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  • Bayhawks fall in season finale, get No. 2 seed

    Bayhawks fall in season finale, get No. 2 seed
    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...
  • Thanksgiving airfare bargain hunters must look even earlier this year

    Thanksgiving airfare bargain hunters must look even earlier this year
    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...
  • At Wiley Gunter's, upstairs is the clear draw

    At Wiley Gunter's, upstairs is the clear draw
    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...
  • Chesapeake Bayhawks beat Long Island without head coach

    Chesapeake Bayhawks beat Long Island without head coach
    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'...
  • Naturalized American helps immigrants gain citizenship

    Naturalized American helps immigrants gain citizenship
    In her singsong voice, Sarah Moses asked the nervous 22-year-old Colombian man questions about American civics and culture: What is the name of the national anthem? At what age may a citizen vote? Why does the American flag have 13 stripes? Juan...
  • Stony Brook to host America East men's championship in 2013, 2014

    Stony Brook to host America East men's championship in 2013, 2014
    Stony Brook's Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium was chosen Thursday as host for the 2013 and 2014 America East men’s lacrosse championships, marking the first time the conference has predetermined a site for the event.The location was determined in a...
  • Jazz bar Phaze 10 shines in overlooked area

    Jazz bar Phaze 10 shines in overlooked area
    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 —...
  • Diner Days: A timeline of the Hollywood Diner

    Diner Days: A timeline of the Hollywood Diner
    The Hollywood Diner has had a turbulent history in Baltimore. Here's a look back. 1981 — Location scouting begins for the MGM production “Diner,” which is to be filmed in and around Baltimore. The Hilltop Diner, the northwest...
  • Bayhawks' John Grant Jr. still 'the best stick in the sport'

    Bayhawks' John Grant Jr. still 'the best stick in the sport'
    While training with the Canadian national team for the World Lacrosse Championships in 1978, Dave Huntley noticed his teammate's son hanging around the squad during practices and workouts. "And he always had a stick in his hand," Huntley said of 4-year-...
  • National Hurricane Center may change warning criteria after Sandy

    National Hurricane Center may change warning criteria after Sandy
    The National Hurricane Center may loosen the criteria it uses in issuing hurricane warnings so that future storms like Superstorm Sandy would prompt the same alerts as if they were still officially classified as hurricanes, according to AccuWeather.com....
  • Recruiting notes: Navy, UMBC pick up oral commitments

    Recruiting notes: Navy, UMBC pick up oral commitments
    Junior midfielder Ray Wardell of Babylon (N.Y.) High has orally committed to play men's lacrosse at Navy. The 6-foot-5 midfielder is a three-sport athlete as well as a member of the Long Island Jesters 2014 Team. He earned All-Division honors in...
  • Film composer John Williams to make Baltimore conducting premiere

    Film composer John Williams to make Baltimore conducting premiere
    John Williams has won just about everything there is to win in the music industry, including a slew of Grammys, Golden Globes, Emmys and no less than five Academy Awards — his record of 48 Oscar nominations is second only to Walt Disney. If the...