| Oct 5, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Like everyone I know, I am planning to vote this November for Question 6 to legalize same-sex marriages in Maryland. The law will rectify an unfair situation which, if it were not so ugly in its discrimination, would almost be humorous.
It was all...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Baltimore's party season is off and running after getting its kickoff last night with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra gala, which many folks consider the unofficial start to the fall party season. The next three months may be the most intense time of...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 8:28 AM
Former Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, who gave birth to three of her four daughters at home, writes about the advantages of home births in The Atlantic.
Home births are a less expensive and more personal option for some mothers, she writes.
| Mar 24, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Today, we're introducing a new weekly feature: "When headlines go wrong." Each week, we'll scour the net to find those headlines that don't quite seem to work. If you see any headlines that seem just a little bit off (or can be read a completely different...
| Sep 20, 2011
Though the facility is in the Irvington community of Baltimore, this amazing place just down the road has some significant connections to our community.
The Samaritan Women, 602 S. Chapel Gate Lane, provides a healing community to help women recover from...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 4:53 PM
The FBI raided Barry H. Landau's Manhattan apartment twice, hauling out thousands of documents that authorities say link him to a theft scheme involving historical artifacts pilfered from libraries and museums in Baltimore, elsewhere in the United...
| Oct 1, 2011
Just about every Friday morning, Karen Lubieniecki takes a leisurely stroll to Laurel Park, finds a place along a railing at the nearly empty racetrack and spends an hour or so watching the horses exercise as the sun climbs the sky.
It isn't that she's a...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 4:54 PM
Deep in the bowels of Laurel Park, beneath the oval where Secretariat, Seabiscuit and Barbaro once tread, runs a tunnel. It's a long-forgotten passage that bigwigs once used to escape the raucous crowds above.
Queen Elizabeth II, who raced a horse at...
| Jul 1, 2011
Stand-up comedy night
The "ER" show, hosted by Sean Savoy, takes place at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays at Nottingham's Tavern, 8850 Stanford Blvd., Suite 1100. Tickets are $10. For reservations and more information, call 410-290-0077.
| Mar 17, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Robert L. Skillman III, a professional photographer who had been a part-time weekend assignment editor at WMAR-TV for a decade, died Tuesday of a heart attack at Northwest Hospital.
The Northwood resident was 59.
Mr. Skillman was attending the annual Ed...
| Apr 23, 2012
In previous columns, I have mentioned how fortunate we are to live in an area with such fine high school theater productions. Some in the community may not realize that these quality performances take place in both the public and private schools and the...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 9:28 AM
If you think divorce is no laughing matter, you have not seen Noel Coward's "Private Lives." In any event, go see the expertly staged production at Baltimore's Everyman Theatre.
The late English playwright makes divorce-related arguments sound so...