November 01, 2007



The wisdom of keeping Trembley

The Orioles look smart -- and have clean hands -- for deciding to name Dave Trembley as manager for next year and avoiding this off-season's unsavory manager market.


Fort Carroll as slots palace

Fort Carroll is a perfect place for a slots, but the idea is likely to draw fire from critics who'd prefer to see it continue as a bird sanctuary.


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Mike Himowitz on jott.comBusiness

Karen Nitkin on Pioneer PubLive

Mary Carole McCauley on theater.Today

Van Halen, with RothVan Halen -- featuring singer David Lee Roth after a long stretch without him -- performs at the Verizon Center, 601 F St. N.W., Washington, 7:30 p.m. $49.50 to $149.50. 410-547-7328 or

What makes a bomber?When a teenage Palestinian bomber kills a 17-year-old Israeli girl, the victim's mother sets out to find out what she can about the person responsible for her daughter's death in HBO's documentary To Die In Jerusalem. 9 p.m.

`High School Musical' on iceThe songs and characters of Disney's High School Musical and High School Musical 2 are given cool treatment in an ice-skating performance at 1st Mariner Arena. 7:30 p.m. $16 to $56. 410-547-7328 or

Michael Feinstein with BSOSinger and pianist Michael Feinstein joins conductor Jack Everly for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's first SuperPops performance of the season. 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. $15 to $84. 410-783-8000 or

Zap Mama singsSee Congolese-Belgian singer Zap Mama at the 8x10, 10 E. Cross St., 8 p.m. $25. 410-547-7328 or

The path to socialization

Walking is more than putting one foot in front of the other. For members of area walking clubs, it's a way to meet others on the move.

Saturday in Go Today

Critics on the green side

Concern over the environment has given rise to a new breed of nag: the eco-scold.

Sunday in Arts & Life Today



Hot picks for the weekend

Local entertainment reporter Sam Sessa reveals his choices for weekend entertainment.

Halloween, the morning after

Sam Sessa reports on the city's Halloween scene the day after the tricking and treating.

Craig expects budget woes

Harford County Executive David R. Craig is expected to announce the formation of a commission to review the government's operations and spending in advance of the looming state budget shortfall.

Ronan prosecution ending

The prosecution in the court-martial of Navy Cmdr. Kevin Ronan is expected to wrap up this afternoon in Washington. He's accused of hiding a camera in his Annapolis-area home to record visiting Naval Academy midshipmen having sex while he was out of town.

Ravens prepare for Steelers

The Ravens continue preparations for their important Monday night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

News from AnnapolisKeep up with news from Annapolis on the General Assembly's special session.

The course of true loveTalk to columnist Maryann James about being caught up in the flush of love.

1Slain Marine's father wins verdictThe father of a Marine killed in Iraq won a long-shot legal fight after a federal jury in Baltimore awarded him nearly $11 million in a verdict against members of a Kansas church who hoisted anti-gay placards at his son's Westminster funeral.

2Researching the hot stuffScientists are testing whether the stuff that makes the hottest sauces so savage can tame the pain of surgery.

3Orioles keep it in familyManager Dave Trembley moved closer to finalizing his staff with the hiring of John Shelby, who played outfield for the Orioles in the 1980s, to coach first base.

4High school sportsResults, game highlights and schedule for area high school teams

5Ehrlich keeps high profileFormer Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. seems to be everywhere. He and his wife, Kendel, take calls on a weekly radio show. He's exhorting Marylanders to oppose his successor's tax and slots plan.

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