| Oct 27, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Voters looking to cast their ballots early found long lines Saturday across Maryland, as the opening of the presidential election met with the urgent preparation for the incoming Hurricane Sandy.
Many complained on social media that they waited more than...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Winterfest of Lights
Head to Ocean City for the opening weekend of the annual holiday lights extravaganza, which features a train ride through lighted holiday displays, including the 12 Days of Christmas. The event also has a heated...
| May 26, 2012
| 11:12 AM
Vincent Lancisi stands in a pile of rubble sweating under his hard hat, while all around him — board by board, pipe by pipe and hammer blow by hammer blow — a theater is taking shape.
It's still nearly eight months until the opening of...
| May 25, 2012
| 10:10 AM
I had just finished picking up my grande skim latte at a Starbucks in Timonium, and I was walking to my car, when I spotted THIS gorgeous car in the parking lot.
No, it's not a Lamborghini (I saw one in the heart of Baltimore last week, btw), nor a...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:09 PM
4400 block at 5 p.m. May 31. Red and white, 2007 Honda MC with no tags stolen.
West Cold Spring Lane
200 block, between 3:40 and 5 p.m. May 31. Pocketbook, credit cards, license, cash, library card stolen from vehicle.
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:06 AM
When the state legislature legalized slot machine gambling in 2007 and proposed locations for five casinos, it operated under the assumption that most patrons would come from areas within a 50-mile radius of each facility.
Under that assumption, Laurel...
| 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...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Lions and tigers and Oz movies, oh my! With the recent release of Disney’s “Oz the Great and Powerful” and the expected release this year from Summertime Entertainment of the animated “Dorothy of Oz,” we think it’s...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 1:26 PM
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