| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:09 PM
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...
| Oct 19, 2011
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."
| Oct 21, 2011
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...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 3:00 AM
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....
| Nov 8, 2011
| 8:50 AM
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-...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 12:02 AM
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...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 9:12 PM
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,...
| May 24, 2012
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.
100: 2. Blake Richardson, G, 11:...
| May 30, 2012
State championships (May 24-26 at Morgan State University)
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.
| Jun 2, 2012
| 8:39 PM
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...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:04 PM
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.