- Part of the fun of going to the same beach each year is discovering new places to eat, shop or stay. Here are a few you may want to check out at Ocean City.
- Rather than jumble towards the front in a sweaty mess, take in the entertainment from the comfort of your own folding chair and fenced-in “pod.”
- Emmanuel West Jr., food and beverage director at The Ivy Hotel in Baltimore, has created a cocktail that recognizes the Black contribution to the Triple Crown. It arrives just in time for the Preakness Stakes.
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- A sure sign that spring has arrived in Maryland with summer not far behind, is the annual running of the Preakness Stakes at the Pimlico Race Course, and it happens for the 146th time this Saturday.
- You can live in the place Lafayette’s troops camped during the Revolutionary War — but a lot more comfortably.
- Baltimore camps are gearing up to adhere to COVID safety measures, including outdoor learning, limiting enrollment, staggering drop-off and pick-up schedules and using health technology to check COVID symptoms.
- “I’m an attorney and I have to promote myself,” Barry Glazer said. “If I can stir up interest and ruffle some feathers and make a point… that’s an ideal promotion.”
- Seventeen-year-old Faith Guilbault loves skydiving and horseback riding and has walked the runway at Fashion Week in New York City. She is also one of 61 million people in the US living with a disability.
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- A silver lining in the coronavirus pandemic is how it has demonstrated the effectiveness of remote work and telecommuting, which has opened labor markets to wider geographical areas. That’s benefited some Black women in Maryland, who have been able to secure jobs from areas offering higher salaries.
- Benjamin Banneker is among the first Americans who documented the lifespan of cicadas, researchers Asamoah Nkwanta and his wife, Janet Barber, found.
- Albert Holley, owner of three Rita's franchises, uses his business to give opportunity to young adults.
- The fast-growing Latino community in Southeast Baltimore is now home to an authentic Mexican sweet shop. Corazón Helado —meaning cold heart in English — features handcrafted ice cream and paletas (popsicles), which remind immigrants of home.
- In the early 1960s (with a nudge from the government, which offered do-it-yourself pamphlets), homeowners began constructing bunkers made of concrete and steel in their basements and backyards. Never mind their slim chance of survival; shelters gave folks hope against unseen horrors.