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  • Teachers' connection at heart of West Towson's Sandy relief effort

    Teachers' connection at heart of West Towson's Sandy relief effort
    A dozen years ago, two high school field hockey players forged a friendship when they met on a recruiting trip to Towson University. Over the past week, the two friends have forged another partnership — one that's helping West Towson Elementary...
  • Hollywood Diner reopens under new operators

    Hollywood Diner reopens under new operators
    After a months-long hiatus, the city-owned Hollywood Diner has reopened under new operators. Formerly known as the The Hollywood Diner presents Thomasino's, the restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch on weekdays, and on Sunday mornings during the...
  • Pre-game notes on Markakis leaving, Jurrjens hurting, Betemit hitting

    Pre-game notes on Markakis leaving, Jurrjens hurting, Betemit hitting
    HOUSTON -- Lots of little things from today’s pre-game scrum with Buck Showalter: Right fielder Nick Markakis’ paternal grandmother passed away Sunday. Markakis drove to Long Island after the Orioles’ game and she was pronounced dead...
  • Bourdain looking forward to his return to Baltimore

    Bourdain looking forward to his return to Baltimore
    When Anthony Bourdain brings his Guts & Glory tour to the Hippodrome on Saturday, it will be a return engagement for the notoriously opinionated "chef-at-large". Bourdain launched the Hippodrome's annual Foodie Experience series in May 2010, when he...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails, The Long Thailand Tea, My Thai

    Great Baltimore cocktails, The Long Thailand Tea, My Thai
    When I went to Thailand two years ago, I developed an obsession for the way the culture makes — make that "takes" (as is tradition) — their iced tea. We pseudo Southerners scoop loads of sugar into ours. But Thailanders make theirs as if...
  • Next generation of wrestling superstars at Dragon Gate USA

    Recently on WWE.com, Paul Heyman listed 10 “Paul Heyman Guys.” It seems to be the cool thing these days, in this exclusive club of individuals that associate themselves with the man known as the "Creative Rabbi," the man widely regarded as one...
  • Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, educator

    Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, educator
    Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, a veteran educator who had served as acting superintendent for Baltimore public schools in the early 1970s and later held positions with the New York State Department of Education, died Nov. 8 of prostate cancer at Gilchrist...
  • Comeback win vs. Hartford was highlight of UMBC's season

    Comeback win vs. Hartford was highlight of UMBC's season
    UMBC coach Don Zimmerman has been in the game long enough not to get too excited about one victory over another or get frustrated by one loss versus another. But Zimmerman, who recently wrapped up his 27th season as a head coach, conceded that the...
  • Towson baseball coach Mike Gottlieb speaks about proposed cuts

    Towson baseball coach Mike Gottlieb speaks about proposed cuts
    There were 22 players, seven on scholarship, on the Towson University baseball roster when Mike Gottlieb took over as the coach at his alma mater in 1988. The Tigers won the East Coast Conference championship that season. There will be 35 players on...
  • College students react to first presidential debate

    College students react to first presidential debate
    Like most students gathered at the Johns Hopkins University on Wednesday to share tacos and watch the first presidential debate of the general election, senior Nicholas DePaul walked into the room as a supporter of President Barack Obama. But 30...
  • WWE's Zack Ryder on his career slump, missing WrestleMania, changing characters and more

    WWE's Zack Ryder on his career slump, missing WrestleMania, changing characters and more
    Zack Ryder has had the most up-and-down two years a WWE superstar can have. The 2011 calendar year was a dream for Ryder, whose YouTube hit Z! True Long Island Story made him the fifth-most followed WWE superstar on Twitter with more than a million...
  • Notebook: Team USA sets roster for intrasquad scrimmage Sunday in Bethesda

    Notebook: Team USA sets roster for intrasquad scrimmage Sunday in Bethesda
    The U.S. national men's lacrosse team will conduct an intrasquad scrimmage Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Capital Lacrosse Classic at Landon School in Bethesda.  This is the latest step for the U.S. Team as it prepares for tryouts next summer before the 2014...