Ravens, crabs, white oaks, orioles, black-eyed Susans and Edgar Allan Poes were on view this weekend as thousands of browsers and buyers strolled through the Baltimore Convention Center for the American Craft Council Show, its 38th year in the city.
For its 16th year, Carroll County's Festival of Wreaths is shaking things up a little. Once held on the first floor of the Carroll Arts Center, the popular fundraiser is moving to the second floor, allowing the center to open its annual Gallery of Gifts earlier.
Ed Sloman, the owner of Games and Stuff in Glen Burnie, says he's probably played thousands of the board, card and storytelling tabletop games he sells, but his all time favorite is Magic: the Gathering card game.
Herman Katkow, a retired clothing store owner who became the voice of Baltimore's small retail entrepreneur in City Hall, Annapolis and Congress, died of kidney failure Thursday at Vantage House in Columbia. The Mount Washington resident was 95.
Govans Library closed until October for roof repair, while Waverly library closes Aug. 24 for 18 months or more for major renovations. That will push people to Roland park, Northwood and Hampden libraries
Eva P. Brooks, a retired Baltimore county public schools educator who with other family members successfully traced their ancestry to Colonial Virginia, died June 21 from heart failure at St. Agnes Hospital. She was 101.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun