| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:24 PM
In naming Julia Marciari-Alexander as executive director on Wednesday, the Walters Art Museum board of directors entrusted one of Baltimore's most important arts institutions to a rising star — and signaled an emphasis on community engagement even...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:15 PM
The chanteuse Josephine Baker was the toast of Paris during the Roaring '20s and 1930s. She was exotic. She was sultry. She was chic. She was the highest-paid pre-World War II entertainer in Europe.
She was, above all else, sui generis.
Her life is...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Long before Doug Masiuk became a serious runner, he had to learn how take his lifelong battle with Type 1 diabetes one step at a time.
Diagnosed when he was a toddler, Masiuk, now 38, played soccer through high school at Severna Park.
| Dec 19, 2012
| 11:21 AM
Meagan Shipley, a nurse in the Baltimore City Health Department, works at a family planning clinic during the day and helps provide health care to workers on The Block in the evenings. When she was contacted by photographer Carolyn Jones to be part of a...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Melody A. Cronin, a Baltimore attorney who was known for her pro bono work with the Wills for Heroes Foundation, died Sunday of acute myelocytic leukemia at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The Fells Point resident was 35.
"Mel was a quick-witted,...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 4:13 PM
Robert Shipley Auerbach, one of the founding members of the Maryland Green Party and the party's three-time nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives, died Dec. 12 from injuries suffered in a hit-and-run accident that evening in Greenbelt. He was 92....
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:51 AM
After a long drive from Arizona, prosecutors say, Dmytro Holovko pulled up to a meeting spot on Liberty Road and unloaded hundreds of pounds of marijuana — another successful shipment for a drug ring accused of using Baltimore as a hub in a...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Ronald J. Biglin, a former business professor and dean of graduate programs at what is now Loyola University Maryland who owned a winery and a distribution company, died Monday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Lutherville resident was 81.
| Jul 5, 2011
| 3:00 AM
On Election Day 2010, with the polls still open, computers placed calls to 112,000 voters in predominately African-American precincts in Baltimore City and Prince George's County with an unusual message: "Relax" and stay home. The recorded message did not...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 4:22 PM
It's in the news. If you need to catch up, here's Marion Nestle's take on Food Politics. "Food dyes have only one purpose: to sell junk foods." Speaking of Marion Nestle, she'll be speaking at the University of Maryland SMC......
| Apr 18, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Little-noticed in the slew of bills approved by the General Assembly in the waning hours of its 90-day session last week was a measure requiring new parolees to be told about how they can apply for an exemption from the state's monthly supervision fee....
| Apr 21, 2011
| 2:47 PM
As anyone from the Eastern Shore can attest, last year's race for Maryland's 1st Congressional District was hotly contested and very expensive. The contest between Andy Harris, who had the strong support of tea party groups, and Frank Kratovil, who had...