| Jan 21, 2012
Red Red Wine is a big big hit in Annapolis.
On a chilly winter night, the new storefront joint on Main Street was packed with well-dressed groups dining at tables and an overflow crowd gathered around the long bar in the back. At peak hours in Red Red...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:07 PM
Friends, family, fans and colleagues said a public farewell to WBAL radio show host Ron Smith Tuesday at Goucher College. And it was as powerful and moving in some respects as the way Smith, who died in December at age 70, lived his final weeks and months...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 3:10 PM
UPDATES AGAIN 6:10 p.m. Wednesday with more comments from Berk on reaction to his departure.
UPDATES Wednesday morning With Berk comments at end.
Weatherman Justin Berk is no longer with Baltimore's WMAR-TV, according to Bill Hooper, the station's...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 2:25 PM
Donna Hamilton will be joining Rod Daniels at the 11 p.m. anchor desk at WBAL-TV (Channel 11) starting Super Bowl night, General Manager Dan Joerres confirmed Wednesday.
Daniels has been anchoring the flagship broadcast solo since July when WBAL decided...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 4:19 AM
WBAL-TV, which has seen a drop in its year-to-year news audience, is adding another newscast on its WBAL Plus (digital channel) starting in March.
Baltimore's NBC affiliate will add a 10 p.m. weeknight newscast anchored by Kate Amara on March 5, the...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 2:11 PM
The public is invited to attend a memorial service Jan. 17 for WBAL's Ron Smith, Baltimore radio's longtime "Voice of Reason," who died of pancreatic cancer Dec. 19.
The service, to be held at Goucher College's Kraushaar Auditorium, will include...
| Jan 10, 2012
Every Sunday during football season, five neighbors in Woodberry gather at Josh and Valerie Griffin's house to watch their beloved Baltimore Ravens on television.
Lately, the neighbors — Nick Schauman, the Griffins and Jason and Marcy Daly —...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:00 AM
A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 2:35 PM
Marianne Banister, one-half of the longest running anchor team in Baltimore television, is leaving WBAL-TV after more than 15 years as co-anchor of the 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts at the top-ranked station.
Her last day at the station will be Wednesday, WBAL...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 7:20 PM
Marianne Banister's farewell from Baltimore television after more than 15 years of co-anchoring the 6 and 11 p.m. news at WBAL-TV was an unusually modest and subdued one.
Unlike the farewells for Sally Thorner at WJZ and Mary Beth Marsden at WMAR in...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Now that the start of the new school year is looming on the not-too-distant horizon, perhaps Baltimore County Superintendent Joe A. Hairston and his staff at Greenwood can answer a few "old business" questions remaining from last year.
On the issue of...
| Jul 31, 2011
The departure last week of Marianne Banister from WBAL-TV after 15 years of co-anchoring a team that always finished first or second in its time period raised big questions about the changing face of television news in Baltimore.
In the past year and...