| Apr 23, 2012
| 7:22 PM
BALTIMORE — One of the great charms of Baltimore is its lack of interest in running with the herd. Possessing a unique look and an entertainingly odd culture, it moves at a slow and steady pace, entirely out of step with the rest of the bustling...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:52 PM
Happy Mother's Day dear readers,
If you are a mom or a grandmother, you hopefully will celebrate Sunday surrounded by loved ones. Mother's Day is the single most popular day to dine out – how about a Havre de Grace restaurant – or make...
| May 14, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Baltimore's Washington Monument in Mount Vernon Square is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks, a classical Doric column towering 178 feet above its elegant surroundings. But nearly 200 years after its completion in 1829, the building and its...
| May 13, 2012
| 6:09 PM
They departed the northwest coast of France two months ago — 26 crew members each aboard two historic French Navy schooners headed to North America.
With relatively calm seas, a chef well-versed in French cuisine and plenty of technological updates...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:56 PM
The 145th consecutive Memorial Day observance in Westminster is being planned as a four-day event, May 25-28, with numerous activities to honor and pay tribute to veterans.
The celebration, sponsored by the American Legion Post 31, has been coordinated...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 9:09 PM
The lawyer for Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians, said Wednesday the military will have a difficult time trying to prove his client committed the crimes and that experts likely will find that Bales suffers frompost-...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:35 AM
U.S. militaryofficials have yet to gain access to the sites where 17 Afghans were killed in Kandahar, an obstacle that could make it more difficult to prosecute the American soldier accused of the multiple homicides.
U.S. personnel have not been able...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:29 AM
U.S. militaryinvestigators may travel as early as this week to the Afghan villages where an American soldier is alleged to have shot and killed 17 civilians last month in a shooting rampage.
It would be the first visit by U.S. investigators who had...
| May 18, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Regarding your story about the ceremonial visit of two French schooners to Annapolis to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812, how was Annapolis chosen as the site given that the most renowned action of that war took place in Baltimore ("2...
| May 20, 2012
A spy story worthy of John le Carre began and ended 70 years ago this summer in Chicago.
It had classic elements of an espionage tale — enemy agents landed from submarines, explosives hidden in the sand of an East Coast beach, orders written in...
| May 27, 2012
Money may be tight, but not enough for most of us to forgo a summer vacation.
A recent survey by travel site Orbitz.com found that nearly eight of 10 respondents will be taking a vacation this summer. Some plan to spend more than last year, but nearly...
| May 22, 2012
| 11:21 PM
Attorney John Henry Browne, who is representing Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, the man accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians earlier this year, is questioning whether the crime, as it has been reported, even occurred.
“I certainly haven’t...