| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Harrison Trains LLC presents a train garden at Richardson's Farm Market, 5900 Ebenezer Rd. in White Marsh. The second annual garden is noteworthy not just for the seasonal magic it conveys. It is the promise to deliver love and hope to ailing children...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Winning state championships is old hat now to Perryville High School's marching band, a distinction its members and directors proudly accept.
Making this the band's seventh title since 2004, the Panthers Marching Band won its fifth consecutive...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Unlike Andy Rooney, who once said, “I don’t like food that is too carefully arranged; it makes me think that the chef spent too much time arranging and too little time cooking. If I wanted a picture I’d buy a painting,” many of...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Raise a glass to Brad Keselowski, NASCAR's Wild Child.
Just be careful you don't choke on the beer bong. And watch your fingers when popping open that bottle of champagne.
Keselowski, NASCAR's version of Bluto from Animal House, is the life of the...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Ever wonder about the grand marshals of the afternoon parade at Magic Kingdom? A family motors down Main Street, waving mindlessly at folks who don't know them from Adam. What makes them so special?
I accidentally found out on a recent visit. Most of my...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, which opened May 28 at Magic Kingdom, is quintessential Disney: Based on the 1937 movie "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," the ride has the requisite storyline. The faces of the movie dwarfs are replicated in audio-animatronic...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:13 PM
It's shiny, curvy, hilly, stealthy, Sleepy, Grumpy and Doc. The latest coaster in Disney's collection, the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, balances fun elements with a tiny pinch of peril.
The Magic Kingdom ride, the final phase of the Fantasyland expansion,...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:23 AM
After months of chatter about MagicBands and weeks of testing at Walt Disney World, I had my first full day of the MyMagic+ experience.
I wasn't expecting to give a grade of A+ to FastPass+. The Disney system that allows visitors to make reservations...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Cinderella Castle has a new look, but it's only temporary.
Cranes have been surrounding the Magic Kingdom icon, and workers have even been spotted during the day, giving the castle a new paint job. Notable to passers-by are turret tops that now appear...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Runners from around the world will be migrating to Central Florida and donning tiaras this week for the 2014 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World.
The runDisney series event begins Thursday with the Disney Fit for a Princess Expo...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:24 PM
It's a Small World started as a way to promote global harmony, but 50 years later the Disney ride may be more famous for a theme song that's hard for visitors to forget — even when they want to.
The cheery tune about laughter, hopes, fears,...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Disney's It's a Small World ride is turning 50, and it received a global birthday party on Thursday.
A segment on "Good Morning America," broadcast on Disney-owned ABC, showed groups from Disney theme parks and other locations singing the well-worn...