| Dec 17, 2010
| 5:48 PM
Enrique Villa can walk from his condominium on Water Street to his job at St. Paul and Baltimore streets in about five minutes. In Maryland, that's rare.
Villa and his wife, Kathryn, a physician whose commute by subway to Johns Hopkins Hospital is nearly...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 8:07 PM
Former Baltimorean Greg Wise, who moved to York eight years ago to be closer to his aging parents, says he can easily identify new Maryland transplants who have joined him in the northern migration just across the Pennsylvania line.
| Jan 27, 2011
| 6:41 PM
Arriving in Baltimore for college in 2004 from her native New York City, Vienna DeGiacomo assumed she would quickly head back north after graduating from Goucher College.
But nearly three years after receiving her English degree, DeGiacomo, 24, is...
| Feb 10, 2011
Over the past decade, Maryland's population grew far more diverse, while growth slowed dramatically in once-booming counties in the Baltimore area, according to data released Wednesday by the Census Bureau.
Baltimore lost more of its population —...
| Dec 22, 2010
Buoyed by a growing Hispanic population and the availability of steady federal jobs, Maryland grew by 9 percent in the last decade - faster than most Eastern states, according to new Census Bureau data.
Maryland's population grew by 480,000 residents, to...
| Dec 19, 2010
Before moving with her boyfriend of three years to a Hampden home this September, Brandy Washington lived with two other women, both young professionals in their 20s, just like her.
Delaying marriage is a lifestyle that has suited the 27-year-old. She...
| Dec 19, 2010
I know how much you make, whether you really have that advanced degree you claim and if you are spending too much of your paycheck on your mortgage.
Well, not exactly. But I do know as a group and on average what you and your neighbors earn, how much you...
| Dec 15, 2010
Maryland has maintained its perch as the nation's wealthiest state, according to data released Tuesday by the Census Bureau, though more residents in some suburbs were living in poverty than in 2000.
The census information contained some good news for...
| Feb 11, 2011
Drive along Snowden Farm Parkway in Clarksburg and you can catch a glimpse of two completely different worlds. On one side, a landscape of narrow roads snaking their way around rolling hills, still snow-covered and dotted with farm equipment and red...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 9:01 PM
Catherine Kelly and Sue Heether began their relationship in 1994, when both were teaching at a Baltimore-area Catholic school, and felt they had to keep the arrangement closely guarded for years.
But as same-sex couples became more visible over the...
| Jul 3, 2011
Wading through swamps and running up mountains taught Patrick McCormack more than how to survive punishing conditions without much food or sleep. His grueling Army Ranger training, along with several deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, taught the...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 3:53 PM
The United States contains just 5 percent of the world's population, yet its prisons house nearly a quarter of all the people incarcerated around the globe. We imprison our citizens at a greater rate than any other country; as a result, nearly 1 in...