| Oct 31, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Name: Scott F. Hipp
City: Williamsport (born in Baltimore)
Day job: United Parcel Service Inc. (20 years); The Baltimore Bookworks LLC (the publishing house I founded in 2009)
Book title: "Old Line Divided: Maryland in the Civil War: Volume I:...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 2:35 PM
If there's anyone who can sympathize with east coasters recovering from Hurricane Sandy, it's people from New Orleans. Whether its advice or just words of comfort, Katrina survivors are reaching out online to help.
Andy Kopsa started a website called...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:15 PM
City convention officials booked the third-highest number of convention room nights ever over the past fiscal year, Visit Baltimore, the city's tourism and convention bureau, announced Thursday. The room nights are reserved for future years.
| Aug 31, 2012
The final show of the musical comedy based on the hit movie starring Reese Witherspoon runs Sunday, Sept. 2 at Toby's Dinner Theatre, 5900 Symphony Woods Road. Tickets are $34.50-$53. Information: 410-995-1969.
'Color Purple' musical...
| Aug 31, 2012
Sunday, Sept. 2
Pops concert The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra performs its annual Lexus Pops in the Park concert at 5:30 p.m. at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis. Admission to the park is free for the concert. Concessions will...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 4:09 PM
History doesn’t linger only in old structures or on the pages of a book.
Sometimes, it’s found in the voice of a living historian who reaches across time to provide a glimpse of people from a distant century.
Through stories, speeches and...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 3:51 PM
After Ernestine Martin Wyatt helped stage a walkout decades ago over a lack of African-American history lessons at her high school, a teacher pulled her aside to ask about Wyatt's family ties to Harriet Tubman.
The Maryland-born slave and famed conductor...
| Aug 20, 2012
It's astonishing the way the award-winning Chicago sculptor Richard Hunt makes stainless steel seem light and fanciful. His sculptures appear to defy gravity as they soar into the heavens.
Hunt's large-scale public art projects can be found throughout...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:58 AM
Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. Events must be open to the public, and priority will be given to those in Howard County. Items typically appear two weeks prior to the date included in the listing if sent far enough in advance. Deadline...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Abolitionist Harriet Tubman's struggle to help roughly 70 slaves escape to freedom using the Underground Railroad was remembered on Saturday at the groundbreaking of a Maryland state park in her honor.
An escaped slave herself, Tubman toiled in bondage...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Betty Ann Nilson, 81, of Hurlock, Md., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.
Born Sept. 21, 1931, in Arbutus in Baltimore County, Md., she graduated from Catonsville High School in 1948. She was the...