| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Yes, selfies have officially become so ubiquitous that "selfie" is Oxford English Dictionary's word of the year. But maybe, just maybe, we're getting a little too comfortable with snapping pictures of ourselves as we go through our day.
Case in point: On...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:28 AM
This past weekend my mom and I went to New York for my first dress fitting at Kleinfeld Bridal (which was amazing!) and then spent the day doing touristy things. In the afternoon we walked the Brooklyn Bridge, which I would recommend as a definite must-...
| May 12, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Filmmaker William Friedkin, who's best known for such landmark films as "The French Connection" and "The Exorcist" in the early '70s, looks back on a long career directing movies, opera and theater in his new memoir, "The Friedkin Connection."
| May 12, 2013
| 3:10 PM
All northbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Laurel have reopened Sunday evening after a person fell from an overpass onto the roadway earlier in the day, police said.
Prince George's County fire department spokesman Mark Brady said a person jumped or...
| May 17, 2013
| 4:34 PM
The Palestinian immigrant and his brother lived next door to each other in homes in West Ocean City, over the years opening a number of businesses throughout the area — three pizza shops, a Mexican restaurant, a liquor store, gas stations, and...
| Oct 9, 2013
For most, the word "schmaltz" brings to mind gimmicky books and films, the artistically shallow sort that drip with sickly-sweet levels of sentimentality. That rom-com's eye-roll-inducing helicopter shot of the final kiss on the Brooklyn Bridge? That's...
| May 29, 2013
| 6:37 PM
My mom told me, “Never trust anyone who complains too much; they're up to something.”
She must have read Shakespeare. He proposed a way of cutting through the minutia of an argument — it's called finding the hidden agenda. Remember in...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 6:35 AM
TUCSON —Sitting on a swivel bar stool near the kitchen of her home outside Tucson, Suzy Horton Ronstadt listened to the familiar words of songwriter Jimmy Webb's pop-rock classic "MacArthur Park." Ronstadt smiled at first, then had to blink as her...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:08 PM
There's a popcorn shop in downtown Chicago that generates long tourist lines, and most locals, like me, don't get it. I don't think the popcorn is better than at any other place that puts a little effort into its popcorn, and if your time in Chicago is...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:27 AM
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| Dec 9, 2013
Ten thousand cars on average cross over a World War II era pontoon bridge connecting Southwest Long Beach with Terminal Island....