| Aug 2, 2012
| 12:45 PM
I was profoundly saddened to learn of the passing of Maeve Binchy ("Best-selling Irish author Maeve Binchy dies," July 31).
Her many books are legendary, and Ireland was her usual locale since she was from that country.
She also wrote a column for the...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Sunburst Studio's group exhibit "Watercolor Visions 2012" fills the Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton House with a variety of subjects, but most of them involve nature in some way. All of the fruit, flowers and landscapes make for a cheerful show.
| Jan 3, 2013
| 4:05 PM
On a blustery Saturday a few days before Christmas, the thirsty and the simply curious took a break from their last-minute shopping and headed to the Union Brewing Co. in Woodberry.
There they took in a whimsical man cave on wheels that has been...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:28 AM
Navy’s game against Notre Dame on Nov. 1 2014 will be played at FedEx Field in Landover, the school announced today.
The Midshipmen and Fighting Irish last met at Fed Ex Field in 1998. Navy’s last game at the Washington Redskins’...
| 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...
| May 15, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Carmel Quinn, a homemaker and volunteer, died of a heart attack Sunday at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 83.
Born Mary Katherine Carmel Fay in Belturbet, in County Cavan, Ireland, she moved to Baltimore in...
| 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...
| May 2, 2013
| 2:54 PM
On this morning 200 years ago, a plucky Irish immigrant, John O'Neill, matched wits with British Adm. Sir George Cockburn, a veteran sea dog in command of a fleet of 19 vessels that sailed into Havre de Grace during the War of 1812.
O'Neill was born in...
| Apr 22, 2013
Margaret C. Doyle, a retired public school English teacher and poet who later taught for many years at the Renaissance Institute, died Thursday from complications following surgery at Baltimore Washington Medical Center.
The former longtime Pikesville...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Cormac Woods spent the last week at the beach, looking out at the rolling waves and thinking of ways to make your Christmas shopping experience more fulfilling.
Woods is president and owner of The Becker Group, a Baltimore-based company that designs...
| Oct 3, 2012
Display of paintings, drawings or photographs on the walls upstairs at Atwater's bakery has become a staple for Catonsville's arts community.
The Oct. 6 reception on the second floor of the bakery at 815 Frederick Road will also mark the return of...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Johns Hopkins University students scramble to sign up for a coveted spot in the acting and directing classes taught by John Astin. After all, who wouldn't want to study theatrical techniques with a famous actor?
Internationally known for his role as...