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Pets in Paradise: Five-star kennels for Fido take off

Pets in Paradise: Five-star kennels for Fido take off

Janice O’Neil, the resort director, gives a bath to Zoey, a miniature schnauzer,at Stay Pet Resort in Hanover, Md. Luxury pet boarding is becoming a popular option for pet owners.

August 02, 2014 5:09 pm

Recipe Finder: German butter cake reminiscent of long-gone Baltimore favorite

Linda Lahey from Baltimore was looking for the recipe for gooey butter cake that her father used to bring home every Sunday from the Marquad bakery when she was growing up. The bakery is long gone, but the memory of that delicious cake still makes her mouth water.

March 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Kansas City at Baltimore

Kansas City at Baltimore

Baltimore’s J.J. Hardy, celebrating one of the 25 homers he hit in 2013, won both Gold Glove and Silver Slugger awards this year. “The thing is, I don’t know if it was my best year,” says the shortstop. “I had some arm problems for a bit. It was hard just getting the ball over to first base …

December 29, 2013 12:00 am
Fort McHenry enlists border collies on a wild goose chase

Fort McHenry enlists border collies on a wild goose chase

Boo chases away Canada geese, who like to leave their droppings at Fort McHenry in Baltimore. Border collies seem better-suited to this work than other breeds.

October 05, 2013 12:05 pm
Mile-high revenge: Manning's 7 TDs tie record, ground Ravens

Mile-high revenge: Manning's 7 TDs tie record, ground Ravens

DENVER — Eight months after leaving the same stadium on the ultimate high, the Baltimore Ravens trudged out of Sports Authority Field late Thursday night as a thoroughly beaten team, taken apart by Peyton Manning and exposed by the Denver Broncos in every way.

September 06, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

SEC allows ads for unregistered securities, but beware

Coming this fall: advertisements pitching the opportunity to buy into hedge funds, private equity funds or early-stage companies.

July 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Game full of 'black eyes and suspicions'

Game full of 'black eyes and suspicions'

Chris Davis leads the major leagues with 37 home runs at the All-Star break. His previous career high for a full season was 33, last year. He admits even players in the clubhouse joke about PED use whenever he hits a homer.

July 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
All-Star Game: It's an honor to be selected, and the pay's not bad, either

All-Star Game: It's an honor to be selected, and the pay's not bad, either

Sabino High graduate J.J. Hardy, tagging CDO alum Ian Kinsler out in a game last week, will get a $500,000 raise next year for being selected as an American League starter. That will boost the Baltimore Orioles shortstop's 2014 pay to $7.5 million. Kinsler, a three-time All-Star for the Texa…

July 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

MLB All-Star Game: Sabino grad Hardy an all-star

NEW YORK - For the first time in 16 years, the Baltimore Orioles will have three elected starters in baseball's annual All-Star Game and will have a total of four on the American League team for the first time since 2005.

July 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Sabino grad Hardy selected to MLB's all-star game

Sabino grad Hardy selected to MLB's all-star game

NEW YORK — For the first time in 16 years, the Baltimore Orioles will have three elected starters in baseball's annual All-Star Game and will have a total of four on the American League team for the first time since 2005.

July 06, 2013 5:57 pmLoading…

President's plan on climate is OK, but we need more

The following editorial appeared Tuesday in The Baltimore Sun:

June 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Put a skilled leader in charge of Social Security

The press and public have understandably focused in recent weeks on high-profile appointments such as the secretaries of state, defense and treasury as President Obama builds his second-term team.

February 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Hansen's Sunday Notebook: UA mines Chester, Pa., and strikes gold again

Hansen's Sunday Notebook: UA mines Chester, Pa., and strikes gold again

Former Sabercat J.J. Hardy leads AL shortstops with a .991 fielding percentage. Drafted No. 56 overall in 2001, Hardy is probably the fifth-best player from that draft.

September 16, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Game of the day: Orioles 3, Rays 2: Orioles win in 14th, remain tied for first

Game of the day: Orioles 3, Rays 2: Orioles win in 14th, remain tied for first

Orioles center fielder Adam Jones makes a diving catch off the bat of Jeff Keppinger in the fourth inning.

September 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
game of the day: Orioles 9, Rays 2: Hardy's 2 homers lift Orioles into tie for 1st

game of the day: Orioles 9, Rays 2: Hardy's 2 homers lift Orioles into tie for 1st

J.J. Hardy, a former star at Sabino High School, celebrates his two-run homer in the third inning. Hardy added another blast, his 21st of the season, in the eighth and finished 4 for 5 with 5 RBIs.

September 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Parents learn what college-bound kids can expect

Parents learn what college-bound kids can expect

Jessica Sobrado, center, and Roger Sobrado were among parents of incoming freshmen who spent two days recently visiting their child's chosen school.

July 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Parents learn what college-bound kids can expect

Parents learn what college-bound kids can expect

BALTIMORE - Afforded a night away at college, something he never experienced when he was young, Roger Sobrado had an idea: toga party!

July 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Gay service academy cadets call 'DADT' repeal liberating

Gay service academy cadets call 'DADT' repeal liberating

Gay midshipmen, from left, Caitlin Bryant, Kay Moore, Nick Bonsall and Andrew Atwill say they are more comfortable at the Naval Academy in Annapolis since the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."

May 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Gay service academy cadets call 'DADT' repeal liberating

Gay service academy cadets call 'DADT' repeal liberating

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - When his roommate at the Naval Academy said jokingly last year that Andrew Atwill was a homosexual, the midshipman told him to cut it out.

May 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Horse racing: Baffert pleased with No. 6 spot for Bodemeister

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - All along, Bob Baffert has said that he fought the urge. He didn't allow even an idle moment to be filled with the blurry, soaring dreams that can be ignited by training a horse as promising as Bodemeister.

May 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
After searching world for help, American gets trachea transplant

After searching world for help, American gets trachea transplant

Chris Lyles, 30, of Catonsville, Md., here with his mother, Dorne, is just the second person ever to undergo a synthetic trachea transplant.

January 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
AFC Divisional Playoffs: Ravens 20, Texans 13: Ugly win leaves Baltimore sitting pretty

AFC Divisional Playoffs: Ravens 20, Texans 13: Ugly win leaves Baltimore sitting pretty

The Ravens' Ed Reed intercepts a T.J. Yates pass intended for the Texans' Andre Johnson in the fourth quarter. Host Baltimore picked off Yates three times in a 20-13 victory.

January 16, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Disavowal of newsletters is Paul's wackiest claim

Disavowal of newsletters is Paul's wackiest claim

To look at him, Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul seems harmless. He's cute and contrarian. He wears poorly fitting suits. He's decidedly un-slick. You almost want to pat him on the head.

December 31, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Debunking myths about unemployment insurance

Opponents of continuing the extension of unemployment insurance often make one of the following arguments: 1) The program is welfare for the undeserving. 2) It subsidizes leisure and is a major contributor to the high unemployment rate. 3) The extension does little to create jobs. The critic…

December 25, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
AL Wild Card Race: Red Sox, Rays looking to grab final playoff ticket on last day

AL Wild Card Race: Red Sox, Rays looking to grab final playoff ticket on last day

Boston relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon exults after getting Baltimore's Adam Jones to ground out to end the game.

September 28, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
THE WEEK IN PHOTOS

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS

The storm left millions without power across the East, and crews scrambled to bring electricity back. The utility crew above was at work near Catonsville, Md.

September 04, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Md. doctor latest to emerge in assisted-suicide role

Md. doctor latest to emerge in assisted-suicide role

BALTIMORE - From his cluttered apartment office, Dr. Lawrence Egbert says he has helped direct the deaths of nearly 300 people across the country.

May 29, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Student suspensions prompt new look at school 'weapons' rules

Student suspensions prompt new look at school 'weapons' rules

BALTIMORE - Lyndsay Benefiel's mother gave her pepper spray for protection during her long walk to Severna Park High School. But after she was turned in this month by a former friend for having it on school property, the 16-year-old was suspended, is being referred to juvenile authorities an…

May 22, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Student suspensions prompt new look at school 'weapons' rules

Student suspensions prompt new look at school 'weapons' rules

Lyndsay Benefiel, 16, a high school junior, was suspended for bringing pepper spray to school. Her mother, Elizabeth, says she was unaware the spray could land her daughter in trouble.

May 22, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
It's humanlike care for zoo animals long in the tooth

It's humanlike care for zoo animals long in the tooth

Dr. Allison Wack, a Maryland Zoo veterinarian, gives Hobbes, a 17-year-old leopard, a dental once-over. Some zoo animals get better medical care than many humans these days.

March 10, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Docs wage battle against aggressive breast cancer

Docs wage battle against aggressive breast cancer

BALTIMORE - At 36, Tamera Bittinger wasn't even old enough for a mammogram. And when she found a lump in her breast last year, her doctor dismissed it.

October 10, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Docs wage battle against aggressive breast cancer

Docs wage battle against aggressive breast cancer

Oncologist Saranya Chumsri treated Sharon Stewart, 47, after her diagnosis of triple-negative breast cancer, a particularly aggressive type of cancer. Triple-negative breast cancer disproportionally strikes younger women and blacks.

October 10, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Supreme Court seems inclined to rule against funeral protesters

Supreme Court seems inclined to rule against funeral protesters

A counterprotester carrying a U.S. Marine Corps flag walks in front of protesters from the Westboro Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., as the U.S. Supreme Court pondered a vexing question.

October 07, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

Pletcher's drought ends after downpour

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Todd Pletcher didn't want to watch the Kentucky Derby with friends. He didn't want to watch it with family. He didn't want to pick one of the four owners he was representing and sit with them. In fact, he didn't even want to watch it live from the stands.

May 02, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Latest developments from Haiti

Latest developments from Haiti

One of the first patients to arrive on the USNS Comfort is rushed to get a CT scan. The 20-year-old man had a skull fracture. The Comfort, the U.S. Navy's floating hospital, dropped anchor in view of the capital of Port-au-Prince on Wednesday.

January 21, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Study: Social media make people more social, not less

Study: Social media make people more social, not less

Bridget Quinn Stickline checks a Twitter message on her phone at her shop, Wee Chic, a baby boutique in Baltimore. Stickline uses social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, to promote her store. A study finds people who use social media have larger, more diverse "discussion networks" than t…

January 10, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Winter storm kills 5, cripples travel, cuts power

Winter storm kills 5, cripples travel, cuts power

Traffic crawls through heavy snow in Baltimore. A storm system stretching from the Carolinas to New England dropped 9 inches to 2 feet of snow across the region Saturday.

December 20, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Onions, fruit help add exotic flavor to even a routine family dinner

Roast chicken has become a pretty sure bet for our family dinners. The key is to find ways to vary it for the adults while keeping the kids on board.

October 07, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

'Fame' misses the mark even with Grammer, Dutton and Neuwirth

The classes in "Fame" include acting, singing and dancing. What the movie really needed was a class in screenwriting.

September 26, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Wary about making crepes? Give this tasty recipe a try

Wary about making crepes? Give this tasty recipe a try

In my years as a foodie and then a food editor, I'd never made crepes. There were at least two reasons:

September 09, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
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Grieving father awarded $11M

Grieving father awarded $11M

 

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