| Aug 10, 2011
| 2:23 PM
Syria's bloody crackdown on anti-government demonstrators reached new levels of brutality this week with the killing of hundreds of civilians in the city of Hama, a hotbed of resistance to the regime of President Bashar Assad. For months, Mr. Assad...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 9:23 AM
A pair of local companies has their landscape work featured at the Maryland Home and Garden Show, which begins Saturday, March 3, and continues through this and the following weekend at the State Fairgrounds in Timonium.
The featured garden at the show...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.thinks the "Road to energy independence goes through ANWR, Keystone" (March 11). I disagree. America has 2 percent of the world's oil reserves, and we use 20 percent of the worlds oil. So we could pump as fast as possible and what...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 12:26 PM
The moment she spotted the suede purple-and-cobalt heels by Jeffrey Campbell, Lindsay Hall fell in love. When she learned that the shoe was designed in collaboration with Hampden boutique Ma Petite Shoe, the lure of exclusiveness sealed the deal.
| May 7, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Gleaming white with twin black smokestacks and a 23-ton red paddle wheel at its stern, the Queen of the Mississippi is an apparition rising more than five stories above the Wicomico River.
Before the month is out, the lines holding it dockside at...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:41 AM
This past Monday night on Raw, The Undertaker re-affirmed his opinion to both Shawn Michaels and Triple H. Speaking to Hunter, he said – “Remember when I told you that Shawn Michaels is better than you? He is.”
At first glance, many...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 6:15 AM
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will be jetting to the West Coast this week for a six-day, three-city tour — its first extended outing since Marin Alsop was named music director five years ago.
The tour, which begins Wednesday, opens with a...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 6:59 AM
In March and April of 1917, chaos and confusion in the global agriculture markets led to a series of testy meetings between local farmers and the canneries in Carroll County.
As World War I ended, "county farmers found themselves in an increasingly...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 10:11 AM
Rope-skipper extraordinaire Adrienn Banhegyi did not run away to join the circus. Cirque du Soleil came to her.
The 27-year-old, Hungarian-born champion jump-roper was last seen in the Cirque du Soleil production of "Wintuk" in New York City. Locals...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:53 AM
The Maryland/Israel Development Center sees itself as a matchmaker — not of a romantic kind but an economic one.
For the past 19 years, the nonprofit group in Baltimore has been connecting Maryland companies with Israeli partners to promote trade...
| Aug 25, 2011
I overhead two teenage boys boasting about the many new whiskers that had sprouted on their faces during their summer vacation from school. I stopped short of chuckling out loud, though, because when I was their age I counted my whiskers, too.
| Aug 25, 2011
| 9:16 AM
The hunt for the sweet things in life dates back to antiquity. Mankind has used honey and tree syrups and dried fruits to boost the flavor and caloric value of their foodstuffs for millennia.
Sweet dessert wines were once all the rage for a European...