| Sep 8, 2011
| 12:17 PM
Charles Willis "Bill" Hammond Sr., the retired longtime executive vice president of the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors, died Sept. 1 at Gilchrist Hospice Care of complications from a fall he suffered last month. The former Roland Park resident was...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Two Catonsville residents were killed, along with another man, Monday night in a car accident in England, police said.
Stephen J. Hughes, 57, a partner in the Towson firm of Treanor, Pope and Hughes; Gregory Brooks, 39, a graphic designer who lived in...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 3:45 PM
The Cardinal Gibbons High School class of 1972 thought about canceling its 40th reunion after learning of the sudden loss of the man who organized the event. Instead, they picked up where Stephen J. Hughes left off and turned the gathering Sunday into a...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 5:00 AM
It was the song "Greensleeves" that drew Shirley Dempsey-Kahn into the Goodwill store that December morning. It reminded her of her first trip to London as a child, with her father, a naval officer, and her mother.
She would be returning in January,...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 5:00 AM
I am at southside mall just before the big day in December of 2001, my rust-spotted RAV-4 parked in front of Goodwill, when my favorite holiday music starts up over the loudspeaker. "Greensleeves" always brings to mind the first time I heard it....
| Sep 17, 2011
| 1:17 PM
The ideal summer vacation for Jen Grottenthaler typically involves a beach and "drinks with little umbrellas in them." Certainly more adventurous than her former college roommate, Sherry Insley has loved being around the water since the days she used to...
| Jun 17, 2012
The quickly constructed, earthen star-shaped Fort Whetstone, built in 1776, was the first fortification to occupy the site where Fort McHenry now stands.
The city's vulnerability to a waterborne attack was exposed in the spring of 1776 when the British...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 7:49 AM
Random "Jay Walk"ers interviewed by Jay Leno doubtless have forgotten the War of 1812, if indeed they learned about it at all, but Marylanders know all about it, don't we?
Let's see, there's the (original) British Invasion, Fort McHenry, Francis Scott...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 8:27 PM
Greg Norman's final Presidents Cup picks did more than bolster the host nation's representation. He went for a true "home" advantage with his selection of Robert Allenby and Aaron Baddeley.
Allenby grew up playing Royal Melbourne, nearly winning the 1991...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:50 AM
David Beckham, 37, has played in more matches than almost any other English soccer player, but he won’t get a chance to add to his 115 caps this summer in London.
The LA Galaxy midfielder announced Wednesday that he has been left off Great Britain&...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Perky sunflowers, fragrant lavender and vibrant greenery surround a creaky wooden porch full of oddities on an Annapolis side street. A well-used plow, a porcelain wash basin and a cast-iron stove hardly seem germane to a consignment shop filled with high...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 4:39 AM
Alex Turner has a writer's eye.
The Arctic Monkeys' singer-songwriter pens lyrics full of biting wit and pointed remarks. On "Reckless Serenade," a track from his band's recently released fourth album, he sings of the "type of kisses where teeth collide"...