The longtime head of Baltimore's Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation, who oversaw its fight to protect the city's old structures for more than three decades, announced her retirement Tuesday.
Happy Valentine's Day. Having this special day at the beginning of the President's Day holiday weekend creates what my old friend Ken Lurie, formerly of Tersiguel's and current owner of Bud's at Silver Run, called a perfect storm for the restaurant business.
As a distant relative of Army Chaplain Rev. Clark V. Poling, Jamey Struve of Bel Air is well versed in the events of the early hours of Feb. 3, 1943, when her mother's cousin and three of his fellow chaplains on the U.S. troop transport Dorchester sacrificed their lives for those of their fellow troops as the ship sank after being torpedoed by a German submarine.
Mary D. Eddinger, a retired educator who had been learning specialist and resource teacher in Roland Park Country School's middle and lower schools for nearly three decades, died Tuesday of dementia at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 76.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
But celebrating 50 years of The Beatles shows the band was more than a passing fad; it's a testimony to their enduring appeal. Current musical groups and figures such as Arcade Fire, Flaming Lips, Gnarls Barkley and Tori Amos credit The Beatles for their own creative directions. Go to a film revival showing "Yellow Submarine," and you will find 6 year olds joyfully jumping up and down in the seats and aisles.
You get a call from someplace else, and the caller asks what on earth is happening in your town? And you answer, what? Don't you know that somebody at your mall is shooting up the place? the caller asks. And you say, what are you talking about, while clicking on CNN, and you see your mall with cops in full gear.
It is clear from all the trumpeting of "We're No. 1" that Maryland's political-educational establishment is tone deaf to its own confusion, all the more reason not to leave education reform to the politicians.
This year's fall collections will be dominated by a Parisian influence, darker colorways, a flare for the dramatic, and even a nod to the past. Yes, the first signs of fall will flourish the next seven days at the famed New York fashion week.
A little more than four months later, Geiger and Lane's luck would take a sharp turn. In the early morning hours of May 10, Geiger would awaken in the couple's Ellicott City home to a knife struggle between Lane and then 19-year-old Jason Anthony Bulmer, the boyfriend of Lane's then 14-year-old daughter, that would ultimately leave Lane dead.
The Marriotts Ridge Music Foundation needs gently used toys, books, housewares, clothing, and more for its annual Mustang Flea Market and will gratefully accept your donations, which are tax deductible.
Columbia resident Darryl Hill, the first African-American man to play collegiate football in the South - the University of Maryland, that is -- received standing ovations this week when he was honored by the Maryland General Assembly.
Some who were at The Mall in Columbia during the shootings are experiencing restless nights, troubled dreams, anxious thoughts. Counselors have stepped in to help, saying these are natural after effects but should they persists, people need to seek additional help
The vigil was held at an impromptu memorial set up outside the mall's west entrance, where gunman Darion Marcus Aguilar, who turned the gun on himself after shooting the victims, entered on Saturday morning.
Pamela Audrey Hall, a former radio station program director who was active nationally in jazz and contemporary gospel music circles, died of cancer Jan. 21 at St. Agnes Hospital. She was 57 and lived in Ellicott City.