| Jun 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Commenting recently about seeing the play "War Horse," one of my 11th-grade students expressed surprise that "even some of the Nazis had humane feelings" for the plight of animals caught up in war.
"It's about the First World War," I replied. "There...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:58 AM
Sólo un Estado, la soleada Florida, se libra por el momento de la nieve de la tormenta “Pax” que afecta de manera severa al sur y al este de EEUU, pero cuyas consecuencias se notan en todo el país, sobre todo en las comunicaciones, con miles...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:20 AM
It's mid-afternoon on a hot summer day. After a full morning at a theme park, energy is running low. While the adults are ready to leave the fun behind for a few hours rest, there are many in the party who don't want to leave.
Legoland has come up...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Those of us living in and around D.C. — not just those of us, like me, who actually root for Baltimore's teams over Washington's — should follow the lead of our good neighbors to the north and realize that there can be life after a change of...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Who exactly J.W. Hogg was to Baltimore's Washington Monument may be a question left for the ages. Master craftsman who helped build it? Or vandal who defaced it?
Hogg's name, written in block letters with a pencil next to the date 1829, was among dozens...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:42 PM
A retired schools employee may have cracked the mystery of the identity of a man who scrawled his signature in the Washington Monument nearly two centuries ago.
After reading an article in Saturday's Baltimore Sun reporting that workers restoring the...
| May 16, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Larry Peterson, a Mid-Town resident who was one of two people shot in a robbery outside his bed and breakfast in August 2012 has died, according to friends. He was 58.
Peterson and artist Alex Ulrich, 40, were sitting outside of Peterson's bed and...
| May 18, 2014
| 6:45 PM
For Lawrence Peterson, the redevelopment of his Mount Vernon neighborhood was every bit as much of a calling as his 20 years in the U.S. Navy.
As friends and neighbors paid tribute to the "Mayor of Mount Vernon" on Sunday evening, they recalled a man so...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:28 AM
A woman sleeping next to her child in her Southwest Baltimore home awoke to the sound of three or four gunshots. Her husband told her to get down. After a few moments, they looked out the window to an empty street.
No one was running. Nothing looked out...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:12 AM
For years, Baltimore Pride tradition has held that the Saturday parade turns into a rowdy block party in the heart of Mount Vernon, while the Sunday festival in Druid Hill Park attracts families and kids.
This year will be different, with the lines...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:57 AM
Jason Dumont, a civics and U.S. History teacher at Milwee Middle School, has won an Instagram contest to participate in the rededication of the Washington Monument grand reopening ceremony Monday.
Starting Saturday, he will be posting photos of his...