| Feb 7, 2012
| 7:11 PM
When the biggest news in the offseason is an announcement that NASCAR will no longer keep fines to teams and drivers hush-hush, the sport appears in strong shape for the long run of 2012 that begins shortly in Daytona Beach.
Nothing is broken, so why try...
| May 10, 2012
Francehas elected only the second Socialist president in its history -- the first being Francois Mitterrand, who spent 14 years in the driver's seat back when French presidential terms lasted seven years rather than five, and who made a hard-right turn...
| May 13, 2012
| 6:09 PM
They departed the northwest coast of France two months ago — 26 crew members each aboard two historic French Navy schooners headed to North America.
With relatively calm seas, a chef well-versed in French cuisine and plenty of technological updates...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Elinora Bowdoin Bolton, a former French teacher who had been a celebrated 1940s women's tennis player, died of heart failure in her sleep Tuesday at the Keswick Multicare Center. The former Howard County resident was 93.
Family members said she was...
| Feb 18, 2012
There is another Canton, a quieter residential neighborhood away from the commerce of Boston Street and the bustle of O'Donnell Square. "Old-man bars" still operate on the lonesome corners of this Canton, and when one of them closes, you can bet a cute...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 6:56 AM
From: Vin de Pays des Cotes Catalanes, France
Serve with: Seafood
This dry white wine from the south of France has a style all its own. It's an imaginative blend of Muscat of Alexandria and viognier, two very floral and fruity grapes, but...
| May 14, 2012
| 12:54 PM
Genevieve O'Neill Williams, a homemaker who enjoyed singing with her family, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease May 2 at her Towson home. She was 88.
Born Genevieve O'Neill in Baltimore, she was the daughter of pulmonary specialist Dr. John...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 8:11 PM
Just last week, the crime report sent out to community members by Sgt. Stephen Fink of the Towson precinct was accompanied by a note that told of the temporary suspension of the report — a move ordered by his superiors.
But after that note was...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 8:20 AM
They say that the waters of the earth separate us and that wine brings us together. On special occasions, food unites us as well.
Last week, Philippe Bertineau, the executive chef at Benoit New York, an Alain Ducasse restaurant, was honored for his...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 11:46 AM
White wine pairs well with fish. Unfortunately, there's just enough truth in that statement to get the cook into a pot of hot water.
First and foremost, fish, shellfish and other seafood are very rarely served au naturel. When pairing wine with food, one...
| May 17, 2012
While your co-workers hover around the water cooler debating whether it matters if Mitt Romney bullied some kid in his youth, a formerly First World nation called Greece is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. Why, you might ask, should Middle America...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 6:48 PM
Before the other boys jumped Tyrone, they asked if he wanted to fight.
That was a mere formality. Fights are a regular occurrence among juveniles being held in Baltimore's adult jail — where the 16-year-old was held for six months on attempted-...