| Dec 20, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Today's Google Doodle honors Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, the German brothers who sought out folk tales and published them in collections that included many of our most popular "fairy tales." You won't find many fairies in the stories -- but plenty of big,...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 3:44 PM
— The world has been grieving along with Newtown and the physical manifestation of that grief — a tide of teddy bears and toys, letters and cards, checks and cash, even hams and turkeys — has been delivered by mail and by hand since just...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The tales we tell each other and our children not only reflect our own lived experiences and our psychic realities, they also shape our lives.
— Maria Tatar
As the year ends, we might appreciate a bicentennial that, unlike some wars, has been...
| Dec 30, 2012
Body by Beckham
Women weren't the only ones baring skin in ads this year. Fast fashion giant H&M debuted its first Super Bowl ad for the David Beckham Bodywear collection, starring the soccer star in his skivvies. During the London Summer Olympics,...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Qualifying to the Olympic Games is a feat most athletes will never attain.
For Westridge School soon-to-be junior Erica Wu, that will be the consolation both she and her teammates can take after the United States women’s team table tennis...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Ellicott City residents Rosario and Maria Di Marco never lost their desire to have a second home by the sea in Lewes, Del. To this day, the quiet resort town holds happy memories of summer vacations at Fort Miles near Cape Henlopen Park when their...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 11:49 AM
David Giuntoli plays Det. Nick Burkhardt on NBC's "Grimm," which is one of the struggling network's bright spots. The supernatural procedural tells the tale of a Portland police detective who discovers that he's a descendant of the Grimms, who not only...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Stephanie Torrible's Reisterstown consignment shop specializes in secondhand designer duds. It also specializes in giving women a second chance — even those who never set foot in the Main Street store.
Clothing that doesn't sell and isn't reclaimed...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:29 PM
When Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical version of "Cinderella" made its debut on television back in 1957 (with Julie Andrews, fresh from "My Fair Lady," in the title role), it became the most widely viewed program in the history of the medium. And every...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:06 PM
| May 16, 2012
| 7:34 PM
The Sisters Grimm go to California with lofty goals. Reserved academian Billie wants to preserve the good, story-telling family name while starry-eyed Jackie may be a bit overly ambitious – much like the Fringe production they’re in,...