| May 2, 2014
| 1:08 PM
In the usual course of life's events, most people go to school. Very few people, however, buy a schoolhouse and call it home.
In the usual course of life's events, most people go to school. Very few people, however, buy a schoolhouse and call it home....
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:58 AM
Inside the main studio at the Teelin School of Irish Dance, the fiberglass heels and toes of step-dancing shoes pack a thunderous wallop as they pound the floor in precise rhythm.
With motionless arms and erect upper bodies buoyed by high kicks and...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Kids, in the spring of 2014, "How I Met Your Mother" aired its final episode, and part of its legacy may be its knack for long-running gags.
See, the genius behind the CBS comedy wasn't just the nonlinear storytelling, but the writers' way of weaving...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Daniel "Rocky" Hyde, a former tavern owner and a retired Maryland State Lottery employee, died of heart failure Wednesday at Franklin Square Medical Center. The Rosedale resident was 65.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Leo Hyde, a postal worker, and...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:48 AM
I had one of those "think it and it happens" moments this winter. On a walk to the post office, I passed the Roland Park Shopping Center. I remembered the old Roland Park Bakery & Deli and the fabulous banana cream pie its owner, Anita Ward, once made...
| Mar 23, 2014
It was more than 40 years ago that I had my first real lesson about unions.
Barely into my first newspaper job out of college, my paper went on strike. And in the middle of a brutal Midwest winter, I walked a picket line. For 10 weeks.
I worked a few...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:58 AM
While most people have put away the shamrocks, corned beef recipes and green clothing until next St. Patrick's Day, two Anne Arundel girls are preparing for a demanding international Irish dance contest that combines athleticism and artistry.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Ever wonder just where the South starts? I used to think I knew: at the bottom of Cantrell Hill here in little old Little Rock, Ark., for every morning I leave the highlands and pines, and wind on downtown, where the hardwoods and Dixie start. It starts...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:57 PM
HARTFORD — The city celebrated the UConn men's and women's basketball teams' national championships Sunday with a victory parade through downtown, and it was one of the biggest parties Hartford has ever seen.
An estimated 200,000 people lined...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Can we agree that Don Draper sunk to a new low of lousy parenting last season on "Mad Men" when he barely took pains to hide his infidelity with the neighbor lady? That recklessness pretty much ensured that someone would walk in on one of his...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:37 PM
By George, the royal baby is getting so big! Prince William and his wife, Catherine, formerly Kate Middleton, have released another family portrait containing their wee prince.
The latest snapshot features George and his family peeking out of their...