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  • TV shows 'Homicide' and 'The Wire' got it right

    The crime shows that most accurately depicted the work of homicide detectives, according to Howard County's violent crimes section detectives, were both centered in Baltimore — "Homicide: Life on the Street," which aired on NBC from 1993 to 1999,...
  • Tapping into the relevant grit of 'American Buffalo'

    Tapping into the relevant grit of 'American Buffalo'
    Taped to the side of the counter in the junk shop that forms the set for David Mamet's "American Buffalo" at Center Stage is a vintage sign: "People who advocate violence should be shot." Most people in the audience will never see that sign, or...
  • Celebrities make the scene, starting at Café Hon

    As I write this, I could swear I hear celebrity TV chef Gordon Ramsay's voice bellowing down 36th Street from Café Hon, 1002 W. 36th St. The host of Fox's "Kitchen Nightmares" is in town with a crew to give the longstanding Hampden eatery a going over for...
  • For Baltimore set designers, no detail is too small

    For Baltimore set designers, no detail is too small
    Set designer Daniel Ettinger and technical director Bill Jamieson spent months painstakingly constructing a world accurate down to the tiniest detail, from the wallpaper pattern to the electrical sockets. And they weren't one whit less meticulous, even...
  • Q&A with ESPN's Jeannine Edwards

    ESPN's Jeannine Edwards started her TV career as an in-track host at Pimlico and Laurel in the early 1990s. "It allowed me to learn television, because I came from a background of training horses and had no TV experience," she says. "So I owe a lot of my...
  • Ex-Terps roundup: Rookies in NFL training camp

    Several Terps football alums from the class of 2008 have made their way onto NFL training camp rosters this summer. Here's a look at how the class is faring: • According to Scout.com, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden thinks defensive...
  • A hero's welcome, a new life in fame

    A hero's welcome, a new life in fame
    When Michael Phelps left his mother's house in Rodgers Forge four years ago, he was - despite his six gold medals and his 19 years on Earth - still a boy in almost every sense. Soon he'll return to Baltimore a 23-year-old man. He'll return not to his...
  • sports summary

    More TV work for Michael Phelps: Baltimore's swimming superstar Michael Phelps is going beyond his Saturday Night Live gig. He'll make a cameo appearance on the HBO series Entourage and also will be a presenter at MTV's Video Music Awards. NEWS PG 19...
  • Phelps in the fast lane

    This is what 24 hours in the life of Michael Phelps look like these days: (These days being the aftermath of the Beijing Olympics, in which Phelps went from a very good swimmer whom few knew to an even better swimmer whom the country has made the...
  • Parker and the city: HBO pilot films here

    Parker and the city: HBO pilot films here
    First it was drugs, crime and corruption, now it's sex. TV and Baltimore sure make for an interesting mix. A year after The Wire stopped filming here, the pilot for another HBO television series, this one based on a book by D.C. sex blogger Jessica...
  • Emanuel's 'Rahmbo' image

    Rahm Emanuel combines political instincts, White House experience and a Chicago tough-guy attitude - traits he's likely to need as President-elect Obama's new chief of staff. His combative style as political director in the early days of the Clinton...
  • Mayor Sheila Dixon a fan of pricey Jimmy Choo shoes

    "I lost my Choo!" In one of the more quoted scenes from the TV series Sex and the City, that's what Carrie cries in exasperation when one of her expensive Jimmy Choo sandals falls off during a dash to the Staten Island Ferry. Mayor Sheila Dixon, who...