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  • Decades of selfless service

    Decades of selfless service
    Francisco "Paco" Lobo wears out tuxedos the way marathoners do running shoes. The longtime Tio Pepe maitre d' keeps three tuxes in his wardrobe at any given time, and every year, at least two succumb to the rigors of dry cleaning. Lobo himself has...
  • Out of the ballpark

    Out of the ballpark
    Jeremy Guthrie spends the baseball season in Maryland and the off-season in Utah, but in between, the 31-year-old Orioles starting pitcher is a citizen of the world. More than a decade ago, Guthrie went on a Mormon mission to Spain, staying nearly two...
  • 'Glee' recap: The Spanish Teacher

    'Glee' recap: The Spanish Teacher
    Livin' la vida loca...at William McKinley High. At first, I'd considered putting my Spanish minor and that fall semester in Spain to good use and write this recap in Spanish. But then I reconsidered because I couldn't get the accent marks and tildes to...
  • Wine Find: 2009 Montebuena Rioja

    From: Rioja, Spain Price: $13 Serve with: Grilled red meat This smooth, young red wine made entirely from tempranillo offers vibrant black cherry and vanilla flavors, a touch of herbs and enough lush fruit to give the impression — but not the...
  • Highland/Fulton: Three Reservoir High School students win awards in Poetry Alive contest

    Reservoir High School students Chaz Atkinson, Caroline des Jardins-Park and Carl Gaytano were all winners in the Howard County Public School System's Poetry Alive writing contest. Chaz is in AP French, Caroline is in French 4 Honors and Carl is in...
  • Adeline Ogier Bracken, athlete and mother

    Adeline Ogier Bracken, athlete and mother
    Adeline Ogier Bracken, a multi-talented athlete who earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics when few women attended college and went on to raise 10 children, died Tuesday of heart failure at Mercy Ridge Retirement Community in Timonium. She was 96....
  • Sparkling wine recommendations for any price range

    Sparkling wine recommendations for any price range
    Whether true or just a bit of wishful folklore, champagne was reportedly first cooked up by the French Benedictine monk Pierre Perignon (c. 1638-1715). When Dom Perignon first tasted his concoction, he is reported to have said, "Come quickly, I am...
  • Shirley L. Tansey, clinical social worker, dies

    Shirley L. Tansey, clinical social worker, dies
    Shirley L. Tansey, a retired mental health counselor and licensed clinical social worker who had worked at Taylor Manor Hospital and the Johns Hopkins University, died Saturday of Alzheimer's disease at the Charlestown retirement community. She was 92....
  • Grace Turnbull's Guilford Home Revisited

    After watching the PBS blockbuster “Downton Abbey” into the wee hours of Monday morning, I visited another historic home, one right here in Baltimore. Built centuries after Britain’s Highclere Castle the Baltimore home and studio of...
  • PBS show 'Downtown Abbey' whets appetite for tour of former Turnbull house

    After watching the PBS blockbuster"Downton Abbey"into the wee hours of a recent Monday, I visited another historic home, one right here in Baltimore. Built centuries after Britain's Highclere Castle, the Baltimore home and studio of the late artist...
  • Wine Find: 2010 Hermanos del Villar Ipsum

    From: Rueda, Spain Price: $17 Serve with: Shellfish, light seafood, goat cheese This dry white blend of the Iberian verdejo and viura varieties is yet one more example of the great, moderately priced wines coming out of Spain these days. It's a crisp,...
  • When you can't get a checking account, where do you go?

    Roberto Pagan-Franco didn't have a bank account for decades. His employer paid him in cash or with a check that the Baltimore resident took to a check-cashing store. A few years ago he lost his job after a severe illness and for a time was homeless....