| Dec 18, 2011
Chandeliers were the first thing Joe Niermann designed. And it was five years before he sold one. Now the bejeweled iron and crystal silhouettes are his signature.
"I don't really care for the crystals, one way or the other," said Niermann, though...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Crisply marching drill teams of youths launched the National Baptist Congress today, a conference with three days of music, sacred dance and seminars.
The 105th annual Congress, meeting at the Broward Convention Center and the nearby Hilton Fort...
| Jan 28, 2012
Brewster Kahle has the gleeful air of a man who has just found something wonderful and wants to tell his friends all about it. And his friends are the 2 billion people, and counting, who are on the Internet every day.
What he has found -- or more...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Perryville's rich history is the focus of a new "Images of America" book, thanks to town commissioner Alan Fox.
The book filled with historical photos and the stories behind them was released Jan. 16 after nearly a year of planning and work.
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:56 AM
The idea for Jerdine Nolen’s first book sprang from an uneventful summer afternoon almost 25 years ago spent scrubbing the toilet.
“I was cleaning my bathroom, and this little voice said, ‘Harvey Potter was a very strange fellow indeed,...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:39 PM
A key document in the transition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" from popular song to national anthem is coming home to Fort McHenry.
A draft of the song's arrangement, drawn up in the early 20th century by a committee that included composer and bandleader...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 7:45 PM
1600 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale
Broward General Medical Center is part of the Broward Health system, and it houses the Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, which provides care for newborns, neonates, children...
| Jul 21, 2011
It's no surprise that Dr. Ben Carson is a world-class traveler.
Being a world-renowned surgeon who has been named one of the nation's 20 foremost physicians and scientists by CNN and Time Magazine and one of 89 "Living Legends" by the Library of...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 5:48 PM
Donald F. Munson grew up around politics, but it wasn't until he became a congressional page in the early 1950s that he decided to make a career of it.
The Washington County Republican, who served 36 years in the Maryland General Assembly, met Gerald R....
| Aug 28, 2011
Author and folklorist Stetson Kennedy, who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan six decades ago and exposed its secrets but decades later was criticized for appearing to exaggerate his exploits, died Saturday at a medical center near St. Augustine, Fla. He was...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 1:16 PM
Nearly a decade ago, Michael Patrick Flanagan Smith, a Frederick-born playwright, actor and musician who called Baltimore home for several years, began digging into the life of Woody Guthrie. The fruits of that exploration are now onstage in New York....