| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Margaret P. "Maggie" Brewster, an avid sportswoman who enjoyed fox hunting, skiing and playing tennis, died Nov. 23 of multiple myeloma at her home in the Brightwood retirement community in Lutherville. She was 82.
The daughter of Thomas Pierce...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Mittens McGee doesn't exactly look like an artist.
He's a friendly, fat, gray-and-white cat who commands a comfy couch in his room with a view at the SPCA of Anne Arundel County in Annapolis.
A few weeks ago, though, teen volunteers wrangled Mittens...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:12 AM
"The Mad Animal of Happiness"
Though sometimes we hear it, you and I,
nuzzling lids off garbage cans behind the house,
usually it dwells in our red-walled kitchen
coiled on cold mornings behind the stove.
I bet it wears...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Leila, 4, wanted to ask Santa for pink Legos this Christmas. But trying to get the little girl, who has autism, to sit on Santa's lap at the mall had proved difficult in years past.
Early Saturday morning, before White Marsh Mall had formally opened for...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:30 PM
After five days of screening, industry panels, and tributes to the likes of Richard Dreyfuss, Melissa Leo, and Jason Priestley, the 13th annual Whistler Film Festival culminated in an awards brunch on Sunday morning.
At the awards, the New York-based...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Who knew Bill Gates was such a nifty Reddit user?
The billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder took to Reddit recently to partake in the online community's Secret Santa Exchange. Gates was matched up with Reddit user NY1227, otherwise known...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Kate Upton joined Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese, Orlando Bloom (clad in a head-warming beanie), Jonah Hill, Joe Pesci and Fran Lebowitz at the after party for Tuesday night's Manhattan premiere of "The Wolf of Wall Street." Matthew McConaughey and...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 10:08 AM
When the Doctor Who Christmas Special airs tomorrow, "Whovians" everywhere will be saying goodbye Matt Smith as The Doctor. After 3 seasons, Smith will be leaving the show and handing the reins over to Peter Capaldi who will make his debut in the special....
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:42 PM
A who's who of famous Internet cats descended upon Hollywood on Tuesday, led by Grumpy Cat, the perpetually sullen-looking feline.
Oskar the Blind Cat, Colonel Meow and Nala Cat were also on hand, and Hamilton the Hipster Cat Skyped in for the event...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:00 PM
We have never really stopped fighting the Civil War. Probably never will. But, once in a while, maybe we can all agree that the things that once split the nation apart should not keep us apart now, that there are still things that ought to bind us...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Angelica, 9, skipped to her mom, cheeks sparkling with glitter, lips shining from gloss, and said, "Mom, I got a makeover!"
She beamed with her new look and pulled at her mom to explore the rest of what the Sharing the Holiday Spirit Party at South...