| Oct 29, 2012
| 1:22 PM
From Michael Cross-Barnet: Show of hands, please: How many of you progressive-minded parents out there think it’s OK to force a child to take music lessons against his or her will?
I’m guessing not too many. Maybe 10 or 15 percent?
| Apr 4, 2013
| 10:48 AM
I try to write these sports columns as though I were talking to a woman with whom I was out on a first date. That means, unless something crazy has just gone down, like a blizzard or a hurricane, do not talk about the weather, and try at all costs not...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 6:55 AM
It's not quite Mother's Day in America yet, but you can send your parents cool footage of a physicist talking about rubber bands. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for Monday, March 11, 2013.
Richard Feynman's discussion of hacking elasticity...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 5:49 AM
The parking lot in front of Chuck E. Cheese's at the Festival at Bel Air was the only place Saturday morning where one could find Disney princesses chatting with horror movie villains and lions hanging out with the tigers and bears.
The shopping center's...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Well, they can't all be winners.
Sunday night's episode of "The Walking Dead" on AMC took a step back from last week's installment, when ten zombies were iced and many more had face time.
This week, we spent about 55 minutes (including commercial...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 4:00 PM
How did everyone fare over the weekend? Did Irene leave any Midnight Sun readers without electricity? Did it make you cancel any plans? In local music, the Silopanna Music Festival had to be canceled and Journey and Jimmy Buffett concerts both had to be...
| Sep 15, 2011
North Calvert Street
2700 block, between 5:45 and 7 a.m. Sept. 8. Laptop, purse, credit cards, ID stolen from residence. Entry gained through unlocked rear door.
3200 block at 10:45 p.m. Sept. 7. MacBook laptop stolen from residence. Entry gained by...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Saturday was a busy day. There was the book festival and Legacy Chase and Big in Japan and Height with Friends, and the list goes on and on. Where were you? Did you make it to the Deadmau5 show in Silver Spring earlier in the week? How did it compare to...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 5:36 PM
Orioles catcher Matt Wieters has always been obsessed with sports.
He made baseball cards of the U.S. presidents for a fourth grade history project. He traded his Nintendo video game system, the Christmas gift he had to have, for a golf club.
His dad, a...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 12:49 PM
Whew. Let me tell ya, things in Hampden are really heating up this summer. Ha! I don't know why it's fun writing in clichés, but it is. I mean it's also true. I'm writing this at the tail end of a mini-heat wave (do people just not use that phrase...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 1:24 PM
The following is compiled from local police reports.
Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
If you have information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Precinct at 410-887-0872....
| Mar 19, 2012
| 10:28 AM
•••• Microsoft will not be announcing a new Xbox console at E3 this summer or "anytime soon." I suppose it makes sense to wait it out until they’ve replaced literally every console that’s gotten the Red Ring...