| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Everyone at the Joslyn Adult Center knows the gentleman who shows up on Tuesday afternoons as Barney, or Mr. Meskin. Not everyone knows what he's doing there.
He sets up in a little space and waits for his group to arrive. They just need a few chairs and...
| Apr 9, 2012
For the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking, "Reader's Digest" compiled surprising bits of trivia and Titanic facts you've never heard of. David Noonan, National Affairs Editor of "Reader's Digest" will be here with a few of the facts.
| Apr 12, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Six members and two staff members from Girls Inc. of Washington County traveled to New York City March 14 to attend the Girls Inc. Celebration Luncheon.
The luncheon is a gathering of nearly 1,000 business and community leaders committed to the Girls...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 2:58 PM
Joseph Patrick Byrne, founder and proprietor of J. Patrick's Irish Pub, a popular Locust Point tavern with a reputation as a venue for Irish music that went well beyond Baltimore, died Saturday of cancer at Harbor Hospital.
The former Cockeysville...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Airport hotels are this era's Ellis Island, providing respite to refugees who have traveled thousands of miles and often survived horrific circumstances. New immigrants are greeted not by the Statue of Liberty but by the glow of fast-food restaurants...
| Jan 25, 2013
Benefit concert The Tanzanian Children's Project presents an Irish music concert featuring the Tanzania Ceili Band, Dileab Phriseal and Ellis Island, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center, 10431 Twin Rivers Road. Tickets are...
| Jan 11, 2013
An exhibition featuring the fiber artwork of Joan Raciti and the photography of Kathy Glyshaw and Dorothy David is on view through Feb. 23 at the Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton House, 10400 Cross Fox Lane. A reception with refreshments...
| Jan 5, 2013
I have now become the Ellis Island for bisexuals. I tried to avoid it, but they are drawn to me.
Consider my recent experience at the Laugh Factory on the Sunset Strip:
I go there to hang out with some of the comics and watch the show. It's a very...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 10:42 PM
The D.C. Sausage Factory is back open for business, and the moment’s featured flavor is Immigration Reform Reprise.
The 113th session of Congress will began the process of tackling the immigration reform President Obama promised America prior to...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 1:31 PM
It’s all about the three strains in the American character. America was founded on the principle of rugged individualism, the pioneer spirit of self-reliance and “each according to his abilities.” That’s another way of saying...
| Dec 15, 2012
The bronze figure of Thomas Jefferson rises 19 feet in his Pantheon-style memorial in Washington, D.C. It suits the third president's oversize life. And it underscores the ongoing debate about his stature, examined in five new books about him.