| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:01 AM
More than 150 years after Edgar Allan Poe's death, the legendary American author and poet has been honored with a statue in his hometown, Boston. On Oct. 5, the life-size brass statue by artist Stefanie Rocknack was unveiled near a downtown Boston park....
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Close on the heels of the Future Symphony Institute, organized by BSO musician Andrew Balio and held last weekend at the University of Baltimore, comes the "What's Next for Classical Music?" symposium, organized by Peabody Institute dean Fred Bronstein....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 4:21 PM
The University of Baltimore said Wednesday it will continue admitting underclassmen, rejecting a recent proposal to scrap the freshman and sophomore classes altogether and opting instead to strengthen its first-year program.
Last month, the university'...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Running the city of Baltimore isn't for the faint of heart.
Like Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, many of the city's chief executives over the past 100 years have worked their way into the hospital.
Rawlings-Blake's health scare came during the Star-...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:35 PM
— Marylander Thomas E. Perez, who has served as secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor for a little more than a year, is now being eyed for an even more prominent position in President Barack Obama's second-term Cabinet: successor to Attorney...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 6:46 AM
The campaign of Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan has taken down an advertisement that compared Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown to Pinocchio because it included a copyrighted image from the Walt Disney Co. without permission.
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Andrew Balio is best known around here for the gleaming sound and refined musicality he regularly provides as the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's principal trumpet, a post he has held since 2001. Offstage, Balio devotes a great deal of his energies to...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
William A. Fogle Jr., who served as Mayor William Donald Schaefer's executive assistant and all-purpose troubleshooter and later became secretary of the Maryland Department of Licensing and Regulation, died Wednesday at his Glen Rock, Pa., farm of...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan have agreed to a third televised debate in the race for governor, WBAL-TV in Baltimore confirmed Tuesday.
WBAL news director Michelle Butt said both campaigns have accepted an invitation to meet Oct....
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Here's a course to please the students who hid comic books in their textbooks.
University of Baltimore will offer a spring course on the world of Marvel super heroes.
The course will examine how the comics, films and TV shows "offer important insights...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 11:18 AM
When Ray Rice received a two-game suspension from the NFL last week for a fight in which he knocked his wife unconscious, many were quick to compare it to harsher penalties handed down for other players' lesser infractions.
In 2008, New York Giant...