| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:44 PM
It's a mere yellowing piece of paper with a few hundred words scrawled on it, a document that once sat forgotten in a drawer for three-quarters of a century.
But this summer, the original manuscript of "The Star-Spangled Banner," the poem Francis...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Firefly Music Festival, the most prominent multi-day summer music festival in the area, will return to the Woodlands at Delaware's Dover International Speedway for its third year on June 19-22.
Reuinted rap duo Outkast leads the lineup, along with Foo...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:16 AM
A certain 1970s "supergroup" will be bringing joy to Havre de Grace's world, come August.
Three Dog Night will be this year's headliner at the annual Havre de Grace Seafood Festival, organizer Lori Maslin told the city's council members Monday.
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Chesapeake Cancer Alliance would like to thank the sponsors, donors, volunteers and attendees who supported our eighth CCA Festival of Trees at the Bel Air Armory. We had a very successful weekend and all proceeds support Upper Chesapeake...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Deborah F. Rutter, president of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association for the past decade, has been named president of the Kennedy Center, effective Sept. 1, 2014. She will succeed Michael M. Kaiser.
As top administrator for one of the world's...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:55 AM
While you were watching Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade this year, you might have seen some of our neighbors. Sixteen members of the Kangaroo Kids Precision Jump Rope Team jumped for almost three miles along the parade route from Central Park to Herald...
| Dec 13, 2013
Festival of trains
The B&O Railroad Station Museum's annual Holiday Festival of Trains is on view through Sunday, Jan. 26, at 2711 Maryland Ave. The exhibit includes a multilevel LEGO layout with interactive lights, motors and sounds, a Thomas the Tank...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 7:08 AM
With frigid temperatures and patches of snow and ice all over Baltimore, it's even more fun to contemplate the just-announced 2014 Castleton Festival, since one thing you can count on at this engaging enterprise deep in Virginia's Rappahannock County is...
| Oct 29, 2013
You don't have to tell Brian Boston that the Highland Inn, his project near Clarksville in southwest Howard County, has been a long time coming.
"It's been a little frustrating," said Boston, the executive chef and operating partner of the acclaimed...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:58 PM
'Tis holiday season in Baltimore's most holiday-happy neighborhood! Walking the Avenue (West 36th Street) at this time of year is especially magical.
Sidewalks are filled with shoppers who appreciate and value small, locally-owned businesses. Light...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:48 AM
October is a great month for outdoor sports in Maryland, a time when the crisp air and fall foliage make running or cycling especially enjoyable. Nonprofits have recognized the appeal of this season and created many events that give athletes a chance to...
| Oct 4, 2013
Sunday, Oct. 6
Festival The Orthodox Church of St. Matthew hosts its sixth annual Multi-Cultural Festival beginning at 11:30 a.m. at 7271 Eden Brook Drive in Columbia. Event features live entertainment by the region's most popular ethnic musicians and...