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  • Duff Goldman is California dreaming

    Duff Goldman is California dreaming
    Duff Goldman has just baked a cake of Baltimore's Washington Monument in Mount Vernon. And it looks just like the city's most famous landmark — right up to the statue of the nation's first president that stands atop its tower and down to the fine...
  • Has Harry Potter's magic worn off?

    Has Harry Potter's magic worn off?
    They dragged it out as long as humanly — or wizardly — possible: seven books and eight movies over 13 years, the last book published in 2007 and broken into two movies. Now, after 400 million books sold and $2 billion at the box office, the...
  • Goodman on 'Tracks' with novel built on short stories

    June 30th saw the debut of local resident Eric Goodman's second book and first novel, "Tracks: a Novel in Stories." Many of us know this Rodgers Forge resident's wonderful first book, "Flightless Goose," a children's story. Well, now adults can thrill...
  • Cockeysville woman hopes to keep Harry Potter's spirit alive

    Cockeysville woman hopes to keep Harry Potter's spirit alive
    For many Harry Potter fans, this week marks the end of an era. Fanatics will begin queuing outside movie theaters on Thursday, July 14, for midnight showings of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II," the final chapter in an eight-film series...
  • The secret to Harry Potter's success

    The secret to Harry Potter's success
    At a screening in Columbia, a 16-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl emerged from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" blissed-out but also fighting because he wouldn't kiss her during the movie — he didn't want to miss a single second...
  • 'Harry Potter' ends: A bittersweet end for one Potterite

    'Harry Potter' ends: A bittersweet end for one Potterite
    Middle River resident Stephanie Brown, 28, is a hardcore Harry Potter fan who has been enthralled with the wizarding world for nearly 10 years. Before she headed to the massive Potter fan convention LeakyCon this week in Orlando, Fla., b asked Brown to...
  • How 'Harry Potter' changed their lives

    How 'Harry Potter' changed their lives
    Thirteen-year-old Alexander Williams was always so reluctant to read that his school arranged to get him special help. But he felt differently about the stories when they were told on a big screen. Most people who love the films begin with the books. But...
  • The most randomly awesome Harry Potter characters on Twitter

    The most randomly awesome Harry Potter characters on Twitter
    Don’t shed a tear for Harry Potter. Sure, the last film in the blockbuster saga opens this weekend. But you’ll always have the books and the DVDs. Or you can write sexy Potter fan fiction. Or you can just use Twitter to keep up with your...
  • Goodbye, Harry, and thanks for the magic

    Goodbye, Harry, and thanks for the magic
    At 12:01 Friday morning, it will be over. Much has been made these past few weeks about July 15, when the 10-year juggernaut of a movie franchise comes to a close with its final installment: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II." My son, his four...
  • Tom Riddle's daughter a Harry Potter fan

    Tom Riddle's daughter a Harry Potter fan
    Tom Riddle is the most wicked wizard in the Harry Potter universe. Thomas Riddle has served as the mild-mannered principal for Our Lady of Victory School in Catonsville for 21 years. Beyond their names, they have nothing in common, said Kristen Riddle,...
  • Embracing 'Harry Potter' as a teachable moment

    Embracing 'Harry Potter' as a teachable moment
    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....
  • Baltimore movie theater to sell "Harry Potter" cocktails

    Baltimore movie theater to sell "Harry Potter" cocktails
    Parents taking your kids to "Harry Potter" tonight, don't fret. If you go to Landmark's Harbor East Cinema, at least you won't have to watch the movie sober. The theater's bartender, Ginny Lawhorn, has come up with a "Harry Potter"-themed cocktail menu...