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  • A summer's worth of quests in just one week

    A summer's worth of quests in just one week
    Maybe I'll get it right this time. Maybe it won't hurt as much as last year — it couldn't, could it? Docile bugs, less bloodshed, lower temperatures and a more well-rounded diet, that's what I'm hoping for as I once again take on the Maryland...
  • Park Quest 24/7 leaves Outdoors Girl with lessons, memories

    Park Quest 24/7 leaves Outdoors Girl with lessons, memories
    On the other side of the door, a famished raptor awaited my entrance. A park ranger placed a metal baking pan in my sweaty hands. On it, four dead rodents were arranged in a perfect line: Toll mouse cookies. Dinner was served. And in return I got an...
  • We're going downy ocean, hon

    We're going downy ocean, hon
    As Marylanders ease into the heat of the summer, we're looking for a little relief. There's no better place to find it than in Ocean City. For memories, nothing compares with that ride across the Bay Bridge and onward along Route 50, windows down and...
  • Bermuda by boat: an itinerary for 48 hours in port

    Bermuda by boat: an itinerary for 48 hours in port
    It's an island that measures only 21 square miles, about the size of Manhattan. But instead of skyscrapers packed in like sardines, imagine miles and miles of sparkling cerulean water and pink-glittered sand. Replace the honking yellow cabs with...
  • NRP plans to increase boat patrols as fatalities increase

    NRP plans to increase boat patrols as fatalities increase
    Maryland Natural Resources Police will be stepping up patrols this weekend in an attempt to curb drunken boating and the number of maritime fatalities, which threatens to exceed a 10-year high reached in 2009. Eleven boaters have died in Maryland...
  • If you go: Cruising to Bermuda

    If you go: Cruising to Bermuda
    Bermuda is in the Atlantic Ocean, about 650 miles east of North Carolina. Although the island is only 21 square miles, it has nine parishes and about 75 miles of coastline. Getting there From Baltimore, travelers can visit Bermuda by plane or cruise...
  • Come to Ocean City and get pumped

    Come to Ocean City and get pumped
    Baltimore, your next fill-up could well be on Brent Ashley. Don't know the man? Not a problem. All you need to know is that the 59-year-old retired motel owner wants people to come to http://www.baltimoresun.com/travel/beaches/ this summer, and he's...
  • Liberty ship sets sail for the 1940s

    Liberty ship sets sail for the 1940s
    The last time Donald Halverson was on a Liberty ship, he was heading across the Atlantic Ocean, a fresh-faced draftee who would spend the next 21/2 years fighting his way across Germany, France, Italy and North Africa during World War II. A more recent...
  • Heavy rains cause flooding around Maryland

    Heavy rains cause flooding around Maryland
    Torrential rainfall brought on by the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee flooded dozens of Baltimore-area roads, and sent the water rising out of rivers and creeks — and rescue crews have responded to more than a dozen calls of stranded drivers since...
  • Special birthday celebrates a life in Catonsville

    Happy 100th birthday to great-grandma Bee (Catherine Morsberger Bellis), a lifelong Catonsvillian who will celebrate the milestone July 31. She now lives with her son Tim, off Edmondson Avenue, near Academy Heights. A grandmother to 24 and great-...
  • Striped bass audit hides multitude of sins

    Striped bass audit hides multitude of sins
    Let's say you have a product that people automatically associate with you. Except for one hiccup in the timeline, it's been on the market since before Capt. John Smith rowed a boat around the Chesapeake. And it's so popular that people will do crazy...
  • Seventeen dishes chosen for the governor's picnic

    Seventeen dishes chosen for the governor's picnic
    The governor has announced  the 17 dishes that will be featured at his (invitation-only) July 21 cookout, the launch event for Maryland's Buy Local Challenge Week, July 23-31. Recipes were submitted by chef/producer teams and selected for their...