| 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...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Wouldn't it be cool to pose for a picture with the Ravens' Ray Lewis on the 50-yard line of M&T Bank Stadium with Ray Lewis?
How about on the boardwalk of Ocean City or at a table at the Prime Rib over steaks or, hey, why not the privacy of your own...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 11:34 AM
Dan Deacon's live shows have always incorporated the crowd, whether it's a dance battle among fans or a call-and-response chanting session. But now he's taken the crowd interaction a step further with his first app.
Available for iPhone and Android...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 1:55 PM
A Parkville musician was so filled with emotion following the shooting of a Perry Hall High School special education student that he wrote a song.
Greg Wimmer posted his tribute, "Daniel, We Pray," online, and not only has it already been circulating...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 7:54 AM
Burck Smith is so far making good on his vision for revamping the way people pay for and complete college courses. His startup company, Straighterline, enables students to pay $99 a month for introductory college courses — and potentially save...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Apple begins its announcement of the long-awaited and expected iPhone 5 at 1 pm Eastern. We can also expect updates to its line of iPods, and possibly even an iTunes makeover. Below are the highlights from the event, as brought to you by the Internet...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:22 AM
In recent years, album release dates haven't mattered as much as "leak" days have.
That trend continued when the compilation album from Kanye West and his G.O.O.D. Music clique — "Cruel Summer," an odd name for a record that will hit stores on...
| 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...
| May 4, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Six years have passed since the Baltimore-area rock band Bad Apples last released an album.
Drummer Mike Happel, a Halethorpe resident, said between full-time jobs, marriages for some of the four band members and performing gigs from New York to Georgia,...
| Dec 11, 2011
We want gift cards and like to give them, but for some reason we don't always use them and wind up wasting billions of dollars.
A recent poll by Consumer Reports, for instance, found that one-quarter of people who received a card as a holiday gift last...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 3:35 PM
This week we asked our b staff and guests where they go to cross off what's left on their holiday shopping lists. Here's what they had to say.
I know this is terrible and immoral and exploitative and all that, but Walmart has some really good deals. ...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 11:43 AM
Lots of pets will be getting presents for the holidays this year.
And Bo Obama is no exception.
In fact, the world knows what the First Dog is going to get.
On Wednesday, President Obama went Christmas shopping, stopping at Best Buy (to pick up some...