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  • Army & Lou's, one of the last soul-food icons, closes

    Army & Lou's, one of the last soul-food icons, closes
    Since 1945, when William and Luvilla Armstrong opened Army & Lou’s on East 75th Street, the home-style eatery has catered to luminaries and regular folk alike in a way that made it more than just a soul food restaurant. It became known around the...
  • Dream home: Pen Lucy gem is dream restoration project

    Dream home: Pen Lucy gem is dream restoration project
    For years, Dr. Martina Callum has traveled the country and the world as a locum tenens physician, providing temporary health care in communities where few doctors exist. But after months on the road, she'd return home to an apartment in White Marsh...
  • Police blotter

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Gerald Calvin Vaughn Jr., 62, of the 1900 block of Fletcher Road, was charged Thursday with second-degree assault. Jonathan Alexander Meerdink, 31, of the 700 block of...
  • Harford County Police Blotter

    Harford County Sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Joshua James Baldwin, 34, of the first block of Baltimore Street, was arrested on a bench warrant Friday in a case in which he was charged with second-degree assault. Cherelle...
  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
  • Chinese-American novelist to speak at UM

    Chinese-American novelist to speak at UM
    Maxine Hong Kingston's most recent book, "I Love a Broad Margin to My Life" — possibly the last from this pioneering Chinese-American novelist, memoirist, poet and activist — includes a glossary to help readers with all the loan words. "I...
  • As 'Bastard out of Carolina' turns 20, Dorothy Allison reflects on her career

    As 'Bastard out of Carolina' turns 20, Dorothy Allison reflects on her career
    In her potent memoir and manifesto, “Two or Three Things I Know for Sure,” Dorothy Allison writes, “Oh, I could tell you stories that would darken the sky and stop the blood.” And then she declares, “I am not here to make...
  • Nathan Englander examines identity

    Nathan Englander examines identity
    Every journalist's nightmare is the interview with the subject who responds to questions with one-sentence (or even one-word) answers. Fortunately, the writer Nathan Englander — who was in Chicago recently as the inaugural Crown Speaker Series...
  • Blaming teachers

     
    We widely believe that, no matter what forces shape a child’s life outside school, teachers can level the playing field, neutralize the negative effects of poverty on learning, and raise every kid to proficiency in every standard. But ....until we.....
  • Wednesday night in Los Angeles: Mike Mills with 'Beginners' [Video]

     
    Writer-director Mike Mills, who published a book of illustrations to accompany his new film Beginners, appears Wednesday night in Los Angeles....
  • ‘Public Speaking,’ ‘Collapse’ and stand-up comedies — a weekend of documentary watching.

     
    The long Memorial Day holiday weekend was a chance to catch up on all sorts of films Ive been meaning to get to — documentaries, mainly (Though I did plow through the Andy Serkis star turn as rocker Ian Drury “Sex, Drugs & Rock'n Roll.”...