| 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...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Kyle Hogan's nightmare began in 2004 amid a child custody dispute with his estranged wife, when she took their daughter to her native Philippines and told him they weren't coming back, he said.
For the next eight years, Hogan, 43, of Hanover, doggedly...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Getting ready for that long ride to the beach? It's time for parents to take away their kids' iPads, iPhones and even those soon-to-be outdated iPods.
For an alternative, there's the 15th edition of the Maryland Bay Game.
The 2012-13 version of the...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 24, 2009
| 4:22 PM
The flooding in Georgia this week has made for many remarkable photos. But none had the vantage point of orbiting satellites. Digital Globe, a satellite imaging company, has released an photo of the flooding around the Six Flags over Georgia......
| Jul 27, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Could hardly believe how cool it felt when we stepped outside this morning. It was 62 degrees on the WeatherDeck in Cockeysville. The overnight low at BWI-Marshall was 66 degrees. That's the lowest reading there since the morning of July......
| Jun 30, 2005
Elmo, the furry red star of Sesame Street, may be eternally 3 years old, but the Philadelphia-area amusement park that puts the monster and his pals center stage turns 25 this year, with a season of events and offers to make it worth the trip.
| Sep 14, 2001
IN THE AFTERMATH of the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks, we are being told that we must recognize that life in this country will never be the same.
That our children will remember all their lives where they were when they heard the news, just...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: Chicago Fed index of national economic activity
Local earnings: Aptar Group Inc., Packaging Corp. of America
Other earnings: Allergan Inc., Boise Cascade Co., Brown & Brown Inc., Hasbro Inc., Lennox International Inc., Rent-A-Center Inc., Six...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 6:08 PM
AGAWAM, Mass. — The Cyclone roller coaster didn't go out with a bang Sunday, but there were plenty of roars as hundreds of passengers streamed to Six Flags New England for one last ride.
Six Flags plans to retire the ride to make room for a new...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Another multibillion-dollar Asian theme park is in the works: 20th Century Fox announced plans Wednesday to build one in South Korea.
The announcement comes only seven months after the entertainment company broke ground on a 25-acre theme park in...