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  • Edgar Allan Poe house closes

    Edgar Allan Poe house closes
    The Edgar Allan Poe house closed it doors today, which could be an ominous sign or a new beginning for the small home where the great American author spent part of his youth. The Baltimore Sun's Chris Kaltenbach writes that the house and museum is...
  • Center Stage sets sights on joy, fun

    Center Stage sets sights on joy, fun
    For his first full season as Center Stage artistic director, Kwame Kwei-Armah focused on works that could spark conversation about a variety of heady issues. Midway through that season, he has unveiled a very different theme for the next one. "If this...
  • Back-to-back book festivals coming this fall

    Back-to-back book festivals coming this fall
    Book lovers in the Baltimore-Washington area should circle September on their calendars, to save dates for a pair of big festivals. The Library of Congress National Book Festival will be held Sept. 21 and 22 on the mall in Washington. The event always...
  • Water bill whirlpool

    Water bill whirlpool
    There is an old adage, often heard in the local marinas, that a boat is nothing more than a hole in the water into which you pour money. Turns out the same could be said about Baltimore's water and sewer system — it is a money-soaking hole that puts...
  • After Ravens' win, is anything possible?

    After Ravens' win, is anything possible?
    After hearing where I'm from, many strangers have looked at me as if I'd said I was recently cured of leprosy. Their expressions speak volumes: "How he manages to smile, I will never know. I'm glad he's OK, but, God, I hope he's not contagious." They...
  • Poetic passions, tragic partings among Baltimore's greatest romances

    Poetic passions, tragic partings among Baltimore's greatest romances
    Baltimore has witnessed love and loss. From the banks of the harbor to Mount Vernon's cobblestones to the grassed-over burial plots of Greenmount Cemetery, embedded in this city are vestiges of some of history's great romances, stories of people coming...
  • Baltimore-San Francisco book smackdown for Super Bowl

    Baltimore-San Francisco book smackdown for Super Bowl
    Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Free Library wants in on the Super Bowl betting action -- with a book-lover's slant. It has offered this challenge: If the Ravens win Sunday, San Francisco Public Library City Librarian Luis Herrera will have to recite Edgar...
  • Kevin Bacon, Poe and Sandy Hook -- 3 things you should know about 'The Following'

    Kevin Bacon, Poe and Sandy Hook -- 3 things you should know about 'The Following'
    No network midseason show has generated more buzz than "The Following," which premieres Monday night on Fox. There are three reasons for that: First, Kevin Bacon is the star, and he's better than most network television actors. Here he plays an angry,...
  • Poe Museum could reopen in fall

    Poe Museum could reopen in fall
    The one-time home of Edgar Allan Poe could reopen for visitors as soon as this autumn, according to one of the people in charge of running the tourist attraction. "Though we're still in the early stages, things are picking up steam," said Mark Redfield,...
  • 'The Ravens' (with apologies to Edgar Allan Poe)

    'The Ravens' (with apologies to Edgar Allan Poe)
    Once upon a Sunday, nervous, I sat spectating through my cable service, Wondering why, oh why, the Ravens couldn't score. While I grimaced, quite distraught, suddenly a pass was caught. A breath of life from those once at death's door? "'Tis just a...
  • In books, Baltimore beats Denver

    In books, Baltimore beats Denver
    As the Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos get ready for their big playoff game Saturday, there are plenty of opinions about how the teams and cities compare. But in one competition -- based on books -- Baltimore wins hands down. The East Coast city had...
  • Community column, Havre de Grace, celebrating Dr. King's birthday, and others

    Coming up dear readers, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, Jan. 21, recognizing his birthday on Jan. 15. This day honors Rev. King's lifelong commitment to equality and unity. Schools and many offices will be closed. A recent addition to this...