| Apr 21, 2011
| 2:45 PM
As Congress redoubles its efforts to cut expenditures from the federal budget, many worthy programs face the chopping block. Austerity means fewer federal highway projects, after-school programs and Social Security cost-of-living increases. Yet, some...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Having just observed Yom Kippur, Zoey Solomon knew what it felt like to be hungry.
But, as the 9-year-old walked through an exhibit Sunday depicting the lives of malnourished children from around the world, she still wrinkled her nose at a container of...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 9:00 AM
I have been watching President Obama's dance about gay marriage. His adroit pirouette, punctuated by bows to the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender community and dips and flourishes to the anti-gay marriage groups, has been disingenuously described by his...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 3:39 PM
Mount Royal Tavern — 1204 W. Mount Royal Ave., hosts the 27th annual Foodscape, a takeoff on Artscape, with an opening reception July 10, 5:30-8 p.m. 410-243-2632. A group of Baltimore artists has been creating food-themed art to rib the focus...
| Sep 29, 2011
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| Sep 19, 2011
| 11:33 AM
At a time in their lives when young people feel the pressure of "what's next?" Larry Shirley, of Towson, and Barbara Cook, of Cockeysville, enlisted in the Peace Corps.
That decision changed the course of their lives. The same could probably be said...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:08 PM
Dr. James Patrick Connaughton, a psychiatrist who was the founder and first director of what became the Johns Hopkins Children and Adolescent Mental Health Center, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at his Cloisters home in the Woodbrook neighborhood of...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 9:54 AM
There is no single solution to America's interrelated problems of massive debt, high unemployment, youthful angst and general lack of civility in society. But any idea that could address several of these issues simultaneously would at least be worth...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 11:41 AM
Minás art gallery— 815 W. 36th St., hosts Show and Tell with Eric Sipes and Leigh and Lauren Bender, Sept. 1, 8 p.m. Space is limited and fills up quickly. There is no charge, but donations are accepted. Call 410-732-4258 or go to go to http://www....
| Nov 5, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Up to 40 million Chinese people still live in caves. That's more than the populations of Texas and Illinois, combined. In fairness, a fraction of these caves are apparently pretty nice, complete with electricity and well-compacted dirt floors. But that'...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 5:55 PM
The Banneker School Legacy Committee of Catonsville, known as the Banneker Reunion Committee of Catonsville, enjoyed a three-day weekend Sept. 23-25 with students, who attended or graduated from Banneker.
Our vision is to empower and preserve our...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:04 AM
In her 30 years with The Dance Dimension, feisty dance director Marilyn Byers has rarely missed an opportunity to welcome back her star dancers at Thanksgiving time. One of those rare missed opportunities came last year, when the two-time cancer...