| Jun 3, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Rebecca Houseknecht was destined to be a star.
Everyone said so: her ballet teachers, the judges at international competitions, the director who chose the Odenton teen from among hundreds of aspiring ballerinas to feature in "First Position," a...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 1:08 PM
The chance to chronicle a teacher's battle with multiple sclerosis while learning documentary movie-making and earning a slot in a new film competition — it all came together for 18 students at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute with their nonfiction...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 7:40 PM
Pat Johnston, like many Baltimore residents, was fuming Sunday as she faced another day without electricity. Describing her frustration level, she said, "On a scale out of 10, I'm at 11.2.
"You can't get through to find out [when power is likely to...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 9:37 AM
When Robert Marbury was 19 years old, he necked with Ricki Lake on camera. At age 29, he spent a year sailing in Indonesia, where he says his ship was attacked by pirates.
Four years later, he was one of the three co-founders of the Minnesota Association...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:06 AM
Filmmaker Oliver Stone will be in Baltimore Thursday, screening his new documentary and fielding questions about it.
"Oliver Stone’s Untold History of the United States," a series that re-examines American foreign policy, is now airing on Showtime....
| Nov 8, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Commuters north of downtown will see major traffic disruptions Thursday, as Baltimore deals with another problem with its aging water infrastructure — this time the failure of a 90-year-old main that closed the intersection of North Charles Street...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 5:50 PM
After a day in which they temporarily became waterfront businesses, shops and cafes on North Charles Street began reopening Thursday, when the river created by a massive water main break at 20th Street receded.
While several blocks remained closed to...
| Feb 23, 2011
We're in the middle of Annapolis Restaurant Week. One participating restaurant, Yellowfin, is going a little Icelandic.Beginning tomorrow, and continuing through Sunday, Yellowfin will welcome Victor Viktor örn andrésson, head chef at the Reykjavik...
| Jul 23, 2009
Baltimore City took ownership of the Senator Theatre after a brief and raucous auction Wednesday, and officials say they want to move forward quickly to develop a permanent plan for the 70-year-old landmark.
"The bottom line is, now it is in our hands,"...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 10:43 AM
From the Maryland Politics blog:
Meetings of the city's spending board are generally sleepy bureaucratic pageants, punctuated by the occasional protest from contractors or sopping arrival of officials caught in the rain.
But Tom Kiefaber, who ran the...
| Oct 9, 2010
There's a Kelly green aerial lift parked in the lobby of the Senator Theatre, and a steady sound of scraping as an art restoration expert in the auditorium carefully extracts paint samples from the proscenium arch flanking the stage.
A section of the...