Baltimore's Legg Mason Opportunity Trust, co-managed by well-known stock-picker Bill Miller, is the top-ranked U.S. diversified stock fund for the third consecutive quarter, according to a Wall Street Journal ranking.
'House of Cards' will begin filming in the State House in Annapolis next week. Crews from the political thriller began transforming the Maryland House of Delegates chamber Thursday to resemble the U.S. Senate
Sunday morning D. Wayne Lukas appeared at his barn a bit later than planned but still less than 12 hours after his horse fended off a listless field in an unexpectedly languorous middle leg of the Triple Crown.
Only three years ago, Baltimore and Maryland were all but out of the TV and film production business. After the glory years of "Homicide," "The Corner," "The Wire" and tens of millions of HBO dollars spent here on Maryland crews and materials, state funding for incentives had ended, and Hollywood had left Baltimore in its rear view mirror for what looked like good.
ilming of the second season of the Netflix production ¿House of Cards¿ began in the Baltimore area Monday, and with it came an announcement from Gov. Martin O¿Malley that the first season of the political thriller starring Kevin Spacey had brought $140 million in economic impact and 2,200 jobs to the state.
CD players are going the way of the ashtray, roll-down windows and white wall tires. Chevrolet is the latest to join the ranks of automakers like Ford who have ditched physical media players in favor of music streamed through onboard systems and auxillary music devices like smartphones and iPods.
In the Netflix miniseries "House of Cards," Kate Mara plays a young reporter deeply involved in the world of Washington politics. But the 30-year-old performer says she has no particular interest in journalism or political life. She's just acting the part under the tutelage of screenwriter Beau Willimon and director David Fincher.
A few years ago, the History Channel was best known to some as a punch line on HBO¿s ¿The Sopranos.¿ Remember mobster Tony Soprano sitting alone late at night in his New Jersey McMansion eating ice cream and watching World War II documentaries about Adolph Hitler and Winston Churchill?
The number of students at the University of Maryland in College Park and in colleges and universities across the country who are seeking out mental health counseling has grown in recent years, and university administrators and counselors are struggling to keep up.
Check out the trailer of the new Netflix series "House of Cards" and in it you'll see the fictional President of the United States and his two children. In real life, the children are Forest Hill residents Kyle and Kirsten Johnson. "They're not huge parts," as Kirsten, a sophomore at Bel Air High, says, but "we can definitely see ourselves."
The wave of winter shows that arrives this week bears prime examples of this TV truth. From the traditional, big-budget, Brit-cum-PBS halls of "Downton Abbey," to the edgy, Baltimore-made remake of "House of Cards," here are 10 midseason productions worth paying attention to.
Alexander Kinyua, an electrical engineering student at Morgan State University, was charged with the first-degree murder of his roommate 37-year-old Kujoe Bonsafo Agyei-Kodie. Kinyua allegedly hadn't just killed the man, but also had eaten his heart and portions of his brain.
Mary Pohlig, who lives in Belcamp, spent the good portion of the day and evening with Larry Hagman, who died Nov. 23 at age 81, when she was presented with the first Mary Martin Drama Scholarship at Washington College. Mary Martin was Mr. Hagman's mother.
There is no TV genre more problematic than docudrama. And Sunday's premiere of "SEAL Team Six," which claims to be the true, inside story of the mission to kill Osama bin Laden, is as problematic as they come.
The bottle of beer on the bar is the alpha and omega of the next four hours at the Fork & Wrench. That and the dozens of replacement bottles that will be dressed, made up, back-lit, side-lit, primped, primed, misted and beaded with an eye dropper before being brought in front of the camera.