| Sep 9, 2009
| 4:22 PM
I just got off the phone with Drew Stevyns, the Sykesville resident who is in the Top 20 on America's Got Talent and finds out tonight whether he is making the Top 10. He was waiting backstage for the live......
| Oct 15, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva and updated Former President George W. Bush started his day in California, the morning he made his first, albeit aerial inspection of the damage done by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. President Barack Obama will end his......
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:38 AM
On a hot, arid, mid-August evening at the small but splendid Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Lincoln Heights, the tower's sonorous bell rang. Red double-doors opened wide, and a few hundred people filed inside, filling the pews in the handsome English...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:18 AM
With choral groups of every size, description and professional status vying for attention in and around Chicago, standing out from the pack often depends on how distinctive a niche each is able to carve out for itself.
The Chicago-based chamber chorus...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:25 AM
I don't understand the Middle East. I don't even try.
I've led an examined life. My radio job obliges me to master a lot of information about a vast array of subjects, and I feel entitled to a few exemptions. This week, I had to get up to speed on the...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:55 PM
I have two more romantic snow stories and a mystery for you today in the closing installment of this year's Looove Connection.
The romantic contributors responded to this inquiry:
What is the most romantic/considerate thing your spouse or...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I usually don't like to report on those "best" or "least expensive" city or airport stories. I figure that if you really want to visit the Louvre, the fact that Albuquerque is less expensive or Seoul has a better airport is irrelevant. But once in a while...
| Nov 12, 2013
We have New York, but England has old York, one of the country's top tourist destinations outside of London. The town offers a captivating tour of historic sites mixed with an easygoing pedestrian ambience — all lassoed within its formidable...
| Mar 4, 2014
France's bustling, modern Reims greets travelers with cellar doors wide open. As the capital of the Champagne region, it features a lively center, a historic cathedral, and, of course, Champagne tasting. And thanks to France's slick, high-speed rail, it's...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Sculptures that explore questions of environmental sustainability (and purify water), works inspired by graphic design, art about cats and a benefit show for a church that was at the heart of the Chicano movement. It's all in the Datebook:
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:26 PM
As I walked into the building generations of Baltimoreans knew as 11 East Chase, my memories of this venerable structure flashed back. The mosaic tile lobby, beamed ceilings, the oak parquet floors, fluted columns, wood paneling, marble trim and...