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  • Back Story: The brains behind one of the greatest heists in history

    Back Story: The brains behind one of the greatest heists in history
    Bruce Reynolds nearly got away with it — and for a time he did. As the brains behind England's 1963 "Great Train Robbery," Reynolds netted some $7 million in small bills for himself and his confederates. Robbing stagecoaches and, later, trains...
  • Battle Monument and its architect inspire Essex student

    Battle Monument and its architect inspire Essex student
    Chloe A. Gudmundsson is a senior at Eastern Technical High School in Essex, and at the suggestion of her English teacher, she decided to research a paper on Maximilian Godefroy, the quirky architect who designed Baltimore's Battle Monument to...
  • Commentary: Already missing Europe

    As I'm writing this it's been two weeks since I've been back in the U.S. after a nearly two-week vacation in Paris and England with my mom, brother and aunt. I'm finding I'm still having dreams about the trip — driving on the left side of the road,...
  • Which golfer will win the British Open?

    Westwood vs. Donald Bill Dwyre Los Angeles Times This 140th edition of The Open Championship, also known on the United States side of the pond as the British Open, will come down to a country-wrenching battle for the title between Lee Westwood...
  • Dream home near Chestertown is a Colonial classic

    Dream home near Chestertown is a Colonial classic
    By all accounts, Frank and Wendy Bunch's farm in Kent County would be an appropriate — and historically correct — setting for any film or documentary on America's Colonial past. One would only need to replace the couple's late-model cars...
  • Top 10 Rejected "Operation Odyssey Dawn" Names (satire)

    Top 10 Rejected "Operation Odyssey Dawn" Names (satire)
    It's been revealed that the Obama administration named its war against Libya -- Operation Odyssey Dawn -- after a little-known album by English progressive rock band Yes.  But what hasn't been revealed are the names of other album titles seriously...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: Watermelon TO THE FACE

     
    Here's Bucky on last night's Amazing Race premiere! Take it away, Bucky, and thanks again!Welcome to the 17th season of the Emmy award-winning (but not this year, for some inexplicable reason) competitive reality show, “The Amazing Race.” I am...
  • Bang on, Baltimore!

     
    The Inner Harbor is getting yet another chain restaurant.The good news: it's a relatively obscure chain, called Elephant & Castle.The bad news: it serves British food.Didn't Baltimore fight off the Brits in 1814 to rid the land of bangers and......
  • The road to religion

    The road to religion
    The first thing to know about Maryland's Religious Freedom Byway is that religion in Colonial Maryland was rarely free. "It came at a cost to everybody, Catholics in particular," Sheila Smith told us at the courthouse in Port Tobacco, an 18th-century...
  • William Donald Schaefer, governor and mayor, dies

    William Donald Schaefer, governor and mayor, dies
    William Donald Schaefer, the dominant political figure of the last half-century of Maryland history, died Monday after a "do-it-now" career that changed the face of Baltimore while bringing a new burst of energy to the city he loved. Mr. Schaefer was 89....
  • Restaurant review: Beer complements food at Red Brick Station

    Restaurant review: Beer complements food at Red Brick Station
    The words "beer food" bring to mind items like pretzels, peanuts and pizza. But at Red Brick Station in White Marsh the term means mussels steamed in ale, fish dipped in a beery batter and meat marinated in stout. Here, the beer is often in the food....
  • Schaefer: Politics as performance art

    Schaefer: Politics as performance art
    I stepped into his City Hall office to ask William Donald Schaefer, the mayor of Baltimore, a question. He was watering his African violets and did not appear to be soothed by that labor of love. In fact, he was upset about the reason for my visit —...