| Jun 22, 2014
All I really need to know I learned at field day.
My daughter's school closed out the year with a trek to a nearby park for tug-of-war and three-legged races and burlap-sack races and a bunch of other activities that make you think:
This here. This is...
| May 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Dale Austin, a retired Baltimore Sun reporter whose coverage of Maryland horse racing spanned a half-century and took him on assignments as far away as England, died in his sleep Friday at his Bayside Beach home. He was 81.
His wife of 38 years, the...
| 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...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Ian Walsh of Easton, a former competitive swimmer at Parkland High School, and Kathleen Jobes of Bethlehem, a frequent U.S. Olympic Trials competitor, are the defending champions for Sunday's 30th annual St. Luke's Half Marathon in Allentown.
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Blind architect Chris Downey says that city planners and property owners should view future construction projects through a different set of eyes.
Downey's observations came during a daylong conference on water conservation and energy-efficient building...
| 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...
| 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....
| Apr 20, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Like St. Patrick's Day in Boston or New Year's Eve in New York City, April 20 seems to have a found an epicenter in Denver.
The annual global celebration of marijuana drew tens of thousands of people this weekend to festivals in Denver, the capital of...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Visitors to Hollywood beach were treated to a bit of high-flying politics Sunday, compliments of the city's police union.
A small yellow plane with a banner reading "City of Hollywood high crime area. Thanks Chief Fernandez!" buzzed the coastline for...