| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:23 PM
First of three articles about state ballot issues
On some level, Oscar Moreno knew growing up that his family did not have permission to live in the United States.
But it wasn't until now, as the 17-year-old Baltimore Polytechnic Institute senior...
| Apr 27, 2012
Sunday, April 29
Classical music The Sundays at Three Chamber Music Series presents Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Associate Concertmaster Madeline Adkins and other orchestra members in a performance of the Schubert Octet and Mozart's String Quartet in C,...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Just as the U.S. Supreme Courtbegins to hear arguments about Arizona's hard line immigration law, a study pops up that says illegal immigration from Mexico is a diminishing problem.
According to a report released by the Pew Hispanic Center, the massive...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Ocean City's Springfest sets summer in motion. The four-day event, in its 22nd year, begins May 3 and features live entertainment headlined by The Fabulous Hubcaps, Loretta Lynn, Eddie Money and Survivor. (Loretta Lynn concert is...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 9:36 AM
Ocean City's Seacrets has won a federal trademark infringement case against a competitor that was using a similar brand name to market its chain of luxury resorts. The decision in Baltimore's U.S. District Court awards the megaclub $50,000 in punitive...
| May 1, 2012
| 2:21 PM
If Mexico had a St. Patrick's Day, it would be Cinco de Mayo. There's just a slight tweak to the festivities. One can always count on tequila, sombreros and Margaritas — the overly salty, overly soured kind.
I have a hard time believing Cinco de...
| May 4, 2012
Uh, oh, dear readers, the British are coming!
The War of 1812 re-enactment (on May 3, 1813 the British burned and sacked Havre de Grace) will be May 5 (Saturday) on the grounds of the Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 10:14 AM
In his letter to the Towson Times last week, Tom Rose took umbrage in this space over some concerns I voiced the week before about having bike lanes installed on heavily traveled roadways in Towson ("Bike beltway will be safe if cyclists and motorists...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 12:05 PM
The latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center calls for Tropical Storm Isaac to pass by Florida's west coast toward Alabama and Louisiana, but there is disagreement from at least one meteorologist on that.
The hurricane center's 2 p.m. update on...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 5:32 PM
– Now, he's the burgeoning star with a sly smile on his face and steady answer to every question, even as the weight of racing history should be pressing upon him.
But when Glen Todd first met Mario Gutierrez six years ago, the owner and jockey...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 5:55 PM
It didn't take Canadian seaman Richard Thompson long to get quite a bit of Baltimore under his shiny gold belt. Tapas at Harborplace. Shopping for sunglasses. And a beery romp with some American sailors at Power Plant Live that left him with a different...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:00 AM
One hundred and ninety six people were murdered in Baltimore last year. Recent figures show our violent crime rate is more than two and a half times the national average. Many of these crimes spawned from the illegal nature of the drug trade, and the vast...