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  • 'Soccer Mom Madam' Pleads Guilty

    'Soccer Mom Madam' Pleads Guilty
    She entered court today telling reporters she was still willing to move forward with her October trial and she was here simply to listen to any offers prosecutors might have for her. For months, Anna Gristina stuck to her story -- she was just a...
  • Back Story: Guilford executive killed wife at Falls Road farm in 1957

    Back Story: Guilford executive killed wife at Falls Road farm in 1957
    My column several weeks ago on the brutal 1956 murder of Myrtle Agnes Bopst brought a flood of emails from people who vividly remembered it. One reader, Turney McKnight, recalled the murder a year later of a Baltimore socialite at the hands of her...
  • Few saw warning signs in case of Hopkins doctor accused of secretly taping patients

    Few saw warning signs in case of Hopkins doctor accused of secretly taping patients
    Fanya O'Donoghue had just learned she was pregnant when she happened to meet a group of nurses at a social gathering. She was looking for an obstetrician, and asked them whom they would recommend. "All six of them said, 'Dr. [Nikita] Levy,'" she...
  • Margaret A. "Peggy" MacKenzie, kindergarten teacher

    Margaret A. "Peggy" MacKenzie, kindergarten teacher
    Margaret A. "Peggy" MacKenzie, a longtime Park School educator and administrator, died Saturday of cancer at a daughter's Lutherville home. She was 81. "Peggy was an old hand and an old-timer when I became headmaster in 1976," said F. Parvin Sharpless of...
  • Helen Frankenthaler dies at 83; abstract painter

    Helen Frankenthaler dies at 83; abstract painter
    Helen Frankenthaler, a New York artist whose bursts of color achieved by pouring thinned paint onto canvas from coffee cans helped point art in fresh directions after the initial post-World War II explosion of Abstract Expressionism, has died. She was 83....
  • Sherman Hemsley dies at 74; star of TV's 'The Jeffersons'

    Sherman Hemsley dies at 74; star of TV's 'The Jeffersons'
    Sherman Hemsley, who was rooted in the minds of millions of television viewers as Archie Bunker's bombastic black neighbor, George Jefferson, in"All in the Family" and later as the star of his own long-running sitcom, "The Jeffersons," has died. He was...
  • Joan Didion writes through 'Blue Nights'

    Joan Didion writes through 'Blue Nights'
    "Writers," Joan Didion observed in 1968, "are always selling somebody out." It's one of those classic Didion statements, epigrammatic yet personal, a line that unpacks itself the more we consider what it implies. Didion may have been referring to...
  • Nicolle Wallace throws open White House doors

    Nicolle Wallace throws open White House doors
    A few years ago, after a successful career in the White House communications shop and a much less felicitous turn as one of Sarah Palin's handlers during the 2008 presidential campaign, Nicolle Wallace got the ridiculously overconfident idea that she...
  • Resourceful traveler: Arts of New York City

    Resourceful traveler: Arts of New York City
    "Andy Warhol's New York City: Four Walks Uptown to Downtown" Little Bookroom, $14.95 Andy Warhol was a star-struck young man from Pittsburgh when he came to New York after earning a degree in painting and design in his hometown at the Carnegie Institute...
  • Members only: Staying at the club

    Members only: Staying at the club
    NEW YORK — Belonging to a private club brings perks beyond having a place to brandish a golf club, booze it up with your chums or marry off your daughter in style. Membership often brings reciprocal privileges, meaning you can find a clubby spot...
  • B&B charm in the big city

    B&B charm in the big city
    NEW YORK — The innkeeper wore a Mets cap. He skidded his bike to a stop, removed his backpack, threw the bike's frame over his shoulder and trudged up the granite steps of the townhouse. It was raining, and from behind the wrought-iron doors we...