| Jan 31, 2012
| 8:46 PM
If resurrecting Jimi Hendrix proves impossible, I'm going with the Dixie Chicks, who taught America that criticizing the president and singing a truly beautiful version of "The Star-Spangled Banner" are not mutually exclusive acts.
| Apr 24, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Another week, another round of instant, heartbreaking eliminations on “The Voice.” This time, Teams Adam and Cee Lo are on the chopping block, and after Tuesday’s live eliminations (and tonight’s instant cuts courtesy of the...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 7:46 PM
A major change took place tonight in the second season of NBC’s “The Voice”: The live shows began, and for the first time, the fate of the artists is not just in the coaches’ hands — viewers can vote for who they want to...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 1:01 PM
This week, we asked about your favorite tunes. Here's what you had to say.
•••• “Changing Times” by Iwan Rheon --dianamramirez11 via Twitter
••• Mary Mary — “Something Big” --Antoine...
| Nov 2, 2011
Beat-boxing and belting out arrangements of the latest pop songs is just another day for the Mama's Boys. The all-male a cappella group from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County started in the fall of 2003 when four students decided it was time to...
| May 25, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Atlantic Club Casino
Formerly Atlantic City Hilton and ACH, this newly renamed casino and hotel forgoes the glitz of newcomer Revel.
Casino hours: 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Games to play: There are 58 live table games, including...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Oxygen’s second season of “The Glee Project,” which premieres at 10 tonight (June 5), features a unique and talented Maryland native with a powerful story.
Lanham’s Mario Arnauz Bonds, 24, identifies himself as a, singer,...
| Jun 21, 2012
I thank the readers of the North County News for their support in my efforts to save Baltimore County library books from destruction. ("Library rejects patron's offer to distribute discarded books," North County News, April 19).
Upon retrieving 171...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Man, those judges on “The Voice” did some major work tonight, scooping up more talented hopefuls as we endured (enjoyed?) another week of blind auditions. I seem to have forgotten that this show is a marathon, not a sprint – but we&...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:18 AM
It appears as though Reisterstown has dodged a bullet in the proposed construction of a 2 million gallon water tower at the bend of Bond Avenue and Timbergrove Road.
At a meeting on Oct. 27 spearheaded by residents and Stop the Water Tower, there were...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 10:24 AM
Very few rappers get second chances, but Wale did when he signed with Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group earlier this year. "Ambition" — the D.C. rapper's sophomore album released last Tuesday — proves, at least from a numbers perspective, Wale...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 4:14 AM
Mount Vernon is teeming with lounges and bars that cater to young professionals.
The stretch of Eager Street between Charles and Cathedral has Eden's Lounge and City Cafe. Right around the corner, there's Red Maple. And now, there's E-Villa, which has...