The 15 women who completed the inaugural nine-month program ¿ the first of its kind, according to ADA regional director Kathy Rogers ¿ lost as much as 28 pounds and saw significant improvements in their blood sugar levels. Their accomplishments are being celebrated Thursday at a luncheon at Horseshoe Casino, and, given its preliminary success, Fabulous You is likely to be replicated nationally, Rogers said.
A sell-out crowd of some 700 spiffed-up folks converged on the Baltimore Convention Center for ¿An Evening of Unexpected Delights.¿ An unexpected delight for the crowd occurred when Vanessa Williams took center stage, singing and entertaining the crowd for an hour.
Genetics research and the thriving research environment in this city are threatened by reductions in funding. When corrected for inflation, the NIH budget has declined by more than 22 percent in the last decade. This is bad news for patients and their families hoping for cures and for communities like Baltimore where research is a major economic driver, and has been for decades.
This year, Comic-Con, held in the Baltimore Convention Center, is happening concurrently with the Baltimore Book Festival, stretched over a series of venues in the Inner Harbor area and all the way to Geppi's Entertainment Museum, where there will be a pavilion devoted to comics creators and publishers as part of the book fest. The programming at the pavilion offers an array of voices on contemporary topics in the comics world, encouraging a cross-pollination between the two literary events that
Flowers, like herbs and other plants, have long been a staple in the human diet, not only flavoring foods and drinks but serving as folk therapies for a range of health maladies. Now they're popping up in products marketed as health drinks.
The American Legion expects to draw thousands of veterans to Baltimore this week for its national convention, where officials plan to show what the organization can offer the newest generation of potential members: the veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's $2.5 billion preliminary operating budget for next year will impose no new fees, keep tax rates the same and shrink the city's workforce to the smallest size in decades.
A handful of copper Birch Cents would have bought a meal of cold meat and a pint of beer at an early 19th-century American tavern. At an auction in Baltimore late Thursday night, one fetched nearly $1.2 million.
Founders Aric Wanveer, 34, and Tim McFadden, 31, are metal and glass artists, respectively, who started collaborating five years ago. Their success at the American Craft Council show helped them realize that they could turn their passion into a business.
The flaw in all the happy rationalization from Orioles fans about the quiet offseason is that the club needs just about everything possible to fall into place to stay ahead of an American League East division in which the Boston Red Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays made major roster upgrades this winter.
When he was introduced for the first panel of the day — a question-and-answer session for season-ticket holders — Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Duquette took the stage to a warm reception and partial standing ovation.
This has been anything but a typical offseason, so Orioles fans got something extra when they showed up to collect autographs and rub elbows with many of their favorite players past and present at FanFest on Saturday: some long-awaited clarity.
Travis Snider was once one of the top prospects in baseball, making his major league debut at the age of 20 with the Toronto Blue Jays. He spent a lot of the past seven years struggling to make good on spectacular minor league numbers.
One of Baltimore's most prominent development firms wants to build a new, world-class arena on piers in the Inner Harbor, reviving a long-talked-about project that would replace the aging Royal Farms Arena on the city's west side.
He's known as the Music Man of Bonnie Blink. It's an apt title for Gilbert Schuler, a professional musician who, at the age of 92, weekly entertains residents of the Maryland Masonic Homes' facility in Hunt Valley where he lives.
Two Howard County residents, one from Columbia and one from Ellicott City, are featured in the 2015 Motor Trend International Auto Show at the Baltimore Convention Center. Lee Hencshel, of Columbia, shows off his modified 1200 horsepower Corvette, and Charles Gillett, of Ellicott City, a 1938 Packard that is truly one-of-a-kind.