| Nov 10, 2011
| 4:01 AM
Morris Chestnut made a name for himself as Ricky, a college-bound football star whose life was cut short, in the heart-wrenching 1991 film "Boyz n the Hood."
Since then, Chestnut has tackled a variety of roles. He's been a groom-to-be dealing with his...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 1:18 PM
As a member of the hit girl-group Destiny's Child, Michelle Williams had a backup role to frontwoman Beyonce. But as an actress, Williams has found herself playing the leading lady.
With stints in Broadway plays such as "Aida," "The Color Purple" and...
| Nov 12, 2011
Set designer Daniel Ettinger and technical director Bill Jamieson spent months painstakingly constructing a world accurate down to the tiniest detail, from the wallpaper pattern to the electrical sockets.
And they weren't one whit less meticulous, even...
| May 26, 2012
| 6:17 AM
The father-son owners of Carol's Western Wear in Glen Burnie are so attached to the legend of John Wayne that they know his boot size and preference for plain brown with a squared-off toe.
They will mark the 105th birthday of America's well-known...
| May 25, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Atlantic Club Casino
Formerly Atlantic City Hilton and ACH, this newly renamed casino and hotel forgoes the glitz of newcomer Revel.
Casino hours: 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Games to play: There are 58 live table games, including...
| May 30, 2012
| 10:37 AM
In our 24-hour, bloggy, never-stopping, celebrity-saturated culture, which seems obsessed with the "baby bump" hunt, it’s hard to be pregnant without knowing which stars you are pregant "with."
My first time around, I was pregnant at the same...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 5:39 AM
She isn't quite 5 feet tall, but Kristin Chenoweth has achieved uncommon stature in show business, thanks to consistently sizzling performances on Broadway, including an indelible portrayal of Glinda in "Wicked"that earned her a Tony nomination, and...
| Jun 3, 2012
Baltimoreans and Marylanders have become blase about actors being in their midst, along with bellowing directors, film crews, blocked-off streets filled with Hollywood's iconic caravans of trucks, trailers and spotlights, and sidewalks choked with zig-...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 1:20 PM
As president of Insight 180, Wendy Baird spends most of her days in her office on Main Street in Ellicott City, crafting strategic marketing plans for area businesses.
But few of her branding clients could ever guess how she spends her evenings.
| Mar 4, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season
DVD: 3.5 stars
Blu-ray: 4 stars
Never was there a TV series more worthy of binging on than "Game of Thrones," HBO's hit adaptation of George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels.
It's a masterfully...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Donna Holt was healthy and strong, a breast cancer survivor. But while training for the Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon in 2009, she was surprised to find she couldn't complete the practice swim. Turns out, the breast cancer she had conquered in 1998 had...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 1:28 PM
Probing ahead of him with his cane, Roger Williamson crossed the Everyman Theatre stage, picked upa human skull that doubled as a candy dish and poked his fingers through the eye sockets. Moments later, he ran his hands over a papier-mache mask...