| 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 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...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Walking through a giant hall in the Baltimore Convention Center, Susan Johnson and Sherry Mills stopped to admire a bronze-and-steel sculpture with water cascading out of it.
"I need this," Mills said.
"You may want to come around this side first,"...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:29 PM
They may look like simple iron candlesticks, tall and thin.
But for interior designer Elizabeth Cross-Beard Marsh, they were more than just a decoration or a lighting accessory. They were an inspiration, for a room of soft beiges and abstract art....
| 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...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Sam Schmidt knows he would have been long retired by now, his racing career faded completely from life's rearview mirror. He isn't sure what he would be doing aside from helping his wife, Sheila, raise their two teenage children at their home outside...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Whether it was a rooftop deck party equipped with a DJ and an elaborate brunch theme or a hotel hall transformed into a swanky viewing room, those lucky enough to have downtown digs along the Grand Prix race track entertained friends and family with...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 6:45 PM
Housing officials have sold more of the city's vacant homes in the first seven months of the budget year than in all of the previous year — but the sales still represent fewer than 3 percent of the 4,000 empty houses owned by the city.
| Sep 1, 2011
| 7:40 PM
The Baltimore Grand Prix lurched toward its starting line Thursday as downtown was consumed by the chaos of last-minute preparations for the three-day event.
Wide-scale road closings began to take effect, preparing the race course along downtown...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 9:09 AM
Some pressed against chain-link fences, straining for a better view of the hurtling cars. Others mingled in white tents, struggling to be heard over thundering engines. And an elderly woman perched on the edge of her car, craning for a better view of...