| Jun 15, 2012
| 5:55 PM
It didn't take Canadian seaman Richard Thompson long to get quite a bit of Baltimore under his shiny gold belt. Tapas at Harborplace. Shopping for sunglasses. And a beery romp with some American sailors at Power Plant Live that left him with a different...
| Jun 21, 2012
100 Years Ago
For the birds
Tips in the household section of the Times:
"Seasonable table linens: The all over tablecloth at luncheon is hopelessly old fashioned, the polished wood must show somewhere.
Putting away winter clothing:
| Jun 27, 2012
| 6:08 AM
On the 45th anniversary of the city's birth, Columbia lost one its longtime residents and more passionate advocates.
James "Jim" York, an early settler and dedicated admirer of Columbia, died June 18 in the Sanctuary at Holy Cross senior living facility,...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 7:30 AM
It would seem that the Baltimore Ravens would be the ideal source of the ongoing financial support needed by the Edgar Allan Poe House ("Plight of city's Poe House draws national attention," Oct. 7).
The tie in is obvious, of benefit to both the museum...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 12:18 PM
Wallace "Wally" Henry Coberg, a theatrical designer and filmmaker who was at work on a new Edgar Allan Poe documentary, died of an apparent heart attack Nov. 18 at his Bolton Hill home. He was 63.
Born in New York City, he lived in Edison, N.J., and...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:55 PM
A consultant charged by city officials with exploring ways of keeping Baltimore's Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum open and making it self-sufficient is recommending that it be operated in partnership with the nearby B&O Railroad Museum.
| Dec 5, 2011
| 8:27 AM
When Zane Lamprey travels, his version of sightseeing involves barhopping and trying out the local specialties in beer and cocktails.
Lamprey is the host of "Drinking Made Easy," a travel show on HDNet that does for bar crawls what Anthony Bourdain's "No...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 11:59 AM
To watch the Ravens and be surrounded by some history, go to the Horse You Came In On Saloon.
The Fells Point bar is said to be among the oldest in the city, dating to 1775. According to its website, the owners even claim to be the "oldest continually...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 8:02 PM
Disgraced collector Barry H. Landau was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in federal prison for stealing thousands of historic documents worth as much as $2.5 million from archives along the East Coast, including one in Baltimore, where the scheme...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Think actress Drew Barrymore has had a pretty wild life? You should hear the stories about her granddad, stage and screen actor John Barrymore, whose life makes ol' Drew's look positively dull.
The elder Barrymore's story will be newly laid out for all...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Drug addicts sit on the front steps of Anthony Williams' West Baltimore home and use.
The only homeowner left on his block of North Schroeder Street in the Poppleton neighborhood, Williams fears transients living in the vacant rowhouse next door will...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Is one of Baltimore's quirkiest traditions -- the Poe toaster -- dead? In the dark of night, on Jan. 19, the author's birthday, a mysterious, anonymous toaster had for years left cognac and roses at his grave outside Westminster Hall. Now that the...