| Nov 21, 2011
| 12:27 PM
It takes a Big Band sound to battle the disco, punk, thrash rock, heavy metal and country-pop now dominating national soundtracks.
But that's exactly what the Zim Zemarel Band has done in the greater Baltimore area for the better part of 50 years.
| Sep 21, 2011
By day she is Lily Hindrew, but by night she is burlesque seductress Nona Narcisse. The 26-year-old from Santa Fe, N.M., is one of the producers of Slow Burn Burlesque, a professional dance and variety show based in New Orleans. Once a fashion student,...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 1:23 PM
Check out these great getaways for the fall, including a mouthwatering weekend at the NYC Food Film Festival and a "Dirty Dancing" themed stay at Mountain Lake Hotel.
If you can't afford the trip to Munich to toss...
| Oct 6, 2011
Carla Du Pree remembers it well.
It was a day like any other, and she decided to make her monthly excursion to Columbia's Second Edition Books and Music, the 16-year-old independent used book store located on the east side of town.
Rummaging through the...
| May 18, 2011
SMITHFIELD, N.C. — This used to be tobacco country. Still is, but the demand for tobacco is down, the demand for soybeans and sweet potatoes is up, and the farmers have adjusted accordingly.
This is not a land of pretense. On the highway leading...
| Apr 10, 2012
Anthony S. D'Anna, a retired Mars Super Markets Inc. executive and World War II veteran, died Wednesday of complications from a stroke at Symphony Manor assisted-living facility in Roland Park.
The longtime Timonium resident was 85.
The son of an...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:39 PM
How many cars do you reckon pass each day through the intersection of Mountain Road and Belair Road in Fallston?
Tony Ashe says about 85,000 cars, give or take a Buick, are swinging near the Mallet Restaurant and Crabhouse, his new multilevel,...
| Nov 9, 2011
With Veterans Day Friday, Nov. 11, this is a fitting time to honor the men and women who served our country.
On Oct. 27, the family of Rob Masevicius, of Baltimore Highlands, welcomed him and his Army Reserve unit back from a year's overseas tour in...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 9:22 AM
Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced.
A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 1:16 PM
For all of us who thought the cartoons at the top of the bill were the sweetest part of any night at the movies, Warner Home Video has released the ultimate new animation collection. "Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume I" finds the beloved cartoon...
| May 20, 2011
| 2:51 PM
Medieval knights searching in all the wrong places for the Holy Grail, singing as they go, will help fuel the first full season in the Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric. So will John Waters, Baltimore's champion of all...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:08 AM
"It was a very good year," a musical tribute to Frank Sinatra starring Tony Sands, comes to Laurel for two shows, Sat., Jan. 21, at 8 p.m;. and Sun., Jan. 22, at 2 p.m., at Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St.
Combine the Sinatra tribute with dinner at...