| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A few years ago, the History Channel was best known to some as a punch line on HBO’s “The Sopranos.” Remember mobster Tony Soprano sitting alone late at night in his New Jersey McMansion eating ice cream and watching World War II...
| Sep 14, 2012
Sunday, Sept. 16
Plant sale Adkins Arboretum's annual Fall Native Plant Sale takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Native Plant Nursery, 12610 Eveland Road in Ridgely. The sale benefits the Arboretum's education programs. Information: 410-634-2847 or...
| Sep 16, 2012
Despite a provocative title, Gabriel Vahanian's book "The Death of God" caused no public stir when it was published in 1961.
By the middle of the decade, however, a massive upheaval was underway in American society and Vahanian, a little-known Syracuse...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:15 AM
More than half of the 1,900 city officials and employees required to complete ethics and financial disclosure forms fill out the forms incorrectly or not at all.
Those are the findings of a report written by a mayoral fellow this year who reviewed the...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Katherine Lawler and Christopher Broughton
George Sturgis Lawler and Judge Theresa Anne Lawler, of Timonium, announce the marriage of their daughter, Katherine Anne Lawler, to Christopher Shane Broughton, son of Linda Lee Bullock, of Parkville, and James...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 2:58 PM
Joseph Patrick Byrne, founder and proprietor of J. Patrick's Irish Pub, a popular Locust Point tavern with a reputation as a venue for Irish music that went well beyond Baltimore, died Saturday of cancer at Harbor Hospital.
The former Cockeysville...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Sebastian Martorana is a stoop storyteller in the finest tradition of Baltimore's stoop storytellers.
The sculptor, a transplant to the city who recognized immediately the cultural meaning of rowhouse marble steps, tells the story of trying to rescue...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Setting aside almost 60 years of athletic tradition in a quest for greater financial stability, the University of Maryland will join the Big Ten Conference, school and league officials announced Monday after a weekend of whirlwind negotiations.
| Mar 28, 2012
Hilton Kramer, one of the art world's most polarizing and widely read critics for 50 years and founding editor of the conservative arts journal The New Criterion, died Tuesday in Harpswell, Maine. He was 84.
Kramer had a rare blood disorder and died of...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Lewis R. "Lew" Bush, a photography director whose career at The Baltimore Sun spanned nearly two decades, died Friday of complications from dementia at his home in Palm Coast, Fla. He was 80.
"Lew was skilled at his trade and knew cameras and film back...
| Jan 16, 2013
As the season of gift gluttony, parking lot insanity and checkout line lunacy fades to a distant memory, it's worth contemplating a nagging and perennial question:
Why are we so bad at sharing?
We fret and fuss at our kids for fighting over the new...