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  • Jerome Pohlen on being an 'Oddball'

    Jerome Pohlen on being an 'Oddball'
    James Frank Kotera, or the real "JFK" as he calls himself, stopped drinking on April 3, 1975. Four years later, he weaved a new hobby into his life. He hasn't stopped in 34 years. The yield: two balls of twine — a monstrous one that he says...
  • City principals kick off year of 'what's possible'

    City principals kick off year of 'what's possible'
    Baltimore administrators kicked off the coming school year Wednesday in an unconventional ceremony during which interim schools CEO Tisha Edwards told them that they would be encouraged to take risks, make mistakes and push the limits of what's possible....
  • 10 attractions of the Grand Prix of Baltimore

    10 attractions of the Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Scheduling woes have the future of the Grand Prix of Baltimore looking a little shaky, so if you haven't been yet, now might be a good time to check out the "Celebration of Acceleration." The Labor Day weekend event offers fast cars but other...
  • Oysters, wine, crabs and beer fill up Baltimore's fall dining calendar

    Welcome back to work. Summer is almost over, and the fall dining event season is about to kick into gear. This fall's highlights include the 30th edition of the Maryland Wine Festival, Baltimore's 20th Dining Out for Life event, the fifth go-round for...
  • In Pat Moran's office, a collection sprinkled in stardust

    In Pat Moran's office, a collection sprinkled in stardust
    Pat Moran may very well have the coolest office in Baltimore. Not that anyone should be surprised by that. Moran, who first gained fame (or should that be notoriety?) as one of John Waters' Dreamlanders, is an Emmy-winning casting director who has...
  • Farm to Chef Culinary Competition teams chefs with farmers

    Farm to Chef Culinary Competition teams chefs with farmers
    The annual Farm to Chef Culinary Competition is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 30 at the American Visionary Arts Museum. The benefit dining event teams Maryland chefs with local farmers to create innovative farm-fresh dishes that will be served to, and...
  • Book Festival serves up a menu of unusual cookbook authors

    The Food for Thought stage at next weekend's Baltimore Book Festival will present a full slate of talks and demonstrations by Baltimore-based chefs and visiting cookbook authors. Among the locals are Johnny's barista Lindsay DiFabbio (1 p.m. Friday),...
  • Like/Dislike with Baltimore artist Lauren Boilini

    Like/Dislike with Baltimore artist Lauren Boilini
    In 2006, local painter Lauren Boilini left the Midwest for graduate school in Baltimore, and she never left. She stayed to teach and become a part of the art community, and now is a painting and drawing instructor at MICA. Boilini, 29, was born in...
  • Inner Harbor reborn [Editorial]

    Inner Harbor reborn  [Editorial]
    Despite all the changes that have come to Baltimore since the Harborplace pavilions opened more than 30 years ago, the Inner Harbor remains the city's crown jewel. Neither the opening of the best baseball stadium in America nor the rise of Harbor East has...
  • Glimpsed at the "Hope in the Harbor Gala": Maura Imel

    Maura Imel, 22, showed off what she calls her "simple, elegant" style at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's fourth annual Hope in the Harbor Gala at the American Visionary Art Museum. The Rollins College senior wore a navy chiffon Lush shift and a...
  • MICA president Fred Lazarus to retire at end of 2014 academic year

    MICA president Fred Lazarus to retire at end of 2014 academic year
    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...