| Mar 2, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Ravens wide receiver and player representative Derrick Mason made the media rounds today, appearing on ESPN's "NFL Live" and "The Jerry Coleman Show" on FOX 1370-AM. Of course, with the collective bargaining agreement set to expire Friday morning at...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 2:00 PM
The first real day of the NCAA tournament hasn't disappointed. We've seen a few close games, a couple of buzzer-beaters and one Cinderella step forward with a big upset. And I got paid to watch it all while eating chicken wings at Hightopps, so today...
| Apr 23, 2011
Last season in previewing HBO's "Treme," I said that in 30 years of writing about television, I had never heard music used as organically, wisely and powerfully as it was in the New Orleans-based series created by David Simon and Eric Overmyer. I also...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 6:05 AM
From the Z on TV blog:
The world of 24/7 cable TV news was made for stories like the start of the rescue of 33 Chilean mine workers Monday night and Tuesday morning.
For all the partisan excess that has overtaken the genre in recent years, a story...
| May 4, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group reported Wednesday that profit jumped 33 percent in the first quarter, thanks to double-digit gains in spending by automotive advertisers and revenue generated by the 2011 Super Bowl.
Net income in the broadcast group rose to...
| May 13, 2011
| 11:10 AM
Breathtaking sunsets, sweet salt air, boardwalk confections and fun in the sun — Ocean City has it all.
Long regarded by those in the know as a best bet when it comes to taking the family to the beach, Ocean City, recently received the...
| May 14, 2011
| 2:51 PM
If it were up to Matt Wieters, he'd catch 162 games in a season. That, of course, will never happen.
"I'd like to catch them all," Wieters said with a smile, "but I don't think that is physically possible."
Orioles manager Buck Showalter sat Wieters...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Everything you need to know about what's going on this week.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
Johnny English Reborn
The Mighty Macs
Paranormal Activity 3
The Three Musketeers
Talking Dead (series debut; midnight; AMC)
| Jul 22, 2011
Slayton House Gallery presents a two-person exhibit through Aug. 31 at 10400 Cross Fox Lane. The exhibit features a group of photographs titled "Faces of Aging," by Marie McGing, that includes landscape photographs of Ireland and Scotland. "Eye...
| Jul 22, 2011
County Executive Ken Ulman holds his annual public forum at 7 p.m. Monday at the North Laurel Community Center, 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road. Residents will have an opportunity to ask him questions, make comments or offer suggestions on any...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 11:03 AM
A visit to a Williamsburg pub, where live music, tavern games and draft beer combined for an enjoyable evening, planted an idea for a fundraising event at South Laurel's Montpelier Mansion.
"We were at a pub night in Williamsburg and thought, 'we could...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 3:31 AM
Paige Elizabeth, an 18-year-old day-care worker from Perry Hall, is getting a crash course in the power of television and instant fame.
Two weeks ago, a brief clip of her audition singing Lady Gaga’s “You & I” aired on Simon Cowell&...