| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:08 PM
After 11 years in office, Annapolis Alderwoman Classie Hoyle has decided to retire. There's just one thing she has left to do first.
As she rolled around her district this week in her red Cadillac DeVille — with personal license plates reading...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 4:17 PM
Black Friday got a jump start in some locations around Towson, including at some stores and outlets that opened Thanksgiving evening. But the biggest player in town, Towson Town Center, opted to wait for a slightly more traditional debut — at...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:49 PM
With the busiest travel period of the year just a few anxious days away, BWI Marshall Airport is in an all-out push to burnish its reputation as the "easy come, easy go" airport.
Wednesday morning, federal security officials added BWI to a pre-...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Caribou Coffee is converting to the Peet's Coffee & Tea brand in the Baltimore area, and one of the four area locations, in Owings Mills, will close on Sunday.
The Reisterstown Road Caribou is one of 80 "underperforming" stores the company said it...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Are Brad Paisley and Rand Paul the bravest men in America?
Er, no. At least not by my lights. But maybe the country singer and the first-term senator are contenders for that title according to the attorney general of the United States, Eric Holder.
| Mar 29, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Unless you waited in line for five days to get one of the coveted audience seats at the Supreme Court, you probably experienced this week's oral arguments on same-sex marriage as something of a Ken Burns film.
Websites and TV broadcasters played audio of...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Wedding day: Sept. 29, 2012
The bride: Salmah Y. Rizvi, 26, grew up in Laurel. She works for the Department of Defense. Her father, Anwar H. Rizvi, is a plant pathologist for the United States Department of Agriculture. Her mother, Shamoon H. Rizvi, is a...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 2:03 AM
On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.
• He was for it, before he was against it:...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 11:48 AM
As shoppers find the best Black Friday deals and swipe their credit cards, The Baltimore Sun shares their stories.
Deals 'better than what we thought'
Shortly after 9 a.m., drivers circled the multi-level parking lots at Towson Town Center looking for...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:49 PM
This year, the packed-house madness that is Black Friday had petered out well before dawn.
With many stores opening at midnight Thursday and some starting sales hours earlier, thousands of Baltimore-area shoppers arrived — and left — in...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 5:00 PM
Hours after a ribbon-cutting ceremony 50 years ago, the Jones Falls Expressway had its first pileup and subsequent traffic snarl.
Some things never change.
The JFX is the road we love to hate but can't live without, the city's Main Street where everyone...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Rebecca Burris of Owings Mills said she has "recently fallen in love with Starbucks' Very Berry Coffee Cake," and she was looking for a similar recipe so that she could make the cake at home.
Unfortunately, Starbucks does not share its recipes, but I...