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  • Back Story: Red wine with papal ties

    Back Story: Red wine with papal ties
    "Men are like wine — some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age." — Pope John Paul XXIII Nelson Carey, the genial publican at Belvedere Square's Grand Cru wine bar, is naturally filled with interesting and offbeat wine, beer and...
  • Poetic passions, tragic partings among Baltimore's greatest romances

    Poetic passions, tragic partings among Baltimore's greatest romances
    Baltimore has witnessed love and loss. From the banks of the harbor to Mount Vernon's cobblestones to the grassed-over burial plots of Greenmount Cemetery, embedded in this city are vestiges of some of history's great romances, stories of people coming...
  • Channeling the spirits in color and line at Ellicott City gallery

    Channeling the spirits in color and line at Ellicott City gallery
    Ephrem Kouakou prefers to work while the world sleeps. The artist says that in the dead of night, absent the sound of any human voice or music, he can best hear the "spirits" talking. He says he's been hearing the spirits steer his brush since he...
  • A Pyrrhic victory?

    A Pyrrhic victory?
    Algerian forces claimed a decisive victory this weekend over al-Qaida-affiliated Islamist militants who took over a giant natural gas plant near the country's border with Mali last week and threatened to kill hostages and blow up the facility. But the...
  • Back Story: Redwood St. was named for hero of WWI

    Back Story: Redwood St. was named for hero of WWI
    The drivers whizzing along Redwood Street through the heart of the city's old business district, which was once lined with brokerage houses, banks, the stock exchange and the old Merchants Club, probably have no idea for whom it is named. Late last year,...
  • How much is it worth to be a U.S. citizen?

    How much is it worth to be a U.S. citizen?
    We read about famous people like French film star Gerard Depardieu, who moved to Belgium to avoid a 75 percent income tax on millionaires proposed by France's Socialist government (a measure rejected last week by a French council, though French leadership...
  • 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...
  • Car flips over at Mount Vernon's Washington Monument

    Car flips over at Mount Vernon's Washington Monument
    A car that crashed near the Washington Monument onl Thursday morning overturned, injuring a passenger and damaging a wall at the historic Mount Vernon park. The flipped-over four-door gray sedan blocked traffic on Washington Place just south of the 178-...
  • France named CFO of Keller Williams American Premier Realty

    Robert France, a 20 year real estate veteran from Bel Air, has been named by Keller Williams Realty American Premier Realty as it's Market Center Administrator/CFO. "I have known Robert for over 20 years," said Di Mahaffey, broker and head of American...
  • 'Amazing Race' finale recap, Goat farmers for the win!

    'Amazing Race' finale recap, Goat farmers for the win!
    Previously on "The Amazing Race," there were 11 teams. Some of them were really awesome, and some were not. Phil Keoghan eliminated a lot of them, and now the lucky remaining few are in Spain. It all ends tonight, you know, so I hope you have some comfort...
  • 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' recap, Passive aggressive in Paris

    'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' recap, Passive aggressive in Paris
    We're still in Paris, where Yolanda and Brandi are running through the streets backed by what sounds like Parisian dubstep. Brandi's on a mission to look as good as Yolanda does when she's her age, to which I say, "Yesssss, ma'mm!" Both of them spent...
  • European public and private workers have it better

    Jim Rogers ("Government workers deserve no sympathy," Dec. 11) denies sympathy to federal employees who complain about attacks on their pay and benefits. Truth is, federal employees have it good, like private-sector employees in those European "socialist"...