| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Visitors celebrating Virginia's 80th Historic Garden Week at the Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont might not immediately see a connection to Baltimore.
The American painter, known for his portraiture, hailed from Detroit. His home, recognized...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Steven Leibowitz is trying to run as fast as he can, but the trail is muddy and tree roots are hiding under the soil, slowing him down. Now there's a stream blocking his path, with no way to cross, save a few widely spaced rocks. But Leibowitz can't...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Baltimore's Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, site of a key battle in the War of 1812 and birthplace of "The Star Spangled Banner," will be in the spotlight during many of the Star Spangled Sailabration events June 13 to 19.
| Mar 17, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Most of the boys and girls scattered across the turf Saturday for the grand opening of Blandair Park weren't born at its inception.
The children, with their lacrosse sticks and football helmets, waited to try out the fields and playground as the...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 12:03 PM
It's spring break for many students, and area amusement parks are ready to take visitors for a ride — up, down, sideways and backwards.
Marylanders can take a day or weekend trip to one of these six theme parks, all within a few hours' drive of...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Lucy Lou can't talk, but the 2-year-old pit bull mix would love a fenced, supervised dog park in Hampden, says her owner, JoAnna Knight.
Knight and her daughter, Starla Wigfall, 9, were among 10 people who attended a meeting at Christian Love Baptist...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 7:10 PM
A state park will be closed to the public for three days next month while world leaders gather nearby at the Camp David presidential retreat for the G-8 Summit, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
The move is highly unusual, and...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 10:12 AM
Space Shuttle Discovery, National Air and Space Museum
The space shuttle Discovery soared around the Washington Monument and the White House in a salute to the nation's capital Tuesday before landing for the last time near its new home at...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 11:55 PM
The thought of exercising anything more than good judgment on New Year's Day is probably the last thing many people want to do. Traditionally, it's a day of rest -- and for some recovery -- and watching football.
That still will be the case for some, but...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 11:16 AM
Monday, 1:30 p.m.-2 p.m., 969 State Park Road, Swanton. Learn about species of turtles found in Garrett County. Explore the shell from the inside out and touch the resident reptiles. Cost: free. Information; 301-387-7067, email@example.com....
| Jan 11, 2012
| 3:12 AM
Underwater surveys of the shoreline along a state park in Southern Maryland turned up eight more World War II-era military explosives, according to fire officials.
More than 18 pieces of military ordnance — artillery shells — have been...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley wants to spend nearly $23 million to improve Maryland's often-maligned state parks, proposing widespread renovations for a system that critics say has been deteriorating for more than a decade.
The money would go toward highly...