| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Samantha Armacost, 27, grew up a country girl in Hereford.
"There's not even sidewalks where my parents live," said Armacost, nicknamed Sam.
But she was always thrilled when her mother took her on the light rail to Baltimore City to see Orioles...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Four volunteers, all graduates of Smith College in Northampton, Mass., spent a glorious Sunday cooped up inside a small warehouse in Timonium.
They were preparing more than 1,300 boxes of used books for moving trucks to deliver this week to the Maryland...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 4:58 PM
A dozen neighborhood volunteers will spend their Presidents Day turning around a former city recreation center that new sponsors envision reborn as an education and community center.
After 32 years, the Barclay Recreation Center shut down in August, a...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 4:42 PM
The rhythmic thud of the drum filled the air of Baltimore's Waverly community, alerting residents that something special was taking place in the neighborhood.
The joyous sound of children's laughter and eventual singing reinforced the sense of...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Lanny Gans had not heard, until she went to the Roland Park post office Wednesday, that the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service plans to end Saturday service in August, in an effort to save $2 billion a year..
"I hate to see anything like that...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 2:29 PM
The sight of a few ladders outside the Senator Theatre did not prepare me for the scope of the restoration project that is transforming this Govans-Belvedere Square landmark, a Baltimore treasure being taken apart and reassembled. There will be three...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Dear helpful people, Other than the 32nd Street (aka Waverly) Farmers Market and the Baltimore Farmers' Market, what is your favorite area farmers market?I'm working on a directory to accompany a farmers market article and I wanted to be sure......
| Feb 22, 2011
| 4:07 PM
It was one of Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit's most famous inventions, in 1714. But after nearly 300 years on the market, the still-common mercury thermometer now appears headed for extinction.
While many Maryland residents probably still have them in their...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 2:33 PM
Lawrence Hubert "Larry" Taylor, a pioneering WMAR-TV broadcast engineer who was also an original Rodgers Forge resident, died July 15 of complications from a fall at Oak Crest Village retirement community.
He was 90.
Mr. Taylor, the son of a truck...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 1:53 PM
Artscape — a celebration of visual and performing arts extending 12 city blocks, centered on Mount Royal Avenue and North Charles Street, is July 15-16, noon-10 p.m., and July 17, noon-8 p.m. Includes live music, dance, classical and experimental...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 11:35 PM
Denny McCarthy, 18, of Argyle Country Club, closed with a 3-under-par 67, and his 36-hole total of 136 at his home course brought a second successive Maryland State Junior Amateur golf title Tuesday.
Tyler Silberberg of Hobbit's Glen Golf Club,...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 2:21 PM
Elizabeth C. "Betty" Michaels, a former registered nurse and homemaker who enjoyed baking and cooking, died Saturday of an embolism at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. She was 103.
She was born Elizabeth Colburn, the daughter of a...