| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The three firms vying for a license to operate a casino in Prince George's County passed rigorous background checks, state regulators announced Thursday.
The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission said it found that the companies were...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:10 PM
The searchlights shone, the crowds teemed and a movie unspooled again Thursday night at North Baltimore's Senator Theatre, as the city's most beloved cinema house, refreshed and expanded, reopened after 18 months of darkness.
And the crowd loved it,...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:03 AM
"I Am Divine" is a welcome reminder that Baltimore's favorite-son drag queen did more than eat dog poop at the end of "Pink Flamingos." Much more.
He was, in fact, a genuine force of nature, an irrepressible and undefinable spirit who wanted two things:...
| Oct 13, 2013
As warm afternoons give way to cool, crisp evenings, cities awaken from their summer nap, abuzz with new openings, performances and cultural events. Vibrantly hued country roads become stamping grounds for food festivals, wine tours and leaf peepers....
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:10 AM
This year's Bel Air Film Festival is bringing to the screen at the Record Armory subjects as varied as the story of Secretariat's jockey, to the tale of what it was like to be the secretary of the high finance swindler Bernard L. Madoff.
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:20 AM
On Sept. 29, Harford County residents gathered at The Highlands School in Bel Air for the first Sprout Film Festival, which starred and shared the stories of people living with autism, Asperger's syndrome, Down syndrome and other disabilities.
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:46 PM
After 18 months of darkness, the lights at the Senator Theatre will shine again this week.
A new art deco chandelier gleams inside the landmark movie palace. Carefully repainted acrobats and Harlequin clowns prance along the lobby's circular mural. And,...
| Oct 1, 2013
Jason Ambrose, the co-owner and founding chef of Salt, has agreed to purchase a tavern on Haubert Street in Locust Point.
"It won't be anything restaurant-y like Salt," Ambrose said. "It will be a 'bar with food.' " There isn't enough room inside the...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:18 AM
"If you hold the door for someone and they don't say, 'Thank you,' that person deserves to be in hell," Chuck Palahniuk rails — in the most mild-mannered way possible.
"It also ticks me off when someone pushes the button on the elevator more...
| Oct 4, 2013
The 23rd annual Arts and Music Festival at Quiet Waters Park will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 19 and 20 at 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis. Event features live music, food, children's activities, and art from a variety of...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:37 PM
A curtain is falling on the era of X-rated movie theaters in Baltimore with the city's last adult movie house up for auction next week.
The Apex, which has shown pornographic films in a squat two-story brick building in Upper Fells Point for more than...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Catonsville native Dennis Towns left his home state last week to spend three months in New York City working as a sound mixer on the new Cinemax cable television network series, "The Knick."
The show, directed by Academy Award winner Steven Soderbergh,...