| Jul 26, 2012
| 1:02 PM
Ocean City's search for the perfect "Song of Summer" has ended right here in Baltimore, with local resident Chuck Conjar's jammin' tune, "Ocean City Days."
The song won after receiving the most votes from the public and beating out two other finalists....
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:11 AM
For Towson rock musician Mike Ruocco, there's only one thing to do when your next list of upcoming tour dates is announced: You see when you're coming home.
"When you tour as extensively as I've done over the past 10 or so years, and you see the...
| May 4, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Six years have passed since the Baltimore-area rock band Bad Apples last released an album.
Drummer Mike Happel, a Halethorpe resident, said between full-time jobs, marriages for some of the four band members and performing gigs from New York to Georgia,...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Community banks in 20 markets, including Baltimore, will give away $80,000 worth of gas Wednesday, Aug. 15, in a one-day event aimed at winning back customers from the mega banks.
The nationwide collective of community banks and credit unions plan to...
| May 15, 2012
| 7:21 PM
The second season of NBC's "The Voice" is over, but Laurel native and show contestant Moses Stone isn't showing any signs of slowing down.
A week after the NBC vocal competition aired its season finale and a month after Stone was eliminated from the...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Paying taxes is something I really don't have any trouble with.
Sure, like anyone, I'd rather keep all the money I earn, but the origins of the notion that the only sure things are death and taxes is old enough that the Internet itself isn't sure if...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 8:24 AM
Everyone knows I have a love-hate relationship with technology. Actually, it's more of a hate-hate relationship. Technology hates me, and I hate it right back.
My aversion to all things computerized stems from my earliest encounters with word...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Some guys gave flowers. Others candy. But smooth Rod Lopez, a man in touch with the cultural cutting edge, feted his lady love with a "Harlem Shake" video for Valentine's Day.
In it, the 34-year-old owner of a Parkville production company, wearing...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:58 AM
A full news cycle after Alex Jones' CNN meltdown, the conservative radio show host -- dubbed the most paranoid man in America -- is still trending. David Bowie's new single is rising up the digital charts and a number of tech stories are gaining traction,...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Catonsville is among a number of Baltimore locales featured in songs on a new CD that will be released Saturday at a special performance party at the Creative Alliance in Highlandtown.
Dan Naiman, a Catonsville resident for more than 20 years, plays...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:00 PM
I don't know about you, but watching the movie "Lincoln" sent me to the bookshelf and Internet to learn more about political wrangling over the adopition of the 13th Amendment.
The movie was a great political science lesson, but it was obvious that...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 3:57 AM
There's something to be said about predictability, which means there's certainly something to be said about the season finale of "The Voice" Tuesday night.
Cassadee Pope, the Florida pop-rocker and former front woman of the band Hey Monday, won the...