| Mar 22, 2010
| 12:28 PM
Go here: American Indians believed the warm springs at Berkeley Springs had curative powers. George Washington was a frequent visitor as he sought relief from various ailments. And when land around the town was sold, Lord Fairfax specified that the...
| May 19, 2010
1. Stroll through history. Follow the Virginia Legends Walk at 13th Street Park and learn about such commonwealth greats as Thomas Jefferson, Arthur Ashe and Patsy Cline.
2. Go for a spin. Ride the Ferris Wheel at the Virginia Beach Amusment Park along...
| May 19, 2010
1. Hit the boardwalk. Rehoboth Beach's boardwalk has an eight-block section newly renovated in 2010.
2. Chill out by the water. Delaware Seashore State Park is bounded on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by Rehoboth Bay and Indian River...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 3:58 PM
The weatherman says a great fall weekend is in store. So get out and stay out with one of these activities:
1) Take the kids over to the Cambridge side of the Choptank River Saturday morning and let them fish for free in the inaugural Bill Burton Youth...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 1:24 PM
While the first shots of the Civil War were fired on Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor in South Carolina, the first blood spilled in fighting occurred in Baltimore on April 19, 1861, when a mob of Southern sympathizers clashed with Massachusetts soldiers...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 8:27 AM
As an avid fan of the Patapsco River and Patapsco Valley State Park, I was disturbed by your article citing a Maryland Center for Environmental Science study that showed the Patapsco and Back rivers had scored an F on water quality for the first time...
| May 16, 2011
| 6:10 AM
This year we had an unusually high number of responses to our readers’ poll which tells us that our readers are more passionate than ever about the businesses and services that are available around town. And though you’ll probably find several...
| May 12, 2011
| 11:27 AM
If your idea of a breezy beach vacation involves a plane or passport, then hold off on the tropics and head instead to Virginia Beach.
This resort city of nearly 438,000 people is a laid-back East Coast destination about a five-hour drive from Baltimore....
| Jan 1, 2011
You made me cry.
Of course I made myself cry, too.
Knife wounds, insect attacks and tandoori-hot temperatures aside, my favorite story involved me and you and the outdoors. In July, during one of the hottest stretches in a summer of hot stretches, I...
| Jul 19, 2010
| 7:44 PM
Hal Ashman remembers the day his connection to watersport took hold.
He was in college, spending a summer in Ocean City, and found himself on the shores of Assawoman Bay one evening with wind whipping around him and a windsurfing board at his feet....
| Jan 11, 2011
| 7:20 PM
State slots commissioners are urging lawmakers to loosen the requirements for prospective developers of a casino at Rocky Gap in Western Maryland, which has proved the least attractive of the five sites approved for slot-machine gambling.
| Jan 23, 2011
| 2:06 PM
It's time to take the plunge with Pauly D. Relax, now, because I'm not talking about moving to New Jersey or having to bunk down between J-Wow and Sammi Sweetheart. What I'm talking about is the annual Polar Bear Plunge at Sandy Point State Park.