| Dec 9, 2011
| 3:29 PM
‘Tis the season of too much activity and busyness. This is when accidents happen. Stoves are left on, and fires begin. Speed, in driving or walking, leads to car crashes and falls. We rush around as if we are on life-saving deadlines, as if there...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:44 AM
A 21-year-old Parkville man received a 25-year sentence for the July 18, 2010 shooting death of Derrick Maxey Jr. in the parking lot of the American Legion Post on Bond Street in Bel Air.
Rakim Raid Muhammad pleaded guilty to second degree murder and use...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 11:45 AM
Wrapping paper, milk jugs, cardboard boxes and other recyclables are piling up in some Baltimore County homes.
About 82,000 county households — those whose recycling is collected on Mondays — are dealing with a three-week wait for pickup...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 8:39 PM
As many of us finished the last piece of pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving, it was time to become immersed in preparations for the next holiday.
Our own neighborhood associations are gearing up for the season.
In Rodgers Forge, Lawrence Swoboda, Santa's...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Brian C. Rogers, chairman of the Baltimore-based money management giant T. Rowe Price, works in the corporate office high-rise towering over an Inner Harbor park. And for weeks, the company overlooked a group of protesters beating drums, pitching tents...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:18 PM
The Walters Art Museum has been putting its stamp on the nation for more than 77 years — but never in quite the way that it's doing this holiday season.
The museum's "Madonna of the Candelabra," a painting by Raphael with a romantic past, has...
| 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 22, 2008
| 4:22 PM
I really haven't done much about Christmas. It has something to do with the fact that it will be 80 or 90 degrees on Christmas Day. Or maybe it's just that nobody seems quite in the holiday spirit this year.......