| Jan 14, 2013
| 4:00 AM
"As the president said, if your actions result in only saving one life, they're worth taking," Vice President Joe Biden declared last week as he previewed what his commission on gun violence might actually do.
"There are executive orders, there's...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:51 PM
The Anne Arundel County school system has one of the most accomplished science, technology, engineering and math programs in the state, garnering national awards while ensuring that its initiatives remain available to all students, according to school...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 10:19 AM
Things are tough out there on the mean streets of Blocktimore, or so we find out in the newest spin on "The Wire" -- done this time entirely with Legos.
Yahoo gets the credit for Baltimore redone like Lego-land, a funny bit just released online...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:46 PM
The beige-plastic Wilkins-Rogers Mill is unmistakable, as are the red B&O Freight House and the purple Obladi hotel.
Rendered in toy building blocks, the replicas of historic Ellicott City landmarks lend an air of authenticity to the Baltimore & Ohio...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Last year, my son Isaac fixated on one of his stocking stuffers -- a head lamp. He would not take that thing off. He wore it to explore the (finished) basement, turned lights off in other rooms just so he could play in there in the dark and even had to be...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Get up and go to the B&O Railroad Museum, Ellicott City Station, as soon as you can! I had been hearing for several months that the new Lego train garden at the museum was going to be awesome, and I'd seen a few photos, but seeing it in person is a...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 5:33 PM
At GameStop Kids at White Marsh Mall, shoppers will find plush Mario book bags and Angry Birds hats mixed in with the Lego Star Wars and other kid-friendly video games, a mix meant to attract both serious "gamers" as well as those who've never played...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:41 AM
It's showtime for a time-honored Ellicott City tradition — the annual holiday train gardens.
This year, the B&O Railroad Ellicott City station museum added a brand new exhibit to its annual Holiday Festival of Trains, a celebration of toy trains...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 7:05 AM
For folks who simply can't get enough Phelps this week, by all means splash down into this adorable Lego reanimation of Thursday's Olympic showdown made by London's The Guardian.
The video short replays the action of the 200M individual medley where...
| Nov 25, 2012
Just as Tom and Claudia Towles were opening their second Baltimore toy shop four years ago, the recession hit. The owners of aMuse Toys decided to cut back — not on staff or selling space — but on the number of manufacturers whose products...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 4:35 AM
The B&O Railroad Museum, Ellicott City Station, is closed on Thanksgiving Day but opens on Friday, Nov. 23, with its annual Holiday Festival of Trains. This exhibit will run until Jan. 27 from Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
| Nov 14, 2012
| 12:41 PM
January 2001 was a happy time for Dan and Tina Carson, of Havre de Grace. It's the month their second child, and first son, was born.
Mark Carson was welcomed not only by his dad and mom, but also by Dan and Tina's first born, daughter Sarah. The young...