| Jan 18, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Buck Showalter knows it's a good problem to have.
Biding time alone in his clubhouse office the past two months, the Orioles manager would look at the board wall that lists every player in the organization. In building for 2013 — and building...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Kayleen Reese walked slowly into the garden just beyond center field at Camden Yards on Saturday afternoon, attempting to explain to her son exactly who, and what, the statue in front of them represented.
"His name was Earl Weaver, he was the Orioles...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 5:01 PM
The Orioles' annual FanFest at the Baltimore Convention Center emits a festival atmosphere, complete with face-painting and bingo corner. Held just weeks before spring training begins, it springs the baseball season into motion. Players come to town to...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Dozens of companies are in town pushing their products at the National Products East Expo at the Baltimore Convention Center.
I took a strolll around the humongous showroom floor checking out the latest in natural foods, body products and households...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:54 PM
This will be Flight Test No. 40.
In the center of the contraption — a 90-pound, human-powered helicopter made mostly of carbon fiber, balsa wood, foam and string — is University of Maryland doctoral candidate Colin Gore, decked out in...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 12:03 AM
Mondays, Thursdays in March: Vingt Neuf Bowmen, 8735 Honeygo Blvd., Perry Hall, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. $5 registration. Shoot 20 yards inside heated Maryland State Game and Fish Protective Association hall. No crossbows. Information: Call...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Back this hitch up into the water
Untie all the cables and rope
Step onto the astro turf
Get yourself a coozie
Long before the pop-country group Little Big Town introduced its No. 1 hit, "Pontoon," last summer, pontooning had...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Captain John Martino, the founder and president of the Annapolis School of Seamanship, will lead seminars during this year's Baltimore Boat Show at the Baltimore Convention Center from Feb. 28 to March 3.
Along with a 20-year career in marine training,...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
When Ken and Julie Giradini work side by side, sparks fly. Literally.
In their studio located in the woods off a winding road in Sykesville, the Giradinis create works of art from metal.
The couple, who have been married 26 years, met in a pottery...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Otakon, the annual celebration of Japanese pop culture held in Baltimore, is going Vegas, baby.
The three-day festival, one of the longest-running anime conventions in the U.S., is usually held at the Baltimore Convention Center. But organizers said...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:51 AM
For a craftsman, David Sleightholm knows he's pretty lucky. One of the biggest craft shows in the country is right in his own backyard.
"People come from all around the country to do this show," Sleightholm, who works out of Hampstead, says of this...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Larry Jenc has been working in the marine technology industry for more than four decades and, until recently, thought he was part of a dying profession.
A combination of low pay and a shortage of boats to work on contributed to a significant decline...