| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Schools and government offices aren't the only things closing down in anticipation of today's snowstorm. Here is a partial list, continually being updated, of cultural and commercial institutions shutting down for the day.
The American Visionary Art...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Scott Cawood peered closely at his sculpture — the figure of a woman — and tinkered with the elbow. He looked intent, focused.
"This is about the third assemblage I've had on her elbow," he said. "I've taken two of them off. I didn't like...
| May 31, 2013
| 11:54 AM
With temperatures in the 90s, what better time to visit an air-conditioned museum?
Bank of America cardholders are entitled to free admission this weekend, June 1 and 2, at the American Visionary Art Museum. The bank, in fact, will pick up the...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:59 AM
In the fight against bullying, local high school students have stitched together their thoughts and feelings through quilts.
More than 130 National Arts Honor Society students from Howard County participated in “Kindness Works,” an...
| Feb 12, 2013
It's not too late. You can still make dining plans for Valentine's Day. Some restaurants are extending their special Valentine's Day menus and offerings through the weekend. Even places that aren't offering fixed-price options are packing their menus with...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Baltimore will have to content itself with the Vince Lombardi Trophy, because according to Open Table, Baltimore is an also-ran in the romance department. The most romantic cities are, in order: San Antonio, Texas; Austin, Texas; Providence, R.I.; La...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:41 AM
All summer long, even on the hottest days, a gentleman in a tuxedo stands on the Ocean City boardwalk. Locals and vacationers scurry over to find out what he's up to.
The man is Joe Kro-Art, owner of Ocean Gallery, and if he's not playing boardwalk...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 5:10 PM
As President Fred Lazarus IV expanded the Maryland Institute College of Art over the past 35 years and helped turn it into one of the nation's leading arts colleges, supporters say, he has also focused on Baltimore — to the betterment of his college...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Sol Goodman, a retired auto leasing and sales executive who wrote poetry that spoke of the joys of living in Baltimore, died of kidney failure Feb. 18 at Sunrise Senior Living in Pikesville. The longtime Mount Vernon resident was 88.
Born in Baltimore...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 2:08 PM
There was a Lorax made of chocolate and sushi made of Peeps marshmallow candy, but the star of the 19th annual Edible Art Exhibit at Towson High on Feb. 21 was the Cat in the Hat portrait composed of M&Ms.
Jeremy McCordwon Best in Show for his "Cat in...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 10:31 AM
When it comes to pinball, Washington's loss is Baltimore's gain.
The National Pinball Museum, unexpectedly and unceremoniously kicked out of its Georgetown location last summer, opens Jan. 14 next to Power Plant Live. Soon, in addition to checking out...