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  Author Ann Hornaday ‘Talking Pictures’ at the Ivy Bookshop

Author Ann Hornaday, the film critic for The Washington Post, made an appearance Friday at the Ivy Bookshop on the Falls Road. She read from her book, “Talking Pictures: How to Watch Movies.” Presently, a resident of Baltimore, Hornaday had, […]

  Author Ann Hornaday ‘Talking Pictures’ at the Ivy Bookshop

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Author Ann Hornaday, the film critic for The Washington Post, made an appearance Friday at the Ivy Bookshop on the Falls Road. She read from her book, “Talking Pictures: How to Watch Movies.” Presently, a resident of Baltimore, Hornaday had, […]

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My growing up and waterfront days in Baltimore’s Locust Point

In the 1940s, a blacksmith shop was located one block from the harbor at the very foot of the 1100 block of Haubert Street in Locust Point. It was

Baltimore/Washington ‘One Caribbean Carnival’ festival off to a colorful start 

Under a sunny sky, the Baltimore/Washington “One Caribbean Carnival” festival was launched, with plenty of fast-stepping energy, on Saturday afternoon on 33rd Street in Baltimore, Maryland. The parade dazzled with colorful

Khizr Khan rips Trump for ‘Bigoted Words’

Kahn with County Executive, Kevin Kamenetz Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz invited Khizr Khan, a Pakistani immigrant, and now an American citizen, to speak at a “Call for Unity” rally

 Kathleen Matthews speaks at Baltimore Women United forum

 Kathleen Matthews (r) with supporters of the BWU at the forum  Kathleen Matthews was the guest speaker Monday at a forum of the “Baltimore Women United (BWU).” The lively discussion

Monocacy River: The battle that saved Washington

On July 8, 1864, Confederate troops under Lt. Gen. Jubal Early — about 15,000 in numbers — were marching through Frederick County, Maryland. A veteran of many Civil War

A book about critical movie watching and more

Did you ever go to a movie and say to yourself: “Boy, that was a stinker!” Recently, that was my exact feeling after watching the fiasco, “The Mummy.” I thought,

Old Town Ocean City and the Wild Ponies of Assateague

There is something special for me about the “Old Town” part of Ocean City, Maryland. This is the area that roughly runs from the beginning of the boardwalk at

Dragon Boat Races hits 9th year on the water in grand style

Saturday morning under sunny skies, saw the launching of the annual dragon boat races. It was held in the harbor waters, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., off the

Tupac Shakur Biopic ‘All Eyez on Me’ spotlights Baltimore’s School for the Arts

Tupac Shakur’s biopic, All Eyez on Me, was released nationwide on June 16, 2017. The movie tells the compelling story of the legendary Hip Hop personality, who was tragically

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