| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Edward J. Rasmussen, a retired insurance broker who also translated Japanese, died June 20 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95.
The son of J. David Rasmussen, a New York City insurance broker, and Ellamae Rasmussen, a homemaker,...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:30 AM
A century ago, Europe went smash. In a combination of imperial vainglory (senile vainglory in the case of the doddering Habsburg regime), interlocking treaties, and inflexible military timetables, the nations willingly went to war, a war that turned out...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 3:35 PM
If you are signed up for the WWE text alerts, you may have been woken up at 7 a.m. Saturday by a text announcing that Japanese wrestling star KENTA had signed with the WWE.
For those who are unfamiliar with KENTA (Kenta Kobayashi, not to be confused...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Just two pages into the book "Unbroken," its protagonist is in the water, hiding beneath the deteriorating life raft in which he has been drifting across the Pacific Ocean for almost a month. Overhead, Japanese bombers are circling back to strafe him a...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 1:48 PM
1. Matt Abbott is the U.S. team's most important player
One of the strongest reactions to the U.S. team’s 23-man roster was the lack of a third short-stick defensive midfielder, and that criticism was exacerbated by injuries to Dan Burns and...
| Jul 19, 2014
Artistic attractions well worth wending your way to Washington for include two winning exhibits devoted to Whistler and Wyeth, as well as a fascinating show pairing Degas with Cassatt. There's a towering, even titillating, Titian, too.
| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:22 AM
An introduction to the 32 golfers representing 8 nations at this week's International Crown women's golf tournament at Caves Valley.
UNITED STATES (No. 1 seed)
Hometown: Pleasanton, Calif.
Turned Pro: 2004...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:44 AM
Yesterday in one sentence: Much of the Spanish team has pretty much played year-round since it won in 2010, and we are seeing the fruits of it — it's sadly clear none of them have anything left in the tank.
What’s on tap: Colombia vs....
| May 9, 2014
| 5:43 PM
A Japanese firm that has a long history with Baltimore-based Hedwin Corp. was named the winning bidder for the manufacturer in a bankruptcy auction Friday, a development that Hedwin officials said would save the company's 300 jobs.
Fujimori Kogyo Co....
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:05 PM
The Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore will overhaul two of its restaurants this summer.
The hotel will replace Pabu, its Japanese restaurant, and Lamill, its coffee shop, with new restaurants run by the Alex Smith and George Aligeorgas, principals in the...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Pabu is shutting down this weekend, but a new Japanese restaurant will be taking its place, according to operators. The small-plate format will be gone, replaced by a more traditional fine-dining concept.
"Our number one priority is taking care of our...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Lamill, the coffee shop at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, which was to close on Saturday and reopen on Monday with a new name, will instead stay closed for months.
The space will reopen later this summer as a full-service bar and restaurant,...