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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson to bring stars, star power to Auditorium

    Neil deGrasse Tyson to bring stars, star power to Auditorium
    Neil deGrasse Tyson is that rarity: a scientist who has become, in recent years, virtually a household name. The host of "Cosmos" on TV last year and the director of New York's Hayden Planetarium, he'll be appearing Jan. 27 at the Auditorium Theatre, a...
  • Maddonna and Young: A presidential campaign history lesson for Romney

    Maddonna and Young: A presidential campaign history lesson for Romney
    Much chatter amid even more controversy has met the news that Mitt Romney may be running again for president. Whether he should or shouldn't, whether he will or won't are questions to be answered over the next several months. But we don't have to wait...
  • Community: Cookbook's special ingredient is history

    Community: Cookbook's special ingredient is history
    The Burbank Historical Society has cooked up a fundraiser that should please the palate and shed light on the city's past. Author Susan Hodgson has compiled recipes and stories contributed by her fellow society board members and local residents to...
  • Plenty of history in upcoming "College Park" book

    Plenty of history in upcoming "College Park" book
    If there’s one thing that Tana Mosier Porter wants to emphasize, it’s that there are definitely a lot of photos in her new College Park book – 200 of them, in fact – but at the same time: “It’s not a picture book. It is...
  • Paul Greenberg: Icarus falling

    Take care, we say as casually as we do Bye or See Ya Later -- and then we're off. We've got things to do, places to go, work to do -- and today some new waxen wings to test. There's always something on the to-do list, you know how it is. And then, in...
  • Kevin Plank should be mindful of Port Covington's history

    Kevin Plank should be mindful of Port Covington's history
    From a Baltimore History standpoint, it is strongly to be desired that those involved in the development of Port Covington ("Kevin Plank-backed Port Covington deals fuel new speculation for possible campus," Jan. 23) remember the day in September 1814...
  • 2014 in sports: Thanks for the memories ...

    2014 in sports: Thanks for the memories ...
    The countdown of one fan’s view of the most intriguing local sports stories of 2014 continues/concludes today with the ranking of the top five. To review, Nos. 6-10 included Grant High senior track star Jonathan Wells; North Chicago football...
  • Masked men crash SUV into S.F. museum, steal 10 ounces of gold

    Masked men crash SUV into S.F. museum, steal 10 ounces of gold
    Three men drove an SUV into a Wells Fargo History Museum in San Francisco and made off with gold nuggets, giving new meaning to the term "gold rush." About 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, the trio drove a stolen SUV through the front of the museum in the downtown...
  • College Park picture book now has a release date

    College Park picture book now has a release date
    Arcadia Publishing has set a date for the publication of the picture book about College Park – and it is coming up fast. Tara Porter, the writer and editor of the book, noted she recently checked in with Aradia’s marketing team, and was told...
  • For College Park, 2015 may be the Year of the Book

    For College Park, 2015 may be the Year of the Book
    The year, one of the big themes for College Park could be The Year of the Book. That’s because a book that records the history of this neighborhood will get published, noted Bill Jennings. “It’s definitely going to be sometime this...
  • New exhibit explores women in American history

    • "The Truth About Women." The Hampton History Museum, 120 Old Hampton Lane, opens its exhibit "The Truth About Women: Myth and Reality" on Saturday. The exhibit uses different audio and visual media (such as this photograph of a 1919 suffrage rally...