| Sep 20, 2011
| 1:56 PM
As word began spreading Tuesday that the beloved movie "Diner" was being rejiggered as a Broadway show — with Sheryl Crow music, no less — the mood of the people could best be summed up with a universal head scratch.
Even in a world...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 4:53 PM
The FBI raided Barry H. Landau's Manhattan apartment twice, hauling out thousands of documents that authorities say link him to a theft scheme involving historical artifacts pilfered from libraries and museums in Baltimore, elsewhere in the United...
| Apr 12, 2012
By now you've likely heard about the infamous Las Vegas convention bash during which federal civil servants at the General Services Administration indulged in various frivolities to the tune of $823,000 of your money. That conference featured, among other...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 8:15 AM
"And now you hear the music, but the words don't sound too clear …"
"Inner City Blues" by Sixto Rodriguez
Former Baltimorean Craig Strydom has spent more than two decades searching for Sugar Man. And even though the music journalist tracked his...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Patrick "Scunny" McCusker, the 49-year-old owner of Nacho Mama's and a force in the revitalization of Canton, was remembered Saturday by friends, employees, patrons and local leaders for his outsize personality, philanthropy and pioneering contributions...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Visitations are today, Tuesday, Aug. 28, and funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 29, for Patrick "Scunny" McCusker, of Cockeysville, the owner of two popular Baltimore restaurants, who died on Aug. 25.
Visitation periods are Tuesday, 1...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 5:38 PM
A mourner showed up decked out in full Elvis splendor.
A beer truck emblazoned with the Mr. Boh logo led the funeral procession.
And more than 2,000 people packed the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen — it was standing-room-only in the rear vestibule...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 9:11 AM
Dissed by major critics at its March 2005 Broadway debut, Joe DiPietro's jukebox Elvis Presley musical "All Shook Up" now qualifies as a hit in Annapolis.
The Talent Machine Company cast has energy and youthful enthusiasm combined with vocal and...
| Dec 21, 2008
Fifty years ago, Baltimore was a grimy, rowdy, unpretentious town of rolled-up sleeves and red-hot steel, a warren of row homes and warehouses, a place where a man could walk into a bar on Greenmount Avenue and gab with a Colts player over a cold Natty...
| Mar 21, 2008
"The sun never sets on a legend. There will always be a TCB on the Lisa Marie. The United States of America has had 43 presidents, but only one King. May he always sing ... "
And with that, his usual sendoff, George Klein has finished another week of The...
| May 28, 2009
| 4:22 PM
I admit my title for this fine Funtastic Thursday is completely misleading, but I wanted to lure in all those new people who commented on How to Butter Corn. This is actually a pretty accurate description of how I eat corn on......
| May 30, 2010
1. Enjoy the boardwalk The new 1.2-mile boardwalk had its grand opening on May 15 and is open to the public.
2. See butterflies This spring, Brookgreen Gardens opens a new Butterfly House, displaying dozens of species of butterflies native to the...