| Nov 5, 2011
| 4:40 PM
Kyle Durrie had established a decent living, handcrafting and printing wedding invitations, but truth be told, she was at the end of her creative rope.
As in the cowboy songs she loves, the open road called to the resident of Portland, Ore. The life of a...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 5:52 PM
No reason to stay indoors. Here's a look on what's going on this week
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
Puss in Boots
The Rum Diary
Hoarders (mid-season premiere; 9 p.m.; A&E)
| Jun 6, 2011
| 9:58 AM
It's the opening of the year, so far.
Chazz: A Bronx Original opens Friday in Harbor East. If you haven't received your VIP invitations, don't panic. The grand opening isn't until June 23.
But the "soft opening" will give Baltimore diners (think of them...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 2:49 PM
When Sue Spaid started her job as the Contemporary Museum's executive director in November, she said she wouldn't be offering "an easy art experience." But she didn't say it couldn't be fun, or even funny.
And that's the point of her first show at the...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:59 AM
BEST CELEBRITY: John Waters
Before "The Wire" made Baltimore the cultural proxy for dysfunctional locales, John Waters' sense of the absurd put our often-incorrigible and provincially original burg on the map with movies such as "Hairspray," "Polyester"...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 4:51 AM
A Better Life
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part
Winnie the Pooh
Eureka (season premiere, 8 p.m. Monday, Syfy)
MLB Home Run Derby (special, 8 p.m. Monday, ESPN)
Warehouse 13 (season premiere, 9 p.m. Monday, Syfy)...
| Nov 12, 2011
If it took me too long to get to Mr. Rain's Fun House, I'm in good company.
Approaching its second anniversary, the delightful restaurant has yet to penetrate the city's culinary mind. For one thing, I don't think that wacky name has been doing it any...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 7:40 AM
Mr. Rain's Fun House, the top-floor restaurant at the American Visionary Art Museum is the answer to the question, What is Baltimore's most shamefully overlooked restaurant.
The review goes into a few of the reasons why this is so -- the name isn't doing...
| Nov 23, 2011
Gift guide 2011: 10 gifts with Baltimore flavor
Sloop Betty Vodka
Area liquor stores; see sloopbetty.com/location.html Can't have a holiday without a little holiday cheer. So stand out from the crowd by giving Sloop...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 11:09 AM
Going around the exhibit at the American Visionary Art Museum is a thematically circular exercise. That's because this show is true to its title: "All Things Round: Galaxies, Eyeballs and Karma."
As in most of its previous, long-running, museum-filling...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 11:31 AM
Margaret McGill, a C. Milton Wright High School student, created an anglerfish sculpture using compact discs, nails and light bulbs. It was her entry in Friday's 10th annual "Rethink Recycling" Sculpture Contest, hosted by Maryland Department of the...