| Aug 19, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Students won't be starting back at Ridgely Middle School for another week, but the boisterous energy and collaborative thought displayed by students at the school's Robotics Camp snapped the school out of its summer calm Friday at the end-of-camp...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Anne Arundel County
Abrakadoodle Art Education
June 23-Aug. 22
Art camps for children at local convenient locations. The most comprehensive art program that...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School fifth-grader Alex Liu likes Legos for the same reason he likes robotics: with the same pieces of equipment, he can do countless things.
"You can use one set and make tons of different things. You don't have to keep...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:29 AM
There are plenty of ways to celebrate the season locally. Here are just a few festive occasions.
Main Street, Ellicott City, visitellicottcity.com
On Dec. 6, shops in Historic Ellicott City will stay open until midnight and the...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:36 PM
The explosion blasted out the windows at Shepherd Electric Supply as pieces of the ceiling rained down and the building groaned.
Roger Sampson, an employee, had lived in earthquake-prone Los Angeles for eight years and felt a quake shake Maryland two...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 7:05 AM
For folks who simply can't get enough Phelps this week, by all means splash down into this adorable Lego reanimation of Thursday's Olympic showdown made by London's The Guardian.
The video short replays the action of the 200M individual medley where...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:46 PM
The beige-plastic Wilkins-Rogers Mill is unmistakable, as are the red B&O Freight House and the purple Obladi hotel.
Rendered in toy building blocks, the replicas of historic Ellicott City landmarks lend an air of authenticity to the Baltimore & Ohio...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Last year, my son Isaac fixated on one of his stocking stuffers -- a head lamp. He would not take that thing off. He wore it to explore the (finished) basement, turned lights off in other rooms just so he could play in there in the dark and even had to be...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Get up and go to the B&O Railroad Museum, Ellicott City Station, as soon as you can! I had been hearing for several months that the new Lego train garden at the museum was going to be awesome, and I'd seen a few photos, but seeing it in person is a...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 5:33 PM
At GameStop Kids at White Marsh Mall, shoppers will find plush Mario book bags and Angry Birds hats mixed in with the Lego Star Wars and other kid-friendly video games, a mix meant to attract both serious "gamers" as well as those who've never played...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:41 AM
It's showtime for a time-honored Ellicott City tradition — the annual holiday train gardens.
This year, the B&O Railroad Ellicott City station museum added a brand new exhibit to its annual Holiday Festival of Trains, a celebration of toy trains...
| May 18, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Although it leads the East Coast in several categories of shipping activity, the port of Baltimore often seems to be hiding in plain sight.
So officials used the Saturday observance of National Maritime Day to throw open a pier at the Canton Marine...