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  • All-you-can-eat meets Michelle Obama at Camden Yards

     
    Sports Illustrated's online arm, SI.com, profiled the all-you-can-eat option at Camden Yards and other Major League parks last week. SI's piece happened to appear the very same day that Michelle Obama's childhood health and fitness campaign took the first...
  • Big government, GOP-style

    It's ironic that Republicans in Congress blast Michelle Obama for her initiative on obesity and healthy eating because "government should stay out of our personal lives" -- yet they continue to inject said government when it concerns a woman's right to...
  • Obama drops climate change talk as green movement fizzles

    Obama drops climate change talk as green movement fizzles
    "What the heck went wrong?" That, apparently, is the question roiling the environmental community as it realizes that the fight against climate change has fizzled. As Brad Plumer writes in the New Republic, everything was looking great in 2008 for a...
  • Why I'm watching the royal wedding

    Why I'm watching the royal wedding
    Friday mornings at 4 a.m. generally find me asleep, but this week I'll be among the thousands of Anglophiles glued to my television for the "wedding of the century." At 25, I've spent the better part of my adult life either in Europe or wishing I was...
  • Gardening with an edge

    Gardening with an edge
    First lady Michelle Obama sets the tone in trends with what she wears — and the way she gardens. The president's wife, who planted vegetables on the south lawn of the White House shortly after the family moved in, has revamped this year's garden by...
  • Presidential party

    Presidential party
    What better way to celebrate Presidents Day weekend than getting up close and personal with all 43 presidents — well, their lifelike wax figures, that is. The Presidents Gallery at Madame Tussauds Washington opens this week with an unveiling of the...
  • Presidential tastes: Eating like Obama

    Presidential tastes While visiting Washington and its surroundings, why not eat like a president — at new economy prices, of course. Here are a few local spots with tasty food good enough for President Barack Obama and his family: Ben's Chili Bowl...
  • 'The Wire' has ended, but its talent is still being tapped

    'The Wire' has ended, but its talent is still being tapped
    With Felicia "Snoop" Pearson's guilty plea last week to conspiracy to sell heroin, one question being asked by fans of "The Wire" is how other cast members of the Baltimore-based series are doing. The answer: Several are doing just fine professionally....
  • Baltimore's James Blue helps BET get more socially relevant

    Baltimore's James Blue helps BET get more socially relevant
    BET has a mixed history when it comes to news, documentaries and public affairs — and much of it is for the worse. With a former programming emphasis on music videos and a record of little or no serious commitment to news, questions have...
  • Team Mark, Wine Bin team up for fundraiser to help fight cancer

    Last month I wrote about Team Mark, a group that promotes community involvement and charitable fundraising in memory of Mark Hollingsworth, a local husband and father who died from cancer in July 2010. Team Mark participated in the Athleta Iron Girl...
  • Is this still good: Blog posts from the past week that still pass the smell test

    Is this still good: Blog posts from the past week that still pass the smell test
    A weekly round-up of juicy bits from food and dining blogs. Some of these I twittered as they appeared. You can follow my tweets on this page, in the box at the right. I posted a few of them on the new Baltimore Diner facebook page. 1.) The story about...
  • River Hill High School marching band back in tune after two-year hiatus

    After a two-year break, the River Hill High School marching band under the direction of Joe Fischer has returned with a wonderful halftime show. They are performing the music from the Cirque de Soleil show, "La Nouba." You have only one more...