| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:50 PM
The number of Maryland children poisoned by lead fell to a new low again last year, even as state officials expanded their effort to deal with a much larger pool of youngsters harboring lower levels of the harmful substance in their blood.
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Beginning Watercolor Painting: Beginning painters can learn the basics or painters with some experience can get a refresher course on watercolor painting. Ages: 15 and older. Class time: 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays Oct. 2-Nov. 13. Cost: $30 plus supplies....
| Sep 22, 2013
When Nicolas Ornelas bought his two-flat in January, he knew it would need some work.
He bought the Blue Island property after it had been foreclosed on, which meant it was a bit ragged. Ornelas planned to fix it up and rent it out.
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Aside from Mayan temples and Emiliano Zapata's mustachioed visage, perhaps nothing is more emblematic of Mexico's mysterious grandeur than the films of Gabriel Figueroa.
In a career that consisted of more than 200 movies in multiple genres, made in...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:34 AM
A pop-up art festival will be on the sidewalk in downtown Windsor on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 3 to 7 p.m.
The three-block section of Broad Street will be the location of:
Art installations at the Plaza building, featuring holograms by Betsy Connors,...
| Sep 20, 2013
'My Perspective' Landscape paintings in watercolor and oil by Barbara Stepura are on view through Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Benfield Gallery, 485 Jumpers Hole Road in Pasadena. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Information: 410-...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:11 PM
The unveiling Wednesday of former Gov. M. Jodi Rell's official portrait in the state library is a reminder that a regular protocol needs to be established for paying for this legacy going forward.
Two years ago, we were among those wondering why the...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 1:51 PM
John C. Stidman, an artist and pioneer of WMAR-TV who spent 38 years at the city's first television station as a director and producer, died Wednesday of complications from a fall at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson. The longtime North...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 3:56 PM
James Callear flipped back and forth between his laptop and a fat stack of books as he tried to assign a value to a set of Hull pottery for Bonnie Crabbs at an American Legion post in Westminster.
Crabbs was among dozens who brought their antiques to be...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Facing a flurry of lead paint lawsuits, a nonprofit company that provides affordable housing in Baltimore has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
City Homes Inc. and its subsidiaries, which operate more than 300 apartment units in what...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Silent auction postponed
The Kentucky School for the Deaf Charitable Foundation is postponing the silent auction of David Farmer’s Festival on the Green oil painting at the Maple Tree. The painting, donated by Farmer to the Foundation, will be...