| Jan 18, 2013
Susquehanna Lodge No 130 A.F. & A.M. from Havre de Grace held an open installation at the Mt. Ararat Lodge room in Bel Air last week. The Grand Officers of the Grand Lodge of Maryland lead by the Most Worshipful Grand Master Gerald E. Piepiora presided...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:15 PM
The sight of a newly resplendent Everyman Theatre made me get off a bus the other day as I was heading west on Fayette Street. I had to get a closer look at the city's newest gem.
Throughout this year, I've been popping into the entrance of the former...
| May 16, 2013
| 3:29 PM
The opera world has been giving a little extra attention to a couple of giants born in 1813, Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner.
Locally, that bicentennial salute has included memorable concerts by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra featuring excerpts from...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Lotfy Nathan spent some five years putting together his film about West Baltimore's dirt-bike culture. Now, with national acclaim for "12 O'clock Boys" promising to turn it into one of the year's breakout documentaries after a February premiere at the...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Tyrone D. Davis, 31, of the 400 block of Washington Street, was charged Friday with possessing marijuana.
Robin D. Sloane, 54, of the 100 block of Hanover Street, was charged Friday with possessing a drug other than marijuana.
| May 1, 2013
| 10:05 AM
To understand what Fred Lazarus accomplished during his 35 years as president of the Maryland Institute College of Art, one need only look at the gleaming concrete-and-glass structure housing the school's Brown Center for new media. The rakishly angled...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Joe Tropea thought he was writing a research paper on the Catonsville Nine, a group of Catholic anti-war activists who set draft records ablaze outside a Selective Service office in 1968. But what he was really working on was a movie script.
"I just got...
| Apr 19, 2013
What we know of what Mother Nature provides in the spring has come to us over years of watching for the emergence of spring flowers, the scampering of the squirrels, and the change in the songs of the birds.
We like the idea of knowing when each...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Citing numerous accounts of neighborhood disturbances, the Baltimore Board of Liquor License Commissioners ruled not to renew the license of the Museum Restaurant and Lounge in Mount Vernon after four hours of deliberation Thursday night.
| Apr 8, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Like American jurisprudence, the University of Baltimore's new $114 million law school is complicated and thoughtful.
Staircases bridge across and spiral through the 12-story building's vibrant atrium, connecting a labyrinth of classrooms and study...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:05 PM
It's springtime, and with the beautiful weather and perfect light comes an age-old ritual as artists set up their easels around Maryland.
You can find them working in a variety of mediums in Druid Hill Park, roadside in the Green Spring and...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 7:11 PM
The Obama administration is expected to propose new rules today that would slash the amount of sulfur in gasoline, one of the most significant steps the administration can take this term toward cutting air pollution, people with knowledge of the...