| 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....
| 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...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:32 PM
You might call Tracie Thoms a triple-triple threat: The Baltimore native sings, dances and acts, and her career encompasses film, television and theater.
Introduced to acting and television at an early age — her father, Donald Thoms, is a...
| 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...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:53 AM
"Ping Pong Summer," an indie film starring Susan Sarandon, Amy Sedaris and John Hannah, is set to start filming for six weeks in Ocean City next month, the state announced today.
The Maryland Film Office estimates that producers will hire 90 local crew,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:28 PM
As the Netflix political thriller "House of Cards" took over the Maryland State House for filming this week, House Speaker Michael E. Busch found himself not only hushed by film crews outside his office, but also outranked by his wife.
Crews from the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Crews from the political thriller "House of Cards" began transforming the Maryland House of Delegates chamber Thursday to resemble the U.S. Senate. The television series will take over the State House next week.
The more than 230-year-old building...
| 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...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:27 AM
We have been talking about radical changes in the way we watch for TV for almost a decade now.
And a lot of it has been wrong. Remember the buzz three years ago as to how 3-D was going to be in every home?
Newsflash: ESPN announced last week that it...