| Feb 23, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Throughout the 1980s and '90s, there was a gold standard brand-name in consumer electronics: Sony. If you had disposable income and were interested in entertaining yourself, you were looking at Sony products first, and then working your way down.
| Feb 24, 2012
| 6:30 AM
•••• Sony launched the PlayStation Vita on Wednesday in North America and Europe, and analysts are predicting it could actually be a hit for the beleaguered company despite slowing sales in Japan. [Los Angeles Times]...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 1:42 PM
North Charles Street
3400 block, between 11:45 p.m. Feb. 19 and 8:30 a.m. Feb. 20. iPhone stolen and used after owner left it in restaurant.
2400 block, between 8 p.m. Feb. 22 and 7 a.m. Feb. 23. Glass door damaged and Vizio 32-inch TV and Comcast cable...
| May 3, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Last month's raid on the Patapsco Flea Market in Southwest Baltimore netted $47.3 million worth of counterfeit luxury goods, the largest seizure at a flea market in the United States, federal authorities announced Thursday.
U.S. Immigration and Customs...
| Aug 11, 2012
These dog days of summer, when concert halls are terribly quiet around here, are a perfect time for classical music fans to do a little homework that will pay off in the new season.
Folks who have never heard, say, Leonard Bernstein's "Kaddish" Symphony,...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 10:03 AM
The unemployment rate has been stuck above 8 percent for months. President Barack Obama continues to blame the moribund economy on President George W. Bush while claiming that he has created 4.5 million jobs. Republican challenger Mitt Romney announces...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 1:07 PM
One thing is clear: Americans loved Dick Clark.
As soon as the news of Clark's death at 82 of a heart attack reached the world Tuesday afternoon, tributes, thoughts, reflections (and a few loving jokes) flooded Twitter — both from famous folks...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 7:24 AM
•••• Adam Sessler, host of G4TV’s gaming flagship “X-Play,” has left the network and the long-running show. Sessler was a fixture on the network’s previous incarnations, ZDTV and TechTV, having co-...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 3:17 PM
A popular program of lending e-readers to patrons of the Enoch Pratt Free Library is expanding to all 22 branches in the system, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Wednesday.
A $350,000 grant from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation will...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:49 PM
This year, the packed-house madness that is Black Friday had petered out well before dawn.
With many stores opening at midnight Thursday and some starting sales hours earlier, thousands of Baltimore-area shoppers arrived — and left — in...
| Dec 21, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Two hours might have been a little long for the finale of The Sing-Off, but at least it functioned as a showcase of great singing and didn't feel too much like filler. (Well, except for the beaucoups commercials.)The first hour......
| Dec 22, 2009
| 4:22 AM
Tonight, we'll learn the winner of the short series The Sing Off.The finale opens with all three of the top groups singing U2's "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For." The lead woman from Voices of Lee prompts me......