| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:44 AM
As the 2012 Olympics in London approach, I'm finding myself feeling strangely nostalgic.
Four years ago, my son Isaac was only a few weeks old, and we were still navigating the waters of the basics like sleeping and nursing and the difference between...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:52 PM
If you made a flip-book of the hundreds of photographs they've posed together for over the years, you would seeMichael Phelpsgrowing up before your eyes, getting taller and more muscular, while his coach, Bob Bowman, looks remarkably the same.
| Aug 2, 2012
| 3:52 PM
More than 20 years ago, the man who has become the most decorated Olympian was just known as a hyperactive boy in his North Harford preschool class.
Before he won 20 medals and set numerous world records, Michael Phelps followed his sisters to swim...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 5:34 AM
Over the course of Olympic competition in London, keen observers have noticed Michael Phelps' mother, Debbie, sporting a duct-tape flower.
The flower is in apparent honor of Alec John Cosgarea, a 17-year-old McDonogh School swimmer who died July 9...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 7:05 AM
For folks who simply can't get enough Phelps this week, by all means splash down into this adorable Lego reanimation of Thursday's Olympic showdown made by London's The Guardian.
The video short replays the action of the 200M individual medley where...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:36 PM
Parents can attest that it's something of a mixed blessing to have a child who is described as Cindy Poteet described the son of her North Harford Middle School home economics teacher: "He was a very active child, very active."
The home economics teacher...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 3:26 PM
We know what Michael Phelps is going to do next. Golf anyone?
Fresh off of winning six medals at the London Olympics, Phelps is going to tackle the world's best golf courses with help from the Golf Channel.
The Baltimore swimmer, who says he has retired...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 1:45 PM
Olympian Michael Phelps has been dating a Canadian woman -- and swapping Weinergate-quality photos with her -- for more than two years, the gossip site RadarOnline reports.
The site identifies Phelps' girlfriend as Montreal native Ashley Finestone, who...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 3:58 AM
Baltimore's favorite mother has inspired a saying. Whenever her friends and family encounter something Debbie Phelps would say or want or do, someone will inevitably say: "That's so DP."
Things that sparkle and shine and make statements? Very DP. An...
| Oct 24, 2011
Elkridge residents Catherine and William Kratz Sr. celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 2 at the Ellicott City home of one of their children. More than 50 family members and friends were in attendance to share this special celebration of love....
| Oct 27, 2011
| 11:39 AM
Parents Karen and Joe Buron have been looking forward to the 11th birthday of their twins, Zach and Emma, "since the day they were born."
On the surface, it may seem ordinary to have twins turning 11 years. What makes the birthday of these fifth-grade...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:00 AM
A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...