| Jun 21, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Before going for a dip in the bay or hopping on water skis this summer, there's a way to know how much bacteria is in the water.
The Maryland Department of the Environment posts swimming advisories on an interactive online map at marylandhealthybeaches....
| Jun 23, 2014
| 11:50 AM
By the time they got to Woodstock, they weren't exactly half a million strong. More like 300.
But it was still a party.
And, musician John Sebastian, who played at the original Woodstock in 1969, was the headliner.
The Woodstock Maryland Music...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:57 AM
On sunny Saturday in mid-May, Caitlin Moran kicked off summer early, with friends, cocktails, and a busy grill.
Moran, an Annapolis-based stylist and editorial director of the lifestyle website The Glitter Guide, is an expert party hostess – so...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Congratulations to Linden-Linthicum United Methodist Church member Tatyana McFadden on being nominated for the prestigious ESPY Award-Best Athlete with a Disability.
Last year, Tatyana won four major world marathons and earned six titles at the IPC...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:30 PM
For the first time in about a decade, outdoor ice skating could return to the Inner Harbor with the creation of a temporary rink at McKeldin Square.
Baltimore's spending panel approved an agreement Wednesday with the Waterfront Partnership, which...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 6:06 AM
I'd say it can't get much worse than today -- the first day after a long July 4 weekend -- but that's insulting to Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. This is going to be such a tough day though, so don't be surprised if it takes an extra shot...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
If the Dew Tour has put you in the mood to try something a little more extreme than your usual beach routine, Michelle Sommers has just the thing.
Sommers is giving women the opportunity to check off learning how to surf from their bucket list with...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:28 AM
This is how Molly Donatelli spells summer. She goes to the Glyndon Swim Club her family belongs to every day. She meets her friends, brings money to buy a snack and swims in the aquamarine pool.
"It's so nice and cool in the summer," said Molly, 13, a...
| Jul 10, 2014
It's just one of about 100 costumes that band leader Kenley Shortmus John of Baltimore makes from scratch each year, when his designs will be showcased in the annual Baltimore/Washington One Caribbean Carnival, held this weekend.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:51 AM
On a sunny summer afternoon, Brooke Towns, 17, kept an alert gaze on two young girls splashing in the Wynnewood Pool as their mother and grandmother relaxed in two plastic lounge chairs nearby.
Towns, a 2014 graduate of Catonsville High School, has been...
| May 20, 2014
| 3:36 PM
A task force assigned to study a post-Labor Day start date for Maryland schools will recommend to Gov. Martin O'Malley that the summer break be extended, a measure that has been embraced by one Eastern Shore school district but opposed by most of the...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Two years ago, during bicentennial commemorations for the War of 1812, I was struck by how important the waterfront is to Baltimore. That might seem like an odd thing for a Baltimorean to say, but unless you own waterfront property, work near it or...