To get into the holiday spirit, we teamed with the cast of "A Christmas Carol" from Chesapeake Shakespeare Company - which recently moved into its permanent building downtown on South Calvert Street - to help showcase this year's gift guide. Set on the backdrop of Gramercy Mansion in Stevenson, we matched gifts to characters from the production.
Baltimore's self-image seems at odds with the relentless optimism of Under Armour founder Kevin Plank. Plank wants – perhaps needs – the city to shed its inferiority complex if he is to keep growing the thriving company and lure thousands more employees to the city.
Courtney Watson and Allan Kittleman are children of Howard County. In a hard-fought campaign season that's run the gamut of issues over the past year, it's a core fact that keeps each candidate grounded.
Katherine Butcher, 58, is the only Republican running in District 21, a carat-shaped district that skims the Prince George's-Montgomery County line before crossing into Anne Arundel County, encompassing parts of Laurel, College Park, Gambrills and Odenton.
Anyone who ever wondered what psychedelic rock, long the province of Western dabblers in Eastern thought and practices, might sound like in the hands of people with bona fides in yoga and music therapy will have the chance to find out Saturday, Oct. 18, when Fractal Cat plays the One World Coffeehouse in Columbia.
Jody Zepp, a government and psychology teacher at Hammond High School that has helped increased minority participation and proficiency in Advanced Placement courses, has been named the 2014 Maryland Teacher of the Year.
"Triumph of Love" has a title that prompts you to hope for the best. As it turns out, the Red Branch Theatre Company has such a confident production of this musical that it definitely lives up to its title.
More than 150 years ago, famed philosopher Henry David Thoreau published his iconic book ¿Walden,¿ which chronicled his two years living as one with nature in a cabin set on Walden Pond in Massachusetts. Today, some travelers who seek a Walden-esque experience still want 21st-century amenities and perks. At Blue Moon Rising, a new eco-friendly vacation village nestled in the mountains of Western Maryland, they¿ll find the best of both worlds.
The gubernatorial debates are the last chance to ensure that the campaign agenda before election day comprises material questions regarding important issues for the economic and social welfare of the state of Maryland.
While the 2014 Carroll County Master Plan will have the signatures of the Carroll County Planning and Commission members on it when it's adopted, much of the language, guidelines and recommendations will be from the Carroll County Board of Commissioners if the plan is left unchanged.
By By Christian Alexandersen and Times Staff Writer
Samuel E. Jackson Jr., a retired research psychologist who was a longtime active member of Kappa Alpha Psi, an historically black fraternity, died Sept. 1 at Howard County General Hospital of heart failure. He was 80.