| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Late in Quentin Tarantino's 1994 film "Pulp Fiction," Marsellus Wallace — a criminal boss played by Ving Rhames — banishes prizefighter Butch Coolidge (Bruce Willis) from Southern California, telling him "You lost all your L.A. privileges."...
| May 1, 2014
| 4:22 PM
10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 410-313-7800.
•All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes.
•Eclectic Evenings. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
•English Conversation Club. Mondays, 10 a.m....
| May 2, 2014
| 3:29 PM
One of author Steven Galloway's most vivid childhood memories is of sitting at a picnic table when he was about 5 years old, playing checkers with his great-uncle Johnny.
"He let me beat him, and I knew he let me beat him," Galloway said recently when...
| May 4, 2014
| 9:47 AM
The nation's space exploration program had already captivated 12-year-old Howard Weinstein's imagination when the episodes of the original "Star Trek" began airing in 1966.
"The show was the coolest thing happening on TV, outside of space launches," the...
| May 3, 2014
The boy who never grew up, but learned how to fly, has fascinated children — and adults who still remember being young — since he first soared above a London stage in a hit play by J.M. Barrie in 1904.
More than a century later, audiences...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Congratulations to North Laurel's Kim and Sarah Eddy, who won the Gold Medal in the Adult Division at the 2014 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships.
They are part of the team, DC Edge, which Kim has been a member for five years and Sarah for three....
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:25 PM
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:06 AM
It's a dicey business to reveal the secrets of the brotherhood to the laity; look at what happened to Edward Snowden. But I step forward today to tell you that the people you would imagine to be most knowledgeable about English grammar and usage,...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 8:17 AM
While scouring tables for tome treasures during the annual Friends of Towson Library book sale April 10 to 13, buyers can hunt for something else of value this year: dragon eggs.
Each egg entitles the finder to a free or discounted book. The eggs are...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:33 AM
Glancing out the windows of Sujata Massey's house on an early spring day, you could be on a quiet street anywhere, in Japan, or India, or Minneapolis, Minn.
Massey shares a bond with all of those places, but her heart and home are in the Roland Park...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Josephine C. "Jo" Miller, a civic activist who was a member of the League of Women Voters for 50 years and a Baltimore City Zoning Board watchdog for the Citizens Planning and Housing Association, died March 22 of esophageal cancer at her Roland Park...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:15 AM
It is easy to see that spring is a time of miracles; and, as we participate in the celebration of new life, it is tough not to wonder just exactly how these feats of nature come about. Thankfully, our own Elkridge Branch Library has programs to help us to...