| Jul 27, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Jay Davidson, the man bringing IndyCar racing to the streets of Baltimore in a few weeks, started out as a police reporter for Harford County's two newspapers more than two decades ago.
Fresh out of Princeton University in 1989, Davidson landed a job...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Richard Nash Jr., a retired businessman and avid boater, died Jan. 11 of pneumonia and heart failure at his winter home in Naples, Fla.
The Towson resident was 82.
The son of an IBM manager and a homemaker, Mr. Nash was born in Baltimore and raised on...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 9:04 PM
Behind locked doors in a nondescript Jessup industrial park, workers using secret techniques conjure a material that has promises to supercharge many 21st-century technologies.
Called graphene, it's a fine, fluffy black powder that could soon become part...
| Nov 7, 2006
| 7:48 PM
Buoyed by a national tide against Republicans, Mayor Martin O'Malley declared victory in the governor's race last night, appearing to have prevailed in his long and difficult campaign against a popular incumbent. Despite a poor showing in the crucial...
| Apr 12, 2009
In his quest to capture a spot at a top college, Andrew Lutz has done just about everything right at Pikesville High School.
He has earned a nearly straight-A average, taking 10 Advanced Placement classes and wrapping up two years of calculus by the...
| Mar 7, 2009
| 4:39 PM
"Straight Shooters" answers your youth lacrosse questions with the help of US Lacrosse experts. This week's "Straight Shooter" is Lindsey Biles. Biles was an All-American and Tewaaraton Trophy finalist during her career at Princeton University. She...
| Sep 7, 2003
When architect Hugh Hardy first stepped inside Baltimore's long-dormant Hippodrome Theatre five years ago, he didn't see the broken lights, the worn-out seats, the water-damaged plaster in the ceiling.
He saw instead a once-lavish space in which...
| Apr 18, 2014
Here are three books for all of you fashionistas out there.
Fashionable Selby by Todd Selby, Abrams, 348 pages, $35
Are you the nosy type? Someone who loves to see how other people live? Can't get enough of the photos of celebrities' closets and...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:19 PM
First lady Michelle Obama, accompanied by rapper Bow Wow, visited Howard University in Washington on Thursday afternoon to meet with a few dozen high schoolers from Chicago.
She came out to promote the president’s initiative North Star, which...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 9:34 PM
Ecology-minded entrepreneur founded Earth Friendly Products
Van Vlahakis, 79, an ecology-minded entrepreneur who manufactured and marketed environmentally safe cleaning products, including the best-selling ECOS laundry detergent, died...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 9:45 PM
Climate change is already affecting every continent and ocean, posing immediate and growing risks to people, an international panel of scientists warned Monday.
The longer society delays steps to cut the release of planet-warming greenhouse gases, the...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:20 PM
The damage inflicted on U.S. households by the collapse of the housing market and recession wasn't evenly distributed. Just ask Jason and Jessica Alinen.
The couple, who lives near Seattle, declared bankruptcy in 2011 when the value of the house they...