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  • Memorabilia donated to the Aberdeen Room

    Bad winter weather comes and goes, but the Aberdeen Room continues to receive donations of memorabilia from those who have saved important items in their desks, attics and basements. Randy McDowell brought one of the 1992 centennial plates and a 1980...
  • A first look at stolen Renoir reveals, retains some secrets

    A first look at stolen Renoir reveals, retains some secrets
    The little Renoir landscape looks so modest and guileless and transparent that a casual observer never would guess at the secrets the painting hides. "Paysage Bords de Seine" depicts a river and bushes. On that summer day in 1879, a sailboat was...
  • Presidents Day schedule and closings

    Presidents Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday, Feb. 17: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Courts Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll,...
  • Baltimore-area attractions closings and delays

    Baltimore-area attractions closings and delays
    We'll continue to update this list of cultural and commercial institutions shutting down or opening late. If you know of additional closings or delays, please note in the comments field. American Visionary Art Museum opens at noon. The Baltimore...
  • George J. Voith, CSX executive

    George J. Voith, CSX executive
    George J. Voith, a retired CSX executive and rail and streetcar photographer who was a founding member of the Baltimore Streetcar Museum, died Monday of dementia at his Northwood home. He was 87. "George is one of the last of the original guys who...
  • Lynne Parks explores loss of migratory songbirds in BMA exhibit

    Lynne Parks explores loss of migratory songbirds in BMA exhibit
    At dawn in the spring and fall, Lynne Parks walks through the streets downtown, gathering the bodies of birds. Hermit thrushes. Common yellowthroats. Rose-breasted grosbeaks whose markings give them the appearance of being streaked with blood. Parks...
  • Anne Arundel County exhibits

    'Complementary Diptychs: Digital Photography' A solo exhibit by photographer David Montgomery will be on view Feb. 19 through March 30 in the Garden Gallery at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis. A reception will be held from 2 p....
  • Emerald Isle Club's Irish ceili a celebration of music and dance

    Emerald Isle Club's Irish ceili a celebration of music and dance
    Colin Cassady held his violin, ready to take the stage. Only, Cassady is a member of the Baltimore Irish Music Ensemble, and in the world of Irish music, it's not a violin. It's a fiddle. So Cassady, 16, a Towson resident and junior at Calvert Hall...
  • Exhibit proves you don't know what you've lost, 'til it's found [Editorial]

    Exhibit proves you don't know what you've lost, 'til it's found [Editorial]
    As a small town that's constantly growing, Laurel has lost many of its tangible structures and buildings over the years, along with the interior knick-knacks and larger pieces that rekindle those places in our memories. The Laurel Museum's new exhibit,...
  • Digging the past at 'Lost & Found Laurel'

    Digging the past at 'Lost & Found Laurel'
    The Laurel Museum's grand opening of "Lost & Found Laurel" on Feb. 9 crafted a nostalgic moment for Laurel residents who have watched many retailers come and go through changing times over the last half-century. In “Lost & Found Laurel,” the...
  • Ellicott City restaurants psyched for V-Day weekend [Mostly Main Street]

    Ellicott City restaurants psyched for V-Day weekend [Mostly Main Street]
    Happy Valentine's Day. Having this special day at the beginning of the President's Day holiday weekend creates what my old friend Ken Lurie, formerly of Tersiguel's and current owner of Bud's at Silver Run, called a perfect storm for the restaurant...
  • Baltimore Museum of Art receives major gift of contemporary photography

    Baltimore Museum of Art receives major gift of contemporary photography
    The Baltimore Museum of Art has received its most significant gift of contemporary photography in more than 25 years. Baltimore collectors Tom and Nancy O'Neil have given the institution two dozen color and black-and-white works by 19 important...