When visual artist Diana Marta came across a mannequin in the back room of a Baltimore gallery in 2012, she didn't really have any idea the seemingly innocuous discovery would led to the exhibit opening this week at the Howard County Center for the Arts in Ellicott City.
Eric Schuster, of Laurel, has hardly posted impressive statistics during his career on the football team at Towson University. The school is in the midst of a magical season that will culminate in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision national title game Jan. 4 in Frisco, Texas, against defending champ North Dakota State.
A community group in the Loch Raven area got a first look Monday night at Loch Raven Commons, a mixed-use development at the former Raytheon site on East Joppa Road with up to 200 high-end apartments, commercial space, and a village green.
JHU is one of 19 colleges or universities in the U.S. to join the Real Food Challenge, a burgeoning campaign to encourage institutions to buy at least 20 percent of their food from small nearby farmers and butchers by the year 2020.
A contentious month of dialogue and a host of varying opinions from Towson's stakeholder groups led Councilman David Marks to take a "timeout" on the planned 101 York student housing development, Marks announced Thursday.
Brannock Brannock, a Boston Marathon bombing victim, slides to the edge of her wheelchair. She looks down at a pair of carefully selected gray New Balance sneakers. And stands. Her thigh slides deeper into a soft plastic socket as she shifts her weight from her right leg to her new prosthetic leg. The bone where her left leg was amputated sends a sharp, shooting pain, and she starts to cry. Not because it hurts. Because she is about to walk again, her first steps in 173 days.
In the wake of a series of street robberies in Towson, Baltimore County Police have adjusted patrols and shifted resources toward downtown and the area around Towson University for the evening hours, a county police spokeswoman said Friday.
Samuel J. English III, a former WBAL-TV staff announcer and weather forecaster who later held broadcasting positions at Maryland Public Television and Towson University, died Sunday of respiratory failure at his Pikesville home. He was 79.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Councilman David Marks announced Thursday that a task force will examine short-term security improvements in the Towson community where one college student was stabbed multiple times Sunday night and a second was robbed at knifepoint Monday.
The longtime Maryland tradition of Senior Week, in which high school graduates swarm to the beach for sun and not entirely legal fun, is in the spotlight after Maryland attorney general and gubernatorial candidate Doug Gansler was photographed in the middle of a party where underage kids were drinking.
The lives of the Baltimore teens are among the thousands influenced by George Soros, a billionaire philanthropist who decided 15 years ago that the city, with severe crime and poverty and just enough potential, was ripe for an experiment unlike any other. The Open Society Institute field office in Baltimore was designed as a social justice laboratory to keep students engaged in school, confront drug addiction, reduce incarceration and grow an army of advocates.
Capt. Richard Howard might be warning the community that the upcoming holiday season could lead to a spike in crime in Towson, but to this point, Howard and his officers have been fighting back Towson's crime rate without the three additional officers promised by the department in May. The first of the three is due to start Nov. 1.