| Jun 19, 2011
| 6:27 PM
As they have since they first hit town, the nation's mayors were treated to a first-class version of Baltimore Sunday evening — special light-rail cars that breezed past regular riders from downtown to the industrial-chic Clipper Mill complex, where...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:59 AM
BEST CELEBRITY: John Waters
Before "The Wire" made Baltimore the cultural proxy for dysfunctional locales, John Waters' sense of the absurd put our often-incorrigible and provincially original burg on the map with movies such as "Hairspray," "Polyester"...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 11:58 AM
As the saying goes: I went to a fight and a hockey game broke out.
We may have to start wearing face masks to City Council meetings. You might have seen this week that Tom Kiefaber, the combative former owner of the Senator movie theater, announced he...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 3:49 PM
When Josh Charles first appeared opposite Julianna Margulies in "The Good Wife" on CBS in 2009, you couldn't help but wonder if this was going to be a breakthrough role for him.
On Thursday, the one-time Baltimore School for the Arts student broke into...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 3:50 PM
William Donald Schaefer — the former mayor, governor and comptroller who left an indelible mark on Baltimore — is back in the city for one last tour Monday afternoon.
His body was being driven by motorcade past old haunts and spots...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Bells tolled from Zion Lutheran Church and a crowd of more than 100 residents, damp with the unseasonable heat, grew silent.
A gleaming hearse pulled up in front of Baltimore's City Hall, bringing the body of William Donald Schaefer to the building...
| May 2, 2011
| 5:25 AM
Maybe you've heard these phrases before:
"If you have a phone, you have an attorney."
"You're making a big mistake."
"Nobody bothers me."
"Jack says 'Yes.'"
For better or worse, these are the catchphrases of Baltimore advertising, lines delivered...
| May 9, 2011
| 4:18 AM
Filmmaker Gregory Bryan says he was "sick and tired of seeing the same Hollywood films." What he came up with instead was "The Dark," an ethereal, 21/2-minute nightmare complete with crawling blackness, creaking skeletons and enough creepiness of all...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 2:33 PM
Hamburgers, like movie stars, are sometimes cast in new roles. There is a lot of that going on at Hollywood Burger Bistro in Canton.
The menu is dominated by hamburgers made, according to the restaurant's website, from hormone-free California beef. The...
| May 6, 2012
| 2:29 PM
Station North was abuzz with thousands of cinema addicts and more casual moviegoers this past weekend, for the 14th annual Maryland Film Festival.
The Festival brought some 100 films and an even higher number of filmmakers to the neighborhood. As always,...
| May 10, 2012
| 9:15 AM
The 14th Maryland Film Festival proved the most popular yet, with ticket sales up from 5 to 10 percent daily and advance sales up more than 25 percent, according to festival officials.
The four-day festival, which ran through Sunday at the Charles...