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  • Tibetan monks touring north Baltimore

    Tibetan monks touring north Baltimore
    Visiting Baltimore to promote "universal peace and compassion," Geshe Nawang Tsondy, a Tibetan monk of the Dalai Lama's Drepung lineage, quickly endeared himself to students at Roland Park Country School on Friday . "I wish you all the best on your...
  • Jacksonville Senior Center train garden doubles in size

    Jacksonville Senior Center train garden doubles in size
    The problem with doing a Christmas train garden two years in a row is that people expect bigger and better. And that's just what return visitors to Jacksonville Senior Center's train garden will get. This year's layout is 12-feet by 13-feet and has...
  • Two hikers who were missing in Montana found alive

    Two Virginia veterinarians reported missing while hiking in Glacier National Park were found alive Monday, elated family members and park officials said. "Initial information indicates they are well and will be returning to their families! Yeah!"...
  • Young Victorian Theatre Company moving to Roland Park Country School

    The Young Victorian Theatre Company will be based at Roland Park Country School's Sinex Theater, starting with its performance of Gilbert & Sullivan's operetta "HMS Pinafore" next summer, the school and the theater company confirmed Tuesday. Last month,...
  • Runners' top 12 trails

    Runners' top 12 trails
    Do you feel the nip in the air? Runners do. For them, the advent of fall means more than changing leaves and back to school. Cooler weather and coming races (the Baltimore Running Festival is October 13) make autumn the ideal time to run in the great...
  • Commentary: Bearly able to conceal excitement about bears

    Commentary: Bearly able to conceal excitement about bears
    Since I was a kid, I've spent a lot of time in the woods. My family has camped in state and national parks along the East Coast from Maine to Florida, and I've even hiked relatively short portions of the Appalachian Trail in Maryland, Pennsylvania and...
  • Controversy, too, is harvest of White House garden

    Controversy, too, is harvest of White House garden
    It was while she was serving dinner to her kids in 2008 and their dad was out campaigning for president, that Michelle Obama hatched a modest daydream: a vegetable garden on the White House grounds. She'd recently had a conversation with her children's...
  • 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...
  • Alfresco All-stars

    Alfresco All-stars
    Dig out your wicker basket and checkered blanket, slice the watermelon and pack the cold fried chicken. It’s picnic season. Howard County is filled with scenic places to enjoy these casual open air meals that combine food and friends with nature....
  • Summer playgrounds moved to new locations in Laurel

    Summer playground programs scheduled to begin Monday, June 25 at Bond Mill Elementary, Laurel Elementary and James Harrison Elementary have been relocated because of ongoing construction projects at the schools, according to information released by the...
  • State parks ready to welcome the tents

    Six Maryland state parks will participate in the Great American Backyard Campout on June 23. The national program that encourages families to camp out in "backyards, neighborhoods, communities and parks" will be observed at Sandy Point State Park in...
  • Annie's Playground to be closed temporarily for repairs

    Annie's Playground in Fallston will be closed for repairs during the week of July 9 to 13, according to the Harford County Department of Parks and Recreation. The firm of Leathers and Associates is scheduled to complete repairs on some of the...