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  • Preserving our past: Ownership isn't the issue

    Preserving our past: Ownership isn't the issue
    What is the future for Baltimore's city-owned historic properties? The Baltimore Sun has reported that Baltimore City is hiring an appraisal firm to determine the "market value" of 15 city-owned historic properties. Baltimore Heritage has asked...
  • 'Damn Yankees' and the passions they stir

    'Damn Yankees' and the passions they stir
    A couple of years ago, for Father's Day, my family bought me the interactive video game MLB 2K9 for the Wii. The great thing about the game, and also its enduring frustration, is its verisimilitude — playing as the 2009 New York Yankees, I had...
  • Best coffee table books for the holidays

    Best coffee table books for the holidays
    I hope your holiday gift-giving included some books, and if you're still looking, here are the best coffee-table books I've seen in the past month of so. These are the sort of photo- and graphic-rich editions that look great in a living room -- and that...
  • Rick Dempsey's tie game

    Rick Dempsey's tie game
    Rick Dempsey walks into the steamy warehouse on Aliceanna Street looking like he just stepped off the MASN set where he does Orioles pre- and post-game shows. Check him out. Deep summer tan. Hair perfectly combed. World Series ring glittering on one...
  • William Boulton 'Bo' Kelly Jr., architect and preservationist

    William Boulton 'Bo' Kelly Jr., architect and preservationist
    William Boulton "Bo" Kelly Jr., a Baltimore architect, preservationist and civic leader who founded Baltimore Heritage and helped establish the Baltimore's Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation, died Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice in...
  • Make room on Baltimore's 'Mount Rushmore' of sports

    Make room on Baltimore's 'Mount Rushmore' of sports
    Michael Phelps doesn't have to climb the mountain anymore. He has reached the highest of Olympic heights. He is the most decorated athlete in the modern history of the Olympic Games. He is, by just about all accounts, the greatest swimmer who ever lived....
  • Michael Phelps ends Olympic career with finish that's golden

    Michael Phelps ends Olympic career with finish that's golden
    Someday, people will tell their grandchildren about this. How, under the swooping roof of the Aquatics Centre, on the final day of his final Olympics, they saw Michael Phelps race for the final time. They’ll remember how they saw him, one more time,...
  • For sports memorabilia fans, everything you could want

    For sports memorabilia fans, everything you could want
    The price tags came in different shapes and sizes — plain and colorful, stuck on items and hanging off, bigger for sums surpassing $4 million and small enough for a few bucks — and they were everywhere. They were stuck to baseball cards, hung...
  • August is an eventful month in Aberdeen

    August is full of important activities in Aberdeen! The opening ceremonies for the Cal Ripken World Series are today (Friday). The host team from Forest Hill will play tonight and all is in readiness for the big parade Saturday in downtown Aberdeen...
  • Hyde5: Ranking Dolphins top 20 players (No. 1 - Wake)

    Hyde5: Ranking Dolphins top 20 players (No. 1 - Wake)
    Joe Philbin has ranked players 1 through 45 off the off-season's practices. I don't have the eye or expertise to do that (and was following the Heat during these practices). But I can rank the top players from last season who are still around. I stopped...
  • Minnesota's 'Riviera'

     Minnesota's 'Riviera'
    "The Scandinavian Riviera," as some locals affectionately call it, runs along Lake Superior from Duluth to Grand Portage, Minn., hard by the Canadian border. More prosaically, it's the area along State Route 61. My wife and I headed to Lake Superior's...