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  • Sara Dimmick to wed David Burya

    Richard and Julia Dimmick of Jarrettsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara, to David Burya, son of Ida Stratton of Mohave Valley, Ariz., and Eugene Burya of Spokane, Wash. Dimmick, a graduate of North Harford High School and Florida State...
  • Letter: Symphony Woods was always meant to be a well-used, central park

    In 1963, I headed the Rouse Company Planning Team that envisioned a large, central park adjacent to the Town Center commercial district and the eventual Columbia Plan designated the entire 50-plus acres as permanent open space. At the urging of the...
  • The white advocate for the Harlem Renaissance

    The white advocate for the Harlem Renaissance
    For more that two decades, author Emily Bernard has been fascinated by Carl Van Vechten, a white man who played a seminal — and controversial — role in the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s. She was in turns appalled by Vechten's...
  • Baltimore's new waterfront

    Baltimore's new waterfront
    Baltimore's reservoirs soon will no longer be needed to store the city's supply of drinking water. To meet a 2006 federal water safety rule to protect drinking water from contaminants, the city plans to install underground tanks to replace its...
  • FBI says New York bomb suspect considered Baltimore target

    FBI says New York bomb suspect considered Baltimore target
    A man accused of plotting to attack the Federal Reserve in New York considered striking a lightly guarded military installation in Baltimore, according to authorities. Quazi Mohammad Reswanul Ahsan Nafis, a 21-year-old Bangladeshi national, was...
  • Letter: Symphony Woods' open space should not be sacrificed for the arts

    The new CA Symphony Woods plan is much, much larger than the original plan approved by the Planning Board. It has multiple theaters, three restaurants, a conference center, a possible new CA headquarters, multiple elevated walkways (about 600 feet and 1,...
  • New proposal for Columbia

    Decades ago, developer James W. Rouse looked at a rundown industrial waterfront in downtown Baltimore and saw the makings of an attraction called Harborplace at the Inner Harbor. Now a former Rouse employee looks at an expanse of woods in downtown...
  • Top-of-the-line tourist attraction

    Top-of-the-line tourist attraction
    — Is it any wonder that a city renowned for its lofty skyscrapers has created a stunning park in the sky? The High Line Park, a 1930s-era elevated rail line, has been transformed into vibrant green space, perched some 30 feet above Manhattan. There...
  • Winter deals clear paths to travel

    Winter deals clear paths to travel
    Any time is a good time for a deal. But it feels especially nice in winter. Here are a few offers for travel in some of the coldest — and sweetest — months of the year. Maryland The Tilghman Island Inn, on (you guessed it) Tilghman Island, is...
  • Day Trip

    Philadelphia NHL Winter Classic The summer home of the Philadelphia Phillies, Citizens Bank Park, will be turned into a full-size ice rink for the NHL's fifth annual Winter Classic. Start your New Year's Eve with the Winter Classic Alumni Game, where...
  • English cottage revival in Homeland

    English cottage revival in Homeland
    John and Leila Juracek's British friends tell them their 1929 Tudor Revival house in Baltimore's Homeland neighborhood is more like an English cottage than the country cottages in England. The L-shaped exterior is of 18-inch-thick stone dressed in ivy...
  • 'Project Runway' recap: City scapes and inspiration

     
    Janell reports on last night's Project Runway. And makes me wish I was a lot funnier, as per usual:Previously, Ivy became a national nightmare, but then we woke up and she was still eliminated. Oh, and so was Christopher. Now,......