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  • The simple summer pleasures of amusement parks

    The simple summer pleasures of amusement parks
    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...
  • 'Mad Men' - More fun to think about than watch?

    'Mad Men' - More fun to think about than watch?
    From the Z on TV blog: Last week, Andy Bienstock, the program director at public radio station WYPR, said something about "Mad Men" that I have been thinking about for days. Since we were talking casually, I wasn't taking notes, so I will paraphrase...
  • 'Real World New Orleans' wraps up

     
    BOFF is back to recap the finale of Real World New Orleans. Take it away, BOFF, and thanks again!: It's time for the season finale of MTV's "The Real World" and the previews indicate the return of the recently ousted......
  • RA turns this many (holds up three fingers)

     
    Algerina Perna's photograph shows Andy Gaynor of RA Sushi with Zereda Farhat, a student from Garrett Heights Elementary School. RA staff visited the school last week to expose students to the finer points of sushi history, Japanese etiquette and sushi-...
  • Testimony before Senate panel calls for more oversight of crime stats, broader definition of rape

    — In Cleveland, women's claims that a sex offender had assaulted them were ignored, until police found the bodies of 11 women at the man's home. In Milwaukee, a woman tried to report being raped but was told at three different police stations to...
  • Five things to do this weekend

    Five things to do this weekend
    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...
  • Q&A with stylist to the stars Oribe

    Q&A with stylist to the stars Oribe
    His hands have worked magic on some of the most famous manes in the world: Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Jennifer Lopez, Linda Evangelista. But Cuban-born Oribe Canales, 54, wants you to know that he's just an average Joe. He's frequented the same...
  • Things looking up for interpreter

    Today is moving day for Saad Ahmed, a wounded Iraqi interpreter who lost both legs to a roadside bomb last year while working for the U.S. military. Ahmed is moving to a high-end apartment in North Bethesda that is wheelchair-accessible, with a...
  • For Iraqis, working with U.S. has a price

    When three men wearing the black of the Mahdi Army came looking for him, Khalid Abboud al-Khafajee knew it was time to leave Iraq. For more than three years, the retired manufacturing clerk had served as an interpreter for the U.S. military. One Marine...
  • Looking a bit peaked

    Maybe all this simply was too much for Katie Hoff. Talk of gold medals and a sack full of medals. Five individual events - none shorter than 200 meters - and a relay. Two finals, the 200-meter freestyle and 200 individual medley, within 58 minutes of...
  • To OC, slots present threat, opportunity

    The dusty harness track in Berlin, with its minor-league charm and horse-and-buggy night races, is no threat to the tourism juggernaut on the beach five miles away - and that's just how Ocean City business and political leaders want to keep it. But if...
  • Baltimore Running Festival is a relative thing for this bunch

    Baltimore Running Festival is a relative thing for this bunch
    Organizers of this weekend's Baltimore Running Festival can't say exactly how many families, spouses, friends and co-workers will be running among the more than 17,000 who have signed up for the eighth annual event. The pairs and groups are easy to...