This Day in History: Sept. 5, 1995: Cal Ripken Jr. tied Lou Gehrig’s record of 2,130 consecutive games played
The slightly adapted origin story of the Beat Generation
There will be more Sandy storms [Editorial]
Harford may have dodged the worst of Sandy last year, but there will be plenty more storms.
MK Asante's new memoir dissects inner-city life with fierce intelligence
'Allergist's Wife' raises the curtain on Bowie's ambitious season
When Bowie Community Theatre announced its 2013-2014 season, it promised a bold trio of vintage plays that are largely undiscovered - a move that represented a departure from past seasons.
Reviewing 'All the Great Books' in 98 minutes
If you've simply been too busy to read all of the world's great literature, the Columbia Festival of the Arts has got a time-saving program for you.
Walter Salles' adaptation of the classic novel is as exciting as a long, traffic-clogged drive between Baltimore and Richmond
Authors when they were young
Flavorwire has put together an interesting gallery of photos of authors in their young, pre-fame days.
Best Place to Hop a Freight Train
Walking to deliver a message to Obama
B.J. Hill walked across the country in 2008, gathering messages from Americans for their next president. This week, the Massachusetts man will hand-deliver them to President Obama
From Baltimore, a celebration of Woody Guthrie
Michael Patrick Smith's 'Woody Guthrie Dreams' goes from Baltimore to Off-Off Broadway after seven years
Poetry by Juan Felipe Herrera
James Franco is way too pretty to play Allen Ginsberg, but he manages to inhabit the poet's idiosyncratic skin