| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:00 AM
This summer, the citizens of Baltimore and the surrounding region have experienced two special multi-million-dollar events that consumed the Inner Harbor area for days.
Each one took a lot of planning and cooperation. Each one was entertaining for...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a moderately obscure but evocative word with which you may not be acquainted, another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. This week's word:
English is a promiscuous language that...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:42 PM
The endangered list keeps growing and growing: the California condor, the Asian elephant, the Texas courthouse... You read right.
This week, 70 Texas courthouses made the list of endangered sites put out by the National Trust of Historic Preservation....
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:48 PM
Después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, la fábula del sueño americano empezó a alimentar las aspiraciones de millones de inmigrantes ansiosos de prosperar en Estados Unidos. Para sorpresa de muchos, en la última década esa ilusión se ha vuelto cada vez...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 6:19 PM
Fourteen-year-old Carl Bradley sank long jump after long jump Saturday from the Xtreme Basketball Xhibition courts at Baltimore's African American Festival in a sweat-soaked gray T-shirt, while his former NBA star father, Dudley Bradley, hung out in the...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 2:58 PM
Joseph Patrick Byrne, founder and proprietor of J. Patrick's Irish Pub, a popular Locust Point tavern with a reputation as a venue for Irish music that went well beyond Baltimore, died Saturday of cancer at Harbor Hospital.
The former Cockeysville...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Four years ago, Drew Houston was just another super-smart hacker with ambitions of starting his own company.
He'd strap on headphones to block out everything but the endorphin rush as he cranked code late into the night on a new service that instantly...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 10:50 AM
County Councilman Jerry Walker plans to introduce a bill at Monday night's council meeting that would declare English the official language of Anne Arundel County.
The Gambrills Republican said the bill is the first in a series he plans to press that...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 1:31 PM
It’s all about the three strains in the American character. America was founded on the principle of rugged individualism, the pioneer spirit of self-reliance and “each according to his abilities.” That’s another way of saying...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 10:45 AM
After suffering significant damage from Superstorm Sandy, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will not reopen to tourists this year, the National Park Service announced Wednesday.
According to the NPS, the Statue of Liberty, its pedestal and base...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Philip Dawkins, a hugely talented Chicago writer, has, in his newest work, "Failure: A Love Story," penned a Chicago tale full of emotional riches. Alas, this potentially moving drama about three ill-fated sisters in the 1920s has been saddled with a...