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  • Poetic passions, tragic partings among Baltimore's greatest romances

    Poetic passions, tragic partings among Baltimore's greatest romances
    Baltimore has witnessed love and loss. From the banks of the harbor to Mount Vernon's cobblestones to the grassed-over burial plots of Greenmount Cemetery, embedded in this city are vestiges of some of history's great romances, stories of people coming...
  • Why we're still intrigued by the duchess from Baltimore

    Why we're still intrigued by the duchess from Baltimore
    At a time when much of the English-speaking world is fixated on the royal wedding, it's worth pointing out that if it weren't for the original Baltimore bad girl, Wallis Warfield Simpson, Friday's nuptials might not be taking place. Without her, there...
  • Maryland's most royal sites

    Maryland's most royal sites
    When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the United States as part of their forthcoming North American tour, no doubt their host city of Los Angeles will provide plenty of pomp and circumstance. Yet Marylanders could show Will and Kate a jolly good...
  • Breakouts

    Michael Fassbender, 'Shame' and 'A Dangerous Method' You likely first saw Michael Fassbender as the cheeky Lt. Archie Cox in "Inglorious Basterds" or as Erik Lehnsherr/Magneto in this summer's "X-Men: First Class." But it's the latter part of this year...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    A rundown of what's going on the week of 2/13-2/19. MOVIES OPENING (Friday) Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance The Secret World of Arriety A Separation This Means War NOTABLE TV MONDAY BET Honors (special; 9 p.m.; BET) Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show...
  • OFF TOPIC: Madonna hard to pin down but at top of game in 'MDNA' kickoff in Philly

     
    Madonna has always prided herself in her ability to redefine herself, morphing from character to character over the years to keep it fresh and maintain her popularity. Well, it felt like all of those characters showed up in Philadelphia Tuesday night,...
  • Nuclear stories

    Nuclear stories
    Kristen Iversen grew up in Colorado, in a small town near a secret nuclear bomb factory, although she didn't know it at the time. The factory was so under the radar that many believed the plant made cleaning supplies, like Scrubbing Bubbles. After years...
  • The Rising Star: Andrea Riseborough ascends in 'W.E.'

    The Rising Star: Andrea Riseborough ascends in 'W.E.'
    Madonna may be the most famous name associated with "W.E.," the romantic drama she directed that premiered at the Venice Film Festival in late summer. But the woman everyone could be talking about after the film comes out on Dec. 9 is someone rather...
  • Those whimsical nail polish names

    Those whimsical nail polish names
    What's in a name? When it comes to nail polish, a catchy name can seal the deal for a woman searching for "her" color. Flip the bottle to read the label and a quirky or funny name instantly sets a shade apart in a sea of reds, pinks and nudes —...
  • Movies: 'W.E.' follows couture's titled couple

    Movies: 'W.E.' follows couture's titled couple
    It was a love story between two fashion icons for the ages. Wallis Simpson, the chic (and twice-divorced) American cast such a spell that, in 1936, her lover, England's King Edward VIII, gave up the throne to marry her. Together, as the Duke and Duchess...
  • Q&A: Lynda Resnick on her style

    Q&A: Lynda Resnick on her style
    Lynda Resnick knows a thing or two about packaging. Over her 40-year career as an entrepreneur and marketing guru, she has turned pomegranates into a trendy fruit, named a brand of mandarin oranges "Cuties," promoted the benefits of "artesian" bottled...
  • New year, new trends

    New year, new trends
    Janus, the Roman god for whom the first month of the Gregorian calendar is named, has two heads — one looking forward to the future and another looking back to the past. That might make just him the most appropriate mascot for 2011's emerging trends...