 PM
At a forum on new ideas for the Howard County library system's technology-based HiTech initiative, a group of teen girls bristled at the thought of venturing into science, technology, engineering and math fields, seeing no correlation between science...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:21 AM
When Savanna Testerman finished eighth grade, she still had a dress from the eighth-grade dance she had never even worn.
"I outgrew it, so I gave it to my cousin," the Monkton resident, now 15, recalled.
She also gave away last year's homecoming dress...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Just as temperatures began to reflect autumn's imminent arrival on the East Coast, designers in New York City showed their visions for spring 2014 during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
While many of the collections this go-round seemed to focus on safe,...
| Aug 24, 2013
Frank Gunion was studying international relations in college in 1968 when he decided to open a small surf shack at the beach. He sold handmade surfboards and a few swimsuits.
Today, the small wood hut he called South Moon Under has grown into an upscale...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Fresh from unveiling the new Hobo International accessories truck, Koren Ray is ready to take her fashion show on the road.
In a couple of weeks, the owner of the Annapolis-based firm plans to cruise through the Mid-Atlantic to her most loyal retailers,...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Doesn't anyone at The Sun ever feel embarrassed by the articles in the Health & Style section about clothes that are so expensive most people can't afford them ("Back to cool fashions," July 26)?
The feature with child models (only two of whom are...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:02 AM
With her Maltipoo, Brooks, tucked under her arm, Stephanie Bradshaw was ready to get down to business.
Three employees were buzzing about her Clipper Mill office, preparing for a bridal photo shoot. Bradshaw rattled off questions about the session,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Sports apparel consumers aren’t the only ones who like what Under Armour is selling. So do investors.
Shares in the Baltimore-based apparel maker spiked 12.2 percent on Thursday after the company announced a 13th quarter in a row of more than 20...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:12 AM
Chelsea Lanzoni was on her way from the lacrosse fields of Vanderbilt University to a summer internship at National Geographic in Washington, but her first stop was a dressing room at Nordstrom Rack in Annapolis.
"I had, literally, nothing to wear," she...