| May 27, 2012
| 8:13 PM
"Don't be a stranger" -- Peggy Olson
I went to a wedding a few weeks ago, and the conversation at my table, as it often does, turned to "Mad Men."
A few guests were very adamant about Season 5; "lackluster" and "disappointing" were the most commonly...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Punch is back on the restaurant scene in Baltimore, but be careful. It packs one.
America's oldest cocktail, that mix of spirits, tea, sweet, sour and bitter, is finding a fresh start in the shot glasses and shakers of some of the city's most creative...
| May 29, 2012
| 11:14 AM
Laws are like fine nets, catching the common fish even as the biggest push their way through. Or so you might think on learning of how federal prosecutors keep nabbing small and medium-size businesspeople who violate an obscure law relating to bank...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 10:05 AM
These can be lonely times for an Orioles fan in New York City.
But just like the team they love, Orioles fans always find a way. Orioles fans enisled on Manhattan have started flocking to the Horsebox, a two-and-a-half year old bar on Avenue A in the...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 12:58 PM
An energetic young cast is having a great time doing the musical "Rent" at Silhouette Stages. That energy would reach the audience even if the performers weren't in the habit of coming off the stage and strolling down the aisles at Slayton House Theater....
| Nov 2, 2012
| 6:55 PM
A nor'easter appears poised to rumble over Maryland next week, as residents on the state's eastern and western edges are still shoveling out snow and sand from this week's massive storm.
The nor'easter could swoop across the state as early as Wednesday,...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:50 AM
In the spirit of an irrepressible title character, the Laurel Mill Playhouse unveiled its Nov. 2 opening of "Auntie Mame" without a backward glance at Hurricane Sandy.
A madcap comedy based on the fictional novel by Patrick Dennis, and adapted to film...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Marylanders made history Tuesday as they voted to make same-sex marriage legal — a question that had been defeated each of the 32 times it had been on the ballot in other states.
"To Maryland's children – please know that you and your...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 12:33 PM
John Ellis "Bo" Blackwell, one of the first African-Americans to be appointed to the Baltimore Police Department, who overcame racism and enjoyed a 30-year career with the department, died Oct. 30 of respiratory failure at Sinai Hospital.
| Oct 19, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Wedding day: Sept. 29, 2012
Thomas' story: Thomas Roberts, 40, grew up in Towson and is a news anchor for MSNBC. His mother, Michelle Roberts, is retired and worked in the finance department for Sheppard Pratt Health System. His father, Albert "Rob"...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:52 AM
The massive round metal mirror in the foyer was one of the first purchases Christian Siriano made after winning the fourth season of "Project Runway."
The two small framed Victorian paintings in the living room were passed down from his mother.
| Sep 4, 2012
| 2:59 PM
The return of crisp, cool autumn air beckons the past. It conjures feelings of nostalgia, a need for something warm, familiar and classic.
The simple, smoky Manhattan represents this return to the season. The good Manhattan's fragrance connects to the...