| Aug 28, 2011
| 4:22 PM
The National Weather Service's forecast office in Sterling, Va. has posted top wind gusts during Irene's passage across its coverage area west of the Chesapeake. Looks like Calvert County recorded some of the worst conditions on our side of the...
| Dec 21, 2005
Facing long, cold walks, circuitous car pools and mammoth traffic jams, hundreds of thousands of city students and their teachers stayed away from the classroom Tuesday, derailed by New York's first transit strike in 25 years.
Despite a two-hour...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:36 AM
A handful of Anne Arundel County liquor stores are taking advantage of new liquor laws in hopes of cashing in on beer drinkers' interest in craft brews.
They've installed taps in their stores to dispense specialty beers into refillable glass jugs...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 5:18 AM
Tucked in a house in the maritime-centric neighborhood of Eastport, VIN 909 proves that Annapolis cuisine has more to offer than crab cakes and rockfish.
The duo behind the wine cafe, manager/owner/sommelier (and Annapolis native) Alex Manfredonia and...
| Apr 11, 2010
Disco and the Remaking
of American Culture
W.W. Norton: 338 pp., $26.95
Recently, I attended a wedding reception during which a 10-year-old boy, to entertain the adults on the dance floor, started making the point-to-the-sky...