| Sep 15, 2011
| 4:57 AM
Smoke wafts over the stage as a sexy chanteuse bursts through a curtain of gold streamers and reaches for the microphone to sing "The Lady Is a Tramp."
"Wait. Can I try that again?" asks the singer, Laura Benanti, who plays Bunny mother Carol-Lynne in...
| May 19, 2011
If sending your kid to camp then heading to the spa is your thing, read no further. But if you would rather join the kids for fishing, hiking and other traditional camping activities, read on. Family camps welcome grown-ups too.
"It's a great way for...
| May 26, 2011
| 12:26 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Stephen Tobolowsky was born in Dallas on this day in 1951. This birthday guy currently stars as Sandy Ryerson on "Glee," as well as playing the recurring role of Stu Baggs on "Californication." Tobolowsky also has been a regular on...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Walk around Baltimore today and you could see Jenn Wasner's big eyes staring up at you. Wasner, who plays guitar and sings in Wye Oak and now by herself as Flock of Dimes, is the cover star for b's latest "10 to Watch Under 30" issue.
In 2011, Wasner, an...
| Feb 6, 2012
On a mild winter afternoon on Chicago's Far South Side, David Doig toured the soon-to-be home of a Wal-Mart Supercenter, now an empty lot stretching the length of 2 1/2 football fields.
The lot is a small portion of a 180-acre site that has sat empty...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 12:34 PM
How'd we learn about this weekend's story about a writhing snake pit transferred to a Lake Forest wine chiller? When you're as interested in all kinds of wildlife as I am -- from critters to plants to fungi -- you occasionally just ask various...
| Aug 24, 2011
Jimmy Kimmel's uncle and comic foil
Frank Potenza, 77, a former New York City police officer who turned to comedy as "Uncle Frank" on his nephew Jimmy Kimmel's late-night talk show, died Tuesday.
In a statement, ABC's"Jimmy Kimmel Live!"...
| Aug 1, 2012
There are nearly 1,200 homes in the Riverview and Ryerson Circle communities. We are permitted one Baltimore County sponsored clean-up annually.
The community association receives hundreds of calls with questions during the year, asking when the next one...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 11:22 AM
The Toronto International Film Festival will debut genre movies from Barry Levinson, Rob Zombie and Martin McDonagh, among others, for the Midnight Madness portion of its festival, which runs from Sept. 6-16.
Programmed by TIFF's resident genre expert...
| Aug 22, 2012
Experts warn against assuming a ride is safe for unaccompanied children just because they meet the height requirement. But there are things parents can keep in mind to make a day at the fair, park or family entertainment center safer.
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:38 AM
“Groundhog Day” opened in theaters 20 years ago, and was greeted by much head-scratching, even among Bill Murray fans. This was not a movie about Murray and his rodent nemesis from “Caddyshack.”
The Nietzschean story, which...