| Dec 15, 2013
Here at the editorial board of The Sun, we like to give Columbia a little good-natured ribbing from time to time. James Rouse's planned community has gotten enough critical accolades in the national press since its opening in 1967 — for its...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:06 AM
We're a bit biased, but the staff at EW are clearly geniuses.
In the magazine's latest issue, out Friday, the writers and editors have named Baltimore-set social tapestry "The Wire" as the No. 1 TV show. Of all time.
Here's what they had to say:...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Some sports bars can impress as soon as a new customer opens the door. David's 1st and 10, a new Hampden spot to watch a game, achieved this rather easily on a recent Saturday afternoon.
All it took was an array of flat screen TVs, which were mounted...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 10:45 AM
The soup that inspired the "Seinfeld" soup episode is now available nationwide. You can find it at Safeway stores.
The Original SoupMan back story is a little soupy. Al Yeganeh's original store on 55th Street in Manhattan opened in 1984, years before the...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:54 AM
It's a cold, gray Friday afternoon in a dark and drafty concrete warehouse at an industrial park in Columbia. Not exactly the setting in which anyone would expect to find glamour, wit or the next big thing in pop culture.
But through a series of doors...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 4:31 AM
There's a big launch event tonight in Washington for the Baltimore-made HBO comedy "VEEP," and I do not want to spoil anyone's fun. So, I am going to be purposefully light on details in talking about the three episodes of this brilliant and biting...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 7:31 PM
Let's try to put this in proper perspective.
The last time the Orioles were in first place in September, your college freshman was just starting to walk with any degree of confidence, your phone wasn't smarter than you and "Seinfeld" was entering its...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 12:02 PM
There's rarely a day off in the bar industry and that's just how Ben Brengle likes it. As the general manager at Power Plant Live's Luckies Tavern for the past three years, the 29-year-old Federal Hill resident has seen everything from big national acts...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 10:03 AM
"The Walking Dead,"AMC's epic, buzzy zombie apocalypse drama, returns from its midseason hibernation this Sunday at 9 p.m. with the first of six episodes closing out the second season.
The midseason finale, which aired on Nov. 27, saw a zombified...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:25 AM
There will be no soup for you but plenty of free eats as the "No Soup for You" truck pulls into Baltimore today.
The truck -- an homage to the famous "Seinfeld" episode featuring The Soup Nazi -- will be parked at the Maryland Science Center in...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 8:01 PM
If you didn't see the debut of HBO's"Girls" Sunday night, here's some advice: Do whatever it takes to see it. Smart people are going to be talking and talking and talking some more about it for weeks.
In 30 years of writing about television, I cannot...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 11:07 AM
After weeks of partisan sniping, the public finally gets to judge HBO's Sarah Palin docudrama "Game Change" for itself this weekend. But the campaign for more politics as TV drama has only begun.
Aaron Sorkin's"The West Wing"notwithstanding, prime-time...