| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Most of you no doubt, are anticipating the arrival of warm spring days, and balmy summer evenings that will soon grace Old Town. The calendar clearly says it's early March, and even the quickest glance at any outdoor thermometer seems to say that winter...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:53 AM
For a lot of years now, I've been convinced that somewhere between Halloween and the week before Thanksgiving, American society largely grinds to a halt for the holiday season.
Aside from essential activities, just about every waking hour is consumed...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 10:11 PM
The Ravens are very much back in playoff position, and they can thank Joe Flacco's arm, Justin Tucker's foot and the hands of the Pittsburgh Steelers' Emmanuel Sanders.
Who needs anything like the wildcat offense when your quarterback is keeping the...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:35 AM
Members of the Campus Hills community are taking advantage of the holiday season by revitalizing old traditions and introducing new neighborhood-building activities.
On Nov. 29, members of the Campus Hills Community Association held an official tree-...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:45 AM
There are many ways to get into the Christmas spirit: decorating the tree, hanging a wreath, baking sugar cookies, singing carols, and fainting at the sight of your credit card bill.
But there are lots of ways to get out of the Christmas spirit, too....
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Over the past decade, playing football in the state semifinals the day after Thanksgiving has become more than a tradition at River Hill, it has become a rite of passage.
"We talk about tradition a lot, and how it started in 2005 with us beating Severna...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Brace yourself for the epic convergence of two holidays — a celebration of rich dishes, piles of sweets and family togetherness the likes of which have never before been seen and won't be repeated for more than 77,000 years.
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:27 PM
With a shortened holiday season punctuated by weekend winter storms, holiday shoppers in Maryland are feeling the pressure.
There are six fewer days this year between Thanksgiving and Christmas than last year. And three Baltimore-area snowfalls in three...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:55 AM
It's that time of year when we give thanks for the former colleague who had the bright idea to forgo the heartfelt, mostly predictable appreciation of family and fortunes on this uniquely American holiday and instead reflect on the writing of the...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Playing in the Turkey Bowl last Thanksgiving at M&T Bank Stadium gave Loyola defensive end Matt Gillespie a little taste of what the Ravens go through on Sunday afternoons. His Dons and their rivals at Calvert Hall look forward to the chance each year...
| Nov 20, 2013
Hello dear readers,
A very sad note is that today (Friday, Nov. 22) is the 50th anniversary of the President John F. Kennedy assassination in 1963 while he was riding in a presidential motorcade through Dallas' Dealey Plaza. Are you old enough to...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Many believe that in recent years the mega-merger of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons have conspired to make your life crazy. To make matters worse, this year Mother Nature and the calendar have joined the fray.
Just to make the holiday...