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  • The roaring '20s are back at Havre de Grace's Graw Days Festival

    During an era of sophisticated fun, The Graw drew locals and travelers alike to the racetrack in Havre de Grace to watch the eleganthorses run and, most likely, bet a dollar or two. Celebrating these golden years of the town's historic racetrack, Havre...
  • Harford County has fun-filled Halloween adventures for the entire family

    Harford County has fun-filled Halloween adventures for the entire family
    When most people think of Halloween, images of pumpkins, witches and ghosts usually come to mind. Whether you like to be scared senseless in a haunted house, learn more about true ghost stories or prefer a simple hayride on the farm to pick out pumpkins,...
  • As snow comes down, so do the trees

    As snow comes down, so do the trees
    Local arborists have been swamped with calls to deal with damage to historic cherry trees, common oaks and towering evergreens loaded down by the overwhelming snowfall. "We can't even begin to get a handle on it," said Frank Fogle, arborist for...
  • An eerie prison unlocks its famous history

    It was once the most famous prison in the world. Alexis de Tocqueville praised it; Charles Dickens hated it. Al Capone sat out a gang war there, partying with prison guards in a cell decorated with oil paintings and oriental rugs. Brad Pitt even went...
  • DVD Review: The feature that helped Siegel break out

    DVD Review: The feature that helped Siegel break out
    After editing montage sequences at Warner Bros. during World War II, Don Siegel made his directing debut with two shorts, both of which won Oscars in the same year. Neat trick. After being promoted to making features, his output was of mixed quality until...
  • George Will on Wrigley Field's 100th anniversary

    George Will on Wrigley Field's 100th anniversary
    Call it a character defect, but I don't like baseball. And I especially don't like the Chicago Cubs — losers I never found lovable. I grew up less than a mile west of Wrigley Field, and games there represented summerlong inconveniences such as...
  • Where concessions first stood

    Where concessions first stood
    The 11-year-old neighborhood boy who often walked to Wrigley Field knew that a concession stand in the concourse behind third base sold the stadium's freshest Smokie Links. "All the grease. You could smell the Smokie Link smell. It was part of the park,...
  • How can Chicago attract more tourists?

     How can Chicago attract more tourists?
    Chicago is hosting the U.S. Travel Association's trade show, which starts this weekend at McCormick Place. The city aims to attract 55 million tourists a year by 2020; we asked six people how Chicago can reach its goal. Tout 'the great American city'...
  • TV picks for the week of April 6-12

    Ladies and lords sharpen your swords! "Game of Thrones" is back. Elsewhere, country artists get back pats and Gordon Ramsay revisits a psycho bakery. Here's what caught my eye on television this week: Sunday: "Academy of Country Music Awards," 7 p.m.,...
  • Wrigley Field's best Cubs games

    Wrigley Field's best Cubs games
    Sept. 28, 1938. The most renowned home run in Cubs history is the legendary "Homer in the Gloamin'" by player-manager Gabby Hartnett that helped capture the 1938 pennant. With daylight fading and the Cubs-Pirates game tied 5-5 in the bottom of the ninth,...
  • Wedding venue quiz: What's your aisle style?

    Wedding venue quiz: What's your aisle style?
    Location, location, location: The old adage doesn't just apply to real estate holdings. When you're choosing the venue for your wedding, the setting establishes the tone for the whole shebang. Take our quiz and find out which up-and-coming venues fit...
  • Chicago aldermen push mandatory paid sick days

    Chicago aldermen push mandatory paid sick days
    All private employers in Chicago would be required to provide paid sick days to their workers under a new proposal backed by a majority of the city’s 50 aldermen. If the proposal sponsored by Aldermen Proco “Joe” Moreno, 1st and Toni...