| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Food lends itself to good writing because, as M.F.K. Fisher so famously wrote long ago, writing about food often means writing about “other, deeper needs for love and happiness.” In defense of her craft and her subject, she declared: “...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:50 PM
As a child, one of my favorite car games was Herby Derby Slug Bug. Not to toot my own horn, but I was awesome at spotting Beetles from afar. I got a thrill out of turning the tables and slugging my two brothers, who otherwise always ganged up on me. (Ugh,...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 3:05 PM
When Vinny Ragone heard the Dog Whisperer was going to be at a Baltimore pet store, and he could see him for free, he told his mother (who had never heard of Cesar Millan), "I've got to be there."
The eight-year-old Towson boy with wire-rimmed glasses...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:13 PM
"So where was I? Nervous? Don’t be. This isn't about you."
With that, Ricky Gervais was off and running Sunday as host/roastmaster of the 69th annual Golden Globe awards, putting Hollywood's A-listers on notice but also referencing the hype he's...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 10:31 AM
You're smitten with your valentine, but not with the idea of a mass-produced card or a pricey trinket. Then why not give the objection of your affection a handmade gift?
While crafting was once the domain of your grandmother, these days do-it-yourself...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:56 AM
If there's anyone in the country who's going to know a good menu for the big game, it's Lucinda Scala Quinn. The celebrated chef and author of the "Mad Hungry" series of books and the host of "Mad Hungry With Lucinda Scala Quinn" on Hallmark Channel has...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:42 AM
Brody's class is full of the Good Moms.
These moms know how to make cupcakes shaped like adorable rubber duckies. They remember to bring a teacher's gift for every holiday, anniversary and birthday. They attend every classroom party with food, gifts...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 9:27 PM
NEW YORK — Here are reports on two winners of this year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, held at Madison Square Garden on Feb. 13 and 14. Neither dog won Best in Show, Best in Group, or even Best in Breed.
Still, among the 2,000 dogs competing...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 1:26 PM
William Thomas Napier Martin IX, who with his wife became one of the world's largest collectors and sellers of period vintage postcards, died Wednesday of heart disease at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
The Havre de Grace resident was 71....
| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:07 PM
If there is veracity in the adage that "God is in the details," then surely the grace of the almighty watched over the nuptials of Allyson Ramser and her beau, Alex Young.
Their exquisite summer wedding began with a sentimental family ceremony at Newport...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 7:02 PM
About 100 people have applied to become Harbor View Elementary School's new principal, a district spokeswoman said.
The deadline for applications was Monday, said Laura Boss, a spokeswoman for the Newport-Mesa Unified School District.
The next step will...