| Apr 27, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Ocean City's Springfest sets summer in motion. The four-day event, in its 22nd year, begins May 3 and features live entertainment headlined by The Fabulous Hubcaps, Loretta Lynn, Eddie Money and Survivor. (Loretta Lynn concert is...
| May 2, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Print this list out and keep it with you at all times. You never know when you'll have the opportunity to check another item off your list.
1. Enjoy cinema al fresco ___
2. See a movie at The Senator Theatre -- while you still can ___
3. Spend a...
| Mar 15, 2012
Even as they turn 100, Washington's cherry trees in full bloom remain as wondrously beautiful as ever — which explains why more than a million people are expected to come gaze at them over the next five weeks.
D.C.'s annual Cherry Blossom Festival,...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:30 PM
I died and went to heaven.
No wait, it's just Camden Yards, easily mistaken Thursday night as the place where all good Orioles fans who have spent the last 15 years in purgatory go to get their just rewards.
The O's were not just back in town, they were...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 1:49 PM
Maura Gillespie turns the corner beside her desk and unlocks a door to the balcony. Laid out below her, perfectly symmetrical, is the National Mall, with the Washington Monument rising like an exclamation point at the end of the expanse.
"People say it's...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 11:56 AM
When Jennifer Pharr Davis makes her way though Maryland on the Appalachian Trail this summer, don't blink or you'll miss her.
The North Carolina hiking specialist is trying to break her own speed record of 57 days, 8 hours, 35 minutes — an...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:42 PM
If you're easily startled by big, low-flying airplanes, you'll need to get a good grip on the steering wheel Monday.
NASA will be starting a monthlong campaign of air pollution sampling, using a four-engine turboprop P-3B Orion to skim 1,000 feet over...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 12:15 PM
This week Watchdog brings you an update on a problem that has yet to be fixed.
Update: The fence around the Washington Monument in Mount Vernon has not been repaired.
Several months ago, Jean Renalds called Watchdog with concerns about the fence. The...
| Nov 22, 2010
NOV. 19 - 21
FIRST ANNUAL WreathFEST Neighborhood: Brooklyn Park Area When: Nov. 19: 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 20: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Nov. 21: noon- 5 p.m. (winners announced at 1 p.m.) Venue: Chesapeake Arts Center 194 Hammonds Lane,...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 6:18 AM
| Jul 12, 2011
| 6:59 AM
Barry H. Landau has rubbed elbows with presidents, helped plan inaugurations, and claims one of the largest collections of Oval Office memorabilia outside museums and presidential libraries. His Manhattan apartment includes a collection of china from...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 4:42 AM
At the Maryland Historical Society, they're calling it the Great Cupcake Caper.
Before being arrested by police on Saturday and charged with stealing dozens of historical documents, author and collector Barry H. Landau had brought cupcakes for the...