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  • September 19 - 25 in nightlife: Deadmau5, Fleet Foxes, Brad Paisley, Wilco

    September 19 - 25 in nightlife: Deadmau5, Fleet Foxes, Brad Paisley, Wilco
    How was HFstival this weekend? Were there as many bugs as during FreeFest? Did the Avett Brothers make it at least worthwhile? There are no festivals in Baltimore this weekend, but there are a handful of excellent shows. And Deadmau5 is performing in...
  • Cal Ripken Jr. in Japan

    Cal Ripken Jr. in Japan
    Cal Ripken Jr. is on a U.S. State Department visit to the earthquake-damaged parts of Japan.  We will post his videos from the trip here.  You can get more information on the trip on Cal's blog.                    
  • Franchot's wrong chord

     Franchot's wrong chord
    If nothing else, state Comptroller Peter Franchot's objection to Bowie State University's purchase of 32 new Steinway pianos for the $79 million new performing arts center it will open next year shows the state's top financial watchdog has a tin ear for...
  • Port of Baltimore leads U.S. in autos in first half

    Baltimore surpassed New York to handle more auto tonnage than any other port in the United States during the first six months of 2011, the Maryland Port Administration reported Monday. The agency said it handled more than 538,000 tons of autos during the...
  • Charles Leo Coyle

    Charles Leo Coyle
    Charles Leo Coyle, a retired advertising executive for the Hecht Co. and the News American who was a World War II dive bomber, died of kidney disease Sept. 23 at the Hospice House of Williamsburg, Va. He was 88 and had lived in Towson for many years....
  • Local Young Marines to participate in Pearl Harbor commemoration

    Local Young Marines to participate in Pearl Harbor commemoration
    Kennedy Krieger High School student Jeremy Holmes had two dreams after graduating in 2013: visiting Hawaii and following his father's footsteps to stand alongside U.S. Marines. On Sunday, both dreams will be realized early, when Holmes boards a plane...
  • Soggy end of summer draws dragonflies to landlocked lot

    Early in the evening, right in our back yard, about a dozen dragon flies swarmed in a broad circle 10 feet off the ground. The spectacle, one I'd never seen before, reminded me of an air show without the crowds, noise and drama. Curiously, though, our...
  • Art investigators: Saving the country's cultural heritage, one recovered work at a time

    Art investigators: Saving the country's cultural heritage, one recovered work at a time
    When Paul Brachfeld heard about the heist of historic documents in Baltimore this summer, the National Archives inspector general acted quickly. First, he checked his records to see if the suspects — Barry Landau, a well-known collector, and his...
  • Duncan Sheik makes up for lost time

    Duncan Sheik makes up for lost time
    For Duncan Sheik, June 7 will forever be a day mired in mixed emotions. It was then, earlier this year, that his seventh album, "Covers 80's," hit stores. The 12-track album features Sheik's deconstructions of his British new-wave favorites, such as...
  • Boy critically injured in 1911 after falling from tree while gathering nuts in Catonsville

    An article in the Oct. 21, 1911, edition of The Argus reported that a chance passer-by came to the aid of a young boy who had falled out of tree and injured his back. While gathering chestnuts Sunday morning near Catonsville, Max Davidson, 12 years old,...
  • Anthony C. Canova

    Anthony C. Canova
    Anthony C. Canova, a retired vending machine mechanic and World War II veteran, died Oct. 23 from complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Hamilton resident was 88. He was born and raised in the former 10th Ward of Baltimore. He...
  • Best of the bartering

    Select Craig's List barter listings Have: 5-person hot tub (4 seats and 1 lounge chair). It has a light that changes colors or you can choose a color to set it on (LED). Comes with the cover, bottom and sides are plastic so you never need to worry...