| Jan 19, 2013
| 7:28 PM
They've played for the queen. They've played for four presidents.
And Monday, the "Mighty Sound of Maryland" will add President Barack Obama to their list of famous fans.
Led by the sounds of booming drum lines and trombones, the University of...
| Dec 21, 2012
Roger and I attended the convocation and graduation ceremonies of our son, Roger A. Southall Jr., CRNA, from the University Of North Florida Brooks College Of Health – School of Nursing in Jacksonville, Fla. Roger was one of 26 graduates in the...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 7:21 AM
Happy Boxing Day! If you haven't tipped your coachman, be sure to pull a few shillings from behind your ascot, then send him off to spend the day with his brood.
With most people still out of the office, online trends are leaning toward what movie to...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 4:52 PM
Sixty years ago, an extraordinary reign began in England, one that would provide the nation with a comforting measure of stability and continuity during some of the most tumultuous decades of the 20th century and right on into the far-from-placid 21st....
| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:18 AM
Stars are shooting, drinking, driving and chomping, and the government is watching. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for April 22, 2013.
You have to love Congress. America's favorite band of geriatric jokers decided it would be hi-LAR-ious to...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Stephen Baxter, a retired travel agent, died of liver disease Oct. 2 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Mays Chapel resident was 66.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Samuel Baxter and Lola Annen Baxter. He lived on Barclay Street and in Anneslie. He...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Jesse S. Weinberg, who practiced law for seven decades and made a specialty of Baltimore's ground rents, died of respiratory failure March 20 at Sinai Hospital. The Pikesville resident was 94.
Born in Baltimore and raised near Druid Hill Park on Lakeview...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Ralph K. "Ken" Barnes, a retired Koppers Co. manager who was a prisoner of war during the twilight months of World War II, died Saturday from complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Cockeysville resident was 89.
| Sep 8, 2012
| 7:42 PM
When Renee Fleming appears Sept. 15 with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for the BSO's Gala Celebration, the appeal will be both sound and sight. The world-renowned soprano is famous not just for her voice, but for her gowns, designed for her by the...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Richard Golden became a savior of the Maryland thoroughbred horse breeding industry in 1988 when he teamed with Allaire du Pont and later Tom Bowman to open Northview Stallion Station in Chesapeake City, eventually revitalizing farmland that had been home...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 3:05 AM
Prince Edward -- 7th in line to the British throne, youngest child of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, 48-year-old kid brother to Prince Charles, Prince Andrew and Princess Anne -- comes to Baltimore Tuesday NOT to discuss his biggest claim to fame,...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 4:54 PM
Deep in the bowels of Laurel Park, beneath the oval where Secretariat, Seabiscuit and Barbaro once tread, runs a tunnel. It's a long-forgotten passage that bigwigs once used to escape the raucous crowds above.
Queen Elizabeth II, who raced a horse at...