| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Chautauqua is the name, and living history is the game. This weekend, the Maryland Humanities Council begin its 19th annual Chautauqua tour throughout the state, starting with free performances on the Catonsville campus of the Community College of...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Tony Tochterman, who along with his wife, Dee, owns Tochterman's Fishing Tackle, the city's oldest bait and tackle store, remembers it well.
Tony and Bob Wall, division chief of Baltimore's Recreation and Parks Department, helped introduce area...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Let me see if I understand this. The Maryland General Assembly might be called into special session to pass a bill allowing casino gambling at the National Harbor development in Prince George's County ("Special session on gambling predicted," July 26)....
| Aug 8, 2012
| 11:57 AM
The look on Drew Danick's face in the picture at the top of this page is pretty much how I felt when I jumped out of an airplane.
It was a long time ago, within a few years of my college graduation, which would put it in the mid-1990s. (I can also tell...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 9:38 AM
The last four months of hurricane season could be busy ones in the Atlantic Ocean, with government forecasters raising their expectations to an 85 percent chance of a normal or above-normal season.
The Atlantic could be in for three to six hurricanes,...
| Aug 12, 2012
He's a legendary Baltimore Oriole, has starred in Miller Lite beer commercials, and in recent years, has become a barbecue king.
Yet to fans in Baltimore and beyond, John Wesley Powell Sr., is simply "Boog" — friendly and down-to-earth, despite all...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Sea level rise along the mid-Atlantic coast made headlines over the weekend, as Gannett newspapers on the Delmarva Peninsula and in New Jersey launched a series of stories examining how climate change could swamp shorefront homes and resort communities,...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:33 AM
Israel and Syria continue to fight, Robert Downey Jr. continues to pretend to fight, and in sunny, pastoral northern Pennsylvania, a former judge is still getting international attention a week after his sentencing over what amounts to a human-...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Saying climate change is already underway, a panel of scientists is urging Maryland officials to plan to accommodate rising seas of up to 2 feet along the state's shoreline in the next 40 years — and perhaps nearly 6 feet by the end of the century....
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:30 AM
There's new help on the way for what used to be the Chesapeake Bay's most important fish, though how much good it will do remains to be seen.
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council has enacted a first-ever cap on how many American shad and...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 11:39 AM
In the off-season, Ocean City often adds some new feature for tourists: a miniature golf course perhaps, a seafood restaurant or maybe a bar that caters to the beachgoing crowd. But here's a possible addition that might not be so welcome — parking...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:47 AM
The small wooden trunk is covered with red leather, painted with an ocher floral embroidery and studded with brass nails — and it couldn't have announced its owner's intention more clearly.
The 19-year-old Baltimore beauty who packed the trunk...