| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
An derelict service station on a high visibility corner along Bel Air's busy Baltimore Pike corridor finally is being torn down to make way for a medical office building.
The vacant former Shell station, at 703 Baltimore Pike on the southeast corner...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 4:50 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
How surprising is it that the Maryland basketball team found its way onto ESPN.com’s...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
From The Aegis dated Aug. 4, 1988:
After a 26-year-absence, the Harford County Farm Fair returned for three days 25 years ago this week, three years of work all leading up to the weekend.
The new Harford Farm Fair was to feature commercial exhibits,...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 11:53 AM
When the Humane Society of the United States calls, rescue groups listen.
So in April, when Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue was asked to assist in the largest horse impoundment ever in Maryland (and one of the largest in the nation), the Mount Airy-...
| May 30, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Shoppers at The Mall in Columbia have no shortage of choices — with more than 200 stores and more than 1.3 million square feet of retail space to explore, they’re bound to find whatever they’re looking for.
Owned and managed by...
| Dec 27, 2007
Brian Billick and Ozzie Newsome are too polite to put Jonathan Ogden on the spot, so I will:
Things can only get better.
Ogden spent several months agonizing over his decision to return for the 2007 season, finally advising the...
| Jun 12, 2009
| 4:22 PM
This is guest poster Bucky's idea of a fair test. Bucky, no human being would like unsweetened yogurt on pumpkin pie. The idea alone makes me gag. To be fair, I want you to cut up a ripe nectarine and......
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:20 AM
No one tells moviegoers at Marcus Theatres in Oakdale, Minn., not to put their feet on the seats.
In fact, patrons are encouraged to do so.
The theater is one of a growing number to offer plush, roomy leather seats that let patrons recline into a...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: May housing starts and building permits, May CPI, Redbook and ICSC-Goldman-Sachs weekly retail sales for period ending June 14
Local earnings: None
Other earnings: Adobe Systems Incs., Bakers Footwear Group Inc., La-Z-Boy Inc. and others
| May 29, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Few would dispute that Stephen King is the champion of genre fiction. Since 1974's "Carrie," King has been scaring the bejesus out of readers (and, on occasion, filmgoers) with more than 50 novels and shorter fiction that seem grounded in our everyday...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:58 PM
When I first met Duane Harris five years ago, he was an honors student by day and homeless at night. He slept in his 1995 Ford Thunderbird, a picture of his two young daughters taped to the steering wheel.
"It's like a La-Z-Boy," he said with a big...