| Sep 23, 2011
| 3:05 PM
Michael Kenneth Williams is feeling lucky these days.
The 44-year-old performer known to fans of HBO's "The Wire" as fearless stickup man Omar Little says there is nothing he's wanted more since the Baltimore-based drama ended than to "just...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 1:24 PM
Michael K. Williams, who played one of the greatest villains in TV history on HBO's "The Wire," is joining the cast of NBC's "Community" for three episodes, according to Dan Harmon, executive producer of the NBC sitcom.
Williams, who played stick-up...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 4:53 AM
On a hot September afternoon in 2007, Devon Richardson, 14, a chronic truant with a juvenile rap sheet, was shooting malt liquor bottles and rooftop birds with a stolen shotgun, when his brother said, "I bet you can't shoot that lady."
| Nov 19, 2011
Move over, Louvre. Show some respect, Basel's Bibliothek.
A new exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art makes the case that two iconic Baltimore buildings can take their place in the first rank of the world's architectural gems. And that's not just the...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 11:59 AM
Travelers at BWI Marshall might notice camera crews scurrying around concourses A and B next week when a new reality TV show about air travel begins shooting at the airport.
The show from TLC, which doesn't yet have a name, claims to give TV viewers...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 11:59 AM
Crabs for Christmas? Yes, please.
For three decades, David DeBoy has been singing his sad tale of an expatriate Baltimorean stuck in Houston on Christmas Eve, sadly lamenting to Santa that the only present he really wants is a big bucket of steamed...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 2:40 PM
Long before Towson resident John McGrain became the historian for Baltimore County, he began taking photographs of Baltimore City.
He took his first photo 65 years ago, said McGrain, who was the unofficial county historian for years before he became the...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 5:00 AM
The dust has settled on the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix, an event that I and several others lived and breathed over the past two-plus years. I acknowledge that I am not objective, having invested substantial money, effort and reputation as the "face of...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 2:14 PM
"Diner" has resonated with Baltimore-connected writers and moviemakers across the popular and literary spectrum. Here are some of their reactions to the movie's 30th anniversary.
The film "shined a light on a time in Baltimore that I was not that...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 5:04 PM
At Tavon Davis' direction, federal prosecutors say, Isiah Callaway for two years helped orchestrate a scheme to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from banks.
So when the 19-year-old got busted, Davis found Callaway a lawyer, who prosecutors allege...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 12:23 AM
Since the late '90s, Mates of State have been a staple of the indie rock world. The husband-and-wife duo consists of Jason Hammel and Kori Gardner, who combine keyboard, drums and vocals to create energetic harmonies. Over the past 14 years, the Lawrence,...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 12:35 PM
"VEEP," the HBO political satire starring Julia-Louis-Dreyfus, started production Monday on location in the Baltimore area, Gov. Martin O'Malley and the cable channel said.
The Maryland Film Office estimates that the first season of the series will...