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  • Looking Out: Charm City Cakes makes sweet gesture for Pride

    Looking Out: Charm City Cakes makes sweet gesture for Pride
    Baltimore's favorite cake makers have added a little rainbow coloring to their logo for a batch of T-shirts they cooked up for this year's Pride celebrations. Charm City Cakes says that 10 percent of the proceeds from the sale of the $20 shirts will...
  • How the Terps will handle Seth Allen's injury and their new season's expectations

    How the Terps will handle Seth Allen's injury and their new season's expectations
    How does the injury to point guard Seth Allen impact the rest of Mark Turgeon’s rotation? Don Markus: If Turgeon goes ahead with his plan to use Dez Wells at point guard — a somewhat risky proposition, given the junior’s propensity for...
  • D.C. Assault president Curtis Malone faces federal drug charges

    D.C. Assault president Curtis Malone faces federal drug charges
    Curtis Malone, the co-founder and president of the D.C. Assault AAU basketball program, has been charged with conspiracy to distribute heroin, according to court documents. Malone, who was convicted in 1991 for distributing crack cocaine, was arrested...
  • Baltimore better than D.C.? Washingtonians fire back

    Baltimore better than D.C.? Washingtonians fire back
    Every so often, the rivalry is renewed. Of Baltimore, a Washingtonian will say something like, "I wouldn’t want to live there, but what a place to explore." In turn, a Baltimorean will answer back, "The Washington Monument in the National Mall is...
  • Laurel Pop Festival was warm-up act for Woodstock in July 1969

    Laurel Pop Festival was warm-up act for Woodstock in July 1969
    The second half of the 1960s ushered in the era of music festivals — culminating with the granddaddy of them all, Woodstock, in August 1969. Other festivals that enjoyed huge attendance that year included pop festivals in Atlanta and Texas, 140,...
  • Marriage equality brings wedding home for Ellicott City couple

    Marriage equality brings wedding home for Ellicott City couple
    Deborah Cummings-Thomas says seeing Sheila Alexander-Reid on the night of their first date was like "seeing her with new eyes." "All her attention was on me, it was magical," said the Ellicott City resident. Now four years later, Cummings-Thomas will be...
  • Email blasting University of Maryland sorority sisters sweeps Interwebs

    Email blasting University of Maryland sorority sisters sweeps Interwebs
    An email that Gawker reports was sent through the University of Maryland Delta Gamma sorority list-serv is lighting up the interwebs, it seems. The gist of it appears to be fury that sorority sisters were "weird" and "awkward" to Sigma Nu brothers...
  • Rediscovering a Laurel High coach and Irish pizza pub's 'leprechaun'

    Rediscovering a Laurel High coach and Irish pizza pub's 'leprechaun'
    Occasionally this column takes a look at what happened to a person or thing that was a memorable part of Laurel's past. This month it looks at two Laurel icons from the late 1960s and early 1970s. Laurel High coach set the standard Laurel High...
  • Coffee Companion -- 7/20: O's ride Guthrie to win over Red Sox

    Coffee Companion -- 7/20: O's ride Guthrie to win over Red Sox
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.  Running it back: After...
  • Rolling rolls: the lobster truck

     
    We've got the burger truck, the cupcake truck, but so far, no lobster truck.It may only be a matter of time.......
  • Round-Up: Did art solve a murder? Plus a 2,600-year-old city

    Archaeologists furiously excavate a millennia-old city before it becomes a copper mine, iPad tortoises are retired, a new doc looks at the history of African American photography and there is a drought, but it appears as though the rich have been...
  • R.I.P. Corcoran Gallery. Now, about that collection...

    R.I.P. Corcoran Gallery. Now, about that collection...
    One of the oldest private museums in the United States will be no more. On Monday, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., received permission from a Superior Court judge to merge with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University....