| Mar 16, 2014
Naive and barely 23, I was still a believer in the luck of the Irish. I even expected it would help make my wish to get married come true.
Just to make sure, I planned to propose on the night of March 17, St. Patrick's Day. And since Marianne Dunne...
| 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 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...
| 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 16, 2014
Casey O'Halloran and Bridget O'Connor, best friends since high school, have always been crafty. They launched their do-it-yourself blog, DIY Playbook (thediyplaybook.com), in March 2013.
"Our motto is that we have big-league decorating dreams on a...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Snow is looking to be likely on St. Patrick's Day, but whether it does much accumulating remains a tricky call.
Here is what forecasters are saying about the event, expected to start late Sunday and last into Monday:
- The National Weather Service's...
| 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 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...
| 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...