| May 3, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Michael Mayer knows a thing or two about coming of age.
The Maryland-born director won a Tony Award for his work guiding the 2006 Broadway hit "Spring Awakening," which chronicles teens getting a grip on their budding sexuality. In 2010, he directed...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s shopping spree continued Thursday with the announcement of a $373.3 million deal that extends its television reach to a third of U.S. viewing households.
Sinclair will gain 20 additional stations in eight markets by...
| Apr 20, 2013
When Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. completes three deals announced in the past two months, it will own more television stations across the country than any other company.
The Hunt Valley company will operate 134 stations in 69 markets, reaching more...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 12:55 PM
There are many obstacles along the path to becoming a ninja warrior.
One must dash up the steps, slanted at 50 degrees, to reach the platform above, or perhaps run along the 14-foot curved wall — all without falling into the pool of water below....
| Mar 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Barbara Walters will retire in May of next year, a source familiar with her plans told Reuters on Thursday. (Deadline Hollywood broke the story; Read it here.)
The 83-year-old executive producer and co-host of "The View" has struggled with health issues...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 3:02 PM
From many little yellow peeps, one artistic family saw a giant yellow bird.
At the sixth annual "Peep Show" in downtown Westminster, the massive 3,810-marshmallow-strong Big Bird drew the biggest oohs and ahhs among the young kids and older fans who...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Evan Washburn did double duty over the weekend, providing commentary during the NBC Sports Network’s telecast of No. 3 Duke’s 12-11 decision against Harvard Saturday night and then doing the same for the CBS Sports Network’s broadcast of...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:13 AM
The 2013 Dew Tour Beach Championships will be held in Ocean City on June 20-23, Alli Sports announced Wednesday.
The beach championships will be the first stop in a three-part tour across the country for the extreme sports competition. The Dew Tour...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:45 AM
There's been a lot of news lately - and debate - about new storm-water fees being charged most Baltimore area homeowners. Critics have lambasted them as a "rain tax." City residents have wondered why the fees they'll have to pay are so much higher...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:00 AM
"What's the second paragraph?"
That is my boilerplate response when someone suggests a column idea to me. "Yeah. Right. But where do I go from there?" Not every topic is worth 700 words.
So, today I will offer a few words on recent headlines in the...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:45 AM
Maryland has to settle for the NIT, Cyprus is thinking about taxing bank deposits, and it turns out that your Amazon bestseller won't actually make you rich. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for Monday, March 18, 2013.
An author who managed...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Have you heard about the wacky registry trend?
It’s true! Brides are going a little wacky with their registries nowadays. Recently NBC's "Today Show" even had a segment about “Registries Gone Wild” where couples asked for things like...