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  • Tea Party politician who gave John Waters a ride finds new book 'kind of shocking'

    Tea Party politician who gave John Waters a ride finds new book 'kind of shocking'
    It's one of those scenarios that would be hard to believe in a movie.  As John Waters embarked on the cross-country hitchhiking trip that is memorialized in his recently published book, "Carsick," a 20-year-old Tea Party-affiliated legislator from...
  • Churches open doors for vacation Bible schools [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Churches open doors for vacation Bible schools [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
    Summer break began last week, and local churches are registering students now for vacation Bible school. St. James United Methodist Church, at 12470 Old Frederick Road (Route 99) in Marriottsville, is trying something different this year: its VBS,...
  • Cruise ship Pearl Mist to embark on maiden voyage

    Cruise ship Pearl Mist to embark on maiden voyage
    Nearly eight years after it was ordered, the cruise ship Pearl Mist will embark finally on its maiden voyage Wednesday from Baltimore's Inner Harbor, ending the vessel's protracted saga. The 335-foot cruise ship, which spent the past year being finished...
  • City's cable-access relaunches with HGTV-style fare, increased budget

    City's cable-access relaunches with HGTV-style fare, increased budget
    On Wednesday, Baltimore will relaunch its publicly owned TV station, shifting its focus from broadcasts of government meetings to CharmTV, a showcase for city restaurants, businesses and neighborhoods. City leaders see an opportunity to counteract...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center These activities are being offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. Red, white and blue social The event will feature Trudi Marie Woomer performing country music at 12:30 p.m....
  • Close but no cigars after vacation trip to Cuba

    Close but no cigars after vacation trip to Cuba
    It was an adventure of a lifetime. On June 1, about 40 members of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce returned from an eight-night, nine-day trip to Cuba. The cultural exchange trip offered a look into a country many Americans do not get a chance...
  • Howard County family embarks on trip around the world

    Howard County family embarks on trip around the world
    Tim and Julie Rivenbark had a house, two kids and jobs they loved. But the Howard County couple also had a yearning for more experiences and fewer things. "We were doing what we thought was the American dream," says Tim Rivenbark. It took a couple...
  • Teething baby doesn't curtail family adventure

    Teething baby doesn't curtail family adventure
    Eight months and one week. That's how long it took my daughter, Sarla, to get her first tooth. And the teething started the day we took a seven-hour flight across the pond to Europe. A first for her, a first for me, just one of several new firsts for my...
  • Fourth of July in N. Baltimore is for fire trucks and cupcakes

    Fourth of July in N. Baltimore is for fire trucks and cupcakes
    The Fourth of July will be a busy holiday for Melinda Frame. She will be in Mount Washington and Cape Cod the same day. Every July 4, Frame is Mount Washington's queen of cupcakes, collecting as many as 1,000 home-baked or store-bought cupcakes from...
  • 'We've got no plane,' Buck Showalter says, as Orioles mull travel options

    'We've got no plane,' Buck Showalter says, as Orioles mull travel options
    After the Orioles completed a four-game sweep of the Texas Rangers with a 5-2 win Thursday night, the real battle began. The plane that was supposed to take them to Boston for Friday’s series opener against the Red Sox wasn't expected to arrive in...
  • In competitive rodeo, Harford Tech graduate is quick to learn the ropes

    In competitive rodeo, Harford Tech graduate is quick to learn the ropes
    At 5:30 a.m. every summer day, when most high school students are catching up on sleep lost during the school year, Austin Weinreich is already up and dressed in his plaid shirt, blue jeans, cowboy hat and a belt buckle so big that it wouldn't seem out of...
  • Peter Allen Denzer, Fells Point bar owner

    Peter Allen Denzer, Fells Point bar owner
    Peter Allen Denzer, founder of Peter's Inn in Fells Point and a motorcycle enthusiast, died June 30 at his home in Hedgesville, W.Va. He took his own life after a lengthy struggle with Parkinson's disease. He was 67. "His mantra was to drive fast and...