| Mar 21, 2012
| 8:48 PM
It had been a lot of years since I regularly made use of the Aberdeen train station when a friend of my daughter's was scheduled to visit and had taken the train from New England.
Back when I made use of the train a few times a year, the MARC commuter...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Howard County doesn't have the sailing tradition of Annapolis, the boardwalk of Ocean City or the storied battlefields of Gettysburg. But it does have a prime spot between two big cities, a historic downtown, miles of mountain biking trails and plenty...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 5:58 PM
If you wanted to use your late husband's frozen sperm to have a baby, you would need his written permission under legislation that appears poised for approval in the Maryland General Assembly.
The House and Senate have both passed bills that would make...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 8:34 AM
William Donald Schaefer would have loved Maryland Day this year.
It's all about him!
A year after of his death, Maryland Historical Society will celebrate Schaefer's memory Thursday with a roast.
They'll also be showing off a few Schaefer artifacts...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Opening Day is almost here — time to renew a Baltimore tradition and celebrate the 20th anniversary of Oriole Park at Camden Yards. With offseason renovations complete, the best ballpark in baseball looks more beautiful than ever.
| Mar 31, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Clearly, brick and steel age more gracefully than the rest of us, because Oriole Park is about to celebrate its 20th birthday on Opening Day Friday and who can believe it is already the 10th-oldest ballpark in the major leagues?
Time does fly, in this...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 9:57 AM
One of the main reasons Baltimore MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blakeprovided for her effort to move the city's primary elections from their current off-year schedule to the presidential election cycle was the idea that it would help boost turnout. The idea,...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 10:10 AM
When the Orioles open their season Friday, it's a safe bet that while many in attendance will be rooting for the home team (and some for the visitors, alas), all will appreciate the venue. Oriole Park at Camden Yards has remained one of the great...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:19 AM
2012 marks the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon's historic visit to China, a diplomatic triumph that realigned American foreign policy. Since Nixon's trip, U.S.-China relations have been managed from the uppermost echelons of the executive...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley says he won't call a special session of the General Assembly to fix what he and many other Democrats see as a devastating hole in the state budget until legislative leaders agree on a plan to fix it.
Raquel Guillory, the governor's...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 9:14 AM
Yellow Cab, which has operated in the Baltimore area since 1909, has been named taxi operator of the year by the industry's trade group, the Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association.
Behind the wheel is Mark Joseph, a graduate of American...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 5:28 PM
As a brisk wind blew down South President Street Sunday afternoon, 85-year-old Mary Sudano stood against a light pole leaning on a cane, a string of red, white and green beads around her neck.
The Little Italy native and lifelong South High Street...