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Tourism and Leisure

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  • An Inner Harbor for locals [Letter]

    Dan Rodricks is firing on all cylinders again in his recent column championing the idea that the Inner Harbor should not just be a tourist attraction and something that the city can squeeze ever more revenue out of but something that becomes a part of...
  • Tourism rises in Garrett County, Deep Creek Lake area

    Tourism rises in Garrett County, Deep Creek Lake area
    Tourism gains boosted Garrett County and the Deep Creek Lake area during the last fiscal year, the result of record accommodations sales for the county and a sharp increase in tourism sales tax revenue, according to the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce....
  • Patapsco Valley parks not suited to be Heritage Tourism Area [Letter]

    There was no "misperception" about Patapsco Heritage Greenway. The Friends of Patapsco Valley and Heritage Greenway organization tried to create a Maryland Heritage Tourism Area by that name back in the 1990s. As I understand it, by 2000, numerous local...
  • HdG celebrates Halloween with annual parade Wednesday

    Happy Halloween, dear readers, Coming Thursday, Oct. 31. In celebration, the annual Havre de Grace Halloween Parade begins at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Washington Street and Congress Avenue. Dress in costume and register by 6 p.m. with the sponsor, Havre de...
  • So many Halloween events, it's scary [Mostly Main Street]

    Halloween is coming to the historic district in a big way this year. Festivities start this weekend, and it seems like the whole town is prepared to be scared. They are busing people in for the start of the "HallowRead" book convention on Friday, Oct....
  • Caesars acknowledges federal probe, says won't affect Baltimore plans

    Caesars acknowledges federal probe, says won't affect Baltimore plans
    The parent company of Baltimore's casino said Monday that one of its businesses is the subject of a federal investigation into money laundering and that it was pulling out of a $1 billion casino venture in Boston. But officials at Caesars Entertainment...
  • Washington Monument set to undergo $5 million in repairs

    Washington Monument set to undergo $5 million in repairs
    From its cavernous subterranean vault, Baltimore's Washington Monument seems every bit its nearly 200 years. Plaster chips and crumbles to the touch. Mortar sealing together thousands of bricks and stones is deteriorating into sand. A mildewy odor fills...
  • Havre de Grace man offers a new telling of the old Thanksgiving story

    Havre de Grace man offers a new telling of the old Thanksgiving story
    In 1620, 393 Novembers ago, a small ship was being rocked and tossed in the cold North Atlantic. And on board were its captain and Ship's Master, Christopher Jones, Pilgrim leaders: William Bradford, William Brewster, Myles Standish, 101 English men,...
  • In Annapolis, spirits move Halloween revelers through city's history

    In Annapolis, spirits move Halloween revelers through city's history
    Annapolis is a town rich in history, and its reputed ghosts are certainly part of the state capital's lore. There's the spirit of Reverdy Johnson, a politician and lawyer who died at the governor's mansion in 1876; and plasterer Thomas Dance, who...
  • Cruise lines unaffected by Baltimore port strike

    Cruise lines unaffected by Baltimore port strike
    Striking longshoremen at the port of Baltimore worked at least one cruise ship Thursday as their stoppage closed the port's cargo terminals for a second day. Royal Caribbean International's Grandeur of the Seas arrived for its regular sailing,...
  • Fabulous fall getaways

    As warm afternoons give way to cool, crisp evenings, cities awaken from their summer nap, abuzz with new openings, performances and cultural events. Vibrantly hued country roads become stamping grounds for food festivals, wine tours and leaf peepers....
  • Howard opens new playground at Western Regional Park

    Howard opens new playground at Western Regional Park
    Western Regional Park has a new climbing playground for children to enjoy, County Executive Ken Ulman announced last week. The new playground, for use by older children, comprises a large net climber, two climbing boulders, two climber "sky runners" and...