| Jun 7, 2012
| 5:24 PM
Wednesday night started with laughs at North Harford High School's Class of 2012 graduation, with remarks about the impending apocalypse predicted for the end of this year.
Class President Shelby Morris kicked off the evening, joking about there being no...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 2:54 PM
It's entirely possible that one of the august and influential guest curators for "Public Property," the summer exhibit opening Sunday at the Walters Art Museum, was none other than your plumber. Ditto for your postal carrier and your daughter's softball...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 10:55 AM
The storm that devastated much of Maryland on Friday, known as a "derecho", not the first of its kind to strike the state, but its impact was among the most severe and widespread.
Derechos are widespread storms in which multiple bands of strong storms...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Word had barely come down that the Supreme Court majority was upholding the Affordable Care Act when incensed conservatives began printing up "Impeach Jon Roberts" t-shirts and a hacker had altered the chief justice's title on his Wikipedia page to "Chief...
| Jan 18, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — Don't be surprised if you can't find Wikipedia today.
The online encyclopedia's English language website is down until midnight. The 24-hour blackout is to protest anti-piracy legislation under consideration in Congress.
| Jan 18, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Dreaming — that crazy thing (Wikipedia is blocked today out of SOPA/PIPA disgust so that's the best you get) that leads to winning lotto numbers, religious awakenings, new crushes and generally freaked-out, what-just-happened reactions — is...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:25 AM
A couple of controversial, Internet piracy bills in Congress have pit the tech industry against the music business, even independents.
In a statement sent out early Wednesday afternoon, A2IM, the largest trade organization of independent musicians and...
| Jan 26, 2012
As the last days of January go by, no snow has accumulated in the Perry Hall/Kingsville neighborhoods. While snow lovers and students yearn for sledding and days off from school, the rest of us quietly rejoice with the passing of each snowless day. I...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Ah, it's finally here - December 31. Yes, the end of the year, but also that special night when Baltimore bars stay open all night long thanks to a wonderful, archaic state law. Later this week we'll put together a list of all (ok, most) of the bars...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 9:41 AM
When Irene Smith took over Baltimore's Woman's Industrial Kitchen last fall, she was determined to return it to its rightful place as a lunchroom where American home cooking is celebrated. What better way to do that, she thought, than to restore the...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 3:25 PM
Brooks and Nolan Bauer, a rare set of "momo" twins, are finally home with their parents in White Marsh.
"They were really premature, eight weeks early," Katie Bauer said Saturday, recounting the first time she saw her sons. "They told us they might be on...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 9:36 AM
Being a dog person, I'm not much on using the expression "cat's fur to make kitten britches" when I want to be dismissive of someone's question. I've long been fascinated by the concept, though.
My interest in the subject was renewed over the holidays...