| Aug 9, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Community banks in 20 markets, including Baltimore, will give away $80,000 worth of gas Wednesday, Aug. 15, in a one-day event aimed at winning back customers from the mega banks.
The nationwide collective of community banks and credit unions plan to...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 1:02 PM
Ocean City's search for the perfect "Song of Summer" has ended right here in Baltimore, with local resident Chuck Conjar's jammin' tune, "Ocean City Days."
The song won after receiving the most votes from the public and beating out two other finalists....
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:11 AM
For Towson rock musician Mike Ruocco, there's only one thing to do when your next list of upcoming tour dates is announced: You see when you're coming home.
"When you tour as extensively as I've done over the past 10 or so years, and you see the...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Paying taxes is something I really don't have any trouble with.
Sure, like anyone, I'd rather keep all the money I earn, but the origins of the notion that the only sure things are death and taxes is old enough that the Internet itself isn't sure if...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 8:24 AM
Everyone knows I have a love-hate relationship with technology. Actually, it's more of a hate-hate relationship. Technology hates me, and I hate it right back.
My aversion to all things computerized stems from my earliest encounters with word...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Some guys gave flowers. Others candy. But smooth Rod Lopez, a man in touch with the cultural cutting edge, feted his lady love with a "Harlem Shake" video for Valentine's Day.
In it, the 34-year-old owner of a Parkville production company, wearing...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:58 AM
A full news cycle after Alex Jones' CNN meltdown, the conservative radio show host -- dubbed the most paranoid man in America -- is still trending. David Bowie's new single is rising up the digital charts and a number of tech stories are gaining traction,...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Catonsville is among a number of Baltimore locales featured in songs on a new CD that will be released Saturday at a special performance party at the Creative Alliance in Highlandtown.
Dan Naiman, a Catonsville resident for more than 20 years, plays...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:00 PM
I don't know about you, but watching the movie "Lincoln" sent me to the bookshelf and Internet to learn more about political wrangling over the adopition of the 13th Amendment.
The movie was a great political science lesson, but it was obvious that...
| 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...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:08 AM
Have you heard Christina Bagley sing? If not, you can catch a glimpse of this raising jazz star when she sings live with the Ed Meyers Trio on New Year's Eve at Jesse Wong's Asean Bistro.
The Towson University music student seemed destined for a musical...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 4:04 AM
If the Bellevederes isn't Baltimore's best soul/R&B band — and it just might be — it's certainly the biggest.
There are 10 people in all, including a horn section and a hype man known as Velvet Johnson (aka Justin Metzger). Technically, they'...