Watching polo ponies thunder across a 10-acre field, one might assume the majestic animals provide nothing more than raw horsepower to support the skilled players on their backs. That would be a mistake.
This week, leading up to the official start of summer, we're taking a look at the definitive summer songs of all time, based on their seasonal popularity on Billboard's Hot 100 charts. Today, we look at the summer jams of the 1980s.
On the day Maryland celebrates it 381-year heritage, local church leaders and historical society members gathered at the Baltimore Basilica to bless wooden crosses carved from roots of a tree that stood nearly twice as long.
More than 80 people were treated Friday to a talk from British author Hugo Vickers, the biographer of the Royal Family, about the current monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, and her relatives' love of horse racing.
A 100-year-old horse racing tale that unfolded on two continents, against a backdrop of world war and with a of host of historically notable people, will come to life again this month at the Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College, which also figures prominently in the story.
Richard Bankerd, a hairstylist who owned a salon and competed in an international beauty event, died of lymphoma May 2 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. A resident of the Mayfield section of Northeast Baltimore, he was 71.