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Michael Rosenwald: July, 2012

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Fact: Maryland has no natural lakes

A Reddit thread educates Marylanders about what their so-called lakes really are — frauds.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  12:38 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Hospitals cancel Route 29 Batman visits

Following the massacre in Colorado, two hospitals in the Midwest canceled his appearances. Other visits are going on as scheduled.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:53 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 07/27/2012

Md. filmmakers tackle the existence question

Holden Boyles — named after Holden Caulfield — and his buddy Cody Paul Updegrave have made an experimental film exploring what it means to be alive.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:33 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Mixed news on the state of Md. children

Death rates are down, reading and math levels are up, but economic problems persist.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  12:17 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Slate: Is Michael Phelps a really big jerk?

The online magazine takes aim at Maryland’s pride and joy.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  12:13 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 07/24/2012

Rt. 29 Batman, with new Batmobile, vows to continue mission after massacre

Lenny B. Robinson is on a cross country tour with his new $200,000 Batmobile, and the shootings in Colorado have not deterred him.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  09:27 AM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 07/23/2012

Governor O’Malley, TV star

Sunday talk show hosts offer reviews, calling him a “showman” and “just very, very good.” N.J. governor Chris Christie dissents: “He’s not that smart.”

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  03:30 PM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 07/20/2012

Miss Maryland is too busy for sorority

Joanna Guy pens controversial e-mail saying she has “no scheduler, no assistants, and no accountant.” The e-mail leaks. National news ensues.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:30 AM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Maryland college dropout makes World Series of Poker finals

Greg Merson’s come-from-nowhere play is being called legendary, even attracting plaudits from Michael Phelps.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  02:25 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 07/17/2012

News of the Deer: Woman kicked in face by rabid deer

A Maryland woman is being treated for rabies exposure after the bizarre incident behind Jolly Roger Discount Liquors.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:49 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 07/16/2012

Smoking outlawed at all University of Maryland campuses

The state’s university system is banning smoking on campus, joining colleges across the country in similar efforts.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:10 AM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 07/16/2012

A jail goes green

Solar panels — to heat water — are being installed at the Frederick County jail. “The occupancy is constant,” an official said.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  09:14 AM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 07/12/2012

Md. college dropout wins a million bucks in World Series of Poker

Greg Merson left the University of Md. and has been playing professional poker ever since.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:33 AM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Md. town to red light cameras: Goodbye

Authorities in Westminster cited an increase in rear-end collisions as the reason for the shut down.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:01 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 07/10/2012

The dangers of sand

A 24-year-old man had to be resuscitated after his underground beach tunnel collapsed on him.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:45 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 07/09/2012

Pepco customer advocate: ‘We performed well’

Appointed last year to be the voice of the customer, Pepco’s Felecia Greer is defending the company’s recent performance.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:37 AM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 07/08/2012

Heat wave 2012: The pigs are all right

At the Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary in Maryland, 200 animals are fighting the heat wave.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:28 AM ET, 07/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 07/05/2012

In Takoma Park, a reenactment of infamous Romney haircutting

A teenager wearing a blonde wig. Another teenage wielding fake scissors. A chase ensues. In Takoma Park, during the Fourth of July Parade, that’s called satire.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  04:48 PM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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