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  • Church of Nativity to host Easter Mass at Towson U.

    For many Christians, Easter morning is a time when churchgoers flock to their places of worship to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. One church in Timonium, however, is sending its parishioners away — specifically, 3 miles south along York...
  • People with health concerns find the Passover aisle liberating

    BALTIMORE (JTA) — Grasping a jar of jam in the Passover aisle of a large supermarket here, Kevin Brinson turned to a stranger and asked, "Do you know when Passover ends this year?" Brinson isn't dreading the holiday to the extent that two weeks...
  • E-cigarette firms targeting young people, lawmakers say

    E-cigarette firms targeting young people, lawmakers say
    WASHINGTON — E-cigarette companies are preying on young consumers by using candy flavors, social media ads and free samples at rock concerts, according to a report released Monday by Democratic legislators. A survey of nine electronic-cigarette...
  • Val Ramos Ensemble To Bring Sounds Of Flamenco To Charter Oak

    Val Ramos Ensemble To Bring Sounds Of Flamenco To Charter Oak
    You don't have to know a single thing about the history-drenched traditions of flamenco, its complex forms, sensuous rhythms and meters or the glossary of Spanish terms for its varied stylistic categories in order to be emotionally affected by the...
  • Jews stay within Passover rules by selling bread, buying back after holiday

    Jews stay within Passover rules by selling bread, buying back after holiday
    During Passover, the holiday that begins tonight, observant Jews avoid eating leavened bread and all other foods whose ingredients rise during preparation. That means doing without some of the modern diet's tastiest staples, from bagels and pizza to pasta...
  • 31 recipes to celebrate Passover

    31 recipes to celebrate Passover
    From traditional brisket to pomegranate-glazed lamb, flourless chocolate cake to chocolate pecan brownie fudge cake, add new recipes and traditions to your Passover celebrations with these ideas from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen RECIPES: 31 great...
  • Community foundation for gay causes opens office

    Community foundation for gay causes opens office
    Transgender youths bullied at school. Same-sex couples sidelined at an assisted living-center. Latinos with HIV/AIDS stymied by cultural barriers. Artists exploring gay themes seeking venues for their work. South Florida's gay community faces challenges...
  • Hop on these Easter dining specials

    Hop on these Easter dining specials
    Easter dinner with family and friends is a much anticipated spring occasion. For those who don't want to cook, local resorts and restaurants are prepared to do everything for you — including the dishes. Here is a sampling of where to enjoy a...
  • Virginia same-sex couples navigate legal issues in a state that doesn't recognize them

    Virginia same-sex couples navigate legal issues in a state that doesn't recognize them
    Virginia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage soon gets another airing in federal court, with the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hearing oral arguments on the matter in early May. Federal courts in other states are tackling the issue as well....
  • Senior housing could start to move to cities

    Senior housing could start to move to cities
    Urban living doesn't appeal just to the young and hip. Developers of senior housing are starting to test the allure of walkable communities with access to city amenities. Some are including densely populated areas as they scout for new sites, a...
  • MipTV: Chipotle And Piro Discuss The Making And Future Of 'Farmed And Dangerous'

    PARIS- MipTV turned the spotlight on U.S. food chain Chipotle, which fully-financed "Farmed and Dangerous," the Hulu comedy show toplining Ray Wise as Buck Marshall, a cynical spin doctor navigating the industrial agriculture world. Chipotle earned...