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  • Apocalypse now? Blame the Pilgrims, not the Mayans

    Apocalypse now? Blame the Pilgrims, not the Mayans
    Tony Aveni blames it on the Pilgrims. If it hadn't been for our prim and quarrelsome ancestors, their descendants might not now be making forecasts that the world will end in 313 days based on a blatant misreading of the Mayan calendar, according to...
  • Apocalypse now? Blame our misreading of the Mayans

    Tony Aveni blames it on the Pilgrims. If it hadn't been for our prim and quarrelsome ancestors, their descendants might not now be making forecasts that the world will end in 313 days based on a blatant misreading of the so-called Mayan calendar,...
  • Junior Tennis Champions Center at College Park 'one of the best'

    Junior Tennis Champions Center at College Park 'one of the best'
    The Junior Tennis Champions Center at College Park aims to offer the young athletes it trains a chance to become just that — champions. While by definition it's a regional training center, Patrick McEnroe, general manager of player development...
  • Tillman's 100th birthday marks one man's life, and a generation of service

    Tillman's 100th birthday marks one man's life, and a generation of service
    Reaching the 100-year mark is obviously a milestone in and of itself. But not everyone is feted with the sort of grand, two-day celebration that marked the centennial of Lutherville resident and retiredU.S. Army Corps of EngineersCol. Erland Tillman....
  • Great gruner, surprising rieslings distinguish Austria

    Just one sip is all it takes. That first swallow explodes with flavors not usually attributed to the grape: Arugula, sugar snap peas, moss, heather, lentils. There is a bracing and refreshing minerality, plus a weight on the palate that belies its...
  • Art installation aims to add to the Bromo Seltzer Tower's gravitational pull

    Art installation aims to add to the Bromo Seltzer Tower's gravitational pull
    Starting at sunset Saturday, artist Kelley Bell will place Baltimore's venerable landmark Bromo Seltzer Tower at the exact center of the solar system. For at least the next five weeks, pedestrians and motorists will view the four faces of the clock tower...
  • City grad and Terps wing Nick Faust set to hoop abroad

    City grad and Terps wing Nick Faust set to hoop abroad
    City grad and Maryland sophomore guard Nick Faust has been selected to play for the East Coast All Stars that will compete in the Four Nations Cup in Estonia this week. Calvert Hall coach John Bauersfeld will serve as an assistant coach under Lycoming...
  • Legg Mason Tennis Classic now the Citi Open

    The Legg Mason Tennis Classic, a staple of the late-summer sporting scene in the Washington area for more than four decades, is getting a dramatic makeover that will include a new title sponsor, stadium upgrades and shared billing with an existing...
  • Success, setbacks in France

    Success, setbacks in France
    Dr. Jean-Pierre Aubert considers himself not only a general practitioner but a dealer of sorts. From his second-floor office up a winding staircase in an apartment building near the Sacre-Coeur Basilica, the doctor prescribes a drug called...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: Who's mad at whom?

     
    Heeeeere's Bucky with his take on this week's Amazing Race:This week’s leg begins with all of the teams heading to the airport to book a flight from Estonia to Prague, where they need to find a man in a Praga......
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: Almost the end

     
    Here's Bucky with the week's look at The Amazing Race:(Guest Recapper’s Note: Commenters kindly pointed out last week—and correctly so—that I have been letting my personal bias creep into my weekly recap. This week, I'm going to try to...
  • American Visionary Art Museum eats

     
    The American Visionary Art Museum, which has brought us a whole lot of unusual sculptures over the years, wants to give us a whole lot of food and drink, too.They're dishing and pouring it out Sunday from 3 p.m. to......