| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Wednesday is World Population Day! Why does that matter? Unlike Slurpee Day — also Wednesday — or National Hot Dog Day (July 21), population growth has a direct effect on you, your children, your future and the health of our planet.
| Jan 31, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Brian Gaia won't be with his Gilman football teammates when they sign their national letters of intent Wednesday morning. He'll be getting ready to take on the world.
The All-Metro lineman has been in Austin, Texas, this week preparing for Wednesday...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 9:07 AM
This feature appears each Monday on the Baltimore Sports Blitz. It’s just like “What They’re Saying About the Ravens,” but it includes blogger Matt Vensel saying something about what those people are saying. Got it?
| Feb 6, 2012
| 9:53 AM
With its leafless landscape and almost eerie yellow and pink light, the Eastern Shore in winter is wonderfully different from its warm-weather self. This time of year, it is stripped down to its essence — quiet and spare. Summer, with its crowds and...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Aspirins and short skirts and contraception, oh my! The last few weeks have seen a slew of Republican gaffes concerning women's sexuality. From Rick Santorum's billionaire supporter Foster Friess' waxing nostalgic about the good old days when women put...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Bryant McKinnie’s continued absence due to personal reasons may have forced the Ravens offense to shift Michael Oher from right to left tackle and rotate rookies Kelechi Osemele and Jack Cornell and Cord Howard at right tackle, but offensive...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Not too long ago, Ma'ake Kemoeatu had a knack for swallowing up opposing blockers and running backs with remarkable efficiency. But then the nose tackle was beset by injuries, sitting out two of the last three seasons.
Kemoeatu, 33, is eager to revive...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 5:22 AM
With the newest addition to Open Baltimore, the city's online information portal, residents will finally be able to easily find out how much the Baltimore Fire Department spent on Gatorade in fiscal 2011.
Answer: More than $2,000 was paid to Vend...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 7:03 AM
Andrew Buerger thought he'd spend his life as the editor and publisher of Baltimore's Jewish Times -- someone in his family had held the job for nearly 100 years.
But when he was pushed out of the publication by a new owner earlier this month, it didn'...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Leave it to some thoughtful physicians to put good medicine ahead of good politics. Last year, the Obama administration wrongly chose to limit access of teens to the emergency contraceptive pill known as Plan B. This week, pediatricians are urging their...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 8:46 AM
One of Baltimore's most famous drinking establishments sat in a shimmering pool Monday afternoon, a red condemnation sign propped on the front window above a smiling jack-o-lantern.
Across the street the owners and staff of Mount Washington Tavern...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 11:10 AM
Brian Gaia committed to play football at Penn State in the spring, but this week that’s not something the Gilman lineman wants to talk about.
Gaia is set to play defensive tackle at Penn State next fall, but in light of the sex abuse scandal that...