| May 24, 2011
| 2:00 AM
On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.
• Radio host says Rapture...
| May 26, 2011
| 4:22 PM
The Sun's celebrity traveler of the month is chef John Shields of Gertrude's.Ireland is where Shields likes to go when he can. Read about it.I found this photo in Merlin. I'll have to find out where on his travels Shields......
| Oct 3, 2010
| 12:09 PM
One of my long-standing life questions is, What makes an Irish pub an Irish pub? Is it dark, moody shadows peopled by whispering conspirators nursing black pints amid the rhythmic phthwacking of darts hitting corkboard? Or is it any old joint that...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 2:33 PM
L. Patrick Deering, a retired accountant and insurance executive who worked behind the scenes on behalf of cultural, educational and philanthropic causes, died of leukemia Sunday at his Ruxton home. He was 88.
Born on a cattle and dairy farm in County...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:08 PM
Dr. James Patrick Connaughton, a psychiatrist who was the founder and first director of what became the Johns Hopkins Children and Adolescent Mental Health Center, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at his Cloisters home in the Woodbrook neighborhood of...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 12:30 PM
She didn't hesitate, didn't think. Therese McAllister turned and ran for her life, screaming as she bolted down the stairs, "Get out! Get out! Get out!"
Just 10 minutes earlier, at 10:34 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, she had texted her 20-year-old son, Terence,...
| Oct 7, 2011
After a scoreless first half, Lexie Briscoe put Long Reach on the scoreboard in Thursday's game against Wilde Lake.
"I called a time out with 12 or 13 minutes left and I just laid it out there (to my team). If they wanted to win, they had to get it done...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 3:00 AM
It's impossible to know whether Occupy Wall Street will coalesce into a political movement, but there's little question Wall Street is still up to its old tricks.
Right now the Street is dedicating all its lobbying power to water down regulations...
| May 25, 2011
| 8:46 AM
The exploration and discovery of new and exotic sensory realms inspires chef John Shields' zest for cooking.
The owner of Gertrude's Restaurant at the Baltimore Museum of Art uses travel to foreign shores to nourish that quest. Often called "The Culinary...
| Jun 16, 2011
When Celtic Crossroads performs at the Columbia Festival of the Arts on June 24, the seven-member band of Irish musicians will sound off with a more modern take on the traditional music of their homeland.
Call it non-traditional Irish music.
| Mar 5, 2011
The question for Slainte: Are you or aren't you a gastropub?
Last month, Slainte in Fells Point began incorporating what it calls "gastropub" items into its menu of Irish pub fare. This is something the Fells Point bar has been hinting at ever since Bill...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 10:45 AM
Sen. Benjamin Cardin's recent letter defending Bono and his ONE foundation puts him in direct opposition to President Obama's appeal for "corporate jet" owners to pay their fair share of tax ("Cardin: ONE Campaign works," June 27). U2 are major tax...