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  • 'Living history' is making a comeback at some Maryland museums

    'Living history' is making a comeback at some Maryland museums
    In the shadow of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia, John Wilkes Booth will tell anyone who'll listen just why that tyrant had to be assassinated. Supporting himself on a wooden crutch, a decidedly agitated Booth, his voice rising to match the fierceness in his...
  • Spring break hotel deals in the Mid-Atlantic region

    Spring break hotel deals in the Mid-Atlantic region
    The more hotel deals I write about the more I get. So my inbox will never be empty. But maybe your pockets will be a little less empty with these deals. (Maybe. I'm not guaranteeing anything. Doing your research and checking the small print is always...
  • TripAdvisor names Ocean City to list of top family vacations

    TripAdvisor names Ocean City to list of top family vacations
    TripAdvisor this week announced the winners of its first Travelers Choice Family award-winning best destinations. The travel guide has divded the winners into two groups: Top 10 Great Places to Discover and Top 10 Amusement Parks and Boardwalks. Ocean...
  • WBFF leads Baltimore stations in regional Emmys - Ron Smith honored

    WBFF leads Baltimore stations in regional Emmys - Ron Smith honored
    WBFF-Fox45 led Baltimore stations in winning eight regional Emmys announced Saturday night at the Newseum in Washington. But overall, that was only good for a fifth place finish behind one Virginia and three Washington stations in the competition for the...
  • Day trips: Bake, skate or glide your way to the holidays

    Day trips: Bake, skate or glide your way to the holidays
    Alexandria, Va. 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...
  • Stuart Halstead Dobson, engineering executive

    Stuart Halstead Dobson, engineering executive
    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...
  • Getaway for love

    Getaway for love
    Want to escape with your sweetie for Valentine's Day? Packages abound, both near and far, for married soul mates or those who are single and want to mingle. (Taxes and gratuities are not included unless noted.) Here are just a few. Romantic inns Glen...
  • Journey to Jamestown

    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...
  • Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia

    Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia
    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...
  • Going from a dairy farm to custom-built homes

    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...
  • Restaurants open on Christmas Day

     
    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......
  • The road to religion

    The road to religion
    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...