| Nov 29, 2012
| 11:30 AM
A favorite holiday tradition has come to Toby's Dinner Theater of Columbia for the first time in a musical production of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol."
Toby's has chosen the version by Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken, known for his work in...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:54 AM
It has been said that many of America’s future heavyweight boxing champions are hidden on various football fields and basketball courts across the country. Gone are the days of supreme athletes choosing a career between the ropes over one in the...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 11:57 AM
The holidays are here before you know it and often gone before you've had a chance to sample any of the wonderful seasonal offerings. Taking a day trip to any of these destinations will provide a quick cup of cheer.
Shadrack's Christmas Light...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Torrey Smith's 26-yard touchdown catch from Joe Flacco more than a year ago capped the Ravens' first season sweep of the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2006. But the reverberations from that play may resonate a good deal longer.
For years, Heinz Field in...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Oct. 16, 1983: The Orioles win their third and most recent World Series as Scott McGregor pitches a five-hitter to beat the Phillies, 5-0, in Game 5 in Philadelphia. First baseman Eddie Murray ends a slump by hitting two home runs. Catcher Rick Dempsey, a...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 6:39 AM
For some, the first signs of spring are warmer days and cherry blossoms. For others, the season truly begins with the arrival of the new concert season at Columbia's Merriweather Post Pavilion.
Workers have been busy with spring cleaning in...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:14 AM
A party bus company that promised "luxury charter buses" to the Sweetlife Music Festival Saturday is facing a major backlash and thousands of dollars in refunds after it left hundreds of customers stranded.
Numaan Akram, founder and CEO of Rock & Bus,...
| May 8, 2012
So much of the Washington Capitals' success in the postseason has stemmed from their ability to protect and hang on to even the slimmest of margins regardless of the adversity they faced. At a certain point, though, there was bound to be a break that went...
| May 16, 2012
| 8:12 AM
"Rock 'n' roll will never die," sang Neil Young in 1979. Lately, though, it seems to be in a coma.
How else to describe the sad state of rock? The Billboard charts are filled with pop acts, rappers and country singers. Even sugary boy-bands have re-...
| May 16, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Berend Weijs was a favorite of Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon. It’s not that the 6-foot-10 center was a top scorer. But he was affable, worked hard in practice and was a shot blocker.
Weijs had an eventful two years. He played...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 2:37 PM
As autumn turns the Manhattan air crisp and cool, Broadway is gearing up for another season. In the 2012-2013 lineup are new plays, star-driven revivals, lavish musicals and shows inspired by movies, books, TV shows and one very well-known comic strip....
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:55 PM
He was a gritty 6-foot-3 guard from the Bronx with boundless energy and a long, sweet jumper that seemed to kiss the Civic Center's ceiling before finding its mark.
"Bullseye!" Baltimore Bullets broadcaster Jim Karvellas would exclaim as Kevin Loughery...