| Jan 2, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Television series such as "The Wire" offered up a gritty vision of Baltimore as a fading metropolis where murder and mayhem are daily hazards of urban life. Throw in a measure of endemic family dysfunction, political corruption and a substance abuse...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Our rundown of what's going on in for the week of 1/9-1/15
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Beauty and the Beast 3-D
The Iron Lady
First Week In (series debut; 9 p.m.; Discovery)
America’s Money Class With...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 6:06 PM
The Baltimore Sun
Though the small statue with the greenish hue is nicknamed "The Modest Venus," she is anything but.
It's true that the 10-inch figurine from the Italian Renaissance has one hand demurely covering her fig-leaf area, and the other held...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:15 AM
When Nancy Dorman and Stanley Mazaroff first saw the old stone farmhouse in northern Baltimore County, it had holes in the walls and raccoons in the basement.
But it stood in the middle of 85 acres of farmland, with cows grazing in the distance and...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 11:36 AM
Baltimore's Walters Art Museum has received a $265,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to put toward digitizing its collection of medieval manuscripts and making it available, via computer, to the general public.
The three-year project,...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Roseanna V. Perkins, a retired Ruxton Country School teacher, died of cancer March 27 at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Glen Arm resident was 62.
Roseanna Villa was born in Baltimore and raised in Overlea on Springwood Avenue. She attended St....
| Apr 4, 2012
| 3:25 PM
This schedule will be in effect Friday:
Closed in Anne Arundel and Carroll counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis.
Open in Baltimore, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties.
Open in all jurisdictions.
| Apr 5, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Walters Museum: Jane Meyerhoff's floral still lifes collection will be donated to the Walters Art Museum by philanthropist Robert Meyerhoff.
Jane Meyerhoff loved flowers, but she was allergic to their fragrance and couldn't have them in the house.
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:57 PM
This schedule will be in effect Monday:
Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis.
Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 7:30 AM
People passing through the intersection at Charles and Centre streets recently may have noticed an intriguing banner hanging from the wall above the entrance to the Walters Art Museum. The oversize image depicts a black woman dressed in the manner of a...
| Oct 13, 2012
The view of a 16th-century Lisbon street is such a teeming hodgepodge of races, social classes and religions and has so much life on display — much of it mischievous — that's it hard not to smile.
Slightly to the right of center, an African...