| Oct 30, 2012
| 1:29 PM
The Walt Disney Co. will acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. in a stock and cash transaction valued at $4.05 billion, according to an announcement released Tuesday.
The deal will make George Lucas -- who became a movie-making icon with his “Indiana Jones”...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:41 PM
Optimus Prime, Elmo, Rapunzel and even Darth Vader visited South Coast Plaza last weekend — all in the name of helping children.
The 21st annual Pumpkins and Pancakes event offered up the aforementioned breakfast staple from Plum's Cafe & Catering,...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 9:53 PM
For nerds everywhere, it was a moment not unlike the Apollo moon landing or Kirk Gibson's World Series home run. A moment in which we later would ask: "Where were you when you heard the news?"
My story? I was sitting at my desk when this announcement hit...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:16 PM
An authentic Indiana Jones is alive and well, right here in town. Baltimore, meet Douglas Comer.
Operating rather inconspicuously from his Charles Village-based firm Cultural Site Research and Management, Comer has overseen some of the region's most...
| May 30, 2012
| 7:16 PM
Actor Harrison Ford has sold his compound in Brentwood for $8.195 million.
The Colonial Revival-style house, designed by Gerard Colcord and built in 1951, sits at the end of a long gated driveway. On more than three-quarters of an acre with mature...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 3:18 PM
For Tom Glenn and his brother, growing up on the family farm in rural north Florida often meant long days working hard harvesting crops. But his family had something unique on its farm that few could ever claim: their own massive, spring-fed cave....
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:23 AM
Originally published Jan. 15, 2010.
If there is anything hard about interviewing Harrison Ford, it’s that the actor has amassed such a varied filmography of legendary highs (“Star Wars,” “Indiana Jones”), genre classics (&...
| Dec 3, 2012
Because I'm a very important man, I carry very important things, including: a smartphone, an iPad, gum (fresh breath is critical when you're important), a huge wad of cash that indicates importance, a slingshot (to ward off unimportant people) and a...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Pictures of actor James Franco here in Baltimore during his recent visit to Johns Hopkins University are proving quite popular.
Baltimore, it seems, likes looking at some James Franco.
Well, fans, here's even more. Video we shot while he was here in...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 1:37 PM
From time to time, the subject of having safe lanes or other thoroughfares where people can walk and ride their bikes in Harford County arises, and there's every reason to believe such community amenities would be well used.
It isn't a new idea. The...
| Jan 16, 2013
In the political thriller “Broken City,” Mark Wahlberg plays an underdog—not exactly something new for the Oscar-nominated actor (“The Departed”) when you recall “Boogie Nights,” “Invincible,” “...