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  • Sol Goodman, auto executive

    Sol Goodman, auto executive
    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...
  • Night of tasteful fun at Towson's Edible Art Exhibit

    Night of tasteful fun at Towson's Edible Art Exhibit
    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...
  • Cheap theater, free museums and performances: Cheap Trick Thursday

    Cheap theater, free museums and performances: Cheap Trick Thursday
    Here are a few reminders for ways to gorge yourself on cultural experiences without blowing your entertainment budget. Sat., Sept. 24 is the Smithsonian's Museum Day, with free admission at institutions all across the country. Go to the Museum Day...
  • American Visionary Art Museum brings San Francisco to Baltimore

    American Visionary Art Museum brings San Francisco to Baltimore
    When Scott Weaver's alcoholic father walked away from his family to live on the streets, the then-9-year-old boy found solace in working on an assignment for his fourth-grade class to a create a sculpture from toothpicks. Forty-two years later, Weaver is...
  • Mr. Rain's Fun House: Fall menu

    Mr. Rain's Fun House: Fall menu
    Mr. Rain's Fun House, the restaurant in the American Visionary Art Museum, is sprucing up for fall. It's pretty spruce already, though. Starting Oct. 6, chef Bill Buszinksi is rolling out an opening-weekend chef's tasting menu inspired by the harvest...
  • Table Talk: Bobby Flay's burger is matriculating at College Park

    Table Talk: Bobby Flay's burger is matriculating at College Park
    Did you hear the one about the hamburger that went to college? Bobby's Burger Palace opens Thursday in College Park, the seventh in a small but quickly expanding group of restaurants launched in July 2008 by the chef, restaurateur and television...
  • Baltimore man goes from museum waiter to museum artist

    Baltimore man goes from museum waiter to museum artist
    Five years ago, Shawn Theron was waiting tables and managing the bar of the Joy America Cafe inside the American Visionary Art Museum. Today, his work is hanging on the gallery walls. He says it's all because his beloved grandmother — who raised...
  • Like/dislike: Loring Cornish

    Like/dislike: Loring Cornish
    With a few shards of glass, tile and other discarded bits, Loring Cornish can re-create his world into a shimmering mosaic wonderland.  After growing up in Reservoir Hill and studying at Morgan State University, he has established himself as an artist,...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    No reason to stay indoors. Here's a look on what's going on this week MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) Anonymous In Time Puss in Boots The Rum Diary Take Shelter NOTABLE TV MONDAY Hoarders (mid-season premiere; 9 p.m.; A&E) Possessing Piper...
  • Printer demonstrates craft as part of nine-month road trip

    Printer demonstrates craft as part of nine-month road trip
    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...
  • Restaurant review: Step right up and see the underappreciated restaurant

    Restaurant review: Step right up and see the underappreciated restaurant
    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...