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  • Kurt Vile wears some hats better than others at Ottobar

    Kurt Vile wears some hats better than others at Ottobar
    “We’re not going to play any Lou Reed tonight out of respect to the man,” said Kurt Vile on the evening of the legendary rocker’s death. “Wouldn’t want to sully his life work.”  Though Vile was being facetious,...
  • 15 million-year-old whale skull found on banks of Potomac River

    15 million-year-old whale skull found on banks of Potomac River
    From the banks of the Potomac River, in a region steeped in American history, a massive fossil was dug up last month that apparently can be traced back to a time long before this country's recorded history, a time deep in the world's prehistory. The...
  • Sculpting mixed medium metaphors at HCC

    The two artists who have separate exhibits at Howard Community College are artists-in-residence at Baltimore Clayworks. Although their exhibited sculptural objects incorporate ceramics, as you would expect, these are mixed medium creations whose materials...
  • Children's Center of North Harford offers summer camps

    Registration is open for The Children's Center of North Harford's 2013 Summer Adventures Program. Open to children ages 4 to 11, Summer Adventures is set to begin Monday, June 17 and offers 10 theme-based weeks of fun and learning. Weekly themes...
  • Dinosaur hunters know where to look in Laurel

    Dinosaur hunters know where to look in Laurel
    It's true: Dinosaurs once roamed in Laurel. Of course, that was about 110 million years ago, during what was the Early Cretaceous Period. The teeth and bones of Astrodon johnstoni, now the Maryland state dinosaur, were found in South Laurel as early as...
  • Letter: Dating dinosaur fossils is debatable

    The article "Dinosaur hunters know where to look in Laurel" in the Oct. 25 issue of the Laurel Leader begins, "It's true: Dinosaurs once roamed in Laurel. Of course, that was about 110 million years ago. ..." I wonder if anyone was there to see what...
  • Notable discovery: Dinosaur footprints at NASA Goddard

    Notable discovery: Dinosaur footprints at NASA Goddard
    Description: Two 110-million-year-old footprints that a massive plant-eating dinosaur and, perhaps, its offspring left behind has been uncovered on the campus of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt. That age dates it to the Cretaceous...
  • Maryland's treasured islands

    Maryland's treasured islands
    Envision escaping to a secluded island destination where even your iPhone doesn't roam. Paradise. Images of idyllic, uninhabited beaches and authentic local fare instantly flood your brain. Then you start thinking about long flights, passports and pricey...
  • Old-fashioned train garden in Arbutus delights all ages

    Old-fashioned train garden in Arbutus delights all ages
    Kaitlyn Hughes had no trouble picking out her favorite in the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department's 19th annual train garden display. The 12-year-old, who came with her cousins, liked the autumn scene the best. "I like it because I like fall," said...
  • Letter: Soft tissue in fossils provides evidence of dinosaurs

    In response to your letter to the editor on dinosaurs not being around 67 million years ago ("Bloody evidence undercuts dogmatic view of dinosaurs," Nov. 8): Yes, Dr. Mary Schweitzer's article in Dec. 6, 2010 Scientific American does talk about her...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, April 7, 2013

    now playing "The Call" (R). A 911 operator takes a call from a teenage girl who has been abducted, and she realizes she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl's life. With Halle Berry, Abigail Breslin and Morris Chestnut. TownMall...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, April 14, 2013

    now playing "42" (PG-13). Story depicting how Jackie Robinson and Brooklyn Dodgers General Manager Branch Rickey changed the game of baseball by breaking the color barrier. With Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford and Nicole Beharie. TownMall Cinemas (1:00,...