| 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.
| May 31, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Since May 2, boaters and anglers trying to use a Gunpowder Falls State Park parking lot in Kingsville have encountered a padlocked gate. Signs in English and Spanish flanking the gate say the Jones Road lot is closed through Sept. 1 to “allow the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The recent three-day 2014 NCAA Men's Lacrosse championship event at M&T Stadium drew the lowest attendance yet — 78,234 — since Baltimore introduced it to NFL stadiums in 2003. And the Baltimore Ravens, the main stadium tenant, did not...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Six-time Rolling Road Golf club champion Matt Bassler has been the program director for The First Tee of Baltimore for the past five years.
That’s his day job and it keeps the Catonsville native busy.
So busy that the amateur hasn’t even...
| 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.
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Two years ago, during bicentennial commemorations for the War of 1812, I was struck by how important the waterfront is to Baltimore. That might seem like an odd thing for a Baltimorean to say, but unless you own waterfront property, work near it or...
| May 6, 2014
| 3:10 AM
It's not too early to get your family registered for summer fun.
Watermont Swim Club, home of the Bullfrogs, a Division One Swim Team, is currently accepting applications for membership. As the number of memberships available is limited, Watermont...
| May 8, 2014
| 11:37 AM
In honor of Old Bay's 75th anniversary, Frederick-based Flying Dog Brewery collaborated with the Maryland seasoning company to create Dead Rise Summer Ale. The seasonal beer is available now until Labor Day.
The beer, which has an alcohol by volume...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Almost six years after the first tenants moved in, the Ritz-Carlton Residences, a luxury condominium complex on Key Highway, has announced its major restaurant tenant.
It will be Sip Wine Shop & Restaurant, a combination retail wine market and tapas...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:51 AM
Ravens Beach Bash. Fans can join players, mascots, cheerleaders and more as the team turns beachtown into Ravenstown, May 29-31. Activities include flag football, tailgating, a bonfire and more. The action is headquartered at the Clarion Resort...
| May 20, 2014
| 3:36 PM
A task force assigned to study a post-Labor Day start date for Maryland schools will recommend to Gov. Martin O'Malley that the summer break be extended, a measure that has been embraced by one Eastern Shore school district but opposed by most of the...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Memorial Day quickly appears this weekend. All of the snow and ice of the winter has now become a distant memory and "fun in the sun" soon empties the cold and dreary memories.
Congratulations to all of this year's graduates. Two hold a special place...