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  • Like/Dislike with John Gluth of Otakon

    Like/Dislike with John Gluth of Otakon
    For over a decade, John Gluth has been an avid lover of all things anime. In 2002, he found a home for his passion at Otakon. Otakon is an annual anime convention that will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center from Friday through Sunday. As vice...
  • Mixed feelings about Otakon's impending move to Washington

    Mixed feelings about Otakon's impending move to Washington
    For many attending Otakon, it's hard to think of the Japanese and East Asian anime and pop culture convention without associating it with the city of Baltimore, where it has been held since 1999. But in 2017, the popular three-day event will move to...
  • The many faces of Otakon in Baltimore

    The many faces of Otakon in Baltimore
    Otakon is many things, all of them having to do with Japanese and East Asian popular culture. But most of all -- at least to outsiders -- it’s all about the costumes. Check out the area around the convention center Friday morning, before the fan...
  • Otakon apologizes after conference registration problems

    Otakon apologizes after conference registration problems
    Organizers of this weekend's Otakon anime convention in Baltimore apologized Friday after glitches in processing registrations left thousands standing outside the downtown convention center for hours on Thursday. Those who had pre-registered for the...
  • 'Fire wives' find shared experiences

    'Fire wives' find shared experiences
    Irregular work hours and constant stress can mean trouble for a firefighter's marriage. Lori Mercer is on a mission to change that. The founder of FirefighterWife.com, she wants to help reduce divorce and "strengthen, ignite and rescue firefighter...
  • Women's soccer legend Mia Hamm surprises youth players in Baltimore

    Women's soccer legend Mia Hamm surprises youth players in Baltimore
    Before Mia Hamm surprised more than 2,000 youth soccer players and coaches at the Baltimore Convention Center on Monday, she sat in the building's VIP area, hidden from sight. Hamm was — and for many, still is — the face of women's soccer in...
  • Christian Methodist Episcopal Church consecrates new bishops

    One day in 1870, 41 newly freed slaves got together in Jackson, Miss., to establish a new branch of mainstream Methodism called the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church. Hundreds of members of that denomination, now known as the Christian Methodist...
  • Architects give Baltimore students lessons to build on

    Architects give Baltimore students lessons to build on
    When Beechfield Elementary/Middle School fifth-graders were asked to design their dream homes 15 years ago, they almost always included a "safe room," a place where they could escape violence, according to Ayers Saint Gross president Jim Wheeler. Today,...
  • Downtown traffic heavy as city hosts lacrosse championship, other events

    Downtown traffic heavy as city hosts lacrosse championship, other events
    Baltimore officials are bracing for periods of heavy traffic around the Inner Harbor and near Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium Saturday as several high profile events draw thousands to the city. The Orioles will play the Cleveland Indians at Camden...
  • Craft Council show features charms for Charm City

    Craft Council show features charms for Charm City
    Christina Goodman's hand-painted raven faces left in strict profile, and despite the miniature scale carries the flavor of Renaissance portraiture in the sober expression and fine detail. It's one of her contributions to a small collection of handmade...
  • O'Malley urges residents to sign up for Obamacare

    O'Malley urges residents to sign up for Obamacare
    Gov. Martin O'Malley urged uninsured people Friday to sign up for health coverage as soon as possible to beat Monday's deadline. Despite the ongoing technical problems with Maryland's health care exchange, O'Malley said the state has already seen a huge...
  • Food poisoning investigated at food safety summit in Baltimore

    Health officials are investigating a possible outbreak of food poisoning during a conference on food safety at the Baltimore Convention Center. Four people who attended the Food Safety Summit, held April 7-10, reported becoming sick, according to city...