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  • William P. 'Bill' Hidey, farmer

    William P. 'Bill' Hidey, farmer
    William P. "Bill" Hidey, a farmer who sold his vegetables and household goods from a converted school bus, died Tuesday of heart failure at Lorien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Columbia. He was 91. The son of Page Hamilton Hidey, a builder, and...
  • Q&A with 'The Phenomenal' AJ Styles, who wrestles in Baltimore on Saturday

    Q&A with 'The Phenomenal' AJ Styles, who wrestles in Baltimore on Saturday
    A few months ago, AJ Styles left TNA and started wrestling again for Ring of Honor. With Ring of Honor's "Second To None" coming to Baltimore on Saturday, I had a chance to speak to him about his return to ROH, his thoughts on TNA, as well as what we...
  • Maryland native Duane Adler's first film as writer-director is multicultural

    Maryland native Duane Adler's first film as writer-director is multicultural
    With "Save the Last Dance" and the shot-in-Baltimore "Step Up," Duane Adler established himself as one of the go-to screenwriters for 21st-century dance movies. But apparently that wasn't enough. "Make Your Move," a multicultural dance drama with tons...
  • Ocean Research Project is Annapolis-based sailor Matt Rutherford's latest endurance adventure

    Ocean Research Project is Annapolis-based sailor Matt Rutherford's latest endurance adventure
    Having circumnavigated the Americas on his own, Annapolis-based sailor Matt Rutherford has turned his attention to researching plastics' effects on environment Matt Rutherford is more comfortable on water than he is on land. As he sat recently for an...
  • Restricting guns can reduce violence [Letter]

    Restricting guns can reduce violence [Letter]
    Letter writer John Wyninger dismisses the effectiveness of limiting gun access with the observation "if only" all violence could be easily erased by gun control ("Mall violence surprising but gun control no remedy," Jan. 28). But it can. Well, not all...
  • Thirteen Harford businesses fail alcohol compliance test; Bill Bateman's shuts down in Bel Air

    Thirteen Harford businesses fail alcohol compliance test; Bill Bateman's shuts down in Bel Air
    More than a dozen Harford County businesses were willing to serve alcohol to an underage customer, with all but three of those who failed not even bothering to ask for proof of age, during a compliance test last month, the county's liquor control board...
  • Mt. Royal's effortless ride

    Mt. Royal's effortless ride
    The flier may have read “record release show,” but Mt. Royal's concert last Saturday in Charles Village felt more like a celebratory gathering of close friends and family. Minutes before taking the stage, Katrina Ford, the rock quintet's...
  • Pan-Asian cuisine and friendly service at Fusion in Cockeysville

    Pan-Asian cuisine and friendly service at Fusion in Cockeysville
    Lisa Lee has done it again. After selling Umi Sake, the uber-popular Asian food restaurant in Cockeysville, Lee scooted a couple miles up York Road, opening a new restaurant, Fusion, in April of last year. At Fusion, Lee stuck with what she knows...
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 2, Episode 10

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 2, Episode 10
    "I've always loathed the necessity of sleep. Like death, it puts even the most powerful men on their backs." -- Frank Underwood While Gavin strokes Cashew and tracks someone by GPS from his secret lair, Doug is in Joppa, having Rachel read scripture...
  • Exhibit of contemporary Japanese ceramics opens at the Walters

    Exhibit of contemporary Japanese ceramics opens at the Walters
    A new exhibit opening Sunday at the Walters Art Museum is an homage to unsteady hands and uncertain tempers, to chips and nicks, to the inconsistent and unfinished. In "Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics," many of the 60 vases on...
  • HdG geared up for Mardi Gras parade, Fat Tuesday

    Can it be March already, dear readers? Laissez les bons temps roulez! Brigitte Peters, at the Office of Tourism, and I are making the parade list for the March 4 Mardi Gras parade at 6:30 p.m. down Bourbon Street from the high school, to Washington...
  • George F. Carter, Army colonel

    George F. Carter, Army colonel
    George F. Carter, a retired Army colonel who witnessed the Pearl Harbor attack as a young lieutenant, died of complications from a stroke Feb. 24 at the Oak Crest retirement center. The Timonium resident was 96. Born in Oakland, Calif., he was the son of...