| Feb 19, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Kirk McEwen wasn't nervous when he entered the radio booth at Oriole Park last Saturday. The Sykesville resident had been behind a microphone a few thousand times during a long broadcasting career.
But this was different. McEwen was one of 25...
| Feb 28, 2012
The wonderful Tonge Row farmers market is gearing up to start March 11. Organizer Kimberly Kepnes tells me that there are a few slots available for new participants. They are hoping to add some organic farmers and a local cheese group. This is one of my...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 5:45 PM
St. Agnes Hospital officials said Friday that they are negotiating with the Archdiocese of Baltimore to buy the historic Cardinal Gibbons School, two years after it was shut down amid protests from alumni and parents.
The hospital on Caton Avenue in...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 3:20 AM
Cal Ripken Jr.will not come to your kid's school and help him polish off a bully.
What exactly do you want for $16.99?
But with his latest children's book, the Hall of Famer hopes he can arm your kids, informationally, with what they need to handle...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Cal Ripken, the former Baltimore Orioles star known best for setting the major league record for consecutive games, is spending some of his free time these days as an author.
In this Baltimore Sun video, Cal and co-author Kevin Cowherd talk about "Super-...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:29 PM
An estimated 300 people waited in line Tuesday evening at Barnes and Noble in Bel Air to get an autograph from Baseball Hall of FamerCal Ripken Jr., who was signing copies of his newest book released Monday.
The book, "Super-sized Slugger," is the second...
| Jul 15, 2007
| 5:53 PM
| Mar 3, 2010
| 4:22 PM
New York Times restaurant critic Sam Sifton fills today's review of a Greenwich Village restaurant with all sorts of Baltimore references, most related to The Wire.He mentions Wire characters Avon Barksdale and Stringer Bell. He ends the review by...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
On a slow, rainy day - and yes, it's raining again, if you can believe it - I'd like to pose a question to longtime fans of the Orioles. I'll also leave it open to those of you who have a......
| Aug 24, 2008
When Michael Phelps left his mother's house in Rodgers Forge four years ago, he was - despite his six gold medals and his 19 years on Earth - still a boy in almost every sense.
Soon he'll return to Baltimore a 23-year-old man.
He'll return not to his...
| Apr 6, 2008
If Opening Day were any indication, the 1983 Orioles were due to be blown away - like the parachutist the club hired to land on the pitcher's mound before the game.
Winds whisked him onto the stadium parking lot instead.
On the field, Joe Altobelli...
| May 6, 2008
Here's a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Orioles:
Updated May 5
Scott Miller of CBSSports.com writes about the culture change taking place with the Orioles:
This guy [Dave Trembley] is such a renegade that the Orioles actually...