| Mar 30, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Roger Miller and Jeffrey A. Wolk make photography sound easy. These seasoned shooters, who have nearly a century of experience between them, share some simple instructions: Relax, enjoy the scenery, focus and keep taking pictures.
"The most important...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 8:55 AM
When I wrote about Jill Smokler last year for The Sun, I said she might be Baltimore's biggest unknown celebrity.
Then I pointed out her online following stats -- on Twitter, nearly 155,000 people followed her, more, by far, than Baltimore's mayor,...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Adrienne Rich, one of the country's most honored and influential poets, whose finely tuned verse explored her identity as a feminist, a lesbian and an agent for political change, died Tuesday at her home in Santa Cruz, Calif. She was 82.
She died of...
| Jan 1, 2012
"Back again, back again, we've got Franklin D. Roosevelt back again, since Roosevelt's been re-elected moonshine liquor's been corrected, we've got legal wine, whiskey, beer and gin." —Recorded by Bill Cox in 1936
Happy New Year!
Oh, I'm sorry....
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:47 AM
He may not sport a fedora on his head or a bullwhip on his belt, but Lee Preston can be recognized by the ARKLOGIST license plate on his car. And by a book that might be tucked under his arm: “Archaeology in Howard County and Beyond: What I’ve...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 5:57 PM
The buyers of the Baltimore Jewish Times' publishing company are prepared to close the $1.26 million purchase of the company Friday after a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge approved the transaction Thursday. The sale will bring an end to 93 years of family...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 1:03 PM
What can we say about the half-acre of stream valley forest that developer William Tarbutton recently, blatantly bulldozed near Federalsburg on Maryland's Eastern Shore?
He will likely be fined by the Maryland Department of the Environment, which has...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Teachers at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School will be seeing a familiar face roaming the halls this semester — former longtime Principal Mariale Hardiman.
Hardiman, a well-remembered figure at Roland Park, led the school to Blue Ribbon status as...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 9:11 PM
Natasha Brown-Wainwright, 41, still calls it The Twitter. She doesn't upload photos to Facebook without her 16-year-old daughter's help. Her grasp of the Web is fuzzy.
But last summer, she decided to get a clue and join the latest, buzziest social...
| May 17, 2012
10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800.
•All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes.
•Eclectic Evenings. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
•English Conversation Club. Mondays, 10 a.m.; and...
| May 26, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Zach Teal is just 17, but his love for books led him to write one of his own and to volunteer more than 250 hours at the Finksburg branch of the Carroll County Public Library.
"Two hundred and fifty hours is quite unusual for our teen volunteers," said...
| May 25, 2012
| 10:45 AM
After eight days, 15 rides and who knows how much peculiarity, John Waters has wrapped his cross-country, "Zen-like," hitchhiking journey and plans to recount his adventures in a book he'd like to call "Carsick."
The New York Times just spoke to Waters,...