| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:25 PM
I know we have become a nation of such short attention spans and long-term addiction to instant gratification that asking viewers to spend even an hour with a documentary that could change the way they see the world is probably a fool's errand.
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:54 PM
With Labor Day still a few weeks away, the time to make Thanksgiving travel plans seems as far off as the Curiosity rover.
This year, however, if you snooze, you lose.
Airfares are climbing with no leveling-off in sight. The cheapest fares likely are...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Lew Ford arrived in Baltimore on Saturday night, got to the ballpark Sunday morning and learned shortly thereafter that he would be playing in a major league baseball game for the first time since 2007.
It then took a little more than an inning for the...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:35 AM
On a recent Friday night, the downstairs of Wiley Gunter's was dead. There were a dozen people in seats, quietly conversing and staring at ESPN.
The bartender moved slowly, as the scene didn't require much more. Taking too much time but also...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 11:07 PM
The Chesapeake Bayhawks knew they would move one step closer to locking up the top spot in the Major League Lacrosse playoffs with a win over the Long Island Lizards. But the Bayhawks received some extra motivation about three hours before Saturday night'...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Warmth emanates from every corner of the bar: the improvised electric bass groove from the jazz quartet; the patrons' hearty laughs; the glowing orange sign above the bar, proudly announcing the arrival of one of the city's most promising new bars —...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 5:17 PM
The Chesapeake Bayhawks know what's at stake in their regular-season finale against Denver tonight.
Both Chesapeake and Denver come into the 7 p.m. game at Navy-Marine Corps Stadium tied for first with 10-3 records. The winner earns the top seed in the...
| May 5, 2012
| 9:06 AM
It was the voice on the other end of the phone that kept Neysan Sturdivant calm on the night of Sept. 4 after his wife, sitting next to him, yelled, "Stop the car!"
In a second, the Severn couple's minivan was on the side of Route 32 in the darkness....
| Aug 11, 2012
| 8:01 AM
For days in advance, forecasters had been predicting widespread severe weather for Friday evening, but the skies remained quiet in Central Maryland thanks to a cooling morning rain.
There was what one National Weather Service meteorologist called a...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 2:48 PM
With the top seed in the Major League Lacrosse playoffs on the line, the Chesapeake Bayhawks came out firing Saturday night against the Denver Outlaws, scoring on each of their first three shots and building an early five-point lead.
Over the final three...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Peter Wyckoff Higgins, a landscape designer and owner of an outdoors construction firm, died Aug. 31 of complications from diabetes complications at his Reisterstown home. He was 64.
Born in New York City and raised in Buck Hill Falls, Pa., and in Garden...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 11:42 AM
The Division I women’s lacrosse final four will be played at Villanova on Memorial Day weekend, the NCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse Committee announced Friday morning.
Championship weekend heads to Villanova Stadium after two years at...