| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:08 AM
The sights, sounds and smells of the Caribbean filled the Mortensen Riverfront Plaza in Hartford – just over the Founders Bridge from East Hartford – for the Annual Taste of the Caribbean and Jerk Festival on Aug. 2. People ate, drank,...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Not yet ready to embark on a comeback after undergoing colic surgery May 16, America's two-time Horse of the Year, Wise Dan, again will be a no-show when the Arlington Million is run Saturday.
But Canada's reigning Horse of the Year, Up With the Birds,...
| Aug 15, 2014
With his elegant prose style and keen insights into human nature, Richard Bausch has long been a writer's writer. Over his long career, highlights of which include his short story collection "The Fireman's Wife" (1990) and the novel "Hello to the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Dr. Garfield D. Kington, a physician who was a familiar and comforting presence to his West Baltimore patients for decades, died Aug. 3 of multiple myeloma at his Northwest Baltimore home. He was 91.
"We were colleagues on the medical staff at...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:00 PM
In 2006, the Baltimore funk-jam band Pigeons Playing Ping Pong started from a modest and typical beginning: Two new friends — Greg Ormont and Jeremy Schon — playing acoustic guitar together in a University of Maryland dorm room. The duo took...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 7:14 PM
GLASGOW (Reuters) - The Glasgow Commonwealth Games proved to be much more than just 'Friendly' as Scottish culture, sport and six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt combined to create a memorable 11-day event.
The success of the Games was assured with the...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:35 PM
GLASGOW (Reuters) - Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt stole the show to give the Commonwealth Games the moment it had been waiting for by leading Jamaica to gold in the 4x100 metres relay on Saturday.
After weeks of build-up, anticipation and...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 3:26 PM
GLASGOW (Reuters) - Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt anchored Jamaica to the 4x100 meters relay gold with an emphatic finish to win his first Commonwealth Games medal on Saturday.
The eight-times world champion ran an impressive final leg as Jamaica...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:38 PM
A caterpillar species never before seen in the Baltimore area and considered a potential threat to local agriculture production was intercepted at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol said Friday.
The discovery of the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Let's get one thing straight: No matter what the description may say on various websites, Sportsman's Club is not a dive bar. Dive bars have cheap beer but not a rotating menu of $10 cocktails. Dive bars may sell package liquor but not a selection of...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Always and forever, indeed! Joseph Morgan of "The Originals" and "The Vampire Diaries" is now a married man.
"Happiest day of my life" the actor tweeted Wednesday, providing a link to the People article announcing the nuptials.
The British star, 33,...