| Nov 17, 2011
| 12:20 PM
Before there was Harry Potter midnight release parties, there was Georges Duboeuf, the mastermind behind the annual "third-Thursday-in-November" release of Beaujolais Nouveau.
This year's release is accompanied by an energetic and fresh national...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 11:36 AM
OK. You're excited. We're excited. There are just a few short days until the final Harry Potter movies opens. But don't just go and sit boringly in your seat and eat your boring popcorn like some boring loser. Embrace your inner geek and build an awesome,...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 9:49 PM
For many Harry Potter fans, this week marks the end of an era.
Fanatics will begin queuing outside movie theaters on Thursday, July 14, for midnight showings of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II," the final chapter in an eight-film series...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 2:09 PM
I never liked the idea of taking a book and splitting it into two movies -- as happened with "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" and is now happening with "Breaking Dawn" of the Twilight series. I've always said, if you can cram "Gone With the Wind"...
| Nov 27, 2011
Baltimore's Union Square Christmas Cookie Tour is often less about cookies than it is about the houses that open their doors to serve them.
"These are Victorian houses, and they are almost always under construction or restoration," said Sylva Lin....
| Nov 21, 2011
| 2:25 PM
Although big-ticket electronics are always the featured items on Black Friday, Walmart's 2011 ad includes some bookish choices.
Among the pre-Black Friday deals available online from Monday to Friday is The Twilight Saga Complete Collection in...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 8:59 PM
Whether a pianist, guitarist or someone who enjoys listening to great sounds, these gifts for musicians will bring a happy note to the holidays.
1. The Otamatone Musical Instrument from Maywa Denki is an easy-to-play electronic musical instrument....
| Jul 12, 2011
| 8:45 AM
Charm City Cakes made this special-effects Hogwarts cake for the party following Monday night's New York premiere of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2"
The party was held at the American Museum of Natural History following the invite-only...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 12:20 PM
This week, we asked about your favorite movies from 2011. Here's what you had to say.
•••• “Thor” --Andrew Daugherty via Facebook
•••• “The Help” --Jennifer Mundie via Facebook
| Dec 14, 2011
For Kathryn Carlson, the holidays are not just about family, food and gifts — they're also about dance. The 30-year-old native of Somers Point, N.J., joined the Ballet Theatre of Maryland in 2003 as an apprentice dancer after graduating from the...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 4:42 AM
At a screening in Columbia, a 16-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl emerged from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" blissed-out but also fighting because he wouldn't kiss her during the movie — he didn't want to miss a single second...
| Dec 13, 2011
For Kathryn Carlson, the holidays are not just about family, food and gifts — they’re also about dance. The 30-year-old native of Somers Point, N.J., joined the Ballet Theatre of Maryland in 2003 as an apprentice dancer after graduating from...