| Feb 15, 2014
The little Renoir landscape looks so modest and guileless and transparent that a casual observer never would guess at the secrets the painting hides.
"Paysage Bords de Seine" depicts a river and bushes. On that summer day in 1879, a sailboat was...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 1:32 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard will be enforcing a security perimeter around a waterfront Cambridge hotel this week to protect a gathering of House Democrats.
House Democrats are scheduled to begin a retreat at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:24 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard will be enforcing a 500-yard perimeter around a waterfront hotel in Cambridge this week to protect an event for House Republicans.
House Republicans are expected to gather an annual retreat at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Jeff Lill is a popular man lately, as captain of the J.C. Widener, one of the state's few ice breakers.
After leaving its Annapolis harbor at 8:30 Wednesday morning, the Widener spent the day criss-crossing the waters off Anne Arundel County —...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Pride will only leave the port of Baltimore for a few months.
Carnival Cruise Lines announced Thursday that its Carnival Pride cruise liner will return to the port of Baltimore in March 2015, after only a brief stint in Florida, thanks to new...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Think Mexico is only for spring breakers on a beach, coconut drink and pink umbrella in hand? Think again.
Adventurous visitors willing to branch out from well-traveled haunts like Puerto Vallarta or the Riviera Maya will be rewarded with singular...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Welcome to my Episode 5 recapo. We are in Vietnam, and Juan Pablo sails down a river that looks like a cesspool while he reflects upon his "adventura."
“I’ve got 11 girls left,” he says, promising that he will keep his eyes open and...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:23 PM
For decades, Kay McConnell and her family joined those who lace up skates and take to Lake Roland in Robert E. Lee Park when winter freezes ice over the former reservoir.
The McConnells' three children were on the ice as young as toddlers, one of them...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:26 PM
When Carnival Cruise Lines decided to leave Baltimore last summer, saying the port had become too expensive because of environmental regulations, it was with substantial regret.
The world's largest cruise line regularly filled its Carnival Pride cruise...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Shippers already have begun diverting cargo from the port of Baltimore because of uncertainty about the ongoing labor contract standoff with the largest dockworkers union.
The port is losing shipments despite assurances from labor and management...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:07 PM
This quirky island, snug in the wine-dark northern Aegean Sea, came alive with tantalizing tales my grandmother spun when I was young. The narratives, some real, others not so much, were a balm.
On school nights, they kept me up past my bedtime....
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:43 PM
A $1 trillion spending bill passed by Congress late Thursday — averting another shutdown by funding the government through October — directs tens of millions of dollars to the port of Baltimore and will keep airport control towers open...