| Feb 9, 2012
| 12:56 PM
Children's book author Jerdine Nolen remembers the first time she saw her name in print. As a second-grader, she wrote a Thanksgiving poem that was published in the school newspaper, and she kept her eyes glued to the pink publication while walking home....
| 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...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 8:40 AM
J.K. Rowling, who created the fabulously successful Harry Potter series of book -- and movies -- will publish her first adult novel, Little, Brown and Co. announced today. The title, date for worldwide publication and further details about the novel will...
| 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...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 6:20 AM
Sam Osheroff admits there's some pressure when it comes to defending his title as the Howard County Library Spelling Bee champion. But once he's on stage, the pressure, he said, will be off.
"I spell for myself," Sam said. "When you're on stage, it's...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:06 PM
The sheep's in the meadow, the cow's in the … wait, those aren't sheep, they're alpacas. And those rangy bovines look an awful lot like bison. And what about those long-legged turkeys running loose in the barnyard?
St. Mary's County, site of...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 8:40 PM
Bob Nobles III plans to be a Santa's helper this year. He will distribute toys and other gifts to young people who come to the Kennedy Krieger Institute's upcoming Festival of Trees.
But it won't be the first time that the New Windsor teenager has put...