| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:55 AM
100 Years Ago
Cows as collateral
Ad in the Times: "Quick Loans — $10.00 and up; On furniture, pianos, livestock, real estate, etc., in city or country; Baltimore Investment Co. 319 N. Howard St. Second floor."
75 Years Ago
| May 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Ocean City, Md., is the fourth most-searched location among Americans looking for vacation homes online, according to website traffic from Trulia collected over a 12-month period ending March 31, 2013.
Cape May, N.J., the county encompassing that state&...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 12:22 PM
TripAdvisor has announced the winners of its 2013 Travelers' Choice awards for lodging and three Baltimore hotels are among those recognized by the travel website.
The awards are based on millions of reviews and feedback from travelers who rated more...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Johnnie Ponzie, a retired business consultant and former longtime Ednor Gardens resident, died Dec. 8 of a heart attack at his home in Whitesboro, N.J. He was 66.
The son of a railroader and a homemaker, Johnnie Ponzie was born in Pine Bluff, Ark., and...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Chuck Berry at the Howard Theatre
The legendary Chuck Berry is part of the lineup of performers celebrating the reopening of Washington's historic Howard Theatre. The Howard began a $29 million renovation in 2010 and reopened this month....
| Jan 20, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Any time is a good time for a deal. But it feels especially nice in winter. Here are a few offers for travel in some of the coldest — and sweetest — months of the year.
Maryland The Tilghman Island Inn, on (you guessed it) Tilghman Island, is...
| Nov 3, 2011
Lancaster County, Pa.
Take a journey to the 1800s and spend some time with Baltimore's favorite bard at 'Poe Evermore.' Guests are greeted at the Mount Hope Estate and Winery by Frederick Rauch and led to a series of small theater rooms,...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 11:27 AM
ABBA The Concert
You've seen the movie and the musical, so why not see the tribute concert to the 1970s Swedish pop group? Dance and sing along to hits such as "Mamma Mia!," "Dancing Queen," "Waterloo," and more. Named "the best ABBA tribute...
| May 5, 2012
| 6:23 PM
The screams of joy from Monica Lawler could be heard across the cavernous clubhouse at Pimlico shortly after the Kentucky Derby ended Saturday.
She and her father, Bob Lawler, put money on No. 19, I'll Have Another, who had just won the first leg of...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Food & Wine magazine recently named Ocean City among its list of "America's Best Boardwalks."
The online listing - I couldn't find it in their magazine issue - puts O.C. pretty close to top - in the Top 10, for sure, and possibly the Top 3.
| Jul 8, 2011
| 3:56 PM
On the evening of Feb. 2, 1942, an unarmed tanker with 66,000 barrels of crude oil on board was steaming in the Atlantic, about 90 miles off Ocean City. Without warning, it was struck by German torpedoes. The attack set the W.L. Steed ablaze, and sank it;...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 12:29 PM
It's the height of summer, so don't miss out on these family-friendly excursions:
Global Fusion Festival: Journey to Philadelphia for one day of non-stop entertainment that celebrates bringing diverse communities together for a cultural...