| Aug 4, 2012
| 7:20 AM
De’Andre L. McCullough, the young protagonist of the book “The Corner”, which chronicled a year on a drug-plagued street corner in West Baltimore and was turned into an HBO miniseries, died Wednesday of an apparent overdose in...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Dr. Rose C. Kurz, a retired psychiatric nurse and educator who had been a consultant to the Pan American Health Organization, died Aug. 3 of complications after surgery at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air.
The Forest Hill resident was 85.
| Apr 20, 2012
| 1:35 PM
The Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage will celebrate its 75th anniversary starting April 28 with tours of some of the state's most lustrous historic gems.
Included in the anniversary tour are Whitehall, the home of 18th-century Gov. Horatio Sharpe, in...
| Mar 9, 2013
Taiye Selasi's debut novel has been in publication for less than a week. But even before a single copy was sold, the glamorous 33-year-old was being hailed as the newest star of the literary world.
Selasi's publisher, The Penguin Group, is promoting...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Cal Ripken Jr. stopped by The Baltimore Sun this morning as part of the promotional tour for his third children’s novel, “Wild Pitch,” which came out today.
The book – about a young pitcher who loses his confidence after...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:47 AM
“Grammarnoir 5: The Shame of the Prose” is a four-part serial, running on Mondays from February 11 until the thrilling conclusion on March 4, National Grammar Day. Grammarnoir is a work of fiction. Any resemblance of characters to any...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:01 PM
A Baltimore comic store has joined the growing public outcry over DC Comics' decision to hire a gay-marriage opponent and author to write part of the coming "Adventures of Superman" series.
Joining many shops nationwide, Gorilla King Comics in Fells...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 11:04 AM
It's hard to imagine that gay marriage and Superman could be wrapped into a controversy, but that's happening across the nation as DC Comics launches a new line of comic books featuring Clark Kent's alter ego.
One of the authors signed on for the...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 5:34 AM
A winter storm left piles of snow and Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco stopped by Tommy Hilfiger's show, but the most dramatic thing about New York City this past week were Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week's first looks at fall 2013.
Inside the walls of Lincoln...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 7:47 AM
A funny thing often happens when I'm doing an interview that inadvertently turns "religious."
The person I'm talking to will mention God or Jesus or something else religious, and then quickly add: "But you won't print that, will you?" or "I'm sure you...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:20 AM
We pick things up at Kyle's Morrocan dinner party with Mauricio continuing to go in on Brandi.
After Brandi finally tells Mauricio to go eff off, Kyle jumps in and whispers to Mauricio to back off. In her confessional, Kyle tells all: "You can't control...
| Jan 12, 2013
In his new thriller, "The Third Bullet," novelist Stephen Hunter sets his sights on an American tragedy that's also the most famous gun mystery of all time — the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
The questions surrounding the shooting as...