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  • 'I want to make Baltimore proud,' Comedy Central's Derek Waters says

    'I want to make Baltimore proud,' Comedy Central's Derek Waters says
    Derek Waters, creator and host of Comedy Central's "Drunk History," says his "dream for any city" is to find stories that are "true" and that make viewers wonder: "Why weren't we taught that in school?" The Lutherville native is back in Baltimore this...
  • Get your cold on for Duck Dunk in HdG Saturday

    Brrr dear readers, The Polar Bear Plunge Havre de Grace-style, the Susquehanna Hose Company Duck Dunk, a fundraiser for the volunteer fire department, will be held Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon at the Havre de Grace Yacht Basin's far launch ramp. It's not...
  • Edgar Allan Poe's house on Amity Street

    Edgar Allan Poe's house on Amity Street
    "You might call him 'The Leader of the Cult of the Unusual' " —Jules Verne Edgar Allan Poe, whose creepy tales of terror continue to thrill new generations of readers, lived in a crowded household from 1832 to 1835 at what is now 203 N. Amity St....
  • Ex-CIA lawyer John Rizzo defends 'enhanced interrogation techniques'

    Ex-CIA lawyer John Rizzo defends 'enhanced interrogation techniques'
    When the CIA's chief lawyer, John Rizzo, first came across the term "enhanced interrogation technique" shortly after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, he was struck by the phrase's deceptive blandness. The words sounded mild, possibly even salutary. But...
  • A judge, a portrait and a toast across time

    A judge, a portrait and a toast across time
    In the courtroom where Baltimore Circuit Judge Timothy J. Doory metes out justice, he has a steadfast if silent companion, Maj. German H.H. Emory, a lawyer killed in World War I whose portrait hangs to the right of his bench. "He's looking at me every...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, Sept. 29 Classical music The Sundays at Three Chamber Music Series opens its 17th season with pianist Sylvie Beaudoin, accompanied by BSO clarinetist William Jensek and BSO violist Peter Minkler at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 6800...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails, The Isadore at Annabel Lee Tavern

    Great Baltimore cocktails, The Isadore at Annabel Lee Tavern
    Annabel Lee Tavern, which celebrated its sixth birthday this past weekend, is well known for its unending dedication to the mythos of Edgar Allan Poe in its decor, atmosphere and oh, yes of course, its cocktail menu. A seasonally rotating selection of...
  • Baltimore's Edgar Allan Poe house reopens for October

    Baltimore's Edgar Allan Poe house reopens for October
    Good news for fans of Edgar Allan Poe. The west Baltimore house where the great author lived as a young man is reopening -- at least for the month of October. The house, beset by financial trouble, has been closed since September 2012. It is now under...
  • Edgar Allan Poe's house reopens

    Edgar Allan Poe's house reopens
    It was a passing of the torch. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake took a swig of cognac along with Kristen Harbeson, the president of the nonprofit Poe Baltimore. The two then exchanged a stuffed raven. The occasion was the Saturday reopening of...
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Cryptography 101. Learn techniques for secure communication as practiced in Edgar Allan Poe's...
  • Nepenthe leads the next frontier of homebrewing in Baltimore

    Nepenthe leads the next frontier of homebrewing in Baltimore
    Brewers, the professionals as well as the amateurs that hoist 5-gallon pots atop apartment-oven burners, come in two varieties, according to Ryan Boddy, one of the co-founders of city-based beer club Baltibrew. There are those that brew beer like cooks,...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails, Beads Before Barrels at Mr. Rain's Funhouse

    Great Baltimore cocktails, Beads Before Barrels at Mr. Rain's Funhouse
    I'm on a mission to revel in as much of autumn's bounty as I can. Yes, I said "autumn's bounty." Can you blame me? It took this season long enough to get here. So in celebration, I (my taste buds, really) am devouring apples and spice and any and...