| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:09 PM
On a recent cold night, I stepped inside Liam Flynn's Ale House in the North Avenue Market building.
I was curious about the jazz guitarists on the bill. Their playing was charming, but I was more amazed by the audience. Many patrons there that night...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Forty years after opening as a mom-and-pop acupuncture clinic in Columbia and a dozen years after morphing into an acupuncture school and moving to North Laurel, the Maryland University of Integrative Health has begun offering some of the first doctoral...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
It's time for a look at books published in 2014 by Connecticut authors.
Roz Chast, The New Yorker cartoonist, published the funny yet heartbreaking graphic memoir, "Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?" (Bloomsbury USA,$28).
| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:38 PM
People who eschew takeout for home cooking eat healthier foods, whether they aim to or not, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins University.
"When people cook most of their meals at home, they consume fewer carbohydrates, less sugar and less...
| Dec 23, 2014
It might have appeared to be an early holiday present when almost 300 prospective Johns Hopkins University students previously denied early admission or deferred for later consideration recently received an email welcoming them to the fold.
| Dec 28, 2014
A common theory holds that the building blocks for life came to Earth from comets that landed here billions of years ago. But what if they also came from within the planet?
A study published last month by Johns Hopkins University professor Dimitri...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Lawrence K. "Larry" Saunders, a computer engineer and member of Brown Memorial Woodbrook Presbyterian Church where he performed with the Woodbrook Players, died Nov. 21 at Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital of a cerebral hemorrhage.
The longtime Govans...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Baltimore County police said Monday that they rushed to warn New York police — through phone calls, fax and Teletype — about a man who pledged to kill officers in their area, and that no one could have known he would strike so quickly, leaving...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Eugenie Obst, a former Domino Sugars chemist who fled her native Czechoslovakia when Communists took over the country, died of heart failure Dec. 15 at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore. The Guilford resident was 94.
Eugenie Funda was born in the...
| Dec 29, 2014
Job: Vice chairman of BMO Financial Group
Previous jobs: U.S. ambassador to Canada, 2009-2013; deputy finance chair for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign.
Childhood: Born at Michael Reese Hospital on Chicago's South Side. Lived...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The competition for Maryland's stem cell research grants will be stiffer than ever as applications flood in next month, forcing officials to be more selective even as scientists worry that the state's fiscal problems and a new administration in...