| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:07 PM
Margaret E. Yaffe, one of the Enoch Pratt Free Library's oldest cardholders who was also a longtime active member of the Friends of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, died Feb. 18 of multiple organ failure at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
The Howard Park...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 1:16 PM
For all of us who thought the cartoons at the top of the bill were the sweetest part of any night at the movies, Warner Home Video has released the ultimate new animation collection. "Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume I" finds the beloved cartoon...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Actor James Franco, he of the dark good looks and "127 Hours" fame is coming to Baltimore Friday.
But, before you get any big ideas and think this is your big chance to ask him out for drinks or attempt a marriage proposal -- forget it.
| Jan 22, 2012
After dutifully completing my list of New Year's resolutions, I realized it's the year to make radical changes to my resolutions. For example, rather than resolving to go on more date nights with hubby, I resolve to stay awake during them. When we have...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 4:05 PM
Democratic House candidate John Delaney is up with the first negative television advertisement in Maryland's 6th Congressional District, taking to voters a feud with state Sen. Rob Garagiola that to date has mostly played out on the blogosphere.
| Jan 19, 2012
| 11:15 AM
The legendary publisher Alfred A. Knopf was a man who valued excellence. For years he searched for someone to write a biography of his friend Henry Louis Mencken. In his opinion, no biography up to then, including that of William Manchester, was right....
| Dec 27, 2011
| 3:16 PM
George Bacon Rasin Jr., former Kent County Circuit Court judge who led a movement to modernize juvenile justice in Maryland, died of congestive heart failure Friday at the Edenwald Retirement Community in Towson. He was 94.
"Judge Rasin was widely...
| May 3, 2012
| 1:05 PM
This official biography of Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III was provided by the Baltimore Police Department.
Frederick H. Bealefeld, III was appointed Police Commissioner of the City of Baltimore, Maryland on November 20th, 2007 and commands the...
| May 21, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Some of the bravest people in the world can be found at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Vaclav Havel of the Czech Republic. Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa. The Dalai Lama.
These and many other figures are featured in a photo exhibit organized to...
| May 14, 2012
| 4:23 AM
From Norman Rockwell and Leonard Bernstein to Baltimore's Cab Calloway, no one does biography like "American Masters" on PBS.
I've been reviewing these superb productions for all of the 26 seasons that "American Masters" has been on the air, and have...
| Jul 7, 2002
SEATTLE -- You might think John Waters has seen it all.
But the Prince of Puke, the Pope of Trash -- or as he prefers to think of himself these days, "Filth Elder" -- remains amazed by the world around him.
It's downright amazing how often the word...
| May 19, 2005
An official at the state Department of Human Resources has close ties to a company that is regulated by the department and receives millions of dollars from it to operate group homes.
Elisha B. Pulivarti serves on the board of Evershine Residential...