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  • Sea & stay: Cruises vie to offer onboard recreation

    Sea & stay: Cruises vie to offer onboard recreation
    Above Deck 17 on the Norwegian Getaway, a father and young son wearing safety harnesses work their way around a ropes course, taking careful steps on a web of narrow beams, winding their fingers through a rope net for balance. Up ahead, a woman is...
  • Who's footing the bill for Obamas' China trip? [Letter]

    Who's footing the bill for Obamas' China trip? [Letter]
    Michelle Obama and her daughters will visit China for eight days during the girls' spring break. Although I am a retired teacher and believe that education is of utmost importance, I am a bit curious as to the purpose of this trip. Educational...
  • Five questions for Carnival cruise executive Terry Thornton

    Five questions for Carnival cruise executive Terry Thornton
    When Carnival Cruise Lines decided to leave Baltimore last summer, saying the port had become too expensive because of environmental regulations, it was with substantial regret. The world's largest cruise line regularly filled its Carnival Pride cruise...
  • Neither quickly nor quietly [Commentary]

    Neither quickly nor quietly  [Commentary]
    I must start with a confession: This scares me. When the Baltimore Sun offered me the chance to contribute a series of six columns "focusing on issues of women in business ... offering analysis, insight and advice," I wondered: Can I do it? As an...
  • 'The Bachelor' recap: The Women Tell All

    'The Bachelor' recap: The Women Tell All
    Are you ready to meet "The most memorable women from the most controversial season of 'The Bachelor'?" If so, then you should find the women from someone else's season because all we have here are Juan Pablo's unmemorable girls. Juan Pablo brought all the...
  • There's a bittersweet love story behind author Patty Dann's sequel to 'Mermaids' [Hudson's Corner]

    On a recent Thursday evening, my husband and I went to The Ivy Bookshop to hear Patty Dann read from her latest novel, "Starfish" (Greenpoint Press, 2013). It's the sequel to Dann's novel "Mermaids," known to many through its popular movie adaptation...
  • Snow-covered fields await sports activities [Maryland City]

    As the snow slowly melts, one hardly believes that the outdoor sports fields will soon be alive with action and hundreds of soccer and baseball players. Beginning next week or as soon as the snow cover melts and the fields dry out, travel soccer teams...
  • EPA rule could hurt Baltimore port [Commentary]

    EPA rule could hurt Baltimore port [Commentary]
    The Port of Baltimore sits on the cusp of major advancements. This year marks the highly anticipated completion of an eight-year project to widen the Panama Canal, which is expected to bring a major boost in cargo shipments to Baltimore, one of only two...
  • Red Sox trip a family affair for O's prospect Mike Yastrzemski

    Red Sox trip a family affair for O's prospect Mike Yastrzemski
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Orioles prospect Mike Yastrzemski walked onto the field at jetBlue Park on Sunday morning and was immediately surrounded by media from both the Baltimore and Boston areas. It was no surprise, since the he had been added to the...
  • Marion C. Cohen, arts patron

    Marion C. Cohen, arts patron
    Marion C. Cohen, a former Roland Park resident and patron of the arts who was a granddaughter of President Grover Cleveland, died Feb. 21 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., of complications from a fall. She was 87. The daughter...
  • Orioles face Red Sox for first time this spring in Fort Myers

    Orioles face Red Sox for first time this spring in Fort Myers
    SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles will head down to Fort Myers today for their first spring meeting with the Boston Red Sox at JetBlue Park. Left-hander Brian Matusz will start for the Orioles.  He was originally scheduled to fly to Philadelphia to...
  • Brian Matusz throws two scoreless innings in first exhibition start

    Brian Matusz throws two scoreless innings in first exhibition start
    FORT MYERS, Fla. – Left-hander Brian Matusz pitched two scoreless innings in his first start of the exhibition season, but the Orioles suffered their first loss in three Grapefruit League games, 8-6, to the Boston Red Sox at JetBlue Stadium....