| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Lord and Lady Crawley, the Earl and Countess of Grantham, made an appearance. So did their daughters, the ladies Mary, Edith and Sybil, along with Carson, the butler, and assorted lady's maids, valets and footmen. When fans of "Downton Abbey" were invited...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:15 AM
The public celebration of St. Patrick's Day seems to get bigger every year, with Harford County celebrants both Irish and non coming out in droves to drink, dance or just partake in Gaelic-themed food.
While the holiday was once limited to...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:45 AM
Some of America's most talented screen and Broadway stars have graced Howard County high school stages including veteran film star Edward Norton and current Broadway stars Adam Dannheisser (Dennis in "Rock of Ages") and Margo Seibert (Adrian in "Rocky:...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:45 AM
I stopped paying much attention to Lifetime after the cable channel branded itself “Television for Women” in the 1990s and started offering exploitative made-for-TV movies like the 1997 production of “My Stepson, My Lover” with...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:07 PM
It's growing increasingly difficult for the poorest families in Baltimore to find affordable rental housing, and some housing advocates worry new housing policies such as privatization could make the problem worse.
An analysis by the Urban Institute...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:50 PM
It had been years since Tammy Bresnahan dialed 936-1212 to hear the Baltimore-area weather forecast, and when she called it again last month, she was surprised to learn the once-popular hot line had been disconnected.
"The weather's been kind of...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Since becoming music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in 2007, Marin Alsop has typically devised a theme of some kind to unify each season. For 2014-2015, the theme is "spirituality and transcendence."
"I started talking about a few pieces,...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Two people with Harford County ties will be working with NBC Sports in Sochi, Russia, to help tell the stories of the athletes and many other people involved in the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Jennifer Watson Hamilton, a native of Forest Hill who lives in...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:44 AM
The nation's debt ceiling is back in the news this week and for all the old, familiar reasons. By month's end, it will need to be raised or the U.S. Treasury will run out of money to pay the country's outstanding bills, and House Republicans are once...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:46 AM
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Art camps for children at local convenient locations. The most comprehensive art program that...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Not to put too fine a point on it, "The Importance of Being Earnest" is the greatest comedy in the English language.
If you harbor any doubt about that, you might want to consider therapy. Better yet, just head to the Shakespeare Theatre Company in...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:00 AM
Just for good measure — to make sure we understand how a homicide detective could become a tortured and isolated human being — viewers of the hottest current drama on HBO were presented with a dead baby in a microwave oven. Actually, the...