| 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 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....
| 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.
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:05 AM
| Feb 24, 2012
| 5:59 AM
The American Craft Council Show has been coming to Baltimore for 36 years, and the two have been good to each other: Workmanship that is as much art as craft has been embraced each year by huge crowds.
But like any relationship, it can benefit from a...