| Mar 27, 2012
| 1:53 PM
There are typical mothers and cool mothers and the transformation from one to the other can be as simple as pitching the "mom jeans" and acquiring a more carefree attitude.
That was the subject of the tongue-in-cheek, winning student film, "How to Be a...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 7:39 AM
News Roundup (PAX East Edition)
•••• BioWare used their panel as an opportunity to address the month-long dungstorm that has embattled "Mass Effect 3." Among the announcements this weekend was a free "Extended Cut" add-on to clarify...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 3:50 PM
There is a peaceful atmosphere walking along the Washington Road Community Trail, despite the continual rumble of traffic.
A section of the wide, mowed trail rambles along behind the Carroll County Career and Technology Center, as well as Westminster...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 11:54 AM
A pub crawl is simple: Gather some friends, hit some bars and stumble your separate ways home.
While fun, the routine can get a little repetitive. That's why, in the past couple years, a number of off-beat bar crawls have sprung up.
Now, you and a...
| Oct 22, 2011
Trick-or-treating in the historic district is a delicious experience. On Monday, Oct. 31 from 4 to 6 p.m., rain or shine, parents are encouraged to bring their little ghosts, goblins, vampires and witches to Main Street in their favorite costumes and...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Forget the Miracle on 34th Street. How about Greenway, where the Godey family has transformed its spacious front lawn into a cemetery guarded by ghosts, bats, Dracula, and a well-dressed, wise-cracking ghoul with bright red eyes?
Real estate attorney Jim...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:40 PM
The only thing more frightening than the zombies was the traffic.
Fledgling company Reed Street Productions held its very first event Saturday — the Run For Your Lives race — on the Ramblewood Campgrounds in Darlington, where participants had...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Carroll County has many sons and daughters who have made contributions to the literary and artistic world. Take William Buehler Seabrook, for example.
What's that? You never heard of him? Seabrook was apparently one interesting character. It is only...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 10:09 AM
Halloween costumes did not disappoint this weekend. I saw a zombie Qaddafi and an Utz Girl wearing a motorcycle helmet as hairdo, which justifiably won $50 bucks for best costume at Windup Space's party.
Sadly, someone in Baltimore did not do the costume...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 8:27 AM
When Zane Lamprey travels, his version of sightseeing involves barhopping and trying out the local specialties in beer and cocktails.
Lamprey is the host of "Drinking Made Easy," a travel show on HDNet that does for bar crawls what Anthony Bourdain's "No...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Nothing leaves movie-lovers feeling more nourished and content than a good drama. Watching a finely observed human struggle played out on screen is like cinema soul food, providing sustenance through its vital new connection to the world.
| Jul 4, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Joyce Carol Chaney, a former cosmetologist who changed careers and became Baltimore County's first full-fledged female police officer assigned to patrol duty in 1974, was found dead Sunday in the bedroom of her Parkville home.
She was 67.