| Feb 19, 2013
| 8:04 AM
A 5-year-old from Lutherville, a tot who campaigns for animal rights and says animals are friends not food, is vying for the title of PETA's Cutest Vegan Kid.
Maya Parker-Rollins, who's been vegan her whole short life, is competing to be the girl winner...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 7:06 AM
Terrell Suggs might not be in the game right now, but Tuesday night, he'll be on TV.
The Ravens linebacker will be a judge -- or as they say on the program, a "very special guest" -- on a reality show for tattoo artists called "Ink Master."
| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:45 AM
The Maryland Zoo's 4-year-old elephant Samson's serious illness with herpes is one example of how zoo breeding programs put elephants at risk ("Young elephant recovering from virus," March 14). This frightening disease causes massive internal...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Alaska, the polar bear who recently died at the Maryland Zoo, is a touching example of how animals can recover from years of deprived living conditions in circuses if given the opportunity (Polar bear euthanized at Maryland zoo," Jan. 16).
| Jan 9, 2013
| 1:21 PM
For those of you have been having Jerzday withdrawals, we now have Snooki & JWOWW Tuesdays.
And, unlike last season, each episode is an hour instead of a half an hour.
I’m not going to lie: I do find both of these girls extremely entertaining....
| Mar 26, 2013
People flock to Pimlico Race Course on the third Saturday in May for the excitement, for a good party or for a stiff Black-Eyed Susan. The bill of fare, though, hasn't been high on the list of attractions since the Coolidge administration.
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Sticky Rice, with four locations including Aliceanna Street in Baltimore, has been named by PETA as one of the top 10 restaurants for vegan sushi, taking the No. 8 spot.
PETA was impressed with Stick Rice for offering two types of tofu-based sushi as...
| Mar 19, 2013
The cuisine and restaurants of Baltimore are getting another turn in the national spotlight.
The March 25 episode of "Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern" features Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bay.
The last time Baltimore was the subject of a...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Baltimore used to be a town of colorful public characters.
One of them, my father, passed away 40 years ago today. Sam Shapiro was often described as a "perennial" candidate — for mayor in 1967 and 1971 and House of Representatives in 1968 and...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 10:44 AM
A day after Jada Pinkett Smith sent a heartfelt letter to Baltimore's mayor, pleading for her to stand up for circus elephants she believes are being abused, circus officials called the actress "completely misguided."
"She doesn't know the first thing...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Tom opens calling it the "hardest fought season ever." I'm not sure about that, but I will say that this is one with a lot of strong competitors, few loathsome personalities, and a satisfying final three.
It starts with the pro dancers (the "real" pro...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 7:31 PM
Welcome to Week 2! Given that all the dancers last week were either good dancers or good sports or both, I'm particularly happy this is a season that didn't have a week 1 elimination. I'm looking forward to seeing everybody dance again.
Brooke's dress is...