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  • Thousands to gather to remember Battle of North Point

    Many call the Battle of North Point, when the Maryland militia faced thousands of invading British soldiers, the forgotten battle in a nearly forgotten war. But Sunday, nearly 200 years after that pivotal encounter in the War of 1812, thousands will...
  • Arts

    One area Howard County can certainly boast about is its vibrant arts scene, with an abundance of choices that include theater, music and dance companies, as well as free outdoor concerts at Lake Kittamaqundi, Centennial Park and Columbia’s village...
  • Charles W. Hammond Sr.

    Charles W. Hammond Sr.
    Charles Willis "Bill" Hammond Sr., the retired longtime executive vice president of the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors, died Sept. 1 at Gilchrist Hospice Care of complications from a fall he suffered last month. The former Roland Park resident was...
  • Baggage and blessings

    Baggage and blessings
    It was the song "Greensleeves" that drew Shirley Dempsey-Kahn into the Goodwill store that December morning. It reminded her of her first trip to London as a child, with her father, a naval officer, and her mother. She would be returning in January,...
  • 'Goodwill Luggage' — a suitcase whose owner died on 9/11 continues to travel with its new owner

    'Goodwill Luggage' — a suitcase whose owner died on 9/11 continues to travel with its new owner
    I am at southside mall just before the big day in December of 2001, my rust-spotted RAV-4 parked in front of Goodwill, when my favorite holiday music starts up over the loudspeaker. "Greensleeves" always brings to mind the first time I heard it....
  • Organizations

    Are you a pregnant woman who just discovered she’s expecting twins? Better call the local chapter of Mothers of Multiples. Interested in becoming a better public speaker? Learn how with Toastmasters. Quilters, hikers, beekeepers, cooks, figure...
  • With bin Laden gone, strength shifts to al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula

    With bin Laden gone, strength shifts to al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula
    Over the past two years, Yemen-based al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula's (AQAP) global operational and ideological reach have added significant strategic depth to the besieged al-Qaida Senior Leadership organization (AQSL) in Afghanistan and Pakistan....
  • Colonial Players ends season with twist in 'The Shape of Things'

    Colonial Players closes its season with Neil LaBute's 2001 dark comedy/drama "The Shape of Things," drawing a striking contrast with the Depression-era romantic comedy that started the theater's run in September. LaBute's cynical commentary on the...
  • Ellie Goulding tries to break through in America

    Ellie Goulding tries to break through in America
    There are so many big-voiced female British singers, it's hard to keep track of them. There's Adele, out with new album "21," and there's Duffy, of the ubiquitous "Mercy." Then there's Florence Welch and Elly Jackson, of La Roux, not to mention the ones...
  • Finding inspiration in the conservatory

    Finding inspiration in the conservatory
    If you've been to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, you've probably seen the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory — that big glass building with a curvilinear roof and cupola. So has Alan Stein. Stein, the director of architecture, founder and...
  • Immigration: an American success story

    The nation recently received two contradictory signals about the importance of immigration reform. President Barack Obama stood near the Mexican border in El Paso last month and called (again) for immigration reform. The next week, Gallup released a...
  • Orlando remains a hot spot for golfers

    Orlando remains a hot spot for golfers
    Historically speaking, Orlando got a late start in golf. The sport didn't arrive in Central Florida until 1893, when English businessman Leslie Pell-Clarke had six holes carved out around the northwest shore of Lake Eola. It only lasted a decade or so,...