| 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 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....
| 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:...
| 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...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 7:47 AM
"Brides of March," which opened at Laurel Mill Playhouse last weekend, has nothing to do with the free spirits who began parading the streets of San Francisco wearing variations of the traditional Western white wedding dress some 13 years ago — an...
| 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...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 12:29 PM
The original Netflix series "House of Cards" began the week with transforming Havre de Grace into a small town in South Carolina and will end it with an open casting call at the Bel Air Armory Sunday 3 to 8 p.m.
While it isn't the first time Harford...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Baltimore is one city where crowds come out in the heat of the night to take in open-air movies.
In mid-July last year, when the thermometer was hitting 95 in the day and stalling in the 80s past midnight, fun-seekers swarmed to Federal Hill to watch...