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  • Feedback: Your favorite travel book

    Feedback: Your favorite travel book
    Bill Bryson is my personal standard as far as travel literature. He's appealing in his teddy bear look and sharp in his wit. His ability to describe things in detail makes me feel as if I'm right next to him, bellying up to the same bar. "A Walk in the...
  • Heavy-hitting diva Franchon Crews sets her sights on London Olympics

    Heavy-hitting diva Franchon Crews sets her sights on London Olympics
    On a quiet Friday morning in a West Baltimore gym above the Cash USA pawnshop, Franchon Crews unleashes a powerful flurry outside the ring. "It's been a long, a long time coming," she roars. "But I know change gonna come, oh yes it did." Her final...
  • Edward Zarius Watson Jr.

    Edward Zarius Watson Jr.
    Edward Zarius Watson Jr., a retired Baltimore schools administrator and founder of a Little League program, died of pneumonia Saturday at Union Memorial Hospital. The Northwood area resident was 94. Born in Earleigh Heights in Anne Arundel County, he was...
  • Waterfront Kitchen opens Friday: A peek at the menu

    Waterfront Kitchen opens Friday: A peek at the menu
    Waterfront Kitchen opens on Friday, Oct. 28, in the Living Classroom's Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Museum in Fells Point. The new restaurant, which seats 75 inside and 100 outside on a waterside promenade, is owned by Charles Nabit and Michael Klein....
  • Table Talk: City restaurant scene welcomes three newcomers and one old favorite

    Table Talk: City restaurant scene welcomes three newcomers and one old favorite
    New restaurants opened at snail's pace over the first 10 months of 2011. All of a sudden, they're arriving at jack-rabbit speed. In a span of 19 days, three new restaurants will have opened, all within a nine-block radius. And another restaurant will re-...
  • On The Chopping Block: List Of Academically At-Risk Schools Out

    On The Chopping Block: List Of Academically At-Risk Schools Out
    A new list of academically troubled New York City schools is out, and while parents and students citywide are wondering what their school's fate is, the new list is hitting one neighborhood particularly hard. The building that houses Wadleigh High School...
  • Statewide high school football scores from Friday

    Statewide high school football scores from Friday
    Aberdeen 21, Fallston 14 Annapolis Area Christian 40, Pallotti 0 Arundel 58, Southern-AA 13 Atholton 48, Centennial 0 Bel Air 21, C. Milton Wright 14 Bethesda 28, Walter Johnson 14 Bishop Ireton, Va. 48, St. Mary's Ryken 0 Bishop Walsh 57,...
  • High school wrap-up: Outdoor track and tennis regional results

    Outdoor track Class 2A South Region (May 17-19 at Reservoir) Boys team scores: 1. Frederick Douglass-PG, 151 points; 3. Long Reach, 69; 6. Marriotts Ridge, 47; 7. Glenelg, 38; 8. Oakland Mills, 24. Individual results: 100: 2. Blake Richardson, G, 11:...
  • High school wrap-up: State tennis and track results

    Outdoor track State championships (May 24-26 at Morgan State University) Class 2A Girls team scores: 1. Liberty, 73.5 points; 16. Long Reach, 20; 17. Glenelg, 18; 23. Oakland Mills, 10. Top county individuals: 800: 6. Alyssa Hemler, OM, 2:24.40. 1,...
  • Championship moments in softball, track and field

    Championship moments in softball, track and field
    Carroll County's spring sports season concluded with two state team championships and several individual crowns for high school athletes. A miracle finish earned the Liberty softball team its first state title, while the Lion girls' track and field...
  • Dr. Elizabeth A. Edmonds, city school principal

    Dr. Elizabeth A. Edmonds, city school principal
    Dr. Elizabeth A. "Betty" Edmonds, a longtime city public school principal who was fearless in her efforts to straighten out troubled schools and later joined the faculty of Coppin State University, died May 21 of pneumonia at Sinai Hospital. The longtime...