| Nov 1, 2013
In just about the same amount of time it takes to drive from Harford County to Ocean City or the Delaware beaches, it's possible to be on the shores of the Garden State.
Though it can serve as a punch line, even without a setup, for jokes about...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Nina Davuluri won the 2014 Miss America pageant on Sunday, becoming the first Indian-American to wear the crown, which went to Miss New York for the second year in a row.
"I'm so happy this organization has celebrated diversity, and, on this stage...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The Miss America pageant returned to Atlantic City for the 2014 pageant after nine years of taking place in Las Vegas. This year's festivities saw......
| Sep 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Donald Trump is not a fan of tattoos, including Miss Kansas Sgt. Theresa Vail's body art which she will expose during the Miss America pageant on Sunday night. He slammed her ink in an interview with Piers Morgan....
| Sep 14, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Miss New York Nina Davuluri was allegedly caught on tape calling Miss America Mallory Hagan "fat as [bleep]."...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:14 AM
If you need more proof that NBC's "Sunday Night Football" is a powerhouse, consider the weekly ratings.
A weather delay and the game itself collected the top two slots in Central Florida viewing. The game was a Seattle blowout over San Francisco that...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Wondering who the odds-on winner of the Miss America pageant will be. I wasn't really, but now I know thanks to an online betting site that has laid odds on all 53 contestants.
53? Yeah, don't forget District of Columbia, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Orlando Repertory Theatre brings its young audience to the ballpark of history as it opens "Jackie and Me" this week. The play addresses the contemporary issue of bullying by holding up baseball legend Jackie Robinson as an example of grace...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:23 PM
My column today is about mental health professionals and others who are offended by the marketing approach -- state hospital escapees torturing people -- of one of the local haunted houses. You can read it here. I ended up taking......
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Miss Universe Olivia Culpo is finishing out her reign with a 10-day trip to India. Not surprisingly, news of racial attacks against the newly crowned Miss America (who is of Indian descent) have spread outside the United States....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Smiling, Christina Denny took the stage with the 52 other hopefuls in preparation for the Miss America competition earlier this month.
Flanked by towering entrants, the 5-foot-6-inch Owings Mills native performed fast-paced choreography with precision....