| May 22, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Visitors trying to shake off a particularly snowy winter and rainy spring could give a boost to Maryland's tourist destinations this summer.
Business owners and tourism officials are seeing signs of a healthy season before the traditional Memorial Day...
| May 23, 2014
| 8:07 PM
For many area families, Memorial Day weekend means a trip to the beach. Last year, nearly 3,000 people took part in that tradition at two Baltimore County parks — without ever going near the Bay Bridge.
Baltimore County government doesn’t...
| May 26, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Regarding your article on delaying the opening of schools until after Labor Day, I have lived in Baltimore all my life, and we always went to school after Labor Day. It was the signal of end of summer days and the start of a new school year ("Task force...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 11:55 AM
The Orioles have announced that their May 24 game against the Cleveland Indians has been set for 12:35 p.m., which is less than a half-hour from the start of the first of two NCAA men's lacrosse semifinals at M&T Bank Stadium that day.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Serve with: Fish, shellfish, Thai cuisine
This is a wonderfully fresh wine, just recently bottled. Inzolia, a white wine grape grown in Sicily, is hardly a household name, but this wine puts 90 percent of pinot grigios to...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 3:25 AM
Although it doesn't feel like it, the buds are on the maple trees and the first leaves of spring are just waiting to unfurl their lovely green among us. But the tunes of Mother Nature aren't the only harbingers of spring, as Elkridge community members are...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Dead Rise Summer Ale, a new beer from Frederick-based Flying Dog, is named after wooden-hulled fishing boats that were built to navigate Chesapeake waterways.
But you might call the new beer "summer in a bottle." The Belgian pale ale is brewed with...
| Apr 25, 2014
Let's go shopping, dear readers!
The Havre de Grace Community-wide Yard Sale is Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (raindate Sunday April 27). Spaces are still available, 410-939-6562 for $10 (benefits Havre de Grace Historic Preservation Commission). Downtown...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Speeding race car tires may have blackened Baltimore's streets for the last time, as Grand Prix of Baltimore organizers announced Friday that calendar conflicts have doomed the event for the next two years.
Event organizer Race On LLC's top official...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 10:15 PM
When Charlie Schneider came back one day in June after being out fishing near his Tilghman Island home, he noticed he was getting chills. His left ankle itched and got worse and worse through the evening. It eventually started to throb a bit, and he...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery said Tuesday that school districts across the state should be allowed to determine for themselves when to start classes after summer break, whether it's before or after Labor Day.
| Oct 5, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Gary Jobson is not only a Hall of Fame sailor. He is also something of a history buff when it comes to a sport that has been a big part of his life since childhood.
Which is why Jobson, of Annapolis, was happy to witness this year's America's Cup...