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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Wedded: Danielle Young and William Kelly

    Wedded: Danielle Young and William Kelly
    Date: March 29 Her story: Danielle Young, 33, grew up in Bel Air. She is a project manager for Leidos, a government contractor in Columbia. Her parents, Sylvia and Earl Young, live in Bel Air. His story: William Kelly, 31, grew up in Torrington, Conn....
  • Harry R. Vaughn, corrections official

    Harry R. Vaughn, corrections official
    Harry R. Vaughn, former deputy warden of the Montgomery County Correctional Facility who earlier had worked for the Baltimore City Jail, died April 19 of heart failure at his Randallstown home. He was 72. The son of Willie Dickerson, a North Carolina...
  • Movie review: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

    Movie review: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'
    "The Occasionally Amazing Spider-Man 2" might be a better way to think of the not-always-spectacular but sometimes satisfying Spider-Man sequel as it sprawls, brawls and wall-crawls over New York City. Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone remain the best...
  • Ill-fated love affair, set to song and dance, at Laurel Mill Playhouse

    Ill-fated love affair, set to song and dance, at Laurel Mill Playhouse
    When community theater vaudeville landed on Main Street in the Laurel Mill Playhouse's spring production of Andrew Lippa's "The Wild Party" weekend before last, it roared. Based on Joseph Moncure March's 1928 narrative poem of the same name —...
  • Under Armour's Brand House in SoHo opens

    Under Armour's Brand House in SoHo opens
    Under Armourwill open its newest Brand House store -- its largest yet -- today in New York's SoHo district in a building once owned by John Jacob Astor. The Baltimore-based sports apparel maker hopes to attract international tourists and other...
  • JHU names Saint Louis Symphony president dean of Peabody Institute

    JHU names Saint Louis Symphony president dean of Peabody Institute
    Fred Bronstein, president of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, will become the new head of the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University on June 1. His title will be dean, rather than the previous, longtime designation of director, in keeping with...
  • Couple in love links mismatched families [Review]

    Couple in love links mismatched families [Review]
    The hilarious Sycamore family presided over by Grandpa Vanderhof is making a comeback in Laurel Mill Playhouse's current showing of "You Can't Take It With You," by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. The comedy premiered at the Booth Theater in...
  • Five questions with interior designer Barbara Portnoy

    Five questions with interior designer Barbara Portnoy
    The woman behind the interiors of many of Baltimore's significant buildings celebrates this year the 15th anniversary of the founding of her business, Portnoy Levine Design Associates or PLDA. Raised in Connecticut and educated at the Pratt Institute in...
  • Inspiring Women: Kavita Shukla

    Inspiring Women: Kavita Shukla
    When Kavita Shukla was 8, she designed a cage cleaner for her pet rabbit, Monet. Removing the cage’s tray to empty bunny pellets and food scraps was difficult and messy, and the third-grader was determined to improve on its design. “I came...
  • Casino operators join forces on New York venture

    Casino operators join forces on New York venture
    Two Maryland casino operators are teaming up in hopes of opening a casino and resort in the Hudson Valley-Catskills area of New York, and are considering other projects in that state, the companies announced. The Cordish Cos., which runs Maryland Live in...
  • Car catches fire in Mount Washington

    Car catches fire in Mount Washington
    A car caught fire in Mount Washington Wednesday night, sending flames as high as 20 feet in the air, according to witnesses. The fire department said no injuries were reported and the fire was put out shortly after firefighters arrived on the scene in...
  • Here's how we do it

    Earlier today, Robert of Cross Keys, a longtime reader here at Wordville, made this request on Facebook: "I would love to know the secret of making edits quickly and decisively, so that I may share it with my bosses who live to re-edit. If my office...