| Aug 27, 2013
| 2:00 AM
And then there were none.
Video Americain, possibly Baltimore's last, and certainly best, video rental store, is on its way out.
Barring some final-reel reprieve, the filled-to-the-rafters store in Roland Park — where film buffs could find...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:23 PM
What's the appropriate fee for police services?
Charging for certain types of police protection is a practice that has crept into standard operating procedure for some police agencies, but it is more than a little bit questionable.
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:08 PM
The "House of Cards" film crew was on the move in Harford County once again Thursday morning, setting up shop inside an Edgewood apartment complex.
Crew members were hard at work on the premises of Edgewood Park Apartments, on Edgewood Road near...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Netflix's multiple Emmy nominations are evidence that the Internet economy continues to thrive ("Baltimore-made 'House of Cards' makes history with major Emmy nominations," July 18). But surprisingly, critics of the industry are looking right past this...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:53 AM
For a while last year, I started to worry about liking Aaron Sorkin’s “The Newsroom” so much.
Most of my colleagues didn’t like it — not that being out of sync with the herd ever bothered me greatly. It usually turned out...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:18 AM
In the video for their breakthrough hit, "What Makes You Beautiful," the five Brit heartthrobs of One Direction cavort on the beach, looking wind-swept, clean-cut and ink-free.
Yet, there they were — well, three of them, anyway — on a recent...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Baltimore's Legg Mason Opportunity Trust, co-managed by well-known stock-picker Bill Miller, is the top-ranked U.S. diversified stock fund for the third consecutive quarter, according to a Wall Street Journal ranking.
Miller and his co-manager, Samantha...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Baltimore County's historic courthouse in Towson will become the set of the political drama "House of Cards" next month. The Netflix series' crew plans to film at the courthouse Aug. 7, though that date could change, county spokeswoman Ellen Kobler said....
| Jun 3, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Having a big-time Hollywood star, not to mention one of the most prominent figures in live theater today, stop by to see your play is a pretty big deal. Bummer when you're not even there to enjoy the visit, though.
Kevin Spacey -- that's Kevin Spacey...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 7:17 AM
Right now, Twitter and Google users around Baltimore are looking toward both a potentially slushy weekend and the new year beyond, according to those sites' metrics.
Meanwhile, Philadelphia rappers Meek and Cassidy have continued their fake fight in...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 5:34 AM
My children and I have a long-running joke that the ideal sports competition at the high school or college level would require as much academically from competitors as it would athletically. It's all very well to hit that double into the gap, but once you...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:18 PM
Alexander Kinyua, an electrical engineering student at Morgan State University, was charged with the first-degree murder of his roommate 37-year-old Kujoe Bonsafo Agyei-Kodie. Kinyua allegedly hadn't just killed the man, but also had eaten his heart and...