| Jun 9, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Herbert B. Groh, whose life as a mariner spanned the gamut from running errands on the city docks of the 1930s to work as a harbor pilot and tugboat captain, and who helped rescue and rehabilitate the Liberty ship-turned-floating-museum John W. Brown,...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:49 AM
A sign partway up the front steps of the Baltimore Museum of Art directs people away from that stately spot to a much less grand visitors' entrance on the far east side of the building. Things are about to get a lot more welcoming. The BMA's $28 million...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:39 PM
A Laguna Beach City Council subcommittee appointed to craft an ordinance dealing with view loss has been meeting since February and was still hearing passionate arguments at a meeting Tuesday.
The subcommittee has the job of creating the ordinance...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Entering the foyer of Irv and Sharon Caplan's rambling rancher-style home just outside Stevenson in Baltimore, a visitor would never know.
"What you're walking into is where a tree fell through the house," said Sharon Caplan.
The initial horror at...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Howard County libraries will be closed Monday, Oct. 14 to observe Columbus Day. Meanwhile, renovation work on the Savage branch of the Howard County Library System, shuttered since earlier this year, is beginning.
"Our library system is a key part of...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:28 AM
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will unveil a new restoration of Nicholas Ray's seminal 1955 teen drama "Rebel Without a Cause" Nov. 1 at the Leo S. Bing Theater.
The 4k digital restoration of the classic starring James Dean, Natalie Wood and Sal...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Government agencies and nonprofit groups have produced and planted a record 1.25 billion baby native oysters in Maryland waters this year, Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Friday, declaring it a milestone in the long-running effort to restore the Chesapeake...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
For decades it was a missing relic of the "Star Wars" era: an Arthurian tale about a knight returning from the crusades who is transported to a mystical realm where he must rescue a princess.
Called "Black Angel," the 25-minute movie was written,...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 3:14 PM
The restoration has begun of the J.C. Davis, No. 600, an 1875 Baltimore & Ohio steam engine that was a casualty of a roof collapse at the B&O Railroad Museum's roof during the 2003 Presidents Day snowstorm.
The work, which is being conducted at the...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:35 PM
From its cavernous subterranean vault, Baltimore's Washington Monument seems every bit its nearly 200 years.
Plaster chips and crumbles to the touch. Mortar sealing together thousands of bricks and stones is deteriorating into sand. A mildewy odor fills...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 8:40 PM
The slightly mournful face of what some might consider Illinois' Statue of Liberty has weathered its 102 years remarkably well. It's a focal point of the Eternal Indian, a 50-foot statue that towers over the Rock River about 100 miles west of Chicago....