| Oct 29, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Barbara Cook approaches a song from the inside out, judging the weight of each measure, the point behind each word in a lyric. So when she sings, she starts from a place where there's nothing but truth. No artifice, no exaggeration, no self-aggrandizing...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 12:28 PM
The staff at MaGerk's Pub in Bel Air has a plan in place in case of an emergency in the bar on a crowded night, but they've never practiced their response, especially not the entire staff.
But they think it's a good idea, Manager Melissa Davis said...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 5:28 PM
After months of being bombarded by slick advertising, celebrity endorsements and candidate pleas, Maryland voters will go to the polls today — in large numbers, according to one estimate — to have the final word.
At stake is the outcome of...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 1:18 PM
He may have been dreaming of a visit from Lady Gaga, but Perry Hall shooting victim Daniel Borowy settled for one from Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski.
Mikulski sweetened the pot, however, by bringing the special education student a letter from the first lady...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:35 AM
As a Perry Hall High School special education student lay in critical condition after being shot on the first day of school Monday, his classmates attempted to raise his spirits this week by campaigning for Lady Gaga, his music idol, to visit him in the...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:15 PM
The student victim of a shooting at Perry Hall High School is getting better, but he's "not out of the woods," his family's pastor said Thursday.
Daniel Borowy, 17, underwent surgery earlier this week and has another scheduled for Friday, said Dominic...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:40 AM
On a recent Friday evening, a carnival on wheels took to the streets of Baltimore. Women decked out in chandelier earrings juggled floor-length or knee-high dresses on bicycles. Men wearing bow ties and blazers peddled mountain bikes, while one young...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 6:47 PM
Perry Hall High School shooting suspect Robert Wayne Gladden Jr. knew his stepfather owned a cache of powerful guns but was unable to gain access to them because they were locked in a safe, Baltimore County police said Friday.
"This shooting, as...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 3:10 PM
Dust off the tuxedos, pull out the pearls and get ready to celebrate a new dance season with anniversaries, reunions, holiday performances and a masked ball here in Howard County.
Around this time of year, Kathi Ferguson puts on a seasonal dance show for...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:56 PM
It's noon, and Christian Siriano has already accomplished a lion's share of work on what he calls his "laundry list."
With his spring collection fashion show a little more than a week away, he started the day with a quick trip to his Manhattan boutique,...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:11 AM
I typically try not to write about controversial or possibly upsetting topics in these columns simply because I feel like I do that enough in the other stories I write.
This time, however, what's been on my mind lately and what I actually want to talk...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:31 AM
Before we get going, here's a semi-spoiler alert: William Close and his earth harp did not win "America's Got Talent." I held off trying to predict winners the whole time I've been doing this and last night, I got a little confident, told everybody...