| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Buying a new car is exciting for anyone, but for Anne Mekalian, a quadruple amputee, it was miraculous.
"It was so exciting," said Mekalian, 67, who purchased the Subaru Crosstrek last month and is waiting for it to be adapted for her special needs....
| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Mike Smith has not welcomed a single guest to Maryland Live's new poker room, which won't open until later this month, but he already feels like a friend to many of the state's most serious card players.
It's not like Smith, hired as the first director...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Dinner and drinks at the airport, even when you don't have a flight to catch? That might not be as crazy as it sounds.
Sky Azure, a small cocktail and tapas lounge in the new observation gallery at BWI Airport, has potential as a fun lunch or happy hour...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Poker players began gathering near the entrance of Maryland Live's poker room at 7 a.m., hours before the noon opening.
Nearly 1,000 waited in line when cards finally began to fall on the casino's 52 poker tables.
The opening of the poker room, a 14,...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Maryland State Police warn: beware of fake Apples.
In a raid last week at Arundel Mills in Hanover, police confiscated hundreds of counterfeit Apple products being sold at the Cyberion store and the ST Tech Pros kiosk, according to state police.
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Significant road closures are planned along downtown Baltimore streets beginning at 9 p.m. Monday as the streets are converted into a 2-mile race course to accommodate the Grand Prix.
The race, now in its third year, runs from Friday to Sunday, but road...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:52 PM
When plans called for a Harrah's to rise not far from M&T Bank Stadium, the Baltimore casino was slated to have 3,750 video lottery terminals delivering 67 percent of revenue to the state.
Instead, a Horseshoe casino — a brand known for its ties...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:47 AM
A car rental company located near BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport in Hanover was evacuated for more than four hours on Friday night after employees noticed a suspicious device and alerted police, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal.
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Patrick McAvoy knew his job had some drawbacks. As a contract employee at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, he lacked benefits and long-term stability, but he stayed on as an events coordinator for three years, hoping to be hired full time and seeing...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:37 PM
For quite some time now, enthusiastic volunteers have been whacking brush, clearing debris and replacing ties and rails on the old Pennsylvania Railroad's Northern Central Division, one of the nation's most historic stretches of railroad, which courses 10...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Superintendent Renee Foose Thursday night announced more than 30 transfers and promotions among principals and assistant principals in the Howard County Public School System for the next school year.
Chief among the promotions is John Davis, current...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:30 AM
I am writing in response to Anne Neal's misinformed article criticizing St. Mary's College of Maryland ("Campus cautionary tale," May 30).
Rather than basing her judgment of St. Mary's College on biased reports that no one else seems to have heard of...