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  • Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan on the seamy underbelly of Singapore

    Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan on the seamy underbelly of Singapore
    The former Baltimore journalist Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan is a fashionista who doubtless looks pulled-together even when she's sick in bed, a woman with a taste for Narciso Rodriguez gowns and Manolo Blahnik shoes. She also delights in fine food and wine...
  • BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge

    BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge
    Fewer fliers passed through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in 2013 than in the previous year, ending a three-year streak of record-setting travel at the state's largest airport. The decline of 0.8 percent, announced by...
  • Ending the squeeze for airline seats

    If indulging in Thanksgiving's excesses of food and drink has ever made you fret about fitting into the plane seat for the return trip home, a British company wants to put you at ease. Design company Seymourpowell believes it has solved the common...
  • Snowflakes possible Wednesday as cold air follows behind storm

    Snowflakes possible Wednesday as cold air follows behind storm
    Temperatures were forecast to rise into the mid-40s by Wednesday morning in the Baltimore area as the rain continues, but gusty winds and possible snowflakes could still blow in by the afternoon to again slow those traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday....
  • Heavy rains with chance for wintry precipitation to disrupt Thanksgiving travel

    Heavy rains with chance for wintry precipitation to disrupt Thanksgiving travel
    Icy and snowy conditions along with heavy rain could snarl traffic and complicate air travel in Maryland and many parts of the eastern United States on Tuesday and Wednesday — two of the biggest travel days of the year as people head home for...
  • Light wintry precipitation brings few travel disruptions in Md.

    Light wintry precipitation brings few travel disruptions in Md.
    The tail end of a winter storm brought some sprinkles of sleet and snow to Maryland on Wednesday on top of heavy rains, but few travel disruptions were reported outside of New England despite concerns of chaotic pre-Thanksgiving transportation. State...
  • Family, friends and fans remember Paul Blair, 'an Orioles classic'

    Family, friends and fans remember Paul Blair, 'an Orioles classic'
    Weeks before he unexpectedly collapsed and died at a Pikesville bowling alley on Dec. 26, former Orioles great Paul Blair spent Thanksgiving with his mother in Southern California. During that time, Blair, according to his niece Anjanette Preston,...
  • Finding winter's refuge on Chincoteague

    Finding winter's refuge on Chincoteague
    This would be the one where we stayed home, my husband and I agreed before the recent holidays. No Christmas flight to Texas to visit his family. No four-hour drive through the mountains to Pittsburgh for Thanksgiving dinner with my dad. With two busy...
  • What the impending helium shortage tells us about the cost of government gridlock in an interconnected world

    What the impending helium shortage tells us about the cost of government gridlock in an interconnected world
    This past Wednesday I received an email from my professional organization — the American Physical Society — with the subject line: "Urgent Helium Alert." The message called on me to contact Congress immediately to urge them to act on helium...
  • 'Baggage Claim' director David E. Talbert cherishes Baltimore roots

    'Baggage Claim' director David E. Talbert cherishes Baltimore roots
    "Baggage Claim" may be director David E. Talbert's movie, but the characters and situations, he freely admits — they come from his wife. "Most of my best ideas come from my eavesdropping on my wife's conversations with her girlfriends," the Prince...
  • 'Amazing Race' recap, grinding organs in Holland

    'Amazing Race' recap, grinding organs in Holland
    This week on "The Amazing Race," we say farewell to the curious passport-stealing cab drivers of Russia, and we say do svidaniya to the Swim Coach of Frustration and the Professor (of Love). Time to go to someplace with a red, white, and blue flag. No,...
  • More holiday travel expected despite gas prices

    More holiday travel expected despite gas prices
    More Marylanders will take holiday trips this year, and most will drive — even though gas prices are the highest they have ever been entering the holiday season, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. "Gas prices do not appear to be deterring motorists...