| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Since the beginning of the republic, there has been a dynamic tension between constantly expanding diversity driven by immigration and the relentless homogenizing force of common American culture. And there's nothing like a long drive on an interstate...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:34 AM
The Target opening this fall in Canton at one of the city's largest new retail developments will be joined by a Harris Teeter grocery store and a lineup of stores and restaurants that includes Old Navy, Michaels, Loft, ULTA Beauty and Red Robin Gourmet...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Ravens fans in Harford County have gone absolutely nuts over the team's shirts, hats and other gear this week.
After the team's win over New England Patriots in the AFC Championship on Sunday, it was a foregone conclusion that the Ravens bandwagon would...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:32 AM
Best Story Time
WINNER: Howard County Library
Central, East Columbia, Elkridge, Glenwood, Miller, Savage
Best Museum for Families
WINNER: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
600 Independence Ave. Southwest...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 6:05 AM
There's a new normal in an old, colorful house off Regester Avenue in Anneslie.
It's one that requires a constant flow of caregivers to provide daily assistance for one of its residents, Laura Glaudemans.
Once a week, Laura, 23, visits the sixth floor...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 3:29 PM
When snowflakes began falling Monday afternoon, the commotion near Mondawmin Mall slowed. Children pointed to the sky. Shoppers, their shoulders previously hunched against the cold, stood to take in the scene.
Inside, shoppers buzzed through stores...
| Feb 24, 2013
Customers at Towson Hot Bagels usually pay with credit, not cash, when buying a bagel or a bottle of water, triggering fees the merchant must pay to process each transaction.
Now, the shop's owner and retailers across the country may recoup "swipe"...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 12:28 AM
A look at the Top 10 news stories of 2012 in The Record area:
#1 – Vi Ripken Kidnapped
The July kidnapping of Aberdeen's most well-known resident, remains the most bizarre and perhaps most unsettling story of 2012.
Vi Ripken, mother of Major...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Some members of the Rev. David Carl Olson's congregation are homeless. A few work minimum-wage jobs, he said, but they still cannot afford to leave shelters.
His faith calls him to live in a world with "profoundly more justice," said Olson, who...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 1:11 PM
As the day of his bar mitzvah approached, Zack Lubliner, of Owings Mills, decided on a mitzvah project that would help others and celebrate the coming Festival of Lights.
"Since my bar mitzvah was during Hanukkah, I thought I'd give people presents,"...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Here we go again. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced another voluntary recall of several brands of pet treats due to possible salmonella contamination, which can be dangerous both to pets and to people who handle the treats.
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:00 AM
WWE '13 has now been made available to the public for a month-and-a-half. Fans and gamers alike have been able to play, digest and dissect the title, compare it to previous releases and make a wish list for future releases.
Creative director Cory...