| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:17 AM
The second season of "House of Cards," the Baltimore-made political drama starring Kevin Spacey, will debut Feb. 14, Netflix announced today.
As was the case with season one, all 13 episodes will be available for Netflix subscribers to watch instantly....
| Mar 28, 2013
| 5:10 AM
The Knights of Columbus of St. Louis Catholic Church in Clarksville is having a Longaberger basket charity bingo on Friday, April 26. The doors open at 6 p.m. and the games start promptly at 7 p.m.
There's going to be plenty of good food and beverages...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Uh, oh, dear readers!
Unlike Julius Caesar, beware of the Ides of March, today, March 15.
March is Read Across America Month. Check out a book from our local public library, 120 N. Union Ave., 410-939-6700.
Happy St. Patrick's Day on Sunday, March...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:33 AM
It was a steamy weeknight in July on Centre Street, and the extras in black tie were flagging.
The $100 million series "House of Cards" was prepping a crowd scene outside the Peabody Institute, across from the Midtown BBQ & Brew. For more than two hours,...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Baltimore City is $14,026.32 less poor thanks to developer Blake Cordish. That’s how much he paid after the state fixed a three-year-old error that vastly undervalued his Federal Hill mega-rowhouse.
The payment, made on the Ides of March, covers...
| Apr 14, 2012
April 15 has been the deadline for filing income tax returns since Roman times. I'm not sure why they chose that particular date, but I'm guessing it was because the Ides of March was already taken for another tragedy.
My tax-preparation method is easy:...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Today is the Ideas of March, a day oft-cited as filled with grim portent.
The day's ominous nature is drawn from the words of a soothsayer in Act 1, Scene II of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar." It's a rather obvious bit of foreshadowing. We all know that...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 7:31 PM
Being on TV is nothing new for Baltimore. Think of the recent political dramas like "Game Change" and "VEEP" or earlier crime shows like "Homicide" and"The Wire."
But what's going on within a five-acre area of production offices and massive warehouses...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Baltimore's mayor, it turns out, has a soft spot for big fuzzy dogs and the two-time winner of the sexiest man alive title.
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, speaking Friday on Mix 106.5's Jojo and Reagan show, had a bit more fun than she usually seems to....
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:04 PM
We have a Babe in Baltimore. 33-year-old Lisa Ponzoli, Timonium native and owner of the trendy Fells Point boutique, has been involved in the apparel and fashion industries since college.
After working in the buying offices at Nordstrom and Hecht's in D....
| Oct 4, 2012
| 11:18 AM
On Thursday, Netflix announced a Feb. 1 release date for "House of Cards," the Baltimore-made political drama starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright.
All 13 episodes of the first season will be available to subscribers on that date. The whole project...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 3:50 PM
A few weeks ago, a group of actors dressed as reporters clustered near a cafeteria in The Baltimore Sun building. I had to take a second look to make sure they were actors and not visiting reporters or editors. But as I walked by, one asked me if I was in...