| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:25 PM
Saturday was Hampdenfest. It was also Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement for Jews, not to mention their weekly Sabbath.
For Liz Baker, of Hampden, it represented a dilemma.
Baker, 41, certainly didn't want to miss the holiest day of the year for Jews....
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Darlington played host Saturday to the first of many Independence Day celebrations taking place in and around Harford County over the next week, with a parade, Darlington Idol contest and fireworks.
"This is one of the better, what I would call,...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Christiane Amanpour was spotted Friday by our own Hilary Phelps at Bar Boulud, a restaurant near Lincoln Center frequented by New York Fashion Week attendees. The veteran journo was eating soup and sipping on what appeared to be a pink grapefruit...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 2:54 PM
It's entirely possible that one of the august and influential guest curators for "Public Property," the summer exhibit opening Sunday at the Walters Art Museum, was none other than your plumber. Ditto for your postal carrier and your daughter's softball...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:06 PM
"I wasn't sure if I was going to make it through the first audition," said Kiessence Polk, smiling on a stage overlooking the downtown Columbia lakefront Sunday afternoon.
Polk, a 17-year-old senior at Long Reach High School, had just been named the...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 10:11 AM
Oh boy. Tonight's the night we get Paula Abdul as a guest judge. She always annoyed me on American Idol - will I find her less tiresome here? I don't doubt her credibility, she's arguably more a dancer than a singer.
During the staircase introductions:...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:41 AM
I'm not going to lie. When my husband was deployed, certain rules and routines in our house kind of fell apart. The worst of these was probably TV.
Between pregnancy, a hellacious cold that kept me up at night for literally weeks on end, sciatica that...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 11:55 AM
For the past few days, Gloria Estefan, Nelly, John Rich and Joe Jonas have been in Baltimore, preparing contestants to compete in a new TV show.
Called "The Next: Fame is at Your Doorstep," the CW's singing competition partners the four stars with local,...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:17 AM
Last winter, Leann Kwak put her senior year at Arundel High School on hold to pursue her dreams as a chart-topping pop singer. For nearly three months, thousands of TV viewers determined whether or not she'd move on to the next round of the competition....
| May 17, 2012
While your co-workers hover around the water cooler debating whether it matters if Mitt Romney bullied some kid in his youth, a formerly First World nation called Greece is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. Why, you might ask, should Middle America...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 5:38 AM
Spencer Horsman may yet escape elimination on "America's Got Talent." Last night, the Baltimore illusionist was one of Howard Stern's picks for next week's wildcard round.
But first, we had to suffer through more YouTube acts.
Last night's episode,...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 10:58 AM
This year I've had the opporrtunity to enjoy all the action from Los Angeles in the days leading up to Summerslam 2012. Here are the tidbits I have collected from several WWE Superstars:
Stephanie McMahon gives an interesting answer on whether or not she...