| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:20 AM
A hand-painted sign promising "Free Bread" appears every Thursday in front of the Living Hope Church of God on Montgomery Street, offering bags of bread and pastry to anyone, with no questions asked and no strings attached.
The gourmet bread, donated...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Sister Mary Joannes Clifford, a mathematics teacher who spent 53 years at Mercy High School and founded a ministry to the widowed, separated and divorced, died of cardiovascular disease Oct. 30 at her order's retirement home in the Woodbrook. She was 87....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The Harford County Wine Festival will be held this Saturday, Sept. 28, from noon to 6 p.m. at Rockfield Manor in Bel Air.
This is the eighth wine festival held in the bowl next to the manor house; the event has grown from 1,000 people in the early years...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 10:45 AM
The annual Woodstock Festival, still going strong after 98 years, will take place on Saturday, Aug. 10, 3-7 p.m., and Sunday, Aug. 11, 1-5 p.m., at 10800 Old Court Road, in Woodstock, at St. Alphonsus Rodriguez Catholic Church.
Dining and playing...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:03 PM
M. Faysal Thameen, a retired structural engineer who headed the city's role in the 1980s construction of the Fort McHenry Tunnel, died of cancer April 9 at his home in Millbury, Mass. The former Parkville resident was 75.
"He was a quiet force in the...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Some foodies — and I'm not naming names here — prefer to spend their dining-out dollars only at individually owned, full-service restaurants with roots in the local (more or less) community. Whether it be fine dining or pubby, they...
| Oct 3, 2012
A bag of carrots, a gallon of milk and a pound of chicken go a long way at Hillcrest Elementary School.
The groceries helped transform 10 classroom chalk boards at the school on Frederick Road into new, multi-use whiteboards.
At Catonsville High School,...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Sample food from local restaurants, caterers and even food trucks, and pick up coupons at the Laurel Historical Society’s Taste of Laurel, Sunday, Nov. 4 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Taste of Laurel begins at the Laurel Museum, 817 Main St., and bite-...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Mindy Torres knows a good deal when she sees one.
Colgate toothpaste can run as high as $3 per tube at local retailers, but on this particular Sunday at Harris Teeter in the Kings Contrivance Village Center, if you buy two tubes at $2 each, you get three...
| Jun 16, 2012
Plenty of shoppers at a Baltimore Safeway have started checking their cell phones while pushing carts and scanning shelves.
They may have been texting or checking Facebook updates, but now grocery customers could use mobile devices to plan meals,...
| Jun 15, 2012
Sunday, June 17
Classical music The Candlelight Concert Society presents the Calidore String Quartet in concert at 3 p.m. at Howard Community College's Horowitz Performing Arts Center, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. Tickets are $20....
| Jun 26, 2012
This is just a reminder that the second annual Lisbon Community Fair will be held on June 30 at the Lisbon Park from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Come for the yard sale, moon bounce, auction, tack sale, food and vendors.
The event will benefit the Gentle Giants...