| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:04 PM
After three years mixing, bottling and boxing natural personal care products to be sold in local shops at their home in Annapolis, Robert and Zoe Benzinger are poised for bigger things.
For the first time their company, eco-armour, will be among the...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:02 PM
The fall fundraising party season revs into high gear next weekend with a plethora of big shindigs that can cost big bucks to attend — all for a worthy cause, of course. From the Night of 100 Elvises to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Gala, tickets...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 4:59 AM
Hannah Benbow has discovered the perfect venue to showcase her artwork: this weekend's Baltimore Comic-Con.
Benbow, 24, who lives in Washington, works as an animator for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, a nonprofit organization....
| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:00 AM
What a difference four decades, a bad number, the war on drugs and reality television made: In 1975, National Geographic magazine devoted 27 glossy pages to the hidden charms of Baltimore. In 2014, the National Geographic Channel devotes an hour to the...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 8:57 AM
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...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 1:19 PM
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...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:59 AM
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...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:26 AM
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...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:12 PM
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...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:26 PM
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...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:48 PM
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...
| May 24, 2014
| 8:27 AM
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...