| 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...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 12:32 PM
Laurel — Granville Gude Park, Laurel Lakes, 8300 Mulberry St., 301-725-5300 ext. 2203. Parade at 11 a.m. Car show follows parade; fireworks at dusk.
National Harbor — Gaylord National Resort, 201 Waterfront St. Uncle Sam Jam beginning at 2 p....
| Jul 21, 2011
"X-tink-shun" exhibit at the Philadelphia Zoo
Featuring puppets by the Jim Henson Company, "X-tink-shun" has characters of endangered or extinct species stationed throughout the zoo, educating visitors about the plight of their particular...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:58 PM
When it opens next year, the Great Mall of China near Beijing will be the biggest retail and entertainment center in the world, with 15 million square feet of shops, a theme park, a water park — and the world's tallest indoor roller coaster,...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 4:33 AM
Here are a couple of ways to save some cash over the long Independence Day holiday weekend, in honor of Cheap Trick Thursday:
* Get a free game each day at Brunswick Zone bowling alleys in Columbia, Ellicott City and Perry Hall from July 1 through July...
| 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...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:24 AM
Six Flags America is envisioning 2012 as the end of the world and wants visitors to take that last ride aboard a new roller coaster.
The Apocalypse, a thrilling coaster that will drop riders 90 feet, is set to open at the Maryland theme park on May 25....
| 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...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 7:55 AM
The minute Robert Zerance saw Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman go skydiving in the 2007 movie "The Bucket List," he knew he wanted to jump out of a plane, too.
Zerance, 34, a familiar face at Graul's Market in Hereford, where he helps load groceries...
| 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...
| May 27, 2011
Maryland is no stranger to movies and TV, but with the filming of the HBO political drama "Game Change" here, our small state has taken on its toughest role ever -- Alaska.
Yet production designer Michael Corenblith and set decorator Tiffany Zappulla...
| 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,...