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  • Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, wins pole for Sunday's Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Scott Dixon, of New Zealand,  wins pole for Sunday's Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Scott Dixon, the only driver to record top 5 finishes in each of the previous two Grand Prix of Baltimore races, will open Sunday’s competition in the lead after winning the pole in Saturday’s qualifying session. Dixon, a 33-year-old...
  • Bits & Pieces: Scheduling conflict presents troubling quandary for Atholton seniors

    Bits & Pieces: Scheduling conflict presents troubling quandary for Atholton seniors
    It has come to my attention that an unfortunate combination of circumstances and apparent stubborness on the part of some administrators has led to a troublesome conflict between the state track championships and the Atholton High School graduation....
  • Classic Wooden Boat Rendezvous and Race has a timeless appeal

    Classic Wooden Boat Rendezvous and Race has a timeless appeal
    Rick Carrion has never met Lin and Larry Pardey, but the retired high school science teacher from Cecil County and the couple who met in California and have spent the past six decades not staying put share a special passion for sailing in general and...
  • Man pleads guilty for eBay sale of night vision goggles to undercover agent

    A 34-year-old Florida man pleaded guilty late Wednesday to illegally selling night vision goggles and other military style gear online to an undercover federal agent in Baltimore pretending to be an overseas buyer — a charge that could land him in...
  • New Zealand dodges the Mayan Apocalypse as Miss Maryland gets a promotion

    New Zealand dodges the Mayan Apocalypse as Miss Maryland gets a promotion
    It's the end of the world as we know and New Zealand feels fine. Yup, it's official the Mayan Apocalypse has snubbed Oceanian and the rest of the world will likely make it through Dec. 21 in one piece. (Shocking I know). The Mayan Calendar has run out...
  • For Easter lamb, it's game over

    For Easter lamb, it's game over
    Sandra Lawler was all grown up and had left her Boston home before she realized that not everybody serves lamb on Easter. "I moved to Chicago, and they were serving ham, and I said, 'What is this? Who eats ham for Easter?'" The chef at Baltimore's Feast...
  • Dr. John B. MacGibbon, treated mariners at port of Baltimore

    Dr. John B. MacGibbon, treated mariners at port of Baltimore
    Dr. John Butler MacGibbon, an internal medicine specialist who treated port of Baltimore mariners, died Dec. 24 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications of a stroke and a fall. He was 90 and lived in Original Northwood. Born in Christchurch,...
  • Restaurant review: Barrett's Grill off to a fine start

    Restaurant review: Barrett's Grill off to a fine start
    Barrett's Grill, in Hunt Valley, is attractive and polished enough to qualify for night-out dining, but there's nothing fussy or intimidating about it. This is the restaurant at Hunt Valley Towne Centre that opened back in 2005 as Greystone Grill. Its...
  • New brands from New Zealand offer cornucopia of summer fruits

    New Zealand has long been known for its tangy Sauvignon Blancs that explode on the palate in a riot of pink grapefruit, but some new brands have entered the market that offer a true cornucopia of summer fruit, and vegetables. Mohua Sauvignon Blanc 2010,...
  • Test your wine knowledge with this quiz

    It's quiz time! Time to gauge your wine savvy. Below you will find a host of questions on topics covered these past seven months. See how much you've absorbed... information-wise! 1. "Pride of the Wineries: A California Living Book" stated that this...
  • New Zealand yacht racer turning childhood passion into a career

    New Zealand yacht racer turning childhood passion into a career
    Robert Tomkies raced yachts in his native New Zealand, with a reputation respectable enough to be hired to work for a fellow named Ted Turner. But as Tomkies' dreams grew, so did his family, until he figured that he had to do something else to take care...
  • Shaky status makes wine country what it is

    I touched down in Gisbourne, New Zealand, on a flying "cigar tube with wings." The placards to that town read "First to see the light" and "First to see the New Millennium." Having crossed the international dateline while in a more sizable bird and "lost...