| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:52 PM
For all of his wit, charm and success, a little bit of the boy who once was nicknamed "Fat Albert' still clings to "Today" show weatherman and feature anchor Al Roker.
It's there in the excess 140 pounds that once draped Roker's frame. It's in his...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 6:24 AM
After seven albums and nearly 15 years of leading the Baltimore alt-country act June Star, lead singer and songwriter Andrew Grimm finally sounds at ease about his band's place in the city's scene.
The six-piece has a small but loyal following, and can...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:05 PM
During an offseason workout Wednesday, St. Frances baseball coach Brian Boles told his players he will not be returning as head coach next season. Boles will be replaced by Carey Cheek, a former player in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization and a three-...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 12:02 PM
The University of Baltimore announced Thursday that entertainer Bill Cosby would deliver the school's commencement address.
Cosby will speak at the May 21 graduation ceremony. He'll also receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.
| Mar 3, 2013
A businessman and competitive sailor, Frank Savage has benefited from following seas and been battered on rocky shoals.
Born in North Carolina and raised by a single mother in segregated Washington, Savage rose to prominence in the world of...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Towson plays its final basketball games Saturday at the Towson Center, its home for 37 years. And then?
Lights out. Court adjourned.
Next year, the Tigers graduate to the Tiger Arena, a glitzy $72 million, 5,200-seat venue being built adjacent to the...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 4:24 PM
In Baltimore in recent months, Bill Cosby's name has been associated more with politics than with comedy, or even Jell-O.
In December, he was the marquee attraction at a $4,000-a-plate dinner to benefit Baltimore mayoral candidate Otis Rolley.
| Aug 12, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Looks like Otis Rolley could get a little more help from Bill Cosby on the campaign trail.
When he came to Baltimore in January to do a fundraiser for Rolley, Cosby said he'd come back to campaign door-to-door with the mayoral candidate.
| Jul 24, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Bluer than Democrat-rich Baltimore! Able to distract morning commuters with a single wave! Look! On the street corner with Jody Landers! It's actual fun in this year's mayoral campaign!
Blue Man, a mysterious figure in a full-body Spandex suit, has...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 5:42 AM
Like, gag us with a spoon. For its 30th anniversary, Artscape is going all 1980s on us. So we figured that now’s the time to determine once and for all which was the better 10-year period: the ’80s or ’90s. Let the battle begin!
| Mar 11, 2012
| 6:00 AM
A few words on what American Muslims need.
We were discussing this, an olive-skinned Muslim man and I, at a banquet last year, when he said a wistful, poignant thing that has stayed with me ever since. "We thought we were white," he said.
Not "white" in...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:51 PM
A historic Baltimore Catholic school will name its community center in honor of Bill and Camille Cosby, the biggest donors in the school's 184-year history and fierce champions of education, the school announced Friday.
St. Frances Academy, which...