| Jul 28, 2011
| 12:57 PM
Fifty trips to New York to honor some of the 343 firefighters who died in the aftermath of 9/11 helped ignite an idea in the mind of Howard County Assistant Fire Chief J. Mark Richards, resulting in a mission he is carrying out today.
| Aug 1, 2011
| 7:17 AM
CBS radio is billing it as "the alternative rock music Baltimore grew up and the personalities who made it popular" returning to the airwaves starting at noon today with the debut of HFS at 97.5 FM on the local radio dial.
Featured artists on the...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:57 AM
A legendary set of call letters returned to the Baltimore airwaves Monday when CBS radio launched alternative rock station HFS at 97.5 on the FM dial.
But competitors, like Dave Hill, the head of programming at 98 Rock (97.9 FM), dismissed the new HFS as...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 10:08 AM
Some 35,000 people are expected to convene at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia today to watch performances by the Black Keys, Cee-Lo Green, and an eccentric millionaire. No, not Sir Richard Branson, Virgin's founder - Deadmau5, the Canadian DJ...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 3:54 AM
After five years as Baltimore's police commissioner — five years of sleepless nights, crime scenes and news conferences —Frederick H. Bealefeld III was ready to unplug.
While Bealefeld scheduled Aug. 1 as his official retirement date, he's...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 9:49 AM
For the third and final time, an international string group is coming to Harford County Public Schools.
"It's not one of those boring classical concerts," said Patterson Mill Orchestra Director Shane Jensen, adding, "You're just going to be amazed to see...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 1:12 PM
THE SKINNY: Welcome to the world of "The X-Factor." From the start of Wednesday night's premiere, the "X" would take the foundations of "American Idol" — high drama, big lights and heartfelt stories — and build for the sky. This was an...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 4:59 PM
THE SKINNY: More auditions. It was basically the same show as the first two, with more talent than the second but no where near what the first had. There was actual drama between the judges not agreeing on talent, and Fox wisely saved it for last. The...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Music we can't wait for
Summer, you were a blast, but if we have to endure Pitbull's innocuous "Give Me Everything" or the pounding piano of Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" one more time, there could be blood in the streets. Luckily, fall has arrived...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 5:04 AM
Coldplay will perform at the Verizon Center July 8, it was announced Thursday morning.
Update: the band added a second show, on July 9, due to "overwhelming demand," according to an announcement from Live Nation.
The show is part of the band's first...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 7:38 AM
Let's tip our hats to David Gildea, of Stevenson, for making "a very good trade."
In 1989, when the Soviet Union preached perestroika, Gildea was one of 30 students at Washington and Lee University in Virginia who went on a school trip with a professor...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 5:52 PM
No reason to stay indoors. Here's a look on what's going on this week
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
Puss in Boots
The Rum Diary
Hoarders (mid-season premiere; 9 p.m.; A&E)