| May 10, 2012
| 7:39 AM
When I was a little girl, I read from an early age. I come from a family of big newspaper readers, and one of the first (and favorite) things I remember reading was the Brown section in the Sunday Sun, so-called because it was sepia in tone. Other kids...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Supporters of Maryland's new same-sex marriage law look to the Empire State for cash this evening at a fundraiser hosted by a bevy of boldfaced names.
Susan Sarandon, Josh Charles, John Waters and ice hockey player Sean Avery are among the stars expected...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Harvey G. Alexander, who founded and served as executive director of the Baltimore Film Festival and also read poetry on WBJC-FM, died Nov. 23 of pulmonary edema at Franklin Square Medical Center.
He was 77.
"I first got to know him in 1964 at Martick'...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Frankly fake but authentically Baltimore, the Formstone that swaths many a rowhouse may seem low-brow or even tacky to some.
But should it be illegal?
A proposed overhaul of the Baltimore's zoning code would do just that, banning the faux stone...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 6:57 PM
A slimmed-down Edna Turnblad shared the stage with her creator, John Waters, last night, much to the delight of scores of star-crazed fans.
Well, it wasn't exactly Edna, the zaftig stage mom from Waters' "Hairspray," who took to the stage at the Maryland...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Downloading movies and watching them on a computer is not for George Figgs, who has spent the better part of three decades affording Baltimore cinephiles the chance to experience films the way God intended — in the dark, projected onto a bigger-...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 5:00 AM
In 1987, The Sun's editorial board decided to bestow upon the Johns Hopkins University's then-president, Steven Muller, a newly created award: Marylander of the Year. The distinction was meant to honor the person who "contributed the most to Baltimore and...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 10:51 AM
We all know singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer Joan Jett loves Rock and Roll; she’s proclaimed that plenty of times since her breakout hit in 1982.
She also has proclaimed her love for the Orioles for years. It’s hard to forget when she...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 6:07 AM
"Witch's Brew," the latest effort from horrific Baltimore director Chris LaMartina, gets its world premiere at the Charles Theatre Wednesday night.
The movie, filmed in and around Baltimore over the past two years, offers the twisted tale of a couple...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 3:05 AM
If you're a mayor, you know filth. Garbage pick-up and sewage treatment are part of the job.
So when mayors from all over the country gather in Baltimore this week and next, it's only fitting that John Waters would entertain them with an abbreviated...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 4:22 PM
In the Just Can't Win Department, Timothy Dean got bested by Laura Lippman in the first round of the Baltimore Celebrity Smackdown. And Bryan Voltaggio had his toque handed to him by Marin Alsop.But Cindy Wolf advanced over Nick Markakis,......
| Dec 14, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Eight remain in the the Baltimore Celebrity Smackdown. Gary Williams is competing against Joe Flacco, John Waters and Michael Phelps are vying for a semi-final berth, and John Astin is vying with Ray Lewis.One pairing matters to us. James Beard......