| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:55 AM
At long last it seems safe to revel in daffodils, tulips and crocuses. The day after our last surprise snow fall at the end of March, I was delighted to see crocuses blooming where just the day before there was a pile of snow.
If, like me, you are...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Ding, ding, ding. Last night was the start of the knockout rounds, the part of "The Voice" when the coaches cut their teams in half to determine who will represent them in the live shows.
Each contestant will go head-to-head in a vocal duel with one...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Baltimore was again front and center at the Emmy Awards telecast, with two major comedy awards going Sunday night to HBO's "Veep," the locally made series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer.
Louis-Dreyfus, the most honored...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:05 AM
For Piper Bateman, 18, her high school breakup was really a breakthrough, garnering the Fallston native more than 2,500 eyeballs on her music video "(Finally) A Refugee" in just two weeks.
Bateman said she wrote the song after she and her high school...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 6:47 AM
After a long and intense three weeks of blind auditions, all four coaches have filled their teams. During last night’s episode, each coach got straight to the point when picking the final member of their team. In this final round, there was much...
| May 14, 2013
| 8:05 AM
In the midst of the California heat wave, last night’s episode of 'The Voice' was all about hot performances…literally. The fate of the competitors was left in the hands of the viewers, while the fate of the live audience, coaches and...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 8:39 AM
It’s time to heat things up.
Last night’s episode was the beginning of the most intense part of the competition. Going into the Battle Rounds, each coach sends in two players from their team to compete head-to-head, and prove they are worthy...
| May 1, 2013
| 7:26 AM
Night 2 of the Knockout Rounds brought more entertainment and heartbreak for the contestants.
It was time for Team Blake and Team Usher to make it through the Knockout Rounds, and move on to next week’s live playoffs. With Adam's angels and...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 8:20 AM
After the disappointing culling last week, we're down to the final 12, and from here on out, only audience votes will help our favorites move through -- no more coaches' saves.
I’m running out of things to say about these musicians, so here’s...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 5:59 AM
Not sure what's better -- the auditions or the nutty antics between Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey? Regardless of which, this season has proven to be very entertaining so far.
Auditions were held in the Windy City -- the same town that gave us Jennifer...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:34 AM
Oh, "American Idol" Season 12. Where else would the show premiere but in "The City That Never Sleeps," and New York offered up its biggest and brightest budding stars.
Enter the judges: Randy Jackson, country heartthrob Keith Urban and the two "ladies"...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:21 AM
After 39 million votes, America has spoken and last night our top 10 were revealed.
After the sad stories, bad singing, tone-deaf family members and forgotten lyrics, it's been a long, noisy road, but we're finally here.
We learned who our top 5 guys...