| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:49 PM
In the paintings of German artist Thomas Hartmann, columns of tiny people walk on massive landscapes like marching arts.
Curating director Daniella Sforza, of the Rosenbaum Contemporary gallery, compares them to "Where's Waldo?" illustrations.
| Sep 26, 2013
| 1:02 PM
On a corner in a quiet Ellicott City neighborhood is the ranch-style home of Michael and Kathleen Van Meter. Snuggled into a third of an acre of tall elm trees, the brick house neatly meets the aspirations for any young couple weary of renting and ready...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:50 PM
The number of Maryland children poisoned by lead fell to a new low again last year, even as state officials expanded their effort to deal with a much larger pool of youngsters harboring lower levels of the harmful substance in their blood.
| Mar 31, 2013
| 6:24 AM
Contrary to what Sheryl Crow sings, the first cut is not the deepest. The last cut is.
Cleaning out my parents' former home of almost 50 years involved a rough and ruthless week of letting go of a lifetime of home furnishings. What's left is the pyramid...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The art world takes itself very seriously. Make that very, very seriously.
What little laughter can be heard between the white walls of the museum typically comes at the expense of art by people who don't understand it. Far rarer are chuckles that erupt...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Crystal Cove may not be in Laguna Beach, but it is of Laguna Beach, if measured by the Laguna Canyon Conservancy response to a program presented Monday by Laura Davick, Crystal Cove Alliance founder and director of external affairs.
The group applauded...
| 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...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Orlando Ridout V, a historian of early Maryland buildings who explored crawl spaces and attics for their social and architectural details, died of pancreatic cancer complications April 6 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The lifelong Annapolis resident...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:05 PM
It's springtime, and with the beautiful weather and perfect light comes an age-old ritual as artists set up their easels around Maryland.
You can find them working in a variety of mediums in Druid Hill Park, roadside in the Green Spring and...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Francesco Clemente, "Clemente > Brazil > Yale"
Through June 2, Yale School of Art, 32 Edgewood Gallery, New Haven, (203) 423-2600, art.yale.edu/32EdgewoodAveGallery, closed Tuesdays.
Francesco Clemente is, says Robert Storr, "a bit of a nomad,"...
| Sep 30, 2013
It was the summer of 1913 and the vegetables William Oktavec positioned outside his grocery store on North Collington Avenue were wilting in the sun.
Trained as a butcher, but an artist at heart, the young man who had immigrated with his father from...