| Aug 30, 2014
The just-completed Performing Arts and Humanities Building atop the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, makes quite a statement from almost every angle — the sun-reflecting, stainless-steel-wrapped Concert Hall; the glass-...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Joining a lacrosse club is a huge commitment that involves the entire family, and there are a number of things to consider. There’s the fit between coach and player, the number of practices required and, of course, cost. Maryland Family spoke with...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Baltimore City Community College has hired the former head of a Michigan community college campus as its next president, officials announced Thursday, nearly two years after its last leader was forced out of her job.
Gordon F. May, who formerly served as...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 1:23 PM
All day Tuesday, they came to the Grand Cru wine bar with swollen red eyes, hugging one another and trying to make sense of the loss of a good friend and boss.
They lifted a glass and reminisced about Nelson Carey, the genial and worldly publican of...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:07 AM
A new facial is gaining popularity around Baltimore, and while it won't make you live forever, some doctors and patients say it will make you look younger — at least for a few months.
The vampire facial, a nonsurgical procedure made famous by...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 1:57 PM
The Rev. Father Joseph Valentine Messer, a Roman Catholic priest who served in Glen Burnie and Severna Park, died of dementia complications Wednesday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Timonium resident was 90.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:38 AM
When you're a Libertarian candidate in Maryland, garnering more than 1 percent of the vote on Election Day counts as a win. But for Shawn Quinn, candidate for governor, nothing short of toppling both the major-party candidates will feel like victory....
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Caroline Chavasse stood before a room of fidgeting young bodies and wandering eyes and made a tearful plea for her livelihood.
The fate of the 51-year-old rested with this group of 40 youngsters who, with a check of a "yes" or "no" box, would decide...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:42 PM
It was a summer job that turned into a career.
Camp counselor positions in 1970 and 1971 introduced Stephen H. Morgan to working with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities, and his interest was piqued. He finished college, took a...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
With the meteoric rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the United States and Iran find themselves in the peculiar position of seeing their strategic goals fall into step. It is in the interest of neither country to witness the emergence...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 12:40 PM
For Tyler Glenn, frontman of the Provo, Utah-based pop-rock quartet Neon Trees, seeing a therapist was a breakthrough in more ways than one.
“It was definitely a profound thing,” said Glenn recently on the phone from Minneapolis. “I...
| Jul 12, 2014
What remarkable lives they led.
The five men, who hailed mostly from the pinnacle of French aristocracy, were liberals who threw off their own privileges to build a more equitable society. Individually, they danced with Marie Antoinette, fled the...