About 60 children and adults decked out in costume to attend a launch party for "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" at the Bel Air Library late Saturday night. The Bel Air Barnes & Noble opened at midnight for the release and had sold out of all its copies by 3 p.m. Sunday.
Go to the rear of Mary Martin's shop in Havre de Grace, and you'll discover a vast history of the world — of nearby small towns but also farflung foreign cities — being collated in an assortment of 3x5 postcards.
Enterprise Worldwide's highest honor, the Firm of the Year award, was presented to Weyrich Cronin & Sorra at the Enterprise Worldwide Annual Symposium on May 29, 2014 at Walt Disney World's Contemporary Resort.
Kurt Bluemel, a perennial nursery owner and plants man who was called the "Johnny Appleseed of ornamental grasses," died Wednesday of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Baldwin resident was 81.
Of Towson High School's 1,400 students, 607, or 43 percent, have requested to enroll in a music class for the 2014-2015 school year. And that is a tribute to John Olin, department head Dave Rhen and chorus director Derrick Jackson. Olin, of Towson, recently organized a trip for nearly 200 students to perform at Disney World in Orlando.
Horseshoe Casino Baltimore is working with the city of Baltimore to hire about 1,700 people for jobs ranging from dealers to restaurant servers before it opens this summer. The city wants to help city residents get the jobs since its unemployment rate is currently about 8.3 percent.
Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed increase in Maryland's minimum wage to $10.10 cleared its first hurdle Monday night as a House committee approved the bill and rejected a proposal to set a different standard for rural areas.
Maryland government officials should try to get more economic ripples from the Wallops Flight Facility — just over the line in Virginia — by capitalizing on space tourism and the potential from unmanned aircraft, according to a new study.
Sharon L. Friedlander, a much beloved Baltimore County public schools special education teacher, died Jan. 24 of giant cell myocarditis, a rare disease that attacks the heart, at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
In the next few weeks, beginning Jan. 2, 13,000 immigrants in Maryland will take tests for drivers licenses. The so-called "second-tier" licenses allow undocumented immigrants who pay taxes to drive cars on Maryland roads, but the licenses cannot be used for federal identification. The MVA is seeing the greatest demand for these licenses in the Washington suburbs.
The lobby at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort quickly emptied out as Major League Baseball's winter meetings ended Thursday. While the Orioles only added a pair of Rule 5 draft picks this week, the club continued efforts to land a free-agent closer.
Throughout the month of December, Springer hosts gingerbread-decorating workshops in her lovely Phoenix home. Her kitchen — transformed into a veritable Candyland with bowls and bowls of gumdrops, M&Ms and Hershey's kisses — is the stuff of kids' dreams.
By By Kit Waskom Pollard and For The Baltimore Sun
We will know soon enough whether Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette strikes gold with the signing of former Giants top prospect Francisco Peguero, but Duquette is definitely making it clear how highly he thinks of the 25-year-old.