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  • 'The Amazing Race' recap, 'Be Safe and Don't Hit a Cow'

    'The Amazing Race' recap, 'Be Safe and Don't Hit a Cow'
    I'm filling in for your regular recapper, Janell. I'm usually on b's dance show beat, covering "Dancing with the Stars" and "So You Think You Can Dance." This show is pairs of people doing things that are uncomfortable, so how different can it be? Seven...
  • Get outdoors and get moving with Baltimore-area outfitters that rent bikes, canoes, paddleboards and more.

    Get outdoors and get moving with Baltimore-area outfitters that rent bikes, canoes, paddleboards and more.
    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...
  • Getting in the swim to raise money for Hopkins cancer lab

    Getting in the swim to raise money for Hopkins cancer lab
    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...
  • Taking a break from saving the bay to simply enjoy it

    Taking a break from saving the bay to simply enjoy it
    "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. "This...
  • Best places to kayak near Baltimore

    Best places to kayak near Baltimore
    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...
  • Olympians with local ties come up short in kayak, canoe events

    Olympians with local ties come up short in kayak, canoe events
    Scott Parsons, of Bethesda, failed to advance from the qualifying run of the single kayak event Sunday at the Lee Valley Whitewater Centre. Parsons, a three-time Olympian, placed 16th with a score of 94.16, which left him 1.59 seconds shy of advancing...
  • Plan aims to boost Bay public access

    Plan aims to boost Bay public access
    A new plan calls for increasing public access to the Chesapeake Bay by adding more than 300 new spots along the shore where people can fish, swim, put a boat in the water or just enjoy the view. The draft "watershed public access plan" released late last...
  • Caroline Queen knocked out of Olympic kayaking event

    Caroline Queen knocked out of Olympic kayaking event
    Darnestown native Caroline Queen didn’t advance beyond the qualifying round in whitewater slalom racing earlier today, knocking out the only American in the field of 21 women kayakers. The 20-year old Queen finished 18.30 seconds off the top mark...
  • An update on Maryland's 'other' Olympians in London

    An update on Maryland's 'other' Olympians in London
    The exploits of swimmers Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt, both who have ties to Baltimore, have been well documented throughout the 2012 London Olympics. Phelps has won two gold and two silver medals so far, and Schmitt has won two golds, a silver, and...
  • A second chance to count those white tails in deer survey

    A second chance to count those white tails in deer survey
    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...
  • T. Rowe Price substantially reduces its stake in Groupon

    T. Rowe Price substantially reduces its stake in Groupon
    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...
  • Canoe Kayak Slalom trials are one of many big events coming to Deep Creek Lake

    Canoe Kayak Slalom trials are one of many big events coming to Deep Creek Lake
    Once thought to be a somewhat out-of-the-way spot for winter ski trips and summer getaways from the scorching heat, Deep Creek Lake and the adjacent Wisp Resort could become "the No. 1 — bar none — adventure sports destination spot in the...