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Dining@LargeHere is Jill Rosen's story about a bill making its way through the Maryland General Assembly bill that would allow dogs to hang out at restaurants -- on patios, sidewalks -- not inside. There's a (sporadically enforced) law against having......
"What's the second paragraph?" That is my boilerplate response when someone suggests a column idea to me. "Yeah. Right. But where do I go from there?" Not every topic is worth 700 words. So, today I will offer a few words on recent headlines in the...
If you're a liberal living in Maryland, there's been plenty of reason to smile lately. The Old Line State continues to beat a steady path toward leading a new vanguard of progressive policy and politics in the United States. Let's start with last...
I took a walk early Wednesday morning. Azaleas and dogwoods were in bloom. Green-again trees and shrubs were damp, dripping from Tuesday's rain. A zillion birds were singing, and even the starlings sounded sweet. The Orioles had won another game. A...
Nobody asked me, but here are my six recommendations in the matter of the highly publicized, closely watched, widely criticized, rift-causing lawsuit brought by the Waterkeeper Alliance against the Hudson family poultry farm over alleged pollution in a...
Many of us believe that capital punishment, first used in the Province of Maryland in 1638, should have been relegated to the trash heap long ago. Politicians in Annapolis had overwhelming evidence of its costly and debilitating flaws for many years,...
Tags: Government, Annapolis, Death Penalty, Punishment, Politics
All the world's a stage, especially Anne Arundel County. It has produced, far and away, the best shows of the season: a County Council member sent to prison, followed by a long squabble over his replacement; a congenial county executive charged with being...
The annual Jonathan Street community holiday bazaar will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Memorial Recreation Center, 109 W. North Ave. in Hagerstown. There will be lots of arts, crafts and holiday items to purchase. Guest preacher On...
Two and a half years ago, I wrote a column about getting nailed by a speed camera in Baltimore for the first time, and, let me tell you, did the righteous readers of this newspaper — people who never ever ever drive over the speed limit — give...
The Washington County Senior Coalition will present a senior forum with the Washington County Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 10 a.m. at the Senior Center at Girls’ Inc., 626 Washington Ave. in Hagerstown. For...
Maryland's vote for same-sex marriage and the Dream Act runs counter to history, political science and human nature — a majority of citizens upholding laws that benefit distinct minorities. I think a little more attention must be paid to this. I...
As I drove by the old Playhouse cinema on 25th Street in Baltimore the other day, I thought of the hapless fellow I encountered on the screen there in the 1970s — Nino, the lead character in "Bread and Chocolate," a comedy about a poor Italian...
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