| Jul 24, 2014
| 10:29 AM
With a shrill chorus of voices weighing in on the issue of immigration, I thought it would be instructive to step away from the heat long enough to gain some perspective.
In order to become a naturalized American citizen, applicants must display their...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:51 AM
On a sunny summer afternoon, Brooke Towns, 17, kept an alert gaze on two young girls splashing in the Wynnewood Pool as their mother and grandmother relaxed in two plastic lounge chairs nearby.
Towns, a 2014 graduate of Catonsville High School, has been...
| Jul 10, 2014
It's just one of about 100 costumes that band leader Kenley Shortmus John of Baltimore makes from scratch each year, when his designs will be showcased in the annual Baltimore/Washington One Caribbean Carnival, held this weekend.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:28 AM
This is how Molly Donatelli spells summer. She goes to the Glyndon Swim Club her family belongs to every day. She meets her friends, brings money to buy a snack and swims in the aquamarine pool.
"It's so nice and cool in the summer," said Molly, 13, a...
| Jul 11, 2014
The Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre's season continues with "Shout! The Mod Musical," running through Saturday, July 19, at 143 Compromise St. Play is about five miniskirted, go-go-booted young women who wrestle with — and celebrate ...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 6:06 AM
I'd say it can't get much worse than today -- the first day after a long July 4 weekend -- but that's insulting to Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. This is going to be such a tough day though, so don't be surprised if it takes an extra shot...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
If the Dew Tour has put you in the mood to try something a little more extreme than your usual beach routine, Michelle Sommers has just the thing.
Sommers is giving women the opportunity to check off learning how to surf from their bucket list with...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:30 PM
For the first time in about a decade, outdoor ice skating could return to the Inner Harbor with the creation of a temporary rink at McKeldin Square.
Baltimore's spending panel approved an agreement Wednesday with the Waterfront Partnership, which...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Congratulations to Linden-Linthicum United Methodist Church member Tatyana McFadden on being nominated for the prestigious ESPY Award-Best Athlete with a Disability.
Last year, Tatyana won four major world marathons and earned six titles at the IPC...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:57 AM
On sunny Saturday in mid-May, Caitlin Moran kicked off summer early, with friends, cocktails, and a busy grill.
Moran, an Annapolis-based stylist and editorial director of the lifestyle website The Glitter Guide, is an expert party hostess – so...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:01 AM
Fecal matter, it's enough to make you wonder whether you'll ever want to jump in the water again. But it's summer after all, and what's summer without a dip in the bay or a spin on the water skis.
Now there's a way to know how much fecal bacteria is...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Changes to Baltimore's Head Start this fall will provide longer days and an extended school year for hundreds of children in its care, a move intended to help low-income parents free up time for work and boost the youngsters' development.