| 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-...
| 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...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 7:31 AM
Orioles fans were still bubbling Saturday morning, many clad in orange while going for their morning jog or cup of joe, basking in the baseball glow that took more than a decade to shine on the city.
"It's been rejuvenating the city," said James Parsons,...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Coffee drinkers in Mount Vernon were graced Tuesday night with the presence of an ex-president: Bill Clinton apparently had to stop by Starbucks while in town for a talk at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.Marcel Jagne-Shaw (@JagneShaw), who lived in Clinton's...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Baltimore bar-goers could hardly believe their eyes this week -- there was Bono, one of the planet's most famous rock stars, having a pint.
The crowd went wild at James Joyce Irish Pub in Harbor East, snapping pictures with the star who was game for hugs...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 12:45 PM
In June 2009, my husband Sam and I slammed down the hatchback of our Honda CRV, the interior bulging with containers of Legos and books, school supplies and board games, and a box of shoes, a tin of Old Bay in the glove compartment. On the roof was a...