| Nov 23, 2011
| 7:39 PM
Holiday Boat Parade
Enjoy a parade of brightly lit sailboats and powerboats at the 12th Annual Alexandria Holiday Boat Parade of Lights. Some 50 decorated vessels will sail from Washington to Alexandria, Va., to showcase their creativity...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 1:24 PM
Stuart Halstead Dobson, a retired Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. executive and civil engineer, died Nov. 20 of a massive stroke at Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville.
The Stevensville resident was 76.
The son of a Bethlehem Steel Corp. mechanical...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 3:00 AM
A new vision for our city in the 21st century is sorely lacking from the discourse in the Baltimore City mayor's race.
Sure, lowering property taxes is a good idea, but it is not a game changer — even if it could be done without slashing city...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 5:15 AM
J.B. Salganik's suggestion that Baltimore City celebrate and promote its unique connection to black culture and history is exactly what the late Thelma Banks Cox had in mind when she founded the African-American Heritage Society and the Black Landmarks...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 12:47 PM
As summer's fleeting charms begin to fade, fall swirls into view in a burst of kaleidoscopic color. Relish autumn's arrival with 50 nifty travel ideas for the Mid-Atlantic region: from leaf peeping and leisurely drives, to museum-hopping, fall-inspired...
| May 20, 2011
| 5:02 AM
Williamsburg, Va., which already has parks and attractions galore for Baltimore day-trippers, has added a half-marathon and 8K race, taking place Saturday and Sunday.
Participating runners get the usual T-shirts and protein bars, but also receive free...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:12 AM
When asked "What did you do last summer?" Montpelier resident Dylan Haversack has an interesting story to tell.
A student at St. Vincent Pallotti High School, Dylan participated in this year'sU.S. Naval AcademySummer Seminar program.
| Aug 10, 2008
Mount Hebron is a quiet neighborhood where some of the founding landowners still live. Deer are known to nibble on landscaping. Sounds of the local high school marching band can be heard as residents rake their leaves in the fall.
"It gives a nice feel...
| Apr 22, 2007
My daughter, Isabelle, loves great stories -- especially the ones that are full of gloom. Her favorite movie scene is from Cinderella, when the main character's stepsisters rip apart her lovely pink dress just before the ball, followed closely by one from...
| Dec 9, 2008
| 4:22 PM
Joyce W. asked if we had discussed restaurants that are open on Christmas Day yet, and the answer is no, we haven't. Thanks for reminding me, because it's something I get more and more requests for as the years go......
| Feb 24, 2009
Go here: Step back in time to walk the streets that George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Patrick Henry walked on the road to American independence. Scores of original buildings and hundreds of homes, shops and public buildings are reconstructed over...
| May 9, 2010
The first thing to know about Maryland's Religious Freedom Byway is that religion in Colonial Maryland was rarely free.
"It came at a cost to everybody, Catholics in particular," Sheila Smith told us at the courthouse in Port Tobacco, an 18th-century...