| Oct 1, 2012
| 2:44 PM
Baltimore-based Premier Rides said it will design and build the world's tallest and fastest- looping roller coaster at a California theme park.
Six Flags Magic Mountain picked the company to construct the coaster next year, Premier said. Called "Full...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Power outages hit a plateau early Tuesday morning and began creeping downward, with about 186,000 Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers without electricity at noon, according to the company.
The company said it has restored power to about 114,000...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 6:53 PM
At 9:30 p.m., Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. reported more than 180,000 customers without power. Harford County has the largest number of customers without power — about 48,900 — though Baltimore County was not far behind, with about 47,300...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 1:07 PM
For Rene Buckmon, the Columbia Association's manager of youth and teen programs, renaming the Columbia Teen Center the Youth and Teen Center at the Barn is more than just a cosmetic change.
Buckmon said the name change, the second since the center...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 12:03 PM
It's spring break for many students, and area amusement parks are ready to take visitors for a ride — up, down, sideways and backwards.
Marylanders can take a day or weekend trip to one of these six theme parks, all within a few hours' drive of...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 5:23 AM
It's out with the old and in with the new at Six Flags America this summer.
The waterpark Hurricane Harbor beckons thrill seekers with the opening of a faster, better and wetter attraction — ZoomAzon Falls, the park's first body slides for tweens,...
| 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...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 9:02 AM
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•The Maryland State Fair at the Timonium Fairgrounds will re-open Sunday at noon following an inspection of the grounds and rides.
•The Town of Ocean City will...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 7:21 PM
Former Raven Orlando "Zeus" Brown was remembered Friday as a force on the football field, a jovial character who liked to have a good time and a devoted father who would do anything for his five kids.
Memories of the 6-foot-7, 370-pound offensive...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 5:39 PM
Daniel Ewald says he's ready when and if zombies ever take over.
His Hampden home is fitted with solar panels to provide power in case he needs to be locked away. His partner is a former Eagle Scout with survival skills galore. And the two have honed...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 4:22 PM
John-John Williams IV reports on a new way to get your Survivor fix:“Survivor,” the long-running reality television show, is coming to Six Flags America as an interactive stage show. “Survivor Live” will debut at the amusement park...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Let's see. West Side Story is at the Hippodrome. Folks are always looking for good dining tips around the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center. Often I've seen people wandering the neighborhood, singing, "There's a place to eat, somewhere a place to........