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  • Kevin Van Valkenburg: A fond farewell to The Sun and its readers

    Kevin Van Valkenburg: A fond farewell to The Sun and its readers
    In the Spring of 2000, I was winding down my senior year at the University of Montana. And though I couldn't put the feeling into words, each day, I wandered around my hometown of Missoula feeling directionless. I had no plans after graduation. I had been...
  • Kenneth Allen Maylath, broadcaster

    Kenneth Allen Maylath, broadcaster
    Kenneth Allen Maylath, a veteran Baltimore broadcaster who had been host of "Conference Call" on WFBR-AM and was later news director at WCBM-AM, died Saturday of sepsis at Franklin Square Hospital Center. The longtime Parkville resident was 75. Born and...
  • Cal Ripken will help your kid fight bullies

    Cal Ripken will help your kid fight bullies
    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...
  • Ripken encouraged by Orioles' offseason moves

    Ripken encouraged by Orioles' offseason moves
    When looking back at last year's Orioles , the one thing that stuck out to Cal Ripken, Jr. was that their pitching was ranked last in the majors. Before the former Orioles great held the eighth annual Cal Ripken Sr. Aspire Gala on Friday night at the...
  • Cal Ripken pens another book

    Cal Ripken pens another book
    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-...
  • Sykesville man takes memorable swing at Orioles' announcer job

    Sykesville man takes memorable swing at Orioles' announcer job
    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...
  • Mostly Main Street: Tonge Row farmers market ready to set up shop March 11

    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...
  • Super-sized Bel Air crowd sees Ripken sign new book

    Super-sized Bel Air crowd sees Ripken sign new book
    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...
  • Cal Ripken special section

    Cal Ripken special section
  • Talbot County grub and grit

     
    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...
  • Orioles vs. Yankees

     
    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......
  • A hero's welcome, a new life in fame

    A hero's welcome, a new life in fame
    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...