| Aug 25, 2014
| 11:56 AM
During this week 27 years ago, the second NFL player strike began, Bruce Willis won his first Emmy (for "Moonlighting") and the following songs were the most popular in America, according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
10. "U Got the Look," the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Ozzy Osbourne has endorsed soda, a cellphone and even imitation butter spread. But one product the Prince of Darkness apparently does not approve of is Ozzy, the Belgian-style strong pale ale made by the Baltimore-based company The Brewer's Art.
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Jonathan W. "JP" Pine Jr., a longtime editor at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins/Wolters Kluwer Health who had been active in several patriotic organizations, died Thursday of lymphoma at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda.
The Roland Park...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:08 PM
There's a boogie board in his basement, a mountain bike in the garage and a black lab named Jake at the back door, begging for a five-mile walk. At 69, Elmer Collett doesn't want for things to do.
A pile of firewood needs splitting, the motors on both...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Some might see an odd destiny — if not exactly Jerry Garcia’s “long strange trip” — in the formation of the 3-year-old Jazz Docs band.
Its five members form a sort of Venn diagram — with Ellicott City dentist Hank...
| Aug 6, 2014
More Musikfest musings at the festival’s halfway point. Noise bleedover There has been a noise conflict between Musikfest’s Steel Stage and Americaplatz at Levitt Pavilion (and the Musikfest Café) ever since the festival’s South...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 10:45 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Dave Del Grande, The Sports Xchange
White Sox 3, Giants 2 (10 innings)
SAN FRANCISCO -- Second baseman Gordon Beckham singled home Moises Sierra with two outs in the top of the 10th inning Tuesday night, rallying the Chicago White...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Poland has had a productive film industry for decades, but a troubled one. Many early films were destroyed during the Nazi occupation. Afterward, during the Communist era, many films were made, but it was rare to see them outside of Poland.
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:52 AM
Take a giant step back to the psychedelic sixties with a contemporary twist of sorts as you celebrated the music of the late Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia at a concert of his music performed by Warren Haynes (Govt Mule, Allman Brothers Band, Phil &...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:13 PM
“To Him That Wills the Way,” the new album from local rockers Walking Bicycles, kicks off with “Impending Doom,” an appropriately ominous track that sets the stage for a heavy record inspired by guitarist Julius Moriarty’s...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Smartmouth is planning a major expansion in August.
The craft brewery in Norfolk plans to add three 60-barrel fermenters, increasing ts capacity by 75 percent, to handle the demand for its product. The company also is adding two full-time staffers, a...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Record collectors are a special breed, willing to sift through rubbish on the hunt for a rare sonic gem. They are the keepers of arcane knowledge and obscure taxonomies about genres and labels and recording dates. But even among those driven characters,...