| Nov 10, 2012
| 9:16 AM
There are a few immutable laws of nature: gravity; E = MC2; and "if something can go wrong, it will."
I'd like to propose another: "If you forget to buy Halloween candy, or don't buy enough, a thousand extra trick-or-treaters — in addition to the...
| Aug 31, 2010
| 4:22 AM
It's back-to-school time. And while the kiddos learn reading, writing and arithmetic, parents get schooled in the politics of schoolhouse eating. With all the attention on childhood obesity these days, lots of lunchbox staples have become taboo. I'm not...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 5:42 AM
Think amusement parks are just for kids? Think again.
There's nothing like screaming aboard a careening roller coaster, gorging on funnel cake and popcorn, or splashing in a spray of water to bring out your inner child.
The advent of spring means...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 11:34 AM
With a handful of amusement parks within easy driving distance, Baltimoreans can spend their summer weekends sampling breath-taking roller coasters, cavorting with some of their kids' favorite animated characters or getting soaked even though they're...
| Feb 6, 2011
| 12:59 PM
If you plan to get out of town Saturday, you'll have a difficult time if you don't take along a significant other. That's right. Because it's Valentine's Day weekend, which means everyone is coupling up — at least temporarily — to have a...
| Aug 31, 2010
| 7:36 AM
From the Dining@Large blog:
It's back-to-school time. And while the kiddos learn reading, writing and arithmetic, parents get schooled in the politics of schoolhouse eating.
With all the attention on childhood obesity these days, lots of lunchbox...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 1:27 PM
Join the Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce Sunday,. Sept. 11, for our 38th annual Catonsville Arts & Crafts Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Frederick Road between Bloomsbury and Melvin avenues.
A wonderful day has been planned featuring live...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 12:42 PM
It's October, and you know what that usually means: prepare to be scared.
But for visitors to the "Halloween in Hershey" celebration, it's more about treats than tricks. Attractions in Hershey, Pa., are offering three fall weekends of family fun...
| Jun 22, 2008
I have no idea why Panda Gourmet, the restaurant that occupied the Lake Falls Village space before Sushi Hana moved in, closed. It could have been the hidden location, the lack of a liquor license, the quality of the food or something I can't even take...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Florida is a hotbed for cargo thefts.
From baby formula to prescription drugs, meat to chocolate, electronics to washing machines, no product is off limits for cargo thieves.
Tractor-trailers filled with merchandise vanish from parking lots and...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Missing: a white tractor-trailer filled with $120,000 worth of Hershey's chocolate.
Volusia deputies say the 2012 Freightliner Cascadia with red and orange stripes, and its cargo, were stolen from a DeLand truck center during the weekend.
| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:20 AM
I often think of that first Hanukkah season we had spent away from home and family. Instead of Memphis, Tennessee where December days were a nifty fifty, we were in Ames, Iowa — Iowa State University — where old cars didn't start after...