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  • Irene's greatest aggravation: power outages

    Irene's greatest aggravation: power outages
    It was bad enough that Hurricane Irene stole Lisa Dillin's electricity. But when the Wyman Park resident learned that just up the street, the lights were on and the ceiling fans whirring, she unleashed a sentiment familiar to the power-deprived across...
  • Frederick A. Fay dies at 66; advocate for rights of the disabled

    Frederick A. Fay dies at 66; advocate for rights of the disabled
    When he was in high school, Frederick A. Fay would shoot baskets for hours in his Bethesda, Md., backyard. Then, before heading inside, he might execute a routine of flips on a trapeze. That was his intention one day toward the end of his junior year...
  • Think you're sharp-enough for mental acrobatics?

    Quick, how many members make up the congressional debt-reduction committee? Why did (fill in the blank) flame-out in his run for president? Where was the epicenter of the Great Earthquake of '11, which cracked nerves and the Washington Monument? As the...
  • 'The Fingertips of Duncan Dorfman' by Meg Wolitzer

    'The Fingertips of Duncan Dorfman' by Meg Wolitzer
    'The Fingertips of Duncan Dorfman' By Meg Wolitzer Dutton, $16.99, ages 10-14 Meg Wolitzer follows middle-schoolers Duncan, April and Nate to the annual Scrabble National Championship, where they meet for the first time. April's entire family are jocks...
  • Howard County seniors notices

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Another Way to See It Laughter Club. Mondays, 9 a....
  • Transamerica workers begin move to downtown skyscraper

    Transamerica workers begin move to downtown skyscraper
    Transamerica Tower in downtown Baltimore now has Transamerica employees working in it — with more to come. After months of preparation by the insurance and financial services company, 340 workers arrived Monday for their first day at 100 Light St....
  • Grabbing screen time from a gaming-crazed partner

    Grabbing screen time from a gaming-crazed partner
    For marriage and family therapist Jaelline Jaffe, couples torn asunder by a third party these days does not necessarily involve the proverbial other woman, or man, but an affair with video gaming. "It can feel like you're being abandoned if they start...
  • Dark humor marks best in show

    Dark humor marks best in show
    Start with the mischievous humor found inDr. Seuss' children's books. Then blend in the edginess of Grimms' fairy tales and the darkness of illustrator Edward Gorey. Toss in the subterranean craziness of "Alice in Wonderland" and you might start to...
  • Theater review: 'The Foreigner' from Jester Theater Company

    Theater review: 'The Foreigner' from Jester Theater Company
    Garden Theatre is building a reputation as a place that hosts quality productions by other companies — TheatreWorks Florida's "Little Shop of Horrors" and Beth Marshall Presents' "The Diviners," to name two from this season. That reputation will...
  • 'Liar & Spy'

    'Liar & Spy'
    'Liar & Spy' By Rebecca Stead Wendy Lamb Books, $15.99, ages 9-12 The neatest books often begin cryptically. Rebecca Stead's first chapter, titled "The Science Unit of Destiny," begins like this: "There's this totally false map of the human tongue."...
  • Phelps, Maryland's Olympians welcomed home

    Phelps, Maryland's Olympians welcomed home
    Arriving aboard the Pride of Baltimore II and hailed by a cannon blast from the Constellation, Michael Phelps and Maryland's other Olympic athletes were celebrated in true local style Monday afternoon by elected officials and an Inner Harbor crowd. "I...