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  • Orioles' Adam Jones to receive honor at 'Babe's Birthday Bash'

    Orioles' Adam Jones to receive honor at 'Babe's Birthday Bash'
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones will receive this year's Babe Ruth Museum Community Service Award on Thursday during the annual Babe's Birthday Bash. Each year, the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation gives the award to recognize "an active or former...
  • African Art Museum shines light on the continent [Column]

    Doris Ligon may be Baltimore born and bred, but she can't seem to get her mind off Africa. "I was in my 30s before I heard anything positive about Africa," recalls Ligon, 77, who, along with her late husband, Claude, opened the African Art Museum of...
  • Baltimore's 'Monuments Men' [Editorial]

    Baltimore's 'Monuments Men'  [Editorial]
    This weekend, Baltimore moviegoers will get their first look at "The Monuments Men," the long-awaited film by director and actor George Clooney about the Allied effort during World War II to recover thousands of priceless artworks looted by the Nazis...
  • Baltimore writer's research filled with 'Soul'

    Baltimore writer's research filled with 'Soul'
    Some show up with pie or casserole, but Baltimore writer Ericka Blount Danois was told to bring her recently purchased "Best of Soul Train" DVDs to her family's Thanksgiving dinner in 2009. When Todd Steven Burroughs, her Morgan State University...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...