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Adelaide Bentley Park to open Wednesday in East Towson
Adelaide Bentley Park to open Wednesday in East Towson
An East Towson park that has been several years in the making will officially open Wednesday. NeighborSpace of Baltimore County, a nonprofit land preservation group, will host a ribbon cutting at Adelaide Bentley Park Wednesday. The group named the park in honor of Bentley, a longtime resident...
Bentley Park in East Towson to break ground in September
Bentley Park in East Towson to break ground in September
Work on a new park in East Towson could begin as early as September, as NeighborSpace Baltimore County is now accepting bids from contractors for the .436-acre project. Bentley Park, named for long-time East Towson advocate Adelaide Bentley, will be located off East Pennsylvania Avenue, bordered...
Goats go green by eating invasive plants and vines in Towson area
Goats go green by eating invasive plants and vines in Towson area
Jack was in goat heaven Oct. 7. He was up on his hind legs, happily eating the leaves off invasive vines in a wooded area near Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s East Towson substation at East Pennsylvania and Railroad avenues. "We call this goat ballet," said Jack's owner, Veronica Cassilly, of...
Parkland named for longtime East Towson activist
Parkland named for longtime East Towson activist
Adelaide Bentley surprised with news during annual neighborhood picnic
Analysis and betting tips for Saturday's race card at Laurel Park
Analysis and betting tips for Saturday's race card at Laurel Park
Stan Salter's betting tips and analysis for Saturday's race card at Laurel Park: Race 1, 1:25 p.m. post time Selections: No. 5 No Brakes, No. 6 Worthy Lion, No. 7 Turbin It appears that trainer Wayne Potts has the 11-year-old Maryland-bred No Brakes in top form right now, which was evident in his...
Analysis and betting tips for Saturday's race card at Laurel Park
Analysis and betting tips for Saturday's race card at Laurel Park
Stanton Salter's betting tips and analysis for Saturday's race card at Laurel Park: Race 1, 1:25 post time Selections: No. 9 Live in Joy, No. 2 Make My Saturday, No. 3 Private Tutor Live in Joy is an 8-year-old who has won on the turf 10 times, good for $288,000 in earnings.  He runs today for...
Towson Manor Park not 'off the table,' but other sites may be considered
Towson Manor Park not 'off the table,' but other sites may be considered
In meeting with Kamenetz, residents express worry over loss of community park
North Baltimore home sells for $1.25 million
North Baltimore home sells for $1.25 million
Six-bedroom Colonial changes hands — furniture included
Once upon a time, 'the best place to shoot ducks' was Miller's Island
Once upon a time, 'the best place to shoot ducks' was Miller's Island
Where was the best place to hunt waterfowl in the Upper Chesapeake Bay? The most likely answer would be the Susquehanna Flats off Havre de Grace, but that might not necessarily be the correct one, according to "The Best Place to Shoot Ducks, Miller's Island," the latest book by C. John Sullivan...
Charles F. Hughes Jr., maritime company president, dies
Charles F. Hughes Jr., maritime company president, dies
Charles F. Hughes Jr., former president of the family-owned Vane Brothers Co. that has been a maritime presence in the port of Baltimore since the 19th century, died May 3 of complications from dementia at his Roland Park Place home. He was 89. "Charles Hughes was the epitome of a perfect gentleman,...
Dee Hardie, columnist, author and gardener, dies
Dee Hardie, columnist, author and gardener, dies
Dee Hardie, a Baltimore author who for years wrote a weekly column, "A View From A Hill," and was also a contributing editor and columnist for various magazines, died Saturday of heart failure at Roland Park Place where she had lived since 2006. She was 89. "Dee Hardie was a lady of many talents...
160-year-old Glencoe Train Station at Gunpowder slated to be rebuilt in White Hall
160-year-old Glencoe Train Station at Gunpowder slated to be rebuilt in White Hall
As a result of a rare meeting of the minds by folks with potentially disparate interests, the 160-year-old Glencoe Train Station was granted a reprieve from demolition earlier this year and is slated to be disassembled and rebuilt in White Hall. The building on Home Road in Gunpowder Falls State...
University of Maryland, city officials urge pedestrian safety on U.S. 1
University of Maryland, city officials urge pedestrian safety on U.S. 1
Three pedestrians have died in six months on busy College Park road
The best way to see the volcano on Hawaii Island
The best way to see the volcano on Hawaii Island
We are fascinated by fire. The leap of the flames, the warmth, the danger — fire is both horrifically destructive and spectacularly creative. On Hawaii Island, home of one of the world’s most active volcanoes, it’s a bit of both. Kilauea has been erupting since 1983, destroying whole villages and...
Legoland theme park and hotel built for kids
Legoland theme park and hotel built for kids
It's not unusual for hotels to have a decor that continues the theme of an amusement park. But the Legoland Hotel was been designed as if it was part of the park.
The Latest on flooding: 4th body found in Zion National Park
The latest on deadly flash flooding in a small polygamous town on the Utah-Arizona border and in nearby Zion National Park (all times local): 7 p.m. Officials at Zion National Park in southern Utah say a fourth person has been found dead and three people are still missing after heavy rains sent...
Sundance preview: Diverse lineup unspools in Park City
Sundance preview: Diverse lineup unspools in Park City
Kenneth Turan
Imagine an enormous magnet nestled in the heart of Utah's Wasatch Mountains. Every year its power increases, as does its ability to irresistibly attract everything in its path, from films to footwear companies. Congratulations, you've just imagined the Sundance Film Festival, opening for business...
Broadneck teams weather delays as top county finishers at state swim meet
Broadneck teams weather delays as top county finishers at state swim meet
LANDOVER — The state championships for swimming provide an opportunity for swimmers statewide to showcase their best performances of the season after training to peak for just such an event. With Mother Nature wreaking havoc the past several weeks, Wednesday's state swim championships at the Prince...
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