| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center will provide a guest post. This week, Christine Dobmeier weighs in on healthy holidays.
Holiday season is in full force. In the grocery stores, there are large displays of chocolates...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 10:44 AM
Jill Babchak, 34, of Columbia, has joined Weight Watchers before, but this time around she’s dropping pounds with the help of the organization’s mobile application. “I like it because it has all the restaurants, all the foods, right at...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Cheryl Knauer has a restaurant gift card in mind for her in-laws, a massage gift card planned for another family member and intends to pick up cards in smaller dollar amounts to Chick-fil-A and Starbucks for kids' stockings and teachers' gifts.
| Dec 18, 2012
| 6:40 AM
With three contestants left on "The Voice," each took the stage three times in the final night of performances Monday.
The true highlight of the evening, however, came before the individual finalists even took the stage.
To open the show, the coaches,...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Well, well, it seems that much has changed since last we checked in with Rick Grimes and his merry band of ZombiePocalypse survivors.
In Sunday night's season three premiere, 'Seed' (referring to Lori's gestating baby, I guess?), we catch up with the...