| Jun 23, 2012
| 7:24 AM
Patricia Cornwell is generous with acknowledgments in her novels to the assistance people have given her in medical and technical matters. In Port Mortuary she also expresses gratitude to those who advised on military matters. There is, however, no...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley said Thursday that he hopes to hold tuition increases for Maryland residents attending the state's public universities to no more than the 3 percent he has allowed in each of the last three years.
In a meeting with student government...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 9:57 AM
J.K. Rowling's first stab at adult literature, "The Casual Vacancy," won't be released until Thursday, but it's already headed to the top of the best seller lists. It's currently at #3 by Amazon and #2 by Barnes & Noble. Not a bad start.
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Nearly 400 years before the publication of J.K. Rowling's first Harry Potter book, William Shakespeare spellbound audiences with another story about witches, prophecies, overarching ambition, madness and murder.
"The Tragedy of Macbeth" portrays the...
| May 1, 2012
| 8:20 PM
Believe it or not, a seventh-generation member of the Flying Wallenda family plans to walk a high wire above Baltimore's Inner Harbor on May 9.
Nik Wallenda's feat will promote the opening next month of a new Ripley's Believe It or Not "odditorium" in...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 6:42 PM
With Shakespearean flourishes and pogoing punk rockers, and featuring the actor who plays James Bond on service to his actual majesty, Queen Elizabeth, the United Kingdom opened the Olympic Games on Friday night in a hip and humorous fashion.
| Jul 31, 2012
| 1:32 PM
It was annoying enough to purists when Harry Potter and Twilight books were split into two movies -- a blatant attempt to squeeze more money out of rabid fans -- but now we learn that "The Hobbit" is going to be carved into three movies.
If you do the...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 1:25 PM
"Ace of Cakes,"a Food Network favorite, followed Remington's Charm City Cakes through 10 seasons of stress and laughter. Owner Duff Goldman and his talented team introduced viewers to the fast-paced world of custom cake-making, creating edible...
| Jan 23, 2013
Happy January birthdays, dear readers, to Ron Mathias, Emily McClakey (today, Jan. 25); Carol Petrosino (Jan. 26); Elizabeth Holmes (Jan. 27); Debbie Cunningham (Jan. 28); Jane Currier of Currier House B&B (Jan. 30); and Tiffany Cline (Jan. 31). Best...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Feb. 6 will feature a dual celebration for Jalen Brooks. The North Gwinnett (Ga.) linebacker will turn 18 that day and sign his letter of intent to play football at Maryland.
“It’ll definitely be pretty emotional,” Brooks said. “...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 7:37 AM
Back from Tribal Council, it's now clear to Abi that Mike, Lisa, Malcolm, and Denise are in an alliance, most likely because Jonathan flat out said so at the last Tribal Council. She's also a really bad liar, because she can't stop talking about the...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 4:05 AM
From what Laura Evans has been told, she has been attending Kennedy Krieger Institute's Festival of Trees every year since she was in a stroller.
A holiday tradition for her family, the Catonsville resident thought the festival, with its collection of...