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  • Prince Edward to visit Baltimore. And don't ask about the wedding.

    Prince Edward to visit Baltimore. And don't ask about the wedding.
    Prince Edward -- 7th in line to the British throne, youngest child of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, 48-year-old kid brother to Prince Charles, Prince Andrew and Princess Anne -- comes to Baltimore Tuesday NOT to discuss his biggest claim to fame,...
  • Reporting on royalty: a primer for commoners in the press corps

    Reporting on royalty: a primer for commoners in the press corps
    This may be Charm City, but the PR outfit promoting Prince Edward's visit wasn't sure the Baltimore press corps had the polish to cover royalty. So IMRE took it upon itself to play Henry Higgins to newsroom Eliza Doolittles. "Royal Protocol: The general...
  • Fallout from the fake Princess Di

    Fallout from the fake Princess Di
    Unless all the TV guides are totally wrong, "The Walking Dead" does not return to AMC's airwaves until the fall.  How then, is the late Princess Diana sauntering up the street next to her daughter-in-law, Duchess Kate Middleton, on a current Newsweek...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Spirit guide Kenny Kingston

    Patt Morrison Asks: Spirit guide Kenny Kingston
    Everybody knows that newlyweds William and Kate are in town this weekend. But Kenny Kingston says he knows how that royal marriage will work out. The self-styled Psychic to the Stars who has hosted lucrative infomercials, TV shows and hotlines says he...
  • The Crowd: Royals catch Southern California's attention

    Southern California buzzed in the afterglow of the royal visit by the duke and duchess of Cambridge, William and his captivating bride, Catherine. Their first visit to the United States as a couple was short but, oh-so-sweet. Three days of parties,...
  • Will Murdoch scandal make us pull back from Brit tabloid values?

    Will Murdoch scandal make us pull back from Brit tabloid values?
    As the scandal that sunk Rupert Murdoch's News of the World continued to unfold last week, one of the questions that loomed was whether there would be any fallout on this side of the Atlantic. What most American analysts were wondering was whether...
  • Lucian Freud dies at 88; British painter

    Lucian Freud dies at 88; British painter
    Lucian Freud, a British artist who gained fame for his intense and deeply textural nude paintings, has died. He was 88. Freud, the grandson of the pioneering psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, died Wednesday at his home in London following an illness,...
  • Early resident had English ties

    Spencer Robinson was one of the early pioneers of Glendale, arriving here the same year Glendale became a city. He later served as the city’s first mayor. Robinson brought with him an illustrious history. Not only was he descended from old American...
  • Laurel Park celebrates 100th birthday

    Laurel Park celebrates 100<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> birthday
    Deep in the bowels of Laurel Park, beneath the oval where Secretariat, Seabiscuit and Barbaro once tread, runs a tunnel. It's a long-forgotten passage that bigwigs once used to escape the raucous crowds above. Queen Elizabeth II, who raced a horse at...
  • Mixing art and wine

    Mixing art and wine
    Q: Waaaaay back in the '60s I thought I saw bottles of wine with labels designed by Picasso, Dali and other popular artists. Was I dreaming? —Elizabeth Dewey, Crystal Lake, Ill. A: No, you weren't dreaming. The artists' labels were (and are) found...
  • Princess Beatrice's wedding hat for sale on EBay; minimum bid more than $8,200

     
    Princess Beatrice's hat listed on EBay for 5,000 GBP. Princess Beatrice's royal wedding hat is officially going once, going twice on EBay. The terrible topper she wore to her cousin Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding landed on the auction...