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  • Fliers question BWI, Southwest response to long summer lines

    Fliers question BWI, Southwest response to long summer lines
    Erin Sharp arrived at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport a little less than two hours before her 9:40 a.m. flight to San Diego on Sunday, timed so that her 11-month-old son would zonk out on the plane and they would arrive home...
  • Vacations by the book

    Vacations by the book
    Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...
  • Some fascinating views from a bridge not far away [Commentary]

    Some fascinating views from a bridge not far away [Commentary]
    Ever since I took my first intercity trip on a train from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C., many, many years ago, I've held a certain fascination for the bridge on which our train crossed the Susquehanna River. The possibility of that same bridge...
  • Towson Scout celebrates birthday on Mount Fuji

    Towson Scout celebrates birthday on Mount Fuji
    Drew Perkoski didn't celebrate his 14th birthday with the usual cake and candles. Instead, he was atop Mount Fuji, tired from his hike, hungry and wondering "How can I breathe better?" he said. "Mount Fuji is, if anything, humbling," he said,...
  • Nearly 35 million Americans to travel for Labor Day, AAA predicts

    Nearly 35 million Americans to travel for Labor Day, AAA predicts
    Nearly 35 million Americans are expected to travel for Labor Day weekend this year, a slight increase over last year and the most since recession-driven declines began in 2008, according to driver advocacy organization AAA Mid-Atlantic. The group...
  • Choosing the best Baltimore lacrosse club

    Choosing the best Baltimore lacrosse club
    Joining a lacrosse club is a huge commitment that involves the entire family, and there are a number of things to consider. There’s the fit between coach and player, the number of practices required and, of course, cost. Maryland Family spoke with...
  • Wedded: Jannette Merritt and Michael Phillips

    Wedded: Jannette Merritt and Michael Phillips
    Date: June 14 Her story: Jannette Merritt, 31, grew up in Owings Mills. She is a technical accounts manager at Livefyre, a social content sharing company, in its New York City office. Her father, Otis Merritt III, a retired warden of the Maryland...
  • Annual 24 Hours of Booty set for weekend start

    Email sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. Monday. Biking Volunteer registration is now open for the 7th Annual 24 Hours of Booty Columbia. This year's charity cycling event is scheduled to roll on the Columbia Gateway Business...
  • Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond

    Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond
    NEW YORK CITY— Kevin Liles is riding high. On a bright August afternoon, the Baltimore-born entertainment mogul is ensconced 35 stories above midtown Manhattan, enjoying lunch at one of the city's most exclusive hotels, the Mandarin Oriental....
  • Vacation a chance to reconnect with my kids [Commentary]

    Vacation a chance to reconnect with my kids [Commentary]
    Sometimes I think vacation can be more tiring than working, but I wouldn't trade the fun I had last week for anything. My kids' day care closes for two separate weeks each summer, and my husband and I each cover a week of it. Last week was my week,...
  • Vacation Bible school blasts off to time of Genesis [Loch Raven]

    What better way to spend summer vacation than blasting off to outer space. About 45 kids did just that on an imaginary trip at vacation Bible school at Loch Raven Presbyterian Church. Their space probe took the kids back in time to witness the creation of...
  • Leagues filling up fast for winter, spring sports

    Email sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. Monday. Basketball Celebration Church's 13U boy's basketball team is looking for dedicated and hard working basketball players for its year-round team. The team will practice twice...