| 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...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Annapolis will get a taste of food truck culture this week as the Food Network's "Great Food Truck Race" rolls into town Friday.
Co-executive producer Peter Woronov confirmed that Annapolis filming would begin Friday for the show, which the Food...
| 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 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 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 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...
| 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...
| May 19, 2013
| 10:50 AM
D. Wayne Lukas may seem to the public an unlikely candidate to be one of the most hands-on trainers working in horse racing today. He shows up on television — like Saturday, when his horse Oxbow cruised to a win in the 138th Preakness —...
| 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...