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  • Back in Baltimore, Wes Moore has big plans for his hometown

    Back in Baltimore, Wes Moore has big plans for his hometown
    When Wes Moore swings a sledgehammer, he does it with his whole body, with the easy confidence of someone who's used to manual labor. It's early on a Saturday morning, and Wes is one of a couple dozen volunteers who have gathered in the Oliver...
  • Catching up with Wes Moore

    Catching up with Wes Moore
    I'd love to see "The Other Wes Moore," developed into a movie, as Oprah Winfrey is planning. The book, by a former Johns Hopkins student named Wes Moore, focuses on the factors that can affect whether a child grows into a meaningful life or is dragged...
  • Mother-daughter pet-portrait business gets boost from Oprah

    Mother-daughter pet-portrait business gets boost from Oprah
    When Oprah Winfrey likes something, she makes no bones about letting the entire world know. Famous for being an ardent dog lover, the TV and magazine queen gave her blessing again this year for the art of a Howard County pet-portrait studio in the...
  • 'Glee' recap: Sweet Dreams

    'Glee' recap: Sweet Dreams
    In case you couldn't tell by the title, this episode is about dreams–Finn's dream of becoming a teacher (yes, that Finn); Rachel landing a role on Broadway; and Marley becoming a singer-songwriter, much like Taylor Swift, but not nearly as annoying....
  • What's next for Wes Moore?

    What's next for Wes Moore?
    What's next for Wes Moore? In recent months, the best-selling author, Rhodes scholar and TV show host has been attending political events, volunteering in Baltimore's schools, writing op-ed pieces on public policy and talking about government affairs on...
  • Ellicott City native's handbags score with Oprah, other celebs

    Ellicott City native's handbags score with Oprah, other celebs
    Danielle DiFerdinando's resume was already packed. The Ellicott City native's handbags had been stocked by the likes of Bergdorf Goodman, sold from Fifth Avenue to Tokyo, and carried by tastemakers like Rachel Zoe and Anna Dello Russo. But last October,...
  • Center Club celebrates 50th anniversary

    Center Club celebrates 50th anniversary
    Center Club officials like to joke that their kitchen staff has a better view of the Baltimore skyline than do most CEOs. The panoramic vistas of the Inner Harbor and west side from the 15th and 16th floors of the club's headquarters at 100 Light...
  • The art of graduation speeches is hard to master [Commentary]

    The art of graduation speeches is hard to master [Commentary]
    I always feel bad for people who are giving graduation speeches. I honestly feel like it's one of the hardest tasks there is. Unlike some other times in life, when people are actually excited about hearing a speech, those who are about to graduate are,...
  • Maryland Republican Party must heal its rift

    Maryland Republican Party must heal its rift
    March has been a rough month for Maryland Republicans. In Annapolis, they watched helplessly as Democrats worked their way through an ambitious ideological wish list that includes new taxes and spending, death penalty repeal, Second Amendment...
  • Arts showcase gives Howard PTAs live look at programs

    Arts showcase gives Howard PTAs live look at programs
    The Black Box Theatre at the Howard County Center for the Arts was alive with music, and the audience was off its feet, dancing to the rhythms of Enviro Drum-Maryland, a group of performing artists that creates a rhythm section from repurposed materials...
  • Stevenson Village offers great mix of shops, personal service

    Congratulations to the Baltimore Ravens on their Super Bowl win! Does anyone have their voice back yet? Now back to our regularly scheduled lives … Countless times I have driven by Stevenson Village, tucked in the crossroads of Stevenson, Old...
  • Pope Benedict and the problem of leadership

    Pope Benedict and the problem of leadership
    When Pope Benedict XVI shockingly announced his impending retirement this week, it was a sign that the contemporary world's relentless reinvention of leadership has reached into even our oldest institutions. The Catholic Church's official list of popes,...