| Oct 7, 2011
One of the rarest but greatest pleasures of farmers markets is encountering passionate collectors who sell a wide range of rare fruit varieties normally grown only at specialty sites such as germplasm repositories and agricultural experiment stations....
| Oct 19, 2011
| 12:17 PM
For Sandra Lee, as for so many others, Halloween is about more than food.
The cooking and lifestyle expert has a separate program for the annual trick-or-treating occasion. Her Food Network special "Sandra's Halloween Wonderland" debuts Sunday, Oct. 23,...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 1:19 PM
About a dozen years ago, I served as a judge for the PEN/Hemingway Award for First Fiction. The award ceremony took place in Boston on a windy Sunday afternoon at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum (where Ernest Hemingway's personal...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Rebecca D. Dorsey, a Baltimore-born and -raised chanteuse, died Sept. 14 of ovarian cancer at her home in Sea Cliff, N.Y. She was 54.
The daughter of a physician and a public relations executive, Rebecca Devereux Dorsey was born in Baltimore and raised...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 2:34 PM
The Rev. James J. McNamee III, a retired Episcopal priest who had pastored St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Annapolis, died Friday of cancer at his home in the Ambassador Apartments in Tuscany-Canterbury.
He was 76.
Mr. McNamee was born in Baltimore and...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Norman Henley, a retired Russian-language and world literature teacher and academic editor, died of congestive heart failure at the Charlestown Retirement Community in Catonsville. He was 96 and had earlier lived in Remington and Charles Village.
| Jan 27, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Stanley Karnow, an award-winning author and journalist who combined insightful reporting with personal accounts and historical sweep in books on the Vietnam War and the Philippines and the critically acclaimed public television series that accompanied the...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Georg H.B. Luck, whose career teaching the classics at the Johns Hopkins University spanned two decades and included studying the role magic and witchcraft played in the theology and world of the ancient Greeks and Romans, died Sunday from complications...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Dr. Gary S. Hill, an internationally renowned renal pathologist and the former chief of pathology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, died Tuesday from lung cancer. He was 74.
Dr. Hill pioneered a new technique for biopsies of tissue, in addition...
| Apr 26, 2011
Five activists are in detention and under investigation for posing a threat to state security as the broad crackdown on dissidents in the UAE continues. It's long been assumed that the authoritarian United Arab Emirates' oil riches would protect it......
| May 3, 2011
Human rights advocates decried what they called a “crackdown on civil society” in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday after authorities replaced the leadership of the country's teachers association, a well-established group that had called for...