| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:21 AM
The day after the George Zimmerman verdict, I hadn't cried for Trayvon Martin yet. I was still stunned, kind of punch drunk from injustice. I walked into Starbucks after hearing about the demonstrations and passionate protests on Trayvon's behalf, and...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Does anyone besides me get irritated at the hypocrisy and race-baiting that is made worse by articles like the one penned by Auset Marion Lewis ("A river of tears for all the Trayvons," July 16)?
It belonged in a bad romance novel instead of a...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Harford County residents gathered in Havre de Grace Saturday for the in support of the Harford County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.'s international wellness event, "Walk on Water 5K Walk/Run."
The event was to bring attention to...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:18 AM
As the dog days of summer approach, Catonsville has a new spot to beat the heat.
John Corbitt, owner of the popular Opie's soft serve ice cream and snowball stand on Edmondson Avenue at The Junction, enlisted his sister, Christy Corbitt, to start a...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:15 AM
As a member of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, I am shocked and confused over why Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz recently banned smoking within 25 feet of the company's coffee shops but continues to allow customers to carry loaded weapons...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:53 PM
In Mike Lelchitski's office at Sports International Group, Inc., the company his father, Boris, founded more than a decade ago after emigrating to the United States from Russia, there is a framed panoramic shot of Comcast Center from the first men's...
| May 3, 2013
| 6:25 AM
The Greater Towson Committee's new executive director couldn't be happier with the direction her hometown is heading.
"I just think (Towson) is always continuing to grow and always continuing to change," Katie Chasney Pinheiro, the newly appointed...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Do you remember Gwynn Oak Junction? Then you may have gone to the movies at what was the Ambassador Theatre, bought your groceries at Schreiber's, purchased your very first Halloween costume at Read's, spent your allowance at Ben Franklin, and gotten your...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The proposed $60 million apartment-and-retail development proposed for the Towson Triangle is dredging up an old ambivalence about the character of the Baltimore County seat. Is it a college town? A community for families and children? A commercial...
| 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...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:49 PM
The prior owner planned to convert a 37-story hotel towering over St. Paul Street into apartment and long-term stay suites, but a new owner decided to invest $14 million in a renovation and keep it a hotel.
The Tremont Plaza Hotel, which has been called...
| 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.