August 21, 2011 |
The Most Dangerous Thing A Novel Laura Lippman William Morrow: 352 pp., $25.99 Beware the wild child. That's the message of Laura Lippman's "The Most Dangerous Thing," a novel that occupies the unlikely middle ground between thriller and coming-of-age saga, shifting from present to past as it tells the story of five childhood friends and the fateful night in 1979 that changed their lives. Lippman is known for her mysteries featuring Baltimore private investigator Tess Monaghan, and though this character makes a brief but pointed appearance in these pages, the book comes billed as a stand-alone.
April 7, 2013 |
Joe Flacco is quickly emerging as a Baltimore football legend. In fact, he's about to become the greatest quarterback in the city's history. Flacco has led the Ravens to the playoffs in all five of his NFL seasons. He threw 11 touchdown passes and no interceptions -- tying Joe Montana for most postseason touchdowns without a pick -- in helping the team claim its second Lombardi Trophy earlier this year. And he earned the Super Bowl MVP award in the process. But none of that really has anything to do with the fact that Flacco will become Baltimore's most loved player ever this summer ... thanks to the magic of the movies.
October 19, 1992 |
Eli Jacobs, owner of the Baltimore Orioles, acknowledged that he is having financial troubles and will not be able to make interest payments to some lenders, the Baltimore Sun reported. Three banks have sued Jacobs in the past six months to recover $27 million in unpaid loans.
June 13, 1989
The University of Maryland has made an offer to Ohio State's Gary Williams to become its next basketball coach, sources familiar with the search process said, according to the Baltimore Sun. Indications are Williams will come to Maryland if the financial package is comparable to the one he has at Ohio State.
September 27, 2010
If you're thumbing through your calendar of official health holidays, you already know Wednesday is National Women's Health and Fitness Day . No need to buy a card, just spend 30 minutes exercising that day -- and every day. One easy way to start, if you don't have a regular exercise program, is walking: It's free and you don't have to master any special skills to begin. Read "Walking: A Step in the Right Direction. " Need more inspiration to get moving? Check out a new health blog at the Baltimore Sun called Exercists that offers tips and ideas year-round, no matter where you live.