| Nov 28, 2011
| 6:13 AM
The United States continues to ignore the thwarted Arab Spring in Bahrain. Recently, a quasi-military court in the small Gulf state sentenced 20 doctors and nurses to up to 15 years in jail. The charge against them? Treating injured demonstrators opposing...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 1:26 PM
I've long been a believer in the concept of cause and effect as it relates to shaping our lives. I first learned about it in an eighth grade U.S. history class and it's influenced my thinking, learning and writing since — probably the way I live...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 7:07 AM
Arbutus, for all of its charms and assets, is not generally credited with being a culinary capital. The dining choices in family-oriented community on the southwest tip Baltimore County tend toward the tried and true.
A veteran caterer is hoping to...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:55 AM
This just in. Pazo has added capacity for Thursday night's Stillwater Artisanal Ales beer dinner.
Brewmaster Brian Strumke (pictured) is the special guest at a $79 per person, four-course dinner at Pazo. Strumke's travels and Stillwater have been the...
| Sep 17, 2011
Cindy Ouellette, Centennial High school parent and Boosters Club Gala Dinner chairwoman, informed me that she is seeking interested parents and community members to help plan and implement this year's adults-only fundraiser scheduled for March 2012....
| Sep 27, 2011
| 6:02 AM
Has Ryan Adams finally made something as good as "Heartbreaker"? That's what the early reviews are saying about "Ashes & Fire," his new album.
He'll be playing material from the album on his Fall tour, which he announced Monday, the same day NPR started...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 7:22 PM
In Paris, the pop-up party materialized on the cobblestones in front of Notre Dame cathedral. In Chicago, it was held under the watchful eye of the Picasso sculpture on Daley Plaza.
And on Tuesday night, when this trendy movable feast arrived in...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Brian Phillips is the head of communications for the NYC General Assembly, the group primarily responsible for occupying Wall Street. I learned about him while listening to National Public Radio's "Morning Edition." According to NPR, Phillips is "an ex-...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Why not just cut open a goat and be done with it?
In ancient Rome, a special kind of priest called a haruspex would "read" the entrails of sheep to divine the will of the gods, the health of the growing season, or whatever else was weighing on the...
| Oct 18, 2011
Students at Glenwood Middle School will be spending this evening reading. Students are planning an evening in the media center, with pillows, blankets, and a few of their favorite books, magazines, or graphic novels, as part of their fourth annual...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 4:40 AM
One measure of a great biography is that you start into it thinking you know the subject. and by the end of it, you admit to yourself that you knew only the tip of the iceberg.
"Sing Your Song," n HBO documentary film on the life and word of Harry...