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  • For Pikesville-raised Becky Perlow, path around world winds upward to Mount Kilimanjaro

    For Pikesville-raised Becky Perlow, path around world winds upward to Mount Kilimanjaro
    For Becky Perlow, the next destination looms 19,341 feet above sea level. The goal? Reaching the top of Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro, located 3 degrees south of the equator and deemed by many the highest free-standing and "walkable" mountain in the world....
  • BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge

    BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge
    Fewer fliers passed through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in 2013 than in the previous year, ending a three-year streak of record-setting travel at the state's largest airport. The decline of 0.8 percent, announced by...
  • Varsity roundup: Top-ranked City defeats Douglass, 79-50, in boys basketball

    Blair Davis scored 17 points and Juwan Grant had 15 as top-ranked City outscored visiting Douglass 29-12 in the fourth quarter and won, 79-50, in boys basketball Tuesday night. The Knights (19-0) are three games away from a perfect season. City travels...
  • Art of discovery takes MICA president to Guatemala

    Art of discovery takes MICA president to Guatemala
    Who knew that a man renowned for his progressive-minded accomplishments in advancing an educational institution would prefer to spend his leisure exploring underdeveloped lands and ancient civilizations? That, in a nutshell, describes Maryland Institute...
  • Online retailer bambeco wants to make the world a greener place, one room at a time

    Online retailer bambeco wants to make the world a greener place, one room at a time
    Susan Aplin worked behind the scenes for two decades helping run some of the biggest retail stores around — Williams-Sonoma, Sports Authority, Staples, The Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Pottery Barn. But it wasn't until she and friend Carolyn...
  • Terps women's coach Brenda Frese's farewell to Duke falls on special day

    Terps women's coach Brenda Frese's farewell to Duke falls on special day
    Feb. 17, 2008, is a day Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese will hold dear for the rest of her life, and it has virtually nothing to do with the Terps' victory over Duke that afternoon. Sure, it was the last time Maryland won at Cameron...
  • CaringOn gives back to cancer caregivers

    CaringOn gives back to cancer caregivers
    After her first round of breast cancer treatment, Judy Davanzo was troubled by the appearance of her husband. "At the end of it, he just looked beat," says Davanzo, a 47-year-old Timonium mother of two. "That struck me." Even when she felt well enough...
  • A wine and chocolate getaway

    A wine and chocolate getaway
    If a pretty, clear-skies day inspires you to embark upon a back-roads weekend day trip with your favorite road companion, consider a jaunt that involves wine and chocolates. Start with a trip to the Harford Vineyard & Winery, and pick up a bottle of...
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 2, Episode 11

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 2, Episode 11
    "From the lion's den to a pack of wolves. When you're fresh meat, kill and throw them something fresher." -- Frank Underwood Frank faces questions from Special Prosecutor Heather Dunbar about his link to the campaign contributions, and, more...
  • Panama Canal opened markets for Carroll farmers [Column]

    The Panama Canal officially opened on Aug. 14, 1914, when the SS Ancon sailed the newly constructed 48-mile waterway from the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean. That path linking the two bodies of water on the Isthmus of Panama is mentioned a number of...
  • Federal cuts pinch Marylanders' income

    Federal cuts pinch Marylanders' income
    Tammy Woodard lost pay and paid time off last year to federal budget tightening, which meant she had to tighten her family's budget — and continues to do so now in fear of future cuts. For the Aberdeen Proving Ground employee, it is a personal hit....
  • Gregory Thornton announced as new city schools chief

    Gregory Thornton announced as new city schools chief
    Before a crowd of students, education leaders and activists, new Baltimore schools CEO Gregory Thornton said Tuesday that he was "coming home" to Maryland, where he will take the helm of one of the state's lowest-performing but highest-profile school...