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  • Gibbons' goal: win back fans

    Four days after admitting he used human growth hormone, Orioles outfielder said he has work ahead to win the fans back. Speaking at the team's annual Christmas party for a local elementary school, Gibbons also maintained he is done talking about the topic...
  • A tight-knit city community

    Tucked between Pratt Street, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Russell Street, the Ridgely's Delight neighborhood has provided shelter to residents of diverse backgrounds since the early 19th century. With its name derived from a plantation owned by...
  • Catholic bicentennial

    Catholic bicentennial
    The Archdiocese of Baltimore will celebrate its bicentennial starting next month with work on a new prayer garden near downtown, musical performances in the Basilica of the Assumption and an exhibit of the Catholic community's history at St. Mary's...
  • Boonsboro, Maryland

    Boonsboro, Maryland
    Go here: Cousins of Daniel Boone, George and William Boone established a rural town at the foot of South Mountain in 1792. The town was originally named after William's wife, Margaret, but eventually evolved into Boonsboro. Boonsboro was active in the...
  • The National Mall: far more than grass, flowers and trees

    At first glance, the National Mall appears to be only the sum of its physical attributes: a vast expanse of grass growing among monuments and museums. But it is on this stretch of lawn, flowers and trees that this country has lived its life. From...
  • Out-of-the-way museums offer hidden delights

    Sprinkled around Washington's Dupont Circle neighborhood are some of the city's lesser-known museums. They are not lesser museums, by any means. But it is difficult to stand out in the shadow of the Smithsonian. So these institutions go about their...
  • For a declaration of fun, the place is Philadelphia

    Philadelphia offers an abundance of family attractions, many of which prove the adage "learning can be fun." The many historic sites, attractions and museums bring history to life before your eyes. Philadelphia offers an authentic memorable learning...
  • The C&O, rails and Elvis converge in Cumberland

    What do George Washington and Elvis have in common with the C&O Canal and the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad? This weekend, they all come together in Cumberland. The Western Maryland city - home to the canal and the railroad and once George...
  • Washington's world worthy destination

    In 1798, George and Martha Washington entertained more than 675 guests at their home, Mount Vernon. That's almost two guests per night every night of the year. It was enough to make George note in his personal diary the few occasions he and his wife...
  • Charles Town has more than just slots and horses

    CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- Mention Charles Town, W.Va., to the average Maryland resident, and most probably a picture slot machines and horse racing comes to mind. But the glitter and excitement of gambling shouldn't overshadow this small city's storied...
  • Alexandria thrives on history, art, food and fun for all

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- When a city has a none-too-subtle slogan like "The Fun Side of the Potomac," it had better deliver on its promise. Yet what's best about Alexandria has less to do with nearby Washington (the slogan winks at them) and who's more fun....
  • Georgetown before Georgetown became cool

    Part 3 of a three-part series about Georgetown. GEORGETOWN - Never mind that the oldest neighborhood in the nation's capital doesn't possess an instantly recognizable ZIP code, a la Beverly Hills 90210. Instead, Georgetown's cachet stems from its...