| Jul 20, 2012
| 4:35 PM
As excitement builds for this week's opening of the Summer Olympics, many an armchair athlete may yearn to hop a transcontinental flight to London.
But if a trip overseas isn't in the cards right now, why not discover a taste of jolly olde England closer...
| May 21, 2012
| 3:01 PM
The 2012 summer Olympics is still two months away, but Elkridge resident Frank Collins is getting an early dose of the Olympic spirit to share with residents of Gloucester in England.
Collins, 43, was selected as one of the 8,000 torchbearers who will...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:27 PM
In "Bloody Murder," 2nd Star Productions offers a parody of British murder mysteries with surprising twists and turns.
Charles Maloney, director of more than 20 plays for 2nd Star, is introducing Bowie Playhouse audiences to this amusing 2009 mystery...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 7:47 AM
"Brides of March," which opened at Laurel Mill Playhouse last weekend, has nothing to do with the free spirits who began parading the streets of San Francisco wearing variations of the traditional Western white wedding dress some 13 years ago — an...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:25 AM
The name of playwright J.M. Barrie is so closely associated with "Peter Pan" that his other plays are neglected.
Rep Stage has been doing its part to change that. It produced an evening of two one-act Barrie plays, "The New Word" and "The Old Lady...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 3:42 PM
As an 18-year old coming to the United States from England to play college soccer, Darren Eales figured the competition was not going to be as stiff as what he had faced in the motherland.
"It's fair to say that when I played 20 years ago, there was a...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Columbia-based MICROS Systems Inc., a provider of technology solutions for the hospitality industry, announced on Thursday that it had a $43.2 million profit in the third quarter and planned to buy a company in England.
MICROS' net income rose $4.7...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 10:02 AM
In September 1972, the world watched in disbelief as 11 Israeli athletes were murdered by the Palestinian terrorist organization "Black September" at the Summer Olympic Games in Munich. The story, and Israel's decade-long retaliation, have been captured...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Brad Friedel began his career in the English Premier League when there were only a handful of Americans playing soccer overseas. He has watched the country's top league gain popularity in the U.S. and has seen some of his fellow Americans become stars...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 2:35 PM
M&T Bank Stadium has been transformed again this week, to accommodate another kind of football team and fan.
While the Ravens are getting ready for their season in relative seclusion in Owings Mills, two English Premier League soccer teams will be taking...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 12:34 PM
John Irving came to M&T Bank Stadium from his home in New Jersey Saturday to see his favorite soccer team, Tottenham Hotspur, play in person for the first time. But Irving, whose allegiance is derived from the fact his father grew up near the team's...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 3:00 AM
I am starting to feel sorry for Mitt Romney. On an international tour to three countries, he made news in two of them by dissing the London Olympics and infuriating the Palestinians. The poor guy -- for months, people have complained that he never says...