| Aug 9, 2011
| 9:49 AM
Carnival Cruise Lines will continue to offer year-round cruises from the Port of Baltimore through August 2013.
The Miami-based cruise line is signing onto an extension of its contract, guaranteeing at least two more years and adding three one-year...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 4:12 PM
It's late on a steamy August morning. Forty scholars and their lecturer have been at their studies for a couple of hours.
One of the more challenging courses in the summer program at Anne Arundel Community College is already well under way.
| May 7, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Gleaming white with twin black smokestacks and a 23-ton red paddle wheel at its stern, the Queen of the Mississippi is an apparition rising more than five stories above the Wicomico River.
Before the month is out, the lines holding it dockside at...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 6:23 AM
If you had Caribbean dreams in your travel plans for this week, they’re fading rapidly into reality with the arrival of Hurricane Irene, a powerful storm that has targeted Puerto RIco, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas and potentially the entire...
| Sep 1, 2011
Bermuda is in the Atlantic Ocean, about 650 miles east of North Carolina. Although the island is only 21 square miles, it has nine parishes and about 75 miles of coastline.
From Baltimore, travelers can visit Bermuda by plane or cruise...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:09 AM
The last time Donald Halverson was on a Liberty ship, he was heading across the Atlantic Ocean, a fresh-faced draftee who would spend the next 21/2 years fighting his way across Germany, France, Italy and North Africa during World War II.
A more recent...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 9:42 AM
A statewide event will once again shine a light on Havre de Grace's historic Concord Point Lighthouse.
Hundreds of lighthouse enthusiasts will descend on the prominent monument at the tip of the city's Promenade, which will be spotlighted during the...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 11:25 AM
Ravens cornerback Chris Carr is everywhere, all at once.
He had played in 97 straight games before being injured in this year's season opener, where he was part of a defense that forced a franchise-record seven turnovers in a 35-7 victory over the...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 12:29 PM
A century ago this April 15, Baltimoreans, like the rest of the world, awakened to the news that the great White Star Liner RMS Titanic, on its maiden voyage to New York, had been in a collision late the night before, hitting an iceberg about 400 miles...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 11:19 AM
It was just one headline among many of its kind in The Baltimore Sun during the 1980s and 1990s: "Baltimore loses round to Va."
The 1995 article noted that the shipping giant Maersk Lines was ending its service between South America and the port of...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Sixty years ago this week, the world's attention was riveted on one man's dream as the liner United States, designed by William Francis Gibbs, steamed eastward across the Atlantic on its maiden voyage.
Known as "The Big U," the liner sailed from New...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Gertrude's has been picked again to represent Maryland in a national promotion for Rainier cherries. For National Rainier Cherry Day on July 11, Northwest Cherries has commissioned one restaurant in each state to create a menu item featuring Rainier...