| May 12, 2012
| 8:41 PM
For the past few years, Lara DiPaola has come home from her job in marketing and started her second job, as an unofficial translator for her 13-year-old-daughter, Katie.
Like many teens, Katie speaks in abbrevs — shortened or combined versions of...
| May 14, 2012
| 5:07 PM
The Army's next-generation carbine may come out of a Highlandtown machine shop best known for making high-volume bottling equipment for major drink makers.
Adcor Industries Inc. learned this month that it was among a handful of weapons makers selected to...
| May 27, 2012
SUNDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS
|| F1 || Monaco Grand Prix || SPEED7:30 a.m. ||
|| NASCAR || Sprint Cup Coca-Cola 600 || 45, 55:30 ||
|| MLB || Kansas City@Orioles || MASN, 131:30 ||
|| Tampa Bay@Boston || TBS1:30 ||
| May 28, 2012
| 6:32 PM
Who knew Michael Oher was a big NASCAR fan?
Oher, a starting offensive tackle for the Ravens, was a pre-race guest at the Coca-Cola600 in Charlotte, N.C., on Sunday, according to thatsracin.com.
Also on hand were super model and actress Brooklyn Decker,...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 6:32 AM
When it comes to the Shanty Grille, the term “in for a penny, in for a pound” definitely applies. The Grille — formerly the Crab Shanty, a popular county seafood eatery for decades — opened with a new name, a new décor and a new...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 12:11 PM
There was a time when John Worley could keep up with his boys. They'd run together and as Worley slowed with age, his twin boys, Mark and Bruce, kept on running, accelerating out of the back of the pack, striding on to Special Olympics Maryland medals and...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 6:46 PM
For the first time in her memory, Jessica Long dreaded swimming.
With high school coming to an end, her friends cut loose -- bonfires, movie nights. It all sounded so fun and Long, a seven-time Paralympic gold medalist, had to skip out so she could hit...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 5:47 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley used his prime-time slot at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday to make the case for Obama's record on jobs and the economy.
The president “is moving America forward, not back,” O'Malley...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 8:32 AM
The vintage Coca-Cola machine is a gorgeous artifact of American history, so Coke has wisely made it a centerpiece to its Father's Day campaign (my apologies for being a bit late on this). Nostalgia-bait? Don Draper would approve.
And, because you're...
| May 6, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Baltimore City still doesn't have a Coca-Cola Freestyle® machine*. There's one at the Wegman's up in Hunt Valley. And a new one is headed to a Roy Rogers on Route 40 (1204 E. Patrick St.) in Frederick.From the press release:Beginning......
| Aug 10, 2010
| 4:22 AM
The idea for this week's list comes from Owl Meat Gravy, who reminded me that it is the time of year for "disgusting fried state fair food." The Howard County Fair opened its week-long run Saturday. The Maryland State Fair......
| Jan 18, 2010
| 4:22 PM
If you remember, hmpstd was the commenter brave enough to try Bagel-fuls for the first time and review them for us. Now he's done the same thing with Pepsi Throwback. ELGrowing up in a large family, I had a limited......