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  • A wealth of absorbing art exhibits in Washington

    A wealth of absorbing art exhibits in Washington
    Artistic attractions well worth wending your way to Washington for include two winning exhibits devoted to Whistler and Wyeth, as well as a fascinating show pairing Degas with Cassatt. There's a towering, even titillating, Titian, too. Conveniently,...
  • Meet the golfers in the inaugural International Crown

    Meet the golfers in the inaugural International Crown
    An introduction to the 32 golfers representing 8 nations at this week's International Crown women's golf tournament at Caves Valley.  UNITED STATES (No. 1 seed) Paula Creamer Age: 27 Hometown: Pleasanton, Calif. Turned Pro: 2004...
  • England, Uruguay face elimination in Group D grudge match

    England, Uruguay face elimination in Group D grudge match
    Yesterday in one sentence: Much of the Spanish team has pretty much played year-round since it won in 2010, and we are seeing the fruits of it — it's sadly clear none of them have anything left in the tank. What’s on tap: Colombia vs....
  • 'Halt and Catch Fire' recap, 'Adventure'

    'Halt and Catch Fire' recap, 'Adventure'
    Joe finds it something of an adventure to get dressed as we open this week, as he's still reeling from the beatdown he suffered at the hands of John's friends in the last episode. A music montage contrasts Joe's struggle to start his day with a carefree...
  • Edward J. Rasmussen

    Edward J. Rasmussen
    Edward J. Rasmussen, a retired insurance broker who also translated Japanese, died June 20 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95. The son of J. David Rasmussen, a New York City insurance broker, and Ellamae Rasmussen, a homemaker,...
  • Here's how it's done-4

    A century ago, Europe went smash. In a combination of imperial vainglory (senile vainglory in the case of the doddering Habsburg regime), interlocking treaties, and inflexible military timetables, the nations willingly went to war, a war that turned out...
  • KENTA signs with WWE; who else will follow?

    KENTA signs with WWE; who else will follow?
    If you are signed up for the WWE text alerts, you may have been woken up at 7 a.m. Saturday by a text announcing that Japanese wrestling star KENTA had signed with the WWE. For those who are unfamiliar with KENTA (Kenta Kobayashi, not to be confused...
  • Louis Zamperini was more than a hero [Commentary]

    Louis Zamperini was more than a hero [Commentary]
    Just two pages into the book "Unbroken," its protagonist is in the water, hiding beneath the deteriorating life raft in which he has been drifting across the Pacific Ocean for almost a month. Overhead, Japanese bombers are circling back to strafe him a...
  • Pabu closing at Four Seasons, will re-open under new management with new concept

    Pabu closing at Four Seasons, will re-open under new management with new concept
    The Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore will overhaul two of its restaurants this summer. The hotel will replace Pabu, its Japanese restaurant, and Lamill, its coffee shop, with new restaurants run by the Alex Smith and George Aligeorgas, principals in the...
  • Fine-dining Japanese restaurant to replace Pabu at Four Seasons

    Fine-dining Japanese restaurant to replace Pabu at Four Seasons
    Pabu is shutting down this weekend, but a new Japanese restaurant will be taking its place, according to operators. The small-plate format will be gone, replaced by a more traditional fine-dining concept. "Our number one priority is taking care of our...
  • A change of plans for Lamill space at Four Seasons Hotel

    A change of plans for Lamill space at Four Seasons Hotel
    Lamill, the coffee shop at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, which was to close on Saturday and reopen on Monday with a new name, will instead stay closed for months. The space will reopen later this summer as a full-service bar and restaurant,...
  • Hedwin set for auction as second bidder emerges

    Hedwin set for auction as second bidder emerges
    Hedwin Corp. will be auctioned off Friday as two bidders vie for the Baltimore maker of plastic containers. The company — which sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last month — received a qualified bid from New Jersey-based Inteplast...