| Mar 2, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Joined by Education secretary Arne Duncan, Michelle Obama reads the Dr. Seuss "foodie classic" to a gathering at the Library of Congress. Via Obama Foodorama. Right after, in the interest of fairness, Sarah Palin read The Fountainhead from start to......
| Jun 14, 2011
| 5:30 AM
I've been watching the ruckus surrounding Denise Whiting, the owner of the Café Hon, with a certain degree of perplexity. I am new to Baltimore, having moved here with my family this past August, so I feel like a person who has stepped into a movie...
| Jul 17, 2011
With the release this weekend of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II," the final movie in the "Harry Potter" series, fans around the county have enjoyed numerous events to mark the occasion, with more still planned in the weeks to come....
| Jan 20, 2011
| 1:22 PM
It's home-stretch time at Magooby's Joke House, as the Baltimore area's most exhausted comics prepare for the last few hours of their 81-hour comedy marathon.
"Things have all worked out," comic Jim Meyer said Thursday afternoon, just minutes after...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 5:36 PM
A stick-on bandage is the only thing covering Kavin Benson's dime-size bullet wound.
It hasn't stopped the rambunctious 4-year-old, who was shot moments after the July 4 fireworks ended at the Inner Harbor, from dancing, jumping and climbing all over his...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 2:08 PM
There was a Lorax made of chocolate and sushi made of Peeps marshmallow candy, but the star of the 19th annual Edible Art Exhibit at Towson High on Feb. 21 was the Cat in the Hat portrait composed of M&Ms.
Jeremy McCordwon Best in Show for his "Cat in...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Jeremy McCord worked freehand with 3,500 M&Ms, several cans of white icing and a 32-by-40-inch frame. He went withDr. Seuss, the theme suggested for the 19th annual Edible Art Exhibition at Towson High School, and sculpted the bite-sized bits of red,...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 2:20 PM
To commemorate the birthday of famed children's author Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, students is Baltimore County Public Schools will be involved in a variety of reading-related activities and events on Friday, March 2.
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Library of Congress' new exhibition, Books That Shaped America, includes works by many notable American authors, but there is a gaping hole: Edgar Allen Poe.
The list include no-brainers: classics from such greats as Herman Melville, Louisa May...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 12:49 PM
Oobleck has to be one of the oddest outgrowths of literature I've ever seen, but the green slime looks like a blast to make in the kitchen.
The Instructables website says Oobleck is "a non-newtonian fluid. That is, it acts like a liquid when being...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 9:59 AM
Every Baby Boomer parent has spent hours reading the adventures of the Berenstain Bears, so I was saddedned to hear that co-creator Jan Berenstain had died at age 88.
She and her husband Stan, who died in 2005, created the bear family that provided...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Today marks the birthday of Theodor Geisel (1904-91), who, as Dr. Seuss, created such legendary characters as The Cat in the Hat, the Grinch, Horton and Bartholomew Cubbins. But one of his later and lesser-known characters, the Lorax, is getting the...