| Apr 27, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Ocean City's Springfest sets summer in motion. The four-day event, in its 22nd year, begins May 3 and features live entertainment headlined by The Fabulous Hubcaps, Loretta Lynn, Eddie Money and Survivor. (Loretta Lynn concert is...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Main Street lot used by the Laurel Farmers Market is full of vendors, selling fresh fruit and vegetables, cut flowers and herbs, bedding and house plants and hand-made clothes and jewelry, according to Laurie Blitz, chair of the Laurel Board of Trade'...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:57 PM
With so many things to think about, expectant mothers sometimes neglect their teeth, but this can have implications for their unborn babies. In response, the advocacy group Maryland Dental Action Coalition is educating women about proper oral hygiene...
| May 18, 2012
| 7:30 AM
As physicians who treat overweight children in Maryland daily, we strongly support the views expressed by Horizon Foundation CEO Nikki Highsmith Vernick in her recent commentary on childhood obesity ("A healthier way to snack," May 15). We urge parents to...
| May 17, 2012
| 11:06 AM
When the leaders of the globe's biggest economies — the G8 — meet at Camp David in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains this weekend, they will have a plate full of problems: banking and liquidity and bonds and loan guarantees and such.
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Taylor DesRosiers was a competitive swimmer throughout her life, always fit. But in her first year of medical school, she realized that had changed — she was at an unhealthy weight.
The rigors of her education had piled on top of two rough years in...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 5:58 PM
At Linden Market in Reservoir Hill, shelves are heaped high with miniature pies, cupcakes, and candy. Three dozen flavors of salty snacks burst from cardboard boxes.
Around the corner at the Whitelock Community Farm, deep green leaves of chard fan from...
| 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...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:32 AM
Hunkering down over a bowl of cereal with students from Chase Elementary in Middle River, Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith reminded the youngsters about the importance of drinking milk and remaining active.
The former University of Maryland star is...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The 211 call center for United Way of Central Maryland answered more than 97,000 calls last year from individuals looking for tax assistance, housing, food and health services, officials announced Friday.
The number of calls represents a 6.4 percent...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Montpelier Mansion will be closed for a period of time this year for some major restoration work dealing primarily with moisture control issues. While the actual facility is closed, some programs usually offered there will be held at different venues in...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Cuban Revolution Restaurant and Jazz Bar (1903 Ashland Ave., 443-708-5184, thecubanrevolution.com) has opened in a neighborhood not famous for its restaurants.
Known officially as Middle East, the area, which includes the Science & Technology Park at...