| Sep 16, 2011
| 12:47 PM
As summer's fleeting charms begin to fade, fall swirls into view in a burst of kaleidoscopic color. Relish autumn's arrival with 50 nifty travel ideas for the Mid-Atlantic region: from leaf peeping and leisurely drives, to museum-hopping, fall-inspired...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 7:58 AM
Congressional wrangling over the future of the overdue, over-budget James Webb Space Telescope has split astronomers in a struggle over billions in funding.
Astrophysicists worry that action in the U.S. House to eliminate funding for the Webb project,...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 11:40 AM
This week, the Palestinians will petition the U.N. Security Council for admission as a full member state. Admitting Palestine would be a nightmare for Israel and a serious problem for the United States. Nonetheless, President Barack Obama made the wrong...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 2:51 PM
Fall in the Mid-Atlantic region offers a break from the summer humidity, a pause before the cold, gray winter, and lots of great scenery. It's a perfect opportunity to get outdoors for some exercise that doesn't feel like a chore. Whether it is a peaceful...
| Oct 7, 2011
Food and wine tasting
The Y of Central Maryland's annual "Food & Wine Tasting" takes place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Dancel Family Center Y, 4331 Montgomery Road. Event feature samplings of wine, beer and food from local restaurants...
| Oct 10, 2011
Minás — 815 W. 36th St., presents "A Portrait of Poe," a one-man play starring Mark S. Sanders and a fundraising event for "Pennies for Poe," Oct. 14, 15 and 21, 8 p.m. $10. Call 410-732-4258 or go to http://www.minasgalleryandboutique.com or http:/...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 11:03 AM
A visit to a Williamsburg pub, where live music, tavern games and draft beer combined for an enjoyable evening, planted an idea for a fundraising event at South Laurel's Montpelier Mansion.
"We were at a pub night in Williamsburg and thought, 'we could...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 6:23 PM
Decades ago, a trip to segregated Ocean City presented far too many challenges for African-American families. Instead they went to a sandy peninsula near Annapolis, known as "the beach," for a day's outing.
Carr's Beach — its proper name —...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 9:54 AM
This is part of a series of 2012 Maryland football commitment Q&As leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 1. All answers are provided by the featured player.
Name: Roman Braglio
Birthdate: June 28, 1993
Birthplace: Woodstock, Md.
Hometown: Woodstock, Md....
| Oct 16, 2011
With Halloween just around the corner, here are some fang-tastic, spooky and family-friendly happenings to enjoy in and around Ellicott City.
Looking for the perfect pumpkin? Take a scenic hayride at Clark's Elioak Farm to their Pumpkin Patch.
| Oct 19, 2011
| 11:54 AM
A pub crawl is simple: Gather some friends, hit some bars and stumble your separate ways home.
While fun, the routine can get a little repetitive. That's why, in the past couple years, a number of off-beat bar crawls have sprung up.
Now, you and a...
| Oct 21, 2011
'Fall History Lecture Series'
Michael Bosworth, a naval architect and historian specializing in the War of 1812 and the Federal period, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Road in Laurel. Free....