| Aug 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Observations about the vital role that music played at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, in the civil rights movement and even on social and political life in the U.S. could fill books, far more than there was room to address in...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:28 PM
The nation has made progress toward the dream of racial equality envisioned by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., President Barack Obama told tens of thousands on the National Mall on Wednesday, but creating economic opportunity for millions of Americans remains...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:07 AM
A two-inch-thick steel door secured by a padlock hides an exclusive gem of Maryland history.
Only 10 people have keys. Nine of them work to protect the governor.
Behind that door, more than 140 narrow wooden steps wind upward to a spectaular vista...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Paul H. Trattner, a retired Baltimore public schools art educator and webmaster who was also a noted prestidigitator and popular Santa Claus, died Aug. 28 of heart failure at his Coldspring Newtown home. He was 70.
"Paul was a kind, gentle person who was...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 5:36 AM
The Havre de Grace High School Warrior Pride Marching Band was chosen to perform in the prestigious Cherry Blossom Parade in Washington, D.C., Saturday, April 13.
The marching band auditioned for the parade for the first time and was selected to be a...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:49 PM
From its humble origins on the shores of the Patapsco River in industrial and rail-clogged South Baltimore, Charles Street transforms itself during its 10.9-mile journey through the heart of the city as it heads north through the fashionable and wealthy...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:35 PM
WBAL-TV is bringing in a new anchorman next month, and that will mean change in one of the most stable weekday news lineups in the country.
Jason Newton, a Baltimore native and 36-year-old anchorman at WISN-TV in Milwaukee, will join WBAL next week...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 7:49 PM
With their miniature French poodle, Marcel, in tow, Thomas and Joan Spence start each morning in Mount Vernon Place, walking past the magnolias and cherry trees and Japanese maples, along the sidewalks and around the footprint of the Washington Monument....
| Dec 3, 2013
What's a monument lighting without fish tacos or Polish sausage?
On Thursday night, crowds arriving early for the annual lighting of Baltimore's Washington Monument will have plenty of food vendors to keep them company while they wait for things to get...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 7:36 PM
A small service and a moment of silence under a glowing-red Washington Monument commemorated World AIDS Day in Mount Vernon Sunday evening.
The Rev. Joseph Muth of St. Matthew Catholic Church on Loch Raven Boulevard told the roughly two dozen gathered...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:49 PM
WASHINGTON--Will visitors to the nation’s capital still be able to see a skyline that includes the Washington Monument, the U.S. Capitol and other national landmarks if Congress relaxes century-old building height restrictions?
That was perhaps...