<p><span>The perfect place for your little ones is out there—but it’s going to take a lot of work to find it. </span></p>
As a first-time mom, Pam Carr spent her pregnancy receiving lots of advice from friends, family, acquaintances—even virtual strangers. And they all agreed on one thing.
“Everyone told me when I...
During fall harvest time, bring a bit of the season home.
At harvest time, people are naturally drawn to the fields. We can’t help it, says Steve Weber, a third-generation farmer in Baltimore County.
“It was explained to me a number of years ago,” he says...
The “Highway to Nowhere” cuts a wide path through West Baltimore, six lanes across and little more than a mile long. The notorious stretch of Route 40 was once part of a grand plan for an east-west...
How The Park School made Baltimore history, 100 years ago this month.
It’s Friday morning rush hour at The Park School of Baltimore, as sunlight—and students—stream into the lower-school lobby. With the school day about to begin, the mood is something akin to “rope...
After leaving WMAR-TV, Mary Beth Marsden chose to take on a new cause—the fight for her daughter and other children with autism.
On December 2, 2009, and after 21 years as anchor at WMAR-TV, Mary Beth Marsden signed off for one final time at the end of the 6 p.m. newscast.
It was a bittersweet moment for the Emmy Award-...
We interview three local broadcasters who recently gave birth to twins.
When WJZ meteorologist Bernadette Woods and her husband found out they was pregnant with twins, it wasn’t that surprising. “We did in vitro, so it wasn’t a total shock,” she says....
<p>Local artists are using a high-tech form of patronage to fund a wide variety of projects.</p>
For five years, Erin Gleeson and Benjamin O'Brien have been producing a surreal children's show, Showbeast, and posting episodes online. Billed as "a show to feel weird about," their Web series makes...
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...
A new space opens for tots to play and learn.
Move over Chuck E. Cheese's. There's now a spot in town (sans pizza) that's specifically geared toward child development, education and a healthy dose of playtime. Charm City Kids Club (CCKC) in...
Some local moms rave about the home-birth experience—and might even break the law to have one.
"My fondest memory is being in my own bed with nowhere to have to relocate to," says Pam Mandell, a Baltimore mom who gave birth twice in her own home. "It was so peaceful and intimate." ¶ Most...