| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:45 AM
"The Birds' Christmas Carol" will land on Frederick Road this weekend as the Catonsville Historical Society hosts its annual Christmas Open House.
This year, the rooms in the house at 1824 Frederick Road will be decorated with birds in mind, said Sharon...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:25 PM
In The Baltimore Sun's my ongoing devotion to any and everything "Downton Abbey," I present to you the new Downton Abbey Wine Collection.
Carson, start pouring.
According to a press release (memo to all people: please continue sending me all...
| Sep 20, 2013
The Psi Epsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will hold its annual Community Health Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Laurel Boys and Girls Club, 701 Montgomery St. The event includes free screenings,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:43 AM
When the Maryland workers building the sets for "House of Cards" started sawing and hammering the offices and homes of characters like Francis and Claire Underwood 20 months ago in Harford County, most of them were thinking only of earning a steady...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 3:00 AM
After restorations that have taken more than six months, Montpelier Mansion has thrown open its doors to visitors once again.
But don't look for a new look — or even a facelift on the 18th-century Georgian beauty.
Almost all the restoration work...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 11:59 AM
A historic waterfront property sitting on nine acres, high on a bluff with a panoramic view of Annapolis, along with a circa 1840 manor home and farmhouse, are packaged in one bundle known as Severn Side Farm, listed at $5.3 million.
For the buyer...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Spend Christmas at Downton Abbey! Well, officially it's Highclere, the historic manse that is the setting for the hit PBS television series, but that in no way diminishes the appeal of a holiday dance at a castle, no less.
Virgin Atlantic and Maryland...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:58 AM
A popular "Downton Abbey" character died in childbirth from eclampsia in a storyline that shocked audiences. But what exactly is eclampsia, and does it kill modern-day moms?
Barbara Deller, a nurse-midwife and senior maternal and newborn health adviser...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 7:54 PM
After a unique, very-informal-for-Downton dinner party, Carson poses an interesting question in this episode: "Where's the style, Mrs. Hughes, where's the show?"
"Perhaps people are tired of style and show," she responds.
Perhaps. Well, most...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 8:01 PM
If you're a big fan, you already knew what was coming in the season finale. But it didn't make it any easier -- or less heartbreaking -- to watch.
The majority of the Season 3 "Downton" finale, or the "Christmas special" as its called in the U.K.,...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 12:55 PM
It's the day of Lady Sybil's funeral (which we don't actually get to see) and Lord Grantham is, understandably, in a foul mood. So he takes it out. On basically the whole house.
Yes, he's greiving. But he's also acting like a stubborn mule. Let's...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 3:44 PM
The Thomas and Jimmy situation just got real(ly sad).
Yes, a lot went down in this two-hour penultimate episode of Season 3. It all felt, at times, a bit laborious (this was two of the U.K. episodes, for some reason, smashed together), but it...