| Mar 23, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Here's Bob Swank's Episode 3 recap of American's Next Great Restaurant. Now we're all caught up.Johnny Carson golfswing! Last week grilled cheese operation Meltworks was the crowd favorite and has immunity. “I can make a 100,000 wraps Fran”...
| May 21, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Bob Swank's lost recaps of America's Next Great Restaurant are a millenarian weekend bonus feature on Dining@Large. Enjoy. - RGAmerica’s Next Great RestaurantEpisode 4 – The Revolution Will Not Be Televised Haven’t seen the show yet?...
| May 10, 2012
| 5:18 PM
James Fitzpatrick leans back in a huge black office chair with wheels and points at a projection on a screen in the front of the classroom, not far from the Soccer Barbie dolls and a clock featuring the portrait of French writer Voltaire.
"Here is the...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:19 AM
For the past few years, I've taken this first week of June to write a column to acknowledge a few seniors whom I've had the pleasure of watching, covering and enjoying over the time spent in high school.
This year things are just a bit different....
| Dec 27, 2011
All the presents have been opened; wrapping paper is strewn all over the house. The dog is wearing a large shiny bow, courtesy of the kids; while the cat has one end of a piece of curling ribbon hanging out of her mouth and the other end hanging out her...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 12:24 PM
More than 100 Baltimore Ravens fans descended on downtown Towson at lunchtime Friday for one last Ravens Rally before the team's AFC Championship Game on Sunday afternoon against the New England Patriots.
Though the location of the event has long been...
| Nov 17, 2011
Jessica Lea Mayfield has packed a lot of living into her 22 years.
Though the sprightly singer/songwriter may only be a year past the legal drinking age, she's already released two albums and had one notable collaboration.
As a child, Mayfield toured...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Marjorie Catherine Ordun, a homemaker and volunteer, died of complications from dementia Jan. 27 at Kline Hospice House in Frederick. She was 89 and had lived in Severna Park and Towson.
Marjorie Catherine Paulsen was born in Omaha, Neb. She attended a...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 3:03 PM
After suffering a defeat in the state legislature, advocates pushing to bar discrimination against transgender people are looking to build protection into local laws — spurred on by a high-profile attack on a woman at a Baltimore County McDonald's...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 6:40 PM
It wasn't scandalous by tabloid standards, but it was a rebellious act for the young women at the Mount Saint Dominic Academy, a small all-girls Catholic high school in New Jersey. Whitney Houston, class of 1981, sometimes wore mismatched socks and rolled...
| Nov 27, 2011
Baltimore's Union Square Christmas Cookie Tour is often less about cookies than it is about the houses that open their doors to serve them.
"These are Victorian houses, and they are almost always under construction or restoration," said Sylva Lin....
| Jul 26, 2011
| 8:58 AM
Watching "Hairspray" in a community theater ensures that every local joke will get a knowing laugh. Based on a John Waters movie, this Broadway musical has a lot of fun spoofing Baltimore circa 1962.
There are plenty of provincial laughs in the lively...