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  • Eva P. Brooks, educator

    Eva P. Brooks, educator
    Eva P. Brooks, a retired Baltimore County public schools educator who with other family members successfully traced their ancestry to Colonial Virginia, died June 21 of heart failure at St. Agnes Hospital. The longtime Catonsville resident was 101. "You...
  • In Rotation: 'Avalanche' by Quadron, 'Kenny Dennis LP' by Serengeti

    Quadron "Avalanche" (Vested In Culture/Epic) It's impossible not to relish Coco O's sultry vocals on "Avalanche," the sophomore effort from Danish electro-soul duo Quadron. Her sweet voice tangles with a mix of indie pop, electronica, soul and...
  • Grammarnoir 5, The Shame of the Prose, Part 2

    “Grammarnoir 5: The Shame of the Prose” is a four-part serial, running on Mondays from February 11 until the thrilling conclusion on March 4, National Grammar Day.  Grammarnoir is a work of fiction.  Any resemblance of characters to any...
  • Allan B. Calhamer dies at 81; inventor of Diplomacy game

    The origins of the board game Diplomacy can be traced to an old geography book that Allan B. Calhamer discovered while rummaging around with a friend in the attic of his boyhood home in suburban Chicago. Calhamer was fascinated by the exotic countries...
  • Grammarnoir 5: The Shame of the Prose, complete

    By request, and because in a few days I will be at the American Copy Editors Society's national conference with several people who, by the uncanniest of coincidences, bear the same names as certain characters, here is the fifth Grammarnoir serial in one...
  • Group sends female inmates books

    Group sends female inmates books
    The message itself was simple: "I was so alone and then I got your package," it read. "Thank you so much. I love the books. Thank you and God bless." Yet there was something about the handwriting, a delicate and elegant script, that moved Megan Bernard to...
  • Playing board games during holidays causes fights, study shows

    Playing board games during holidays causes fights, study shows
    Many families may use time during the holidays to sit down together and play a board game.  But be forewarned, that may lead to a family argument. New research reveals more than half of families that play board games this holiday season will fight...
  • John Graves dies at 92; one of Texas' most celebrated authors

    Author John Graves, whose 1960 book "Goodbye to a River" and authentic depictions of rural Texas made him one of the state's most celebrated and beloved writers, has died. He was 92. Graves died Wednesday at the home he called Hard Scrabble near Glen...
  • There be dragons: 'Of Dice and Men' explores the story of D&D

    In the early 1970s, three guys in the Midwest invented a genuinely new kind of game. David Wesely, Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson were all fascinated by complicated tabletop war simulations; Wesely was the one who revolutionized game-play when he asked...
  • Kids Read & Write Program reviews: Week one

    Kids Read & Write Program reviews: Week one
    This summer, Printers Row Journal invited kids ages 5-16 to submit reviews of their favorite summer reads. Here’s what young writers had to say. Watch for more in the coming weeks. "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton I read "The Outsiders." Ponyboy...
  • Herman Katkow, clothing store owner

    Herman Katkow, clothing store owner
    Herman Katkow, a retired clothing store owner who became the voice of Baltimore's small retail entrepreneur in City Hall, Annapolis and Congress, died of kidney failure Thursday at Vantage House in Columbia. The Mount Washington resident was 95. As...