| Oct 14, 2010
| 9:34 AM
From the blog Michael Sragow Gets Reel:
It hasn't been a great era for haunted-house movies. The third version of "House of Wax," in 2005, was awful enough to kill off the form, at least as far as big American studios were concerned. The day my review...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 2:24 AM
The Senator Theatre's operators want to scrap plans for a small-plate restaurant and add more screens to the neighborhood theater that has become "Baltimore's movie palace."
James "Buzz" Cusack and Kathleen Cusack announced their new layout at a public...
| May 15, 2012
| 9:06 AM
As devotees of Barack Obama know all too well, qualities that made him so attractive as a candidate — an affinity for subtle arguments, a tendency to carefully weigh his options — have at times proved less useful in his role as president. That...
| May 21, 2012
| 10:44 AM
Rodgers Forge has been chosen as the featured neighborhood in this year's Towson Fourth of July Parade, and plans are already under way to organize the community's participation.
Forty residents are needed to march in the parade, which will be held the...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 5:34 AM
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Rating: 4 out of 4
When you first open "Flow," you are not treated to the typical one- or two-screen tutorial that seems to be standard with iOS games.
Instead, it's a bit like the film "Inception."...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 3:42 PM
We were eager to see what would happen when, on short notice — over Thanksgiving, no less — we invited students who were struggling in math to come to Saturday School here at Hilton Elementary School in West Baltimore. That first Saturday,...
| Jul 29, 2011
Most of the emails I receive that request forwarding to others, I don't pay much attention to, unless they have cute animal photos or some real meaning to me. One from my best friend Bev, who lives in Mesa Ariz., captured my attention. The subject line "I...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 11:10 AM
This letter is in reference to the article by David Greisman ("Hickory Ridge wants gathering place in village center," Columbia Flier, Feb. 2), regarding development around the Hickory Ridge Village Center on the corner of Cedar Lane and Freetown Road.
| Aug 25, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Here's an update to a clichéd philosophical question: If a test is scheduled and no one is around to take it, will this test matter?
The new school year for many public school teachers begins weeks before students arrive. Educators attend hours of...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 6:33 PM
In her first year as a member of the Hot Shots 4-H club, Ilana Rouse, 8, has shot a shot gun, an air rifle, and a .22-caliber rifle.
But she hasn't fired a muzzle loader, at least not yet. The reason is simple.
"I think it is very loud," Ilana said....
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:43 PM
Alice Gjerde, a retired Baltimore County elementary school teacher who assisted her sons in opening their first restaurant, died of an infection Oct. 18 at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Cockeysville resident was 71.
Born Alice Silletto in Des Moines,...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 2:04 PM
Mary F. Goodson, a retired government worker and longtime member of Fulton Baptist Church, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at Northwest Hospital.
She was 72.
The daughter of a police officer and a homemaker, Mary Frances Stanton was born and raised...