| Apr 25, 2013
Spring is a time for new beginnings, and that includes new hobbies.
As the air gets warmer and the days last longer, it's the perfect time to try out a new outdoor sport. The Baltimore region offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor fun, from biking...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:09 PM
The South River Federation set its inaugural Swimmable Action Day to start at 11 a.m. Sunday with a dash into the water off Mayo Beach Park.
But the beach's soft-flowing waves beckoned enthusiasts all morning, and young and old answered the call by...
| Aug 9, 2013
Tours of the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse will be held at 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Aug. 17 and 24 and Sept. 14 and 28. Visitors can learn about how lighthouse keepers lived, other lighthouses on the Chesapeake Bay and how many...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 11:45 AM
About 40 young people from the Freestate ChalleNGe Academy finished up their morning of cleaning refuse from the marshlands of the Melvin G. Bosely Wildlife Conservancy tired, muddy and hungry, but their contributions to the 22nd annual cleanup of the...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 11:00 PM
Mondays, Thursdays in March: Vingt Neuf Bowmen, 8735 Honeygo Blvd., Perry Hall, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. $5 registration. Shoot 20 yards inside heated Maryland State Game and Fish Protective Association hall. No crossbows. Information: Call...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Theodore K. "TK" Sanderson Jr., a retired Maryland Port Administration operations specialist who was also an avid outdoorsman, died Oct. 24 from complications of Alzheimer's disease at his White Marsh home overlooking the Bird River. He was 77.
| Sep 7, 2012
| 11:52 AM
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...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 3:31 PM
On the first mile of her three-mile swim Sunday morning, Susan Spencer concentrated on the 25 names written in black marker on her right arm — those of friends and family members who had succumbed to cancer.
On her second lap, the Baltimore...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:05 AM
While it's bustling with activity every weekend, the Anita C. Leight Estuary Center in Abingdon is going to be particularly busy on Jan. 12, with three major programs that will offer something for all ages throughout the day.
The white-tailed deer...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 3:00 AM
"If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy," wrote essayist E.B. White; "and if it were merely challenging that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world.
| Dec 11, 2012
| 4:16 PM
T. Rowe Price had reduced its stake in daily deal website Groupon, while increasing its ownership in Kayak Software Corp., the travel comparison site, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The Baltimore-based investment...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Though it's been a recreational sport since the mid-1800s, kayaking is currently enjoying a major moment in the sun — or shade, as the case may be.
The Baltimore region is home to dozens of kayaking clubs and groups, each full of friendly...