| Dec 13, 2011
| 6:56 PM
Downtown businesses — and even some Occupy Baltimore activists themselves — breathed a sigh of relief Tuesday that city officials cleared the encampment that the group had set up near the Inner Harbor as part of a national protest against...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:22 AM
From The Sun's print editions:Baltimore Sun reporter Candus Thomson offers this guest post: Were you one of the planet's fortunate creatures to receive an iPad for Christmas of Hanukkah? If you did and you consider yourself something of a stargazer,......
| Dec 11, 2010
| 3:18 PM
Beth Hawks' cozy Federal Hill boutique is so chock-full of earrings, scarves, ornaments and other merchandise that customers taking it all in might never guess to what lengths she has gone to stock the shelves.
As the post-recession slump drags on, Hawks...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 2:48 PM
June rivals December as a breathless month. In some ways it seems more intense. It's not just the "holidaze," with gift giving and parties around the religious celebrations of Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa or the winter solstice. June is full of major...
| Nov 22, 2010
NOV. 19 - 21
FIRST ANNUAL WreathFEST Neighborhood: Brooklyn Park Area When: Nov. 19: 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 20: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Nov. 21: noon- 5 p.m. (winners announced at 1 p.m.) Venue: Chesapeake Arts Center 194 Hammonds Lane,...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 5:39 AM
On Dec. 19, Alan Morstein is hosting the eighth annual Hanukkah dinner at his Federal Hill favorite, Regi's American Bistro.
The Hanukkah dinner, which Morstein says sells out every year (in other words, make reservations) features The eighth annual...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 5:44 AM
When Rabbi Susan Grossman's son was much younger, he noticed that a movie theater had put up a large Christmas tree and a comparably little menorah.
"He turned to me and said, 'How come the tree is so big, and how come the menorah is so small?' "...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 11:43 AM
Concert and sing-along
A Christmas concert and sing-along featuring a variety of musical groups will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at Galilee Lutheran Church, 4652 Mountain Road in Pasadena. Among the musical performers are the church's Chancel Choir,...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 12:29 PM
Howard Magazine is getting into the holiday spirit. We asked three Howard County interior designers to offer inspiration and tips for dining room decor. What resulted is a feast for the eyes. Better yet, these Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas looks...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 8:54 AM
Here's something Howard County can brag about: It hosts the state's only "Nutcracker" holiday extravaganza on ice, perhaps even on the entire East Coast.
Presented each year by the Columbia Figure Skating Club, it's a pretty cool show in more ways than...
| Nov 27, 2011
Baltimore's Union Square Christmas Cookie Tour is often less about cookies than it is about the houses that open their doors to serve them.
"These are Victorian houses, and they are almost always under construction or restoration," said Sylva Lin....
| Nov 24, 2011
This holiday season, Longwood Gardens will host a series of performing musicians virtually every evening until Dec. 23. Additionally, the venue will hold organ sing-alongs of Christmas carols at 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. daily and feature strolling...