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  • Escape plan: Love by the glass

    Escape plan: Love by the glass
    They say wine gets better with age, and although Virginia Wine Week is only two years old, it is an event worth waiting for. The event continues throughout this week and weekend, and celebrates "Love by the Glass," a statewide promotion that features...
  • Civil war events

    Civil war events
    Sesquicentennial events abound as the four-year observance of the Civil War begins this week. Here's a sampler of those upcoming in the next few months: Maryland Baltimore, April 15-17: Commemorative events, living-history exhibits and a grand...
  • Regional amusement parks: Fun for all

    Regional amusement parks: Fun for all
    Think amusement parks are just for kids? Think again. There's nothing like screaming aboard a careening roller coaster, gorging on funnel cake and popcorn, or splashing in a spray of water to bring out your inner child. The advent of spring means...
  • Day Trips: From arts to action sports

    Philadelphia "X-tink-shun" exhibit at the Philadelphia Zoo Featuring puppets by the Jim Henson Company, "X-tink-shun" has characters of endangered or extinct species stationed throughout the zoo, educating visitors about the plight of their particular...
  • Dr. John L. Pitts

    Dr. John L. Pitts
    Dr. John Leake Pitts, a retired pediatrician who during a long career in public health had been the acting Anne Arundel County health officer, died of cancer Wednesday at his Annapolis Roads home. He was 85. Born in Roanoke, Va., he was the son of John...
  • InsideMDSports: N.C. point guard Madison Jones 'very interested' in Terps

    InsideMDSports: N.C. point guard Madison Jones 'very interested' in Terps
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. Mark Turgeon's efforts to strengthen his backcourt took him to Raleigh, N.C., last week, when he...
  • Tony Ray Hicks, costume director

    Tony Ray Hicks, costume director
    Tony Ray Hicks, a theatrical costume director, died of a heart attack March 17 at Maryland General Hospital. The Hamilton resident was 45. Born in Bristol, Tenn., he was the son of Linda Faye Hicks, a homemaker, and Raymond Haskell Hicks, a farmer. He...
  • Dance's career impresses some, worries others

    Dance's career impresses some, worries others
    When S. Dallas Dance was searching for his first teaching job out of college, he was hired by a Virginia high school principal nearly twice his age. Just a decade later, after a meteoric career rise that impresses some and worries others, Dance has ended...
  • Baltimore County's new schools chief won over skeptics in Houston

    Baltimore County's new schools chief won over skeptics in Houston
    In the crowded glass and steel lobby of the Houston school headquarters, Principal Susan Monaghan paused briefly to touch the shoulder of her boss, a man with far less experience in the education field and young enough to have been her student. "I am OK,...
  • The rise (and rights) of same-sex couples

    The rise (and rights) of same-sex couples
    If Maryland lawmakers needed greater evidence that the time has come to legalize same-sex marriage in the state, they need look no further than the 51 percent increase in same-sex couples reported this week by the U.S. Census. This isn't a population...
  • Frances Mason, co-founder of Glenelg Country School, dies at 91

    Frances Wellford Mason, of Ellicott City, dedicated her life to causes she was passionate about — animals and education. So it was perhaps not surprising that, with no prior experience, she raised a flock of sheep on a farm and helped found the...
  • How not to throw a junk food social

    How not to throw a junk food social
    The worst time to throw a junk food social for your colleagues is during an earthquake. In her farewell column, Laura Vozzella mentioned that I was setting up for a Junk Food Social when the earthquake hit. Stupid planet ruined my party. The new...