<p>Cooking in a renovated ’50s space gives Donna Hamilton purpose.</p>
With its wicker baskets, comfy couches, and piles of pine cones, Donna Hamilton’s Dickeysville home is warm, homey, and casual—a real reflection of the WBAL-TV anchor herself. “I can’t afford...
A documentary about Elmo's local creator, Kevin Clash, debuts at the Charles.
When Being Elmo premiered at the Charles Theater on November 18, it was a homecoming of sorts.
The documentary focuses on Kevin Clash, who grew up in Baltimore County, graduated from Dundalk High...
Chazz Palminteri opens his first restaurant here
For the month of June, Baltimore was star-struck. An actor came calling, and we rushed en masse to embrace him. We were thrilled that Chazz Palminteri had discovered us—and even more excited that he...
MICA alum paints the town with her art
Local artist Erin Fitzpatrick contends that the best way to meet people is to paint them. The MICA alum started painting portraits a few years ago and hasn't looked back. "I started painting my...
As the final new episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show airs this month, Oprah Winfrey, her friends, and colleagues look back at her years in the city that launched her into the stratosphere.
In 1976, when Baltimore's WJZ-TV decided to expand its six o'clock news format to an hour, the station couldn't have possibly known that it was about to make history.
At the time, the news was...
Sixty years after signing her first record contract, Ethel Ennis still isn't singing the blues.
Did you ever hear the one about Lady Day biting Miles Davis at Ethel Ennis's house? It's true. She bit him on the hand. And drew blood.
In the early-1960s, Ennis was living on Druid Hill Avenue,...
Who has it. Who's lost it. And how to get it.
Delegate Keiffer Mitchell Jr. is at a cafe, being interviewed for this story, when his cell phone rings. "Hang on a sec, I've got to take this," he says. He leans away and answers the phone. He's...
The Baltimore-born star copes with his recent arrest and his mother's ongoing addictions.
When police arrived at the Fell Street apartment building early in the morning on October 1, they found Shawntia Hardaway sitting on a chair in the opulent lobby, sobbing.
According to a police...
(For a New BFF!)
It's so hard to find good friends these days, even—or perhaps especially—if you are a world-famous heiress.
Apparently, one season of challenges, mind games, and constant video surveillance didn't...
As he reflects on his extraordinary career, Dr. Ben Carson is now willing to open his house--and his life story--to the public.
Lacena "Candy" Carson wanders around the basement family room of her Georgian-style, Baltimore County estate—hammer in hand—performing an extremely familiar task: She's tacking up plaques and prizes...