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  • More holiday travel expected despite gas prices

    More holiday travel expected despite gas prices
    More Marylanders will take holiday trips this year, and most will drive — even though gas prices are the highest they have ever been entering the holiday season, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. "Gas prices do not appear to be deterring motorists...
  • To stay competitive, BWI 'moves at the speed of business'

    To stay competitive, BWI 'moves at the speed of business'
    Massive girders and freshly poured concrete form a bump in the middle of the low-slung terminal, almost as if BWI Marshall Airport is expecting. In a way, it is. Before next summer, a glassed-in walkway, new shops and a modern security checkpoint will...
  • Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock: Catch the holiday spirit with a tour of Waverly Mansion

    Happy Thanksgiving, and welcome to the official start of the holiday season! As you can imagine, the community calendar is bursting with seasonal activities next weekend. Over at Waverly Mansion, 2300 Waverly Mansion Drive, in Marriottsville, the...
  • Ellicott City: Glimpse of county's past in annual Holiday House Tour

    The Howard County Historical Society is starting the holiday season in grand style with its 36th annual Holiday House Tour on Sunday, Dec. 9, from 1 to 6 p.m. Five privately owned historic properties in Ellicott City will be decked out in their...
  • Have a merry time dressed as Santa

    New York City SantaCon 2012 It's that time of year to find your best Santa outfit and head to New York City to frolic, drink and be merry with thousands of other Santa look-alikes. The annual event, which originated in San Francisco in 1994, begins...
  • Carroll County Farm Museum decks the halls for 'Twelve Days' theme

    Carroll County Farm Museum decks the halls for 'Twelve Days' theme
    On the 10th day of Christmas, someone's true love gave them 10 lords a leaping. At the Carroll County Farm Museum, in Westminster, that gift was a little bit challenging for Beverly Rose and Dorothy Duerr, who were tasked with displaying that scene in...
  • Ellicott City: Put on your engineer's cap for the Festival of Trains

    The B&O Railroad Museum, Ellicott City Station, is closed on Thanksgiving Day but opens on Friday, Nov. 23, with its annual Holiday Festival of Trains. This exhibit will run until Jan. 27 from Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This exhibit...
  • Marylanders poised to begin annual Thanksgiving travel

    Marylanders poised to begin annual Thanksgiving travel
    Mara Kaminowitz knows the roads. That's why the professional mapmaker and her husband will be taking the train to New York City to celebrate Thanksgiving with family. "That's our strategy for how to deal with holiday traffic — avoid I-95 at all...
  • Information box

    What: Howard County Historical Society's 36th Annual Holiday House Tour When: Sunday, Dec. 9, starting at 1 p.m., lasting five or six hours. Transportation: Eyre buses will pick up participants at the Miller Branch of the Howard County Public Library in...
  • Holiday House Tour features five magnificent Ellicott City buildings

    Holiday House Tour features five magnificent Ellicott City buildings
    The annual Holiday House Tour organized by the Howard County Historical Society offers a peek inside some of the county's most magnificent and historic homes. The buildings are lavishly decorated for the holidays, and the owners are usually delighted to...
  • Get your jingle on at these Laurel holiday happening

    Holiday candlelight tours — Fri., Dec. 7 and Sat., Dec. 8, 6-9 p.m., Montpelier Mansion, 9650 Muirkirk Road. Music, candlelight and traditional holiday greens. Local garden clubs display decorations throughout house; area performers entertain...
  • Hudson's Corner: Derecho serves as metaphor for some sudden, devastating events of summer

    Summers seem to whiz by faster every year. In many ways, this summer was defined by the late June derecho. Some area homeowners and Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. are still trying to sort out the damage, repair homes and gardens, and make things more storm-...