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  • D. Watkins finds stories in the streets

    D. Watkins finds stories in the streets
    By the time D. Watkins was in his early 20s, he had filled a shoe box with obituaries. Kids he had grown up with in East Baltimore. Classmates, neighbors, guys from the corners. His uncle. And, eventually, his older brother. The brief paragraphs and...
  • Looking Out: Baltimore author releases debut novel about 3 gay friends

    Looking Out: Baltimore author releases debut novel about 3 gay friends
    The debut novel of a 30-year-old author born in the Baltimore area and now living in Owings Mills is landing higher and higher on Amazon.com's list of top-selling new releases in gay paperback fiction. Jeremy Scott Blaustein attended the Carver Center...
  • Laurel health and wellness ambassador puts words in print

    Laurel health and wellness ambassador puts words in print
    Carl Powell was a high school junior in the Pittsburgh area when his father had a stroke in 1977. "That scared the hell out of me," Powell said. "I saw what effect of not being healthy could do. He was 40 and he never walked again." Powell weighed...
  • Old Line Museum again celebrates Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad Month

    Old Line Museum again celebrates Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad Month
    It's June in Delta, Pa., time for the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad to return to the Old Line Museum at 602 Main St. for its yearly visit each Sunday of the month. What began, on a single Sunday, as a very limited display of photos and...
  • The truth about cats and dogs

    The truth about cats and dogs
    A few months after adopting a kitten, David Grimm and his fiancee huddled late one evening in the waiting room of a Towson emergency vet. Jasper, their normally rambunctious gray-and-white kitten, was suffering from acute kidney failure. Although the...
  • 'Poems of Warren' tells story of town lost under waters of Loch Raven Reservoir

    'Poems of Warren' tells story of town lost under waters of Loch Raven Reservoir
    Timonium resident and poet Ann Kolakowski says that what she discovered when her grandmother turned 99 has haunted her to this day. Now, nearly 12 years later, she has published a book of poetry about that discovery. "When my brothers and I were...
  • Irish author Colm Toibin visits Johns Hopkins University

    Irish author Colm Toibin visits Johns Hopkins University
    For Colm Toibin, the world is full of echoes — ancient stories from different traditions that speak of parents, children and the divine. He sensed the reverberations every time he thought of his childhood in County Wexford, Ireland, where he was...
  • For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home

    For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home
    Glancing out the windows of Sujata Massey's house on an early spring day, you could be on a quiet street anywhere, in Japan, or India, or Minneapolis, Minn. Massey shares a bond with all of those places, but her heart and home are in the Roland Park...
  • Random House to expand Westminster operations

    Random House to expand Westminster operations
    Random House will soon be expanding its Westminster operations, which will lead to a "significant number of new jobs" being added, according to a Carroll County news release. The 1.2 million square-foot operations center will be receiving a multi-year...
  • C Milton Wright graduate publishes ice cream cookbook

    C Milton Wright graduate publishes ice cream cookbook
    A 1999 C. Milton Wright High School graduate, Lindsay Clendaniel (formerly Dillinger) recently published her first cookbook, "Scoop Adventures - The Best Ice Cream of the 50 States." Clendaniel, who is a pediatric psychologist by day, spends her off-...
  • Why not establish a Towson University Press? [Letter]

    When the economy "returns" in 2034, it's my hope as an alumnus of Towson University Class of 1972 that it will establish a Towson University Press book publishing arm that will give the university a larger presence across the United States, as well as a...
  • 'Game of Thrones' duo to adapt Baltimore author Stephen Hunter's novel

    'Game of Thrones' duo to adapt Baltimore author Stephen Hunter's novel
    Word from Hollywood is that former Baltimore Sun and Washington Post movie critic Stephen Hunter's 1995 novel, "Dirty White Boys," will be the next project for David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the pair behind HBO's hugely successful "Game of Thrones."...