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  • Which cliche will Obama say first in SOU speech?

    Which cliche will Obama say first in SOU  speech?
    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"...
  • Tuesday morning talkers: Rapture rescheduled for October

    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. National  • Radio host says Rapture...
  • To Ireland, with John Shields

     
    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......
  • Lunch review: Solid pub fare at James Joyce

    Lunch review: Solid pub fare at James Joyce
    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...
  • L. Patrick Deering, accountant, dies

    L. Patrick Deering, accountant, dies
    L. Patrick Deering, a retired accountant and insurance executive who worked behind the scenes on behalf of cultural, educational and philanthropic causes, died of leukemia Sunday at his Ruxton home. He was 88. Born on a cattle and dairy farm in County...
  • Dr. James Patrick Connaughton, psychiatrist

    Dr. James Patrick Connaughton, psychiatrist
    Dr. James Patrick Connaughton, a psychiatrist who was the founder and first director of what became the Johns Hopkins Children and Adolescent Mental Health Center, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at his Cloisters home in the Woodbrook neighborhood of...
  • Southland Hill loses one of its oldest residents

    Southland Hill loses one of its oldest residents
    She didn't hesitate, didn't think. Therese McAllister turned and ran for her life, screaming as she bolted down the stairs, "Get out! Get out! Get out!" Just 10 minutes earlier, at 10:34 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, she had texted her 20-year-old son, Terence,...
  • Field hockey: Wilde Lake triumphs

    After a scoreless first half, Lexie Briscoe put Long Reach on the scoreboard in Thursday's game against Wilde Lake. "I called a time out with 12 or 13 minutes left and I just laid it out there (to my team). If they wanted to win, they had to get it done...
  • Reich: European debt crisis proves Wall Street has learned nothing

    Reich: European debt crisis proves Wall Street has learned nothing
    It's impossible to know whether Occupy Wall Street will coalesce into a political movement, but there's little question Wall Street is still up to its old tricks. Right now the Street is dedicating all its lobbying power to water down regulations...
  • Baltimore chef finds the essence of Ireland

    Baltimore chef finds the essence of Ireland
    The exploration and discovery of new and exotic sensory realms inspires chef John Shields' zest for cooking. The owner of Gertrude's Restaurant at the Baltimore Museum of Art uses travel to foreign shores to nourish that quest. Often called "The Culinary...
  • Finding Celtic tradition at the Crossroads

    When Celtic Crossroads performs at the Columbia Festival of the Arts on June 24, the seven-member band of Irish musicians will sound off with a more modern take on the traditional music of their homeland. Call it non-traditional Irish music. When Celtic...
  • Restaurant Review: Slainte takes uncertain step toward gastropub fare

    Restaurant Review: Slainte takes uncertain step toward gastropub fare
    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...