| May 6, 2014
| 12:10 PM
If life and love were easy, we wouldn't have theater.
Few stage works get so quickly, so simply to the hard truths about growing up and getting by as "The Fantasticks," the musical that opened off-Broadway in 1960 and ran for a record-setting 42 years. ...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:50 AM
"The Fantasticks" is a musical that has a fantastic history. This boy-meets-girl musical first opened in New York City in 1960 and had a 42-year-long off-Broadway run. A revival opened in New York in 2006 and is still running. By way of its ongoing...
| May 16, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Through three games this season, the Chesapeake Bayhawks are tied for last in Major League Lacrosse in goals scored with 27 and rank second-to-last in goals allowed with 37.
It should come as no surprise, then, that the two-time defending champions...
| May 18, 2014
| 3:37 PM
As the nation observes Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month in May, students and staff at a scholastic program in Columbia can boast that they highlight Chinese heritage year round.
Each Sunday, they gather at Howard Community College in Columbia for...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Last week, the Howard County farmers markets kicked off the 2014 season with five markets — two in Ellicott City — that are now open through the last week of November.
This market is a great way for the community to buy locally grown...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:49 PM
I am predicting that when we evaluate the Baltimore Ravens' 2014 draft after this season, the name with the most upside will be none other than former River Hill star Mike Campanaro. If used properly, Campanaro could become a big time receiver like Wes...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 2:54 PM
For years, Brendan Mundorf knew the Chesapeake Bayhawks were desperate to acquire him. And for years, Mundorf's former team, the Denver Outlaws, rebuffed the Bayhawks' persistent advances.
This offseason, the Outlaws finally gave in.
But it took the...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:54 PM
He had us rapt from the first note of "Largo al factotum" from Rossini's "The Barber of Seville." Hidden in the wings of the Smith Theatre, we first heard the baritone sing the familiar "Figaro, Figaro" before we actually saw Steven Eddy, one of two...
| May 2, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Over the past few years, bike share programs have sprung up in cities across the country.
Now, Howard County’s Department of Planning and Zoning and the Columbia Association want to know whether a bike share could flourish in a suburban...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:05 AM
When Peggy Walton returned to Ukraine six months ago, 20 years after a two-year stint as a Peace Corps volunteer, she only wanted to quell her own restlessness and satisfy her curiosity about how the country had changed.
Little did the retired Howard...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:40 AM
Howard Hughes Corp.'s latest plan for the idle, undeveloped crescent property in Columbia is to create an urban downtown with a Bethesda Row-esque streetscape that will house retail, restaurants, residential and civic space.
The plan calls for 2,100...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Sunday, March 23
Home show The Howard County Home Show will be held 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ten Oaks Ballroom, 5000 Signal Bell Lane, Clarksville. $5 for adults; $3 for retired and active military; children under 10 free. Appraiser Todd Peenstra will...