| May 18, 2014
| 12:44 PM
As thousands of Baltimore-area college students accept their diplomas this spring, many will have found themselves profoundly transformed by the experience.
Members of the Class of 2014 include a woman with cystic fibrosis who was told she would never...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:50 PM
How best to describe a New Year's Eve party that featured a Gatsby theme and a 1980s cover band at a luxurious hotel in Dana Point?
From Tuesday night into the new day of 2014, the party was alive with mayhem, debauchery, dancing, drinks and grand...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:13 AM
The line for wristbands likely will begin to form at dawn Saturday, and there is talk among fans of camping overnight in the parking lot to assure a prime spot. Already there are Internet negotiations from around the country to barter with those lucky...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:47 AM
South Florida Beer Week returns Saturday through Jan. 25, and like the aisle at Total Wine and the fridge in your buddy’s garage, the proliferation of beer and places to drink beer is all so confusing.
So let’s cut to the chase. One South...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Supporters cheered as volunteers rode King Arthur's Carrousel at Disneyland last week on behalf of 10 local nonprofits.
The early morning event, dubbed "The Carousel of Possible Dreams," raised $208,575 for Orange County charities that benefit children....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 11:07 AM
The Jean Banchet Awards for Culinary Excellence — the local Emmys equivalent to the James Beard Foundation Awards — is the annual ceremony celebrating the achievements in Chicago’s restaurant community. This year’s nominees were...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:02 PM
The Newport Rib Co. will launch its "30 Days of Charity" Program Friday, a representative said.
A portion of restaurant receipts through Nov. 30 will benefit 30 Orange County nonprofits, many of them chosen with the help of customers and staff members....
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:00 PM
As Vice Chancellor of Community Relations and Student Advancement for Keiser University, Belinda Keiser is responsible for media and public relations, student services, employer relations, and charitable giving. Keiser University is comprised of 17...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Forget those Winter Olympians. Baltimore just welcomed home another kind of champion, one I can totally get behind: a winning cocktail.
Crowned the as the people's choice winner at Sunday's Ryes Up Against Cystic Fibrosis charitable gala, the Spiced...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Registration for this year's Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon is proceeding at a swift pace.
General sign-up for the second-ever race doesn't begin until March 8, but pre-registration started this week for those running to raise funds...
| Apr 17, 2014
I'm likely to be on vacation next week, mostly amusing our dog while a painter works in our house, so I decided to use today's blog to give advance plugs for a couple of the events I'll be involved in......