| May 18, 2011
| 3:59 AM
Oprah Winfrey is one great storyteller.
So let her set the stage for the story of her years in Baltimore — seven and a half years starting in 1976 that would profoundly shape not only the life of the young anchorwoman, but also give birth to the...
| May 25, 2011
| 9:01 PM
Driven by a sizable baby boomer population nearing retirement age, Maryland, like the rest of the nation, grew older in the past decade, but Baltimore bucked the trend, attracting more young adults as the number of its middle-age and retiree residents...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 4:57 PM
Has The Prime Rib, which requires waiters to wear tuxes and exudes "the intoxicating aroma of old money," according to Esquire magazine, got a deep discount deal for you.
Eat $100 of the restaurant's haute chow and pay just $50 under its wildly...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 4:10 PM
One hundred years ago this summer, the Empire Theater opened as one of the premier vaudeville houses on downtown Baltimore's west side.
After decades of dormancy, the landmark is set to house live performances once again as the new home of Everyman...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Shirley A. Mark, a retired psychologist and educator, died May 28 of Parkinson's disease at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson.
The former longtime Mount Washington resident was 83.
The former Shirley Alpern was born and raised in Pittsburgh,...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 2:48 PM
Mount Washington Elementary School hosted the annual Swing Into Spring fundraiser/party/auction to raise money for the school PTO. A wonderful event, held at the Mount Washington Conference Center, this year boasted one of the highest attendance records...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 2:36 PM
Dr. Barbara Starfield, a professor and health services researcher at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health whose work in the field of primary care and health policy brought her international acclaim, died June 10 while swimming at her home...
| Apr 30, 2006
Chalk it up to climate or to pride of ownership, but Southern California has exceptionally vibrant home, garden and architecture tours. At movie palaces in downtown Los Angeles as well as wildflower patches in our farthest-flung suburbs, doors and gates...
| Feb 21, 2008
When Little Tokyo Lofts opened in downtown a few years ago, they were billed as the antidote to suburban living.
Press materials lured buyers to the former Westinghouse industrial building by promising luxury lofts in an about-to-be-gentrified "vibrant...
| Feb 7, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Robert of Cross Keys' fine Free Market Friday guest post got postponed a couple of days this week, but hasn't everything? I laughed out loud at his description of his ham. Here's RoCK. EL A day before this little weather......
| Feb 14, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Four days after the snow stopped, the 500 block of South Dallas Street in Fells Point got a welcome Sunday visit from a front loader and a big dump truck. Free at Last!BEFORE: AFTER:...