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  • Celebration of the Arts puts spotlight on Howard County

    Celebration of the Arts puts spotlight on Howard County
    When Bruce Nelson accepts his Howie Award as Outstanding Artist, it won't be the first time he has walked across the stage at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. This actor, who estimates he has appeared in around 12 Rep Stage productions on various...
  • Patti Smith indulges her affection for traveling, Baltimore

    Patti Smith indulges her affection for traveling, Baltimore
    Patti Smith has a soft spot for Baltimore, dating back to the early '80s, when she and her husband would visit the city for soft-shell crabs and beer. These days, she "hardly ever" gets to play in Charm City, so when her current tour gave her a day off...
  • Ravens, the flying kind, not so common in Harford or eastern Maryland

    Ravens, the flying kind, not so common in Harford or eastern Maryland
    Harford County may be the natural habitat for Ravens fans, but it isn't necessarily the best place in Maryland to get a look at the bird for which the Super Bowl-bound team is named. Ravens, described by the Cornell University's Lab of Ornithology as,...
  • Maryland Zoo, Pratt Library bet on the Ravens

    Maryland Zoo, Pratt Library bet on the Ravens
    When it comes to Super Bowl XLVII, it seems everyone is willing to put some skin in the game. Or at least a little ego. (Yes, we're talking about you, Mayor Hancock.) The bets for - and against - the Baltimore Ravens are piling up. And it's not just in...
  • B&O Museum to aid Poe House, under proposal

    B&O Museum to aid Poe House, under proposal
    Baltimore will pay the B&O Railroad Museum $180,000 to put the Edgar Allan Poe House on the road to becoming a self-sufficient, serious tourist draw, under a proposal approved by the city's Board of Estimates Wednesday. The overriding idea is to turn the...
  • 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,...
  • Back Story: Buildings are gone but not forgotten

    Back Story: Buildings are gone but not forgotten
    Gregory J. Alexander and Paul Kelsey Williams have combed through photo archives, and the result of their labors is "Lost Baltimore," which is a painful reminder of notable buildings that fell victim, for the most part, to fire or urban renewal. They...
  • '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...
  • Dream home: Ruxton carriage house is perfect roost for Watts family

    Dream home: Ruxton carriage house is perfect roost for Watts family
    Back in 1967, Dick Watts, a widower with two young sons, was renting the carriage house on the large estate of Philip Poe, a descendant cousin of Edgar Allan Poe. He was comfortable living down the hill from the manor house, which backs up to Roland Run...