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  • Bracing for an invasion of tourists in Havre de Grace [Community]

    Uh, oh, dear readers, the British are coming! Planned for many months, the War of 1812 re-enactment will reoccur this weekend (May 3-5) all over Havre de Grace. Unlike the surprise British attack on the city, May 3, 1813, during which it was sacked...
  • Under Armour founder Kevin Plank sees himself as the underdog

    Under Armour founder Kevin Plank sees himself as the underdog
    Kevin Plank may have sold the first Under Armour shirts from the back of his car, but as his reach has grown, so too have his wheels: These days, he jets around the world, recently to five Asian cities in six days, but managed to get back home to...
  • Alex Len sits down with ESPN's Jalen Rose, Bill Simmons

    Alex Len sits down with ESPN's Jalen Rose, Bill Simmons
    Alex Len sat down with ESPN’s Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons for a mock job interview as part of Grantland’s The Full NBA Job Interview series. The 11-minute interview covered numerous topics, from Len’s roots in gymnastics, his...
  • Tossing the junk, keeping the words

    Cleaning out the house that my parents called their own for 57 years is, initially, an exercise in futility and heartbreak. You walk a guilt-strewn tightrope. Should we keep this or that certain artifact left behind following Dad's death in March? Or is...
  • Smart transportation projects could improve the quality of life in Baltimore City

    Smart transportation projects could improve the quality of life in Baltimore City
    I was happy to see the benefits of intermodal transportation for city residents so clearly described in a recent Sun commentary ("Put people ahead of cars," June 5). I've begun to see a transformation over the last decade in Baltimore, and I am encouraged...
  • Georgetown's Greg Whittington, former Oakland Mills star, tears his ACL

    Georgetown's Greg Whittington, former Oakland Mills star, tears his ACL
    Georgetown junior forward Greg Whittington, a former Oakland Mills star, has torn his ACL and could miss the 2013-14 season. "Greg will return when he is 100 percent healthy,” Hoyas coach John Thompson III said in a statement. “I feel for...
  • Former Baltimore resident named No. 2 at CIA

    Former Baltimore resident named No. 2 at CIA
    A former Baltimore resident and Fells Point business owner, Avril D. Haines, has been named deputy director of the CIA -- the first woman to hold the second-highest position at the agency. Haines, 43, previously worked as a White House deputy...
  • On Columbia's lakefront, the return of a favorite

    On Columbia's lakefront, the return of a favorite
    Who said there are no second acts in American dining? Clyde's of Columbia has been an anchor on the Columbia lakefront since 1975. That's impressive, but time has a way of catching up with everything. And now that Columbia is in the middle of a multi-...
  • InsideMDSports: Dion Wiley has Terps on top of his six-school list

    InsideMDSports: Dion Wiley has Terps on top of his six-school list
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. At the conclusion of the Nike EYBL circuit, Potomac shooting guard Dion Wiley and Team Takeover...
  • Holy Trinity handbell choir to perform in concert

    The Handbell Choir of Holy Trinity Church in Laurel will participate in a combined handbell choir concert with Trinity Lutheran Church, Sunday, June 2, at 6 p.m., at 11200 Old Georgetown Road, in North Bethesda. A freewill offering will be taken, and...
  • Will same-sex marriage photos prompt people to ask, 'So, which one is the woman?'

    Will same-sex marriage photos prompt people to ask, 'So, which one is the woman?'
    When I was younger, my sister and I would stay up to watch BET’s "ComicView." Throughout the '90s and 2000s, "ComicView" was the launching pad for many of our current top black stand-up comedians. One night, I recall hearing a performer make a...
  • Terps' Schwarzmann among many locals nominated for Tewaaraton

    Terps' Schwarzmann among many locals nominated for Tewaaraton
    The Tewaaraton Foundation today announced the Tewaaraton Award men's and women's nominees, including 2012 winners Katie Schwarzmann (Maryland) and Peter Baum (Colgate). Twenty-five women and 25 men were selected as nominees, from which 10 finalists...