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In its fifth year, the Park Quest program run by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources closed its registration for 1,000 families last Monday in less than two hours. Told that the spots went as fast as Springsteen tickets, program director Barb...
Tags: Tourism and Leisure, State Parks, Facebook, Patapsco
The city of Laurel was awarded a 2012 Playful City USA award by the KaBoom organization, the city's fourth award in three years. Five cities in Maryland and 213 cities nationwide received Playful City USA awards this year. KaBoom, which sponsors funding...
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Baltimore's historic park system ranks 15th among the nation's 40 largest cities in a new rating released Wednesday, which credits the city's foresight in carving out public spaces over the past two centuries but faults its more recent leadership for...
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...
Tags: Dalai Lama, Buddhism, India, Students, Customs and Tradition
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....
Tags: Lakes and Ponds, Tourism and Leisure, State Parks, Pets, Fishing
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...
Whether it's a wedding on the beach, a White Marlin fishing tournament, muscle car shows or ocean baptisms during the annual Jesus at the Beach festival, Ocean City isn't afraid to mix things up a bit. The resort offers an ample dose of tradition, yet...
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...
— 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...
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. Officials...
Are your children looking for summer fun with an artistic focus? Why not try creating your own summer camp from the many offerings available at the Montpelier Art Center. Choose from classes such as animation, creative writing, comic books, ceramics,...
Tags: Material Science, Concerts, Tourism and Leisure, Music, Laurel
The Anne Arundel County school board voted unanimously Wednesday to oppose the city of Annapolis' efforts to build a parking garage and mixed-use development on land adjacent to Annapolis Elementary School, echoing sentiments of some residents who have...
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