| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:47 AM
In less than a minute, it was over.
An estimated 350 to 400 children swarmed through Millard Tydings Memorial Park in Havre de Grace, grabbing about 7,000 eggs in 55 seconds on a picture-perfect Saturday afternoon.
The event was the Havre de Grace...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:38 AM
Growing up in Baltimore, a small, but major city in America, I never thought much about jobs in the business of protecting and serving.
In elementary school, I attended a small private Baptist church-school in Baltimore. Instead of allowing the students...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Ashley Gable of Pasadena paints her artwork on an unusual canvas: the human body.
"I think body painting is a very challenging medium," said Gable, 21, "because it takes the 2-D work that you would put onto a canvas, and it makes it come to life."...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 3:27 PM
A gala of gore attracted a human figure adorned with sharp plastic claws and accompanied by a little fake blood cocktail sauce. Baltimore's Zombie Gras is that kind of event.
The fourth annual celebration of creative decomposition and masterful makeup...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Date: Dec. 28
Her story: Courtney Douglas, 28, grew up in Elmhurst, Ill., a suburb of Chicago. She lived in Washington for three years while going to school for a master's degree in education. She moved to Baltimore in 2012 and teaches at the Jemicy...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Helen E. Bryant, a former Hochschild-Kohn department store manager who later worked in commercial real estate sales, died March 10 of bile duct cancer at Beach Haven II, her Rocky Point home. She was 91.
"I'd describe her as a very strong woman who...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 11:46 AM
A Millersville man has been indicted for murder in connection with the shooting death of another man last Halloween during an apparent botched robbery attempt.
Gregory Dontae Lewis, 34, of the 700 block of Cecil Avenue, was indicted by an Anne Arundel...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Fluid Movement, a Baltimore performance troupe known for its offbeat water ballets, roller skating musicals and disco workouts, led a serious workshop Saturday on how to increase community involvement.
What could a comic troupe, cheerfully described...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Main Street Tower owners Renato Buontempo and Richard Lynch went before the Bel Air Board of Town Commissioners Tuesday night to request permission to put their restaurant's rooftop deck tent back up for the upcoming St. Patrick's Day festivities....
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:53 AM
For a lot of years now, I've been convinced that somewhere between Halloween and the week before Thanksgiving, American society largely grinds to a halt for the holiday season.
Aside from essential activities, just about every waking hour is consumed...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:21 PM
We said goodbye to Daylight Savings Time, Halloween, Veterans Day and Thanksgiving, and hello to fallen leaves, early darkness — and now the season for giving.
At the Parkville Senior Center, the Adopt-a-Senior and Food Drive is underway again...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Today, dear readers,
Is All Saint's Day. Thursday, Oct. 31 commenced the celebration of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in Mexico. Not associated with Halloween, but based upon Aztec and Mesoamerican faiths, the day honors the lives of deceased...