| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 3:17 PM
English actor Christopher “Kit” Harington, 25, has gone from a virtual unknown to international heartthrob in the course of a year, due to his role as Jon Snow on the HBO hit show “Game of Thrones.” In this Q&A, he talks about...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 6:55 PM
Don't try to convince Jason Siemer that Wednesday's U2 concert is only a rock show. He knows better.
"For me, U2 is about a spiritual connection," says Siemer, 36, who runs a video production company out of his Locust Point home. "I literally cry at...
| May 14, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Europe's single currency is a bust. With unemployment reaching depression levels in the Mediterranean states, time has long passed to negotiate an orderly return to national currencies.
Euro advocates argue a single currency is essential for creating a...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Paddy Power, the Irish bookmaker, is offering odds on President Obama's speech tonight. If you have access to PP's tills, you can bet on which cliché Obama will roll out first, reports Jim Geraghty of the National Review Online.
"We have more work to do"...
| May 24, 2011
| 2:00 AM
On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.
• Radio host says Rapture...
| May 26, 2011
| 4:22 PM
The Sun's celebrity traveler of the month is chef John Shields of Gertrude's.Ireland is where Shields likes to go when he can. Read about it.I found this photo in Merlin. I'll have to find out where on his travels Shields......
| Mar 26, 2011
The theme of Center Stage's 2011-2012 season might be summed up as rhythm — from the distinctive beat of "Jazz," a world premiere adapted from the Toni Morrison novel of that name, to the percussive profanity of David Mamet's "American Buffalo";...
| Oct 3, 2010
| 12:09 PM
One of my long-standing life questions is, What makes an Irish pub an Irish pub? Is it dark, moody shadows peopled by whispering conspirators nursing black pints amid the rhythmic phthwacking of darts hitting corkboard? Or is it any old joint that...
| Mar 5, 2011
The question for Slainte: Are you or aren't you a gastropub?
Last month, Slainte in Fells Point began incorporating what it calls "gastropub" items into its menu of Irish pub fare. This is something the Fells Point bar has been hinting at ever since Bill...
| Nov 18, 2010
| 3:56 PM
If you are having trouble generating fond feelings toward bankers — say you hold them responsible for the nation's financial meltdown and the subsequent mortgage mess — you should visit Alewife, a tavern in downtown Baltimore that once was a...