| Aug 3, 2011
100 Years Ago
An article in the Aug. 5, 1911, edition of The Argus reported on some hardy residents' ambitious plans for a summer vacation adventure in the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York .
Messrs. Benjamin Whitely and Harold Phillips of...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 8:48 AM
Five miles of trails, twilight canoe trips and an environmental learning center make Eden Mill Nature Center a haven for outdoor lovers of all ages. “People come for the interpretive programs, the hiking and the canoeing and kayaking,” says...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Mathilde B. "Mimi" Lee, who as the wife of Lt. Gov. Blair Lee III eschewed the political pomp and circumstance of Annapolis for the fields and woods where she could hike, canoe and swim, died Tuesday of congestive heart failure at Laurel Regional...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 11:17 AM
How do we love thee, oh small towns of Maryland? Let us count the ways.
When earlier this year, a Budget Travel magazine poll named Lewisburg, W.Va., as "America's Coolest Small Town," it got us thinking: aren't Maryland's small towns worth bragging...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 12:10 PM
The Chesapeake Paddlers Association, a nonprofit organization with more than 650 members and run strictly by volunteers, will hold Sea Kayaking 101, a class to teach the basics of the sport, March 10 in West River.
The seven-hour workshop, which begins...
| Apr 20, 2008
Some 15 miles south of Annapolis lies Galesville, a quiet country village with aspirations of staying that way.
Here's where people know your pets' names and your children's whereabouts. With no mail delivery for the 500 or so residents, the village post...
| Jul 20, 2008
After hearing cheers in Athens and absorbing the spectacle that is the Olympics, kayaker Scott Parsons wasn't sure he wanted to do it again. So he took a year off, paddling just once a day to stay in shape and have fun on the water.
The passion returned,...
| Aug 10, 2008
| 5:07 PM
Below is a list of athletes from Maryland, or one of the state's colleges, who have competed in the Summer Olympics. Despite our research, we might have missed someone. If we did, send us an e-mail to email@example.com and we'll update the list.
| Aug 9, 2008
They range from a shooting specialist to one of the great sprinters of his generation. The former Maryland Summer Olympians who have won medals are listed below. Despite exhaustive research, it's possible we left someone out, so let us know at sports@...
| Feb 4, 2008
They told stories about the Browning family for an hour last night, the most colorful of which involved Greg Browning's attempts to play soccer.
Instead of scoring goals, the rambunctious 14-year-old made his classmates laugh, and the dozens who showed...
| Feb 10, 2008
Once called Waltersville, this small residential village in western Baltimore County became so well known for the stone it quarried, its name eventually changed to Granite.
The village of Granite is well preserved, with many houses and structures...
| Mar 11, 2009
Go here: How's this for a perfect Eastern Shore retreat? Spectacular views of the Chesapeake Bay. Hiking and biking trails that wind through marshes, wildflower meadows, woodlands and tidal ponds. Fantastic waterfront dining. Best yet, it's only minutes...