| Nov 8, 2012
For many in Chicago's Hyde Park and Kenwood neighborhoods, Wednesday was a day to celebrate.
There would be another time to worry about the fragile economy, the loss of jobs and the escalating violence in neighborhoods farther south.
Many had stayed...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Aside from Mayan temples and Emiliano Zapata's mustachioed visage, perhaps nothing is more emblematic of Mexico's mysterious grandeur than the films of Gabriel Figueroa.
In a career that consisted of more than 200 movies in multiple genres, made in...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Situated in the city's Bolton Hill neighborhood is a relatively new development of brick townhouses solidly placed among the late Victorian and early-20th-century structures that once housed the likes of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Woodrow Wilson and, more...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 8:29 PM
David Young's townhouse in Baltimore's Village of Cross Keys has all the hallmarks of a country gentleman's London retreat — and the style fits him like a pair of fine English leather gloves.
Prior to the spring of 2006, the 74-year-old retired...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:02 AM
The culture of cute is having a moment — more than 100 of them. Inside downtown Los Angeles' Japanese American ......
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski said he expects significant cuts to services for Allentown’s neediest residents if the impending fiscal cliff is not addressed. Pawlowski joined mayors from Reading, Philadelphia and York in a conference call Monday in...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you're a Republican hoping that Pennsylvania will join with Michigan and other states that have moved to curtail collective bargaining rights for organized labor, you may be have to find another Christmas wish....
| Jul 12, 2013
'Dawn to Dusk' A solo exhibit by Desiree Holmes Scherini is on view through Sunday, July 14, in the Holley Gallery at the Circle Gallery,18 State Circle in Annapolis. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 410-268-4566.
'Flower Show' An all-media...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:37 AM
A newly identified landscape painting believed to have been created by Vincent Van Gogh in 1888, just two years before his death, was unveiled Monday by the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
"Sunset at Montmajour" depicts a wooded area near Arles in the...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:47 AM
A new exhibit at Hollywood’s La Luz de Jesus Gallery, curated by the people behind L.A. Beer Week, showcases more than 400 works that began life as four-inch coasters before dozens of featured artists transformed them into a kaleidoscope of...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Facing a flurry of lead paint lawsuits, a nonprofit company that provides affordable housing in Baltimore has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
City Homes Inc. and its subsidiaries, which operate more than 300 apartment units in what...