| 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...
| 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 6, 2013
One week after placing second place overall at the Mid-Atlantic Dance Team Championships at Towson University, which included first-place soloists Paige Quill (senior division) and Ashlea Boseck (junior division), second place soloist Monica Nolan (senior...
| 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
| 3:27 PM
For all the years that they did battle in the clubhouse or the sports pages or on the dais of some charity roast, Jim Palmer knew how Earl Weaver really felt about him. That's why he had to hold back tears Saturday when he related his favorite memory of...
| 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...