| Jun 21, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Baltimore is one city where crowds come out in the heat of the night to take in open-air movies.
In mid-July last year, when the thermometer was hitting 95 in the day and stalling in the 80s past midnight, fun-seekers swarmed to Federal Hill to watch...
| Jun 24, 2012
Actor-comedian Jim Carrey has listed his place in gated Malibu Colony at $13.95 million.
The two-story contemporary beach house features an open plan living room, family room, dining room and kitchen that lead to an ocean-facing deck. There are...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 5:03 PM
At 20th Century Fox Studios in the 1960s, Lillian Gallo earned the nickname Mrs. Average America. She turned out to be anything but.
Then a producer's assistant, she was asked to screen the dailies of nearly every television show in the Fox pipeline. She...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 6:36 AM
Someone needs to tell me how I can become a political commentator. Because it seems like a lot of fun. You just take the big topic of the day and provide your ridiculous and over-the-top commentary. It’s pretty much what I do in this blog every day....
| Jun 15, 2012
| 3:37 AM
The Beach Boys just bested the Beatles by breaking the Fab Four’s previous record by a group by expanding their span of Billboard 200 top 10 albums to 49 years and one week. They first reached the top 10 with Surfin’ U.S.A. the week of June...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 9:55 PM
LeRoy Neiman, a wildly successful American artist who was famous for his colorful portraits of athletes in motion and who became an artistic fixture at such major sporting events as the Olympics and the Super Bowl, has died. He was 91.
Neiman, who was...
| Oct 14, 2012
A born swashbuckler, Paddy Roy Bates fought in the Spanish Civil War as a teenager, faced a Greek firing squad in World War II and had a German stick bomb explode in his face.
But the sturdy Brit recovered from his injuries, married a beauty queen and...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Ernest Borgnine, the beefy screen star known for blustery, often villainous roles, but who won the best-actor Oscar for playing against type as a lovesick butcher in “Marty” in 1955, died Sunday. He was 95.
His longtime spokesman, Harry...
| Jan 29, 2012
Now that a guy no longer needs a linebacker's physique, a Rat Packer's swagger or cartoon bags of money to justify the purchase of a made-to-measure dress shirt, here are a few local options — at different levels of wallet strain — worth...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:08 AM
"It was a very good year," a musical tribute to Frank Sinatra starring Tony Sands, comes to Laurel for two shows, Sat., Jan. 21, at 8 p.m;. and Sun., Jan. 22, at 2 p.m., at Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St.
Combine the Sinatra tribute with dinner at...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:03 AM
The Rude Mechanicals, a Laurel-based theater group, perform "Pericles: Shakespeare vs. Wilkins," Fri. and Sat., Jan. 20 and 21, at 8 p.m., at the Black Box Theatre, at Howard County Center for the Arts, 8510 High Ridge Road, in Ellicott City. Director...