The headlines that got people talking in Maryland:
New York Mag writer describes city as "one of the dreariest American landscapes," but the actress apologizes. Read more on Columbia Patch.
Birding enthusiasts expect to see significant activity by Harry Potter's favorite bird in Northeastern America this year, according to eBird. Read more on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch.
Moms all look like this, right? Wearing a fresh, fluffy white robe, getting their makeup and hair done by a team of experts. All while peacefully breastfeeding their child. Read more on Riverdale Park Patch.
Baltimore-based activewear company Under Armour apparently vets job candidates to make sure they can keep cool while working next to attractive colleagues, the Baltimore Business Journal reports. Read more on Laurel Patch.
A 38-year-old Westminster man was charged on multiple counts in the shooting of his brother in their home. Read more on Westminster Patch.
Aaron Carbaugh, 34, of Shady Side, is facing robbery and other charges in connection with the Dec. 4 incident, according to news reports. Read more on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch.
An analysis of the retail market in Odenton came with an examination of the various groups of people living in town. Read more on Odenton-Severn Patch.
Harford County received an anonymous complaint about the bird atop a Joppa restaurant. Read more on Bel Air Patch.
The suspect pointed his index finger as if it were a handgun, police said. Read more on Anne Arundel Patch.
The man known for his green campaign signs in Howard County said the incident destroyed his career. Read more on Ellicott City Patch.