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  • More on Miss USA Maryland Nana Meriwether

    More on Miss USA Maryland Nana Meriwether
    Miss Maryland, you did us proud. Sunday night in Las Vegas, 27-year-old Nana Meriwether, from Potomac, finished as the runner-up in the 2012 Miss USA pageant. The title went to Miss Rhode Island, 20-year-old Olivia Culpo. Clearly, Meriwether didn't lose...
  • Watching a Netflix 'House of Cards' get built at the Baltimore Sun

    Watching a Netflix 'House of Cards' get built at the Baltimore Sun
    A few weeks ago, a group of actors dressed as reporters clustered near a cafeteria in The Baltimore Sun building. I had to take a second look to make sure they were actors and not visiting reporters or editors. But as I walked by, one asked me if I was in...
  • Hooked on fish, Parkton boy, 11, writes how-to book

    Hooked on fish, Parkton boy, 11, writes how-to book
    A North County author did plenty of research for a book that is now available on  Amazon.com  in paperback book form or as a download to a Kindle. The book might have come out sooner, but the author had to stop working on it because he had to do his...
  • 'Crooked Arrows,' the first lacrosse film, took a winding path

    'Crooked Arrows,' the first lacrosse film, took a winding path
    When it comes to lacrosse, all roads lead to Baltimore: That's key to the history of "Crooked Arrows," the first mainstream feature about the sport. It involves a stream of small investors and one genuine big-screen superhero — Brandon Routh, star...
  • The filmmaker: The critic who didn't get 'Diner'

    The filmmaker: The critic who didn't get 'Diner'
    There are a lot of stories I remember reading in The Sun, many of them about sports — the story about Baltimore getting an NFL football team, and the story about the St. Louis Browns moving to Baltimore. But the review of "Diner" is the one that...
  • Angela Tiburzi, seamstress

    Angela Tiburzi, seamstress
    Angela Tiburzi, who made men's suits for four decades, died of cancer April 25 at the Stella Maris Hospice. She was 86 and lived in Rosedale. Born Angela DiMarco in Baltimore and raised on Highlandtown's Eaton Street, she attended Our Lady of Pompei...
  • With 'Jamesy Boy,' Annapolis brothers ready to take on Hollywood

    With 'Jamesy Boy,' Annapolis brothers ready to take on Hollywood
    Growing up in Annapolis, Tim and Trevor White were hardly inseparable. Each brother had his own set of friends and pursued his own interests: Trevor discovered a passion for film early on, while Tim seemed more adrift. But recently, a shared commitment...
  • Baltimore novelist Anne Tyler grants rare interview to NPR

    Baltimore novelist Anne Tyler grants rare interview to NPR
    With her 20th novel, "The Beginner's Goodbye," about to be released, Baltimore novelist Anne Tyler is already hard at work on her 21st — a "sprawling family saga that goes on and on and on" that she'll be writing backward, beginning with the ending....
  • Kevin Costner forges new frontiers with Modern West

    Kevin Costner forges new frontiers with Modern West
    Kevin Costner, a superstar for two dozen years, hasn't had a big film hit in years. But overseas and out of camera sight, he's been renewing connections with international fans — as a singer. Releasing CDs in Europe while performing on three...
  • Centennial graduate returns to open for Kevin Costner band

    Centennial graduate returns to open for Kevin Costner band
    Sara Beck knows that people are curious. The Nashville based singer-songwriter, currently on tour with Kevin Costner's band Modern West, is used to being asked the question. "People want to know if he's actually any good," says Beck of the Oscar...
  • 'House of Cards' brings Hollywood to Harford County

    'House of Cards' brings Hollywood to Harford County
    Being on TV is nothing new for Baltimore. Think of the recent political dramas like "Game Change" and "VEEP" or earlier crime shows like "Homicide" and"The Wire." But what's going on within a five-acre area of production offices and massive warehouses...
  • From Sun Magazine: First look -- 'VEEP' set visit

    From Sun Magazine: First look -- 'VEEP' set visit
    It's a cold, gray Friday afternoon in a dark and drafty concrete warehouse at an industrial park in Columbia. Not exactly the setting in which anyone would expect to find glamour, wit or the next big thing in pop culture. But through a series of doors...