| May 10, 2012
| 6:50 AM
If local pharmacists could write the regulations, Marylanders probably wouldn't ever have been allowed to get their prescriptions filled at chain stores like Walgreens and Rite-Aid. Independent video stores probably would have liked to outlaw Blockbuster,...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Shawnice Singletary was driving in Northeast Baltimore in May when someone pulled up next to her car at an intersection and fired a gun at her. Bullets slammed into her face and neck.
At the Johns Hopkins Hospital emergency department, doctors saved...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 5:22 AM
Our wedding is almost here, so this will be my last post as a legally single lady.
I wasn't the best bride, and often joked that writing this blog was the only way I was able to get through my planning: If I didn't work on the wedding, I would have...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:04 AM
In the course of a going-out-of-business sale that has been dragging on at the Charles Village Video Americain for months, owner Barry Solan estimates he’s sold about two-thirds of his roughly 30,000-title inventory.
Each sale, he and his wife,...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:41 AM
I'm not going to lie. When my husband was deployed, certain rules and routines in our house kind of fell apart. The worst of these was probably TV.
Between pregnancy, a hellacious cold that kept me up at night for literally weeks on end, sciatica that...
| May 18, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Talk about instant success. Baltimore native Jason Winer doesn't even have a name yet for his Hollywood production company. But he and his two co-creators, "The Book of Mormon" Broadway star Josh Gad and former White House speechwriter Jon Lovett, already...
| May 19, 2012
| 7:13 PM
The largest crowd in Preakness Stakes history watched the thrilling victory of a horse that's now on a Triple Crown hunt, jammed to pop band Maroon 5 and basked under a Saturday sky whose only clouds were the wispy letters of an advertisement sprayed from...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 2:59 PM
"House of Cards" is coming to another major Baltimore institution, Mount Vernon's Peabody Institute, where the producers are expected to film one of the biggest scenes in the first 13 episodes of the series.
The $100 million Netflix production, which...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 10:46 AM
UPDATES WITH STREET CLOSINGS: "House of Cards" is at Mount Vernon's Peabody Institute this week where the producers are expected to film one of the biggest scenes in the first 13 episodes of the series.
The $100 million Netflix production, which stars...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
There is no TV genre more problematic than docudrama. And Sunday's premiere of "SEAL Team Six," which claims to be the true, inside story of the mission to kill Osama bin Laden, is as problematic as they come.
The core issues all grow from the...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 6:53 AM
It was Baltimore steaming hot even after the sun set, and I didn't get to see the big street protest scene that I came to see filmed for "House of Cards."
But after two hours Wednesday night of standing around on Centre Street with about 40 others,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Havre de Grace, Maryland? Try Gaffney, South Carolina. Signs that Havre de Grace had been temporarily transformed into the Southern town filled Washington and St. John streets early Wednesday morning – literally.
A large sign at the crossroads of...