| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Attention holiday shoppers and diners! Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced recently that all historic Ellicott City parking lots will be free now until Jan. 1. This means that the downtown district's parking lots B, C and E are free, in addition...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 3:25 AM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Baltimore Sun staff and wire reports
— With millions of consumers — including 73,000 Marylanders — getting health insurance cancellation notices, President Barack Obama announced Thursday that he will encourage insurers to continue...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Lou Reed, the trail-blazing musician who died Sunday at the age of 71, left a non-musical mark on Baltimore a couple years ago.
When the popular exhibit "Andy Warhol: The Last Decade" was at the Baltimore Museum of Art, Oct. 17, 2010 to Jan. 9, 2011,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:15 AM
When 15-year-old Chris Monaghan, of Fallston, is not in school or traveling to "Music City" for gigs at Nashville's legendary Bluebird Cafe, he is preforming at countless venues in his hometown.
The Fallston High School 10th grader said he holds one...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:04 PM
WellDoc Inc., a Baltimore-based company that makes mobile apps to manage chronic disease, welcomed the Food and Drug Administration's announcement Monday of final rules governing the development of mobile medical apps.
"It does put us at ease that we're...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Update: Quist owner Sarah Prager received a phone call from an Apple representative Tuesday telling her that the use of "bisexual" is no longer flagged in the company's App Store.
"I'm very pleased Apple responded positively," Prager said in a...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Kohl's Department Stores is giving away prizes in a promotion to spur back-to-school spending.
The "Win Great Things Back-to-School Sweepstakes" promotion will run through Sept. 2.
Starting Sunday, shoppers will get one scratch-off game piece for...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Thirty-two years ago this week, tennis pro Martina Navratilova was outed in a New York Daily News article. Ten years before that, lesbians picketed outside a lesbian-oriented bar whose owner was reportedly hostile to the growing gay liberation movement....
| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Most checking accounts pay little or no interest, and fewer and fewer are free.
But at Patapsco Bank in Dundalk, checking customers can earn about 2 percent a year in a free account or choose cash back or even iTunes rewards. And members of Money One...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:07 AM
Can this be the Golden Age of the Monkees?
Rock’s original manufactured group outsold the Beatles in 1967, and filled arenas in the 1980s. Reruns of their fondly remembered television show and the run of ridiculously catchy singles that...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:29 AM
As Washington politicians search for budget solutions, imagine if there were a magical revenue source that operated not unlike a national consumption tax that many conservatives prefer and would mitigate global warming to please liberals, all while...