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  • TV Picks: 'Toy Story of Terror,' '56 Up,' 'Reign,' 'Burton & Taylor'

    TV Picks: 'Toy Story of Terror,' '56 Up,' 'Reign,' 'Burton & Taylor'
    "Toy Story of Terror" (ABC, Wednesday). And so the three-headed holiday season begins, with a Halloween special wrought from the "Toy Story" franchise -- a franchise, it hurts my brain to realize, that is nearly 20 years old. No expense, horses or...
  • Artwork inspired by Barbie dolls to be exhibited in Leesburg

    LEESBURG — People don't usually think of art when they think of the Barbie doll, but Amy Griffin did. When Griffin, executive director of the Leesburg Center for the Arts, had a collection of the pert and popular dolls donated for use in an...
  • Light the Menurkey for Thanksgivukkah? Oy vey

    Light the Menurkey for Thanksgivukkah? Oy vey
    Gobble tov! Hanukkah is just 45 days away, and Christmas is coming right up! Forget Halloween candy and costumes. The upcoming holidays qualify as a shopping emergency. If you think I've lost my mind, don't. It's your sanity that may be on the line....
  • 'Sirens of the Lambs': Banksy fills slaughterhouse truck with toys

    'Sirens of the Lambs': Banksy fills slaughterhouse truck with toys
    Mysterious British street artist Banksy, infiltrating New York with "Better Out Than In," on Friday introduced "Sirens of the Lambs." It's art in motion. A slaughterhouse delivery truck is filled with plush animal toys, squeaking through the slatted...
  • Mattel profit surges; Barbie sees first sales uptick in a year

    Mattel profit surges; Barbie sees first sales uptick in a year
    Mattel Inc., the nation’s largest toy company, and Barbie, likely its best-known product, are heading into Christmas looking up. The El Segundo-based company reported net income of $422.8 million, or $1.21 a share, for the third quarter, which...
  • Toys for Tots organizational meeting to be held Thursday

    The Toys for Tots organizational meeting will be held Thursday at 5 p.m. at the DeHardit House on Lewis Avenue in the Gloucester Court House village area. George Gates is the Middle Peninsula coordinator for the annual Toys for Tots program. Last year,...
  • Dolls comfort kids with a deployed parent

    Dolls comfort kids with a deployed parent
    Though 13-month-old Harley Ann Lubic may not see her Army staff sergeant father for long stretches of time, she won’t forget his face thanks to a special doll. The cuddly 12-inch doll is dressed in military camouflage fatigues and has a plastic...
  • Man, 64, beaten with walking stick in Glen Burnie robbery

    Man, 64, beaten with walking stick in Glen Burnie robbery
    A 64-year-old man was robbed and beaten with his own walking stick after a group of six teenagers and young men attacked him in a parking lot at the Glen Burnie Towne Center late Tuesday night, according to Anne Arundel County Police. The incident was...
  • Are you preserving your child's past?

    Are you preserving your child's past?
    If you are a working mom like me, you might find it hard to do all the things moms want to do for their children like preserve some of their earliest toys, shoes, artwork and photographs. My husband’s mother, who passed away in 2009, was so good...
  • Sol Kramer, wholesale hobby business owner

    Sol Kramer, wholesale hobby business owner
    Sol Kramer, who turned a Depression-era 15-cent balsa toy airplane business into a leading wholesale hobby empire, died of pneumonia April 24 at Hospice by the Sea in Pompano Beach, Fla. The former Pikesville resident was 96. Born in Baltimore, he was...
  • Ask the Pet Expert | Adopting a cat

    Ask the Pet Expert | Adopting a cat
    We are getting ready to adopt a cat but have never had one before. Besides a litter box and food and water bowls, what should we buy ahead of time to be ready for our new family member? Now that you have the basics covered, it's time to think about...