| Feb 3, 2013
| 12:55 PM
It's the day of Lady Sybil's funeral (which we don't actually get to see) and Lord Grantham is, understandably, in a foul mood. So he takes it out. On basically the whole house.
Yes, he's greiving. But he's also acting like a stubborn mule. Let's...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 4:20 PM
What better time than a Crawley dinner with the Archbishop of York for Branson to get all revolutionary and escape to Downton?
Loved the transition here. Robert is talking to the archbishop about Catholics and admits that he's anti-Catholic. "There...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Richard P. Hughes Jr., a port labor leader recalled as a "feared negotiator" who rose to become president of the International Longshoremen's Association, died of heart and lung disease Sept. 11 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The Locust Point...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Because the Baltimore-area novelist Alice McDermott possesses a painterly eye that delights in the way things look and sound and smell and taste, it can be easy to miss her underlying focus.
For the National Book Award-winning author, each small sensory...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:31 AM
A man with dual citizenship will wait another week in the Irish court system for a decision regarding his extradition on a Maryland arrest warrant, according to multiple Irish media sources' reports Thursday morning.
Meanwhile, the malware attack on...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Michael G. Rinn, a Cockeysville bankruptcy attorney and longtime Civil War enthusiast who played a pivotal role in the preservation of a historic Western Maryland battlefield, died Saturday of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:38 AM
Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for July 8, 2013.
Andy Murray's Wimbledon win had far more interest than usual for a Sunday topic, while associated searches also did well on Google. Meanwhile, the search engine was itself a trending topic...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:55 PM
100 Years Ago
You cometh to the tax man
"Notice to Taxpayers of Howard County, Md.
The undersigned, Treasurer and Collector of taxes for Howard county, for levy of 1913 urgently requests the taxpayers to meet him, who will sit at the following...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Timonium residents Dick Dods and Tom McPoyle invite the community to attend their chorus' annual show, "Pride in America," being held in the Kraushaar Auditorium on the campus of Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, on Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m.
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:53 PM
This particular column was meant to be.
In April, I received a phone call from Harry Rosenbluh, editor of The Phoenician, the newsletter of the Phoenix Society, which is mostly made up of National Security Agency retirees. Some of our readers may know...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Marie McG. Leaf, a World War II combat nurse who cared for the wounded and dying on the battlefields of Europe, died Thursday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at the Augsburg Lutheran Home and Village in Lochearn.
She was 95.
The daughter of...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:56 AM
The Annapolis Market House is open -- sort of.
The first vendor in the downtown landmark, Amsterdam Falafelshop, planned a soft opening with a private guest list for Thursday night.
After a few more private events, they hope to have the eatery open...