| Dec 30, 2012
| 3:14 PM
It won't take much more than a few minutes into the new year to see the impact of the old one, with Baltimore's City Hall opening at midnight to begin performing same-sex marriages under a law that takes effect on Jan. 1.
But if the state's newly...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 3:35 PM
In real life, Larry Hagman was a lot like his most famous television character, J.R. Ewing.
"He was flirtatious, with a younger than reality attitude," Belcamp resident Mary Pohlig said. "It was interesting to see; he was similar to characters he...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Harvey G. Alexander, who founded and served as executive director of the Baltimore Film Festival and also read poetry on WBJC-FM, died Nov. 23 of pulmonary edema at Franklin Square Medical Center.
He was 77.
"I first got to know him in 1964 at Martick'...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Netflix today released a stylish trailer for "House of Cards," the Baltimore-made political thriller starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright.
The opening suggests that screenwriter Beau Willimon has successfully re-imagined the tricky form of address...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Downloading movies and watching them on a computer is not for George Figgs, who has spent the better part of three decades affording Baltimore cinephiles the chance to experience films the way God intended — in the dark, projected onto a bigger-...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 11:18 AM
On Thursday, Netflix announced a Feb. 1 release date for "House of Cards," the Baltimore-made political drama starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright.
All 13 episodes of the first season will be available to subscribers on that date. The whole project...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 12:11 PM
When Tim Paggi is asked if he has ever experienced ghost phenomena, he will always say yes.
"They are around us all the time," the 30-year-old Seton Hill resident said. "The only way you'll see them, though, is with an open imagination."
Paggi is a tour...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Coffee drinkers in Mount Vernon were graced Tuesday night with the presence of an ex-president: Bill Clinton apparently had to stop by Starbucks while in town for a talk at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.Marcel Jagne-Shaw (@JagneShaw), who lived in Clinton's...
| May 14, 2013
| 1:35 PM
I saw it with my own eyes -- Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley standing centerstage Tuesday in the Oval Office.
Only it wasn't the one in Washington. It did, though, make for a light but fascinating kind of political-pop-culture-meta moment.
| Apr 29, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley Monday announced something that had been widely known in Baltimore at least for the last two weeks: That the Netflix series "House of Cards" was back in town to film its second season.
The White House Correspondents Dinner in...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Filming of the second season of the Netflix production “House of Cards” began in the Baltimore area Monday, and with it came an announcement from Gov. Martin O’Malley that the first season of the political thriller starring Kevin...
| May 2, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Anyone from Harford County, or from elsewhere in the region, who might not have landed a part in the first season on the Netflix drama “House of Cards” will have another shot later this month.
Michael Krantz, director of human resources...