| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:49 PM
A year of events celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner kicked off Thursday with the unveiling of a commemorative stamp.
The newest installment of the popular "forever" stamps — so named because they continue to be valid...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 7:01 AM
FRIDAY UPDATE: "The concert is still on! We will see you tonight!" reads the message on Baltimore Arena's website regarding tonight's Kanye West concert. The Yeezus show is on; check back tomorrow for my review.
For the past decade, it...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Anthony Mayes was nearing age 50 when he got the first suit he ever owned, a dark gray Armani, and it seemed life, at last, would be better.
He'd just been released from his latest time behind bars, making it about 22 years of his life total, for an...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Maryland made its stamp on last night's 2013 Emmy Awards in more ways than one. While locally filmed TV shows "VEEP" and "House of Cards" came away with multiple awards, there were also some fashionable winners on the red carpet.
Celebrities with ties...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Baltimore native Peyton List is only 27. But she's already a veteran of almost two decades in show business with a resume that includes Disney movies, guest shots on "Law & Order" and recurring roles on "As the World Turns," and "Mad Men."
And this fall,...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Wedding date: May 18, 2013
George's story: George William Johnston, 62, grew up in upstate New York. He is a senior partner with the Venable law firm. His father, Norman, was a public relations executive and his mother, Mary Jane, was a civic leader...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:46 AM
Going to the beach doesn't simply mean getting a killer tan. There's also plenty of great fashion and home décor finds along the way. Here's a guide to places to shop while visiting the shore.
Ron Jon Surf Shop
The iconic retailer, now based in...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Okay, so you're in Ocean City and you decide to do some shopping to unwind. If you're looking for some cheap souvenirs, there is nothing wrong with going to your nearest beach-item supermart. Or if you want the mall experience, there's always the recently...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:11 AM
In a year where spring collections were dominated by the usual suspects — trends such as pastels, animal patterns and ethnic prints — superior silhouettes, fine fabrics and choice of color helped designers stand out from the masses.
| Sep 17, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Stephanie Torrible's Reisterstown consignment shop specializes in secondhand designer duds. It also specializes in giving women a second chance — even those who never set foot in the Main Street store.
Clothing that doesn't sell and isn't reclaimed...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz urged county employees and residents to turn Purple Friday into Purple and Orange Friday in anticipation of "an incredible weekend of sports."
"This won't be easy," Kamenetz said in an email to county employees. ...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 6:42 PM
With Shakespearean flourishes and pogoing punk rockers, and featuring the actor who plays James Bond on service to his actual majesty, Queen Elizabeth, the United Kingdom opened the Olympic Games on Friday night in a hip and humorous fashion.