Flying to the West Coast for vacation isn't often ideal for Baltimoreans. It can be difficult to find nonstop flights, and it's almost always a pricey venture. But that all changed this month when Alaska Airlines launched reasonably priced, nonstop service from BWI-Marshall to Seattle.
As the nation's eyes turn to Baltimore for commemoration of the War of 1812 bicentennial next week, businesses leaders are capitalizing on what one official called "the largest tourism event in our city's history" and on the chance to showcase the city in three live national television broadcasts.
The wet threat of Hurricane Arthur may have forced changes to many local Fourth of July celebrations, but it's impact on travel in Maryland during the long holiday weekend was limited, transportation and vacation resort officials said Monday.
As one of summer's busiest weeks for holiday travel approaches, officials in Baltimore are warning visitors and commuters of multiple construction projects causing major congestion on several city thoroughfares.
By By Kevin Rector and Will Fesperman and The Baltimore Sun
Local tourist attractions may be worthy of the boost a room tax can provide, but they don't deserve it quite as much as the average Harford County taxpayer who has been paying the freight for so many years.
Baltimore's hotel market is at a crossroads as investments pour into properties new and old amid a nationwide pickup in business and leisure travel. As new hotels open, older properties scramble to remain competitive in a market in which demand for rooms remains healthy but has yet to rebound to pre-recession levels.
Heavy snows completely isolated Ellicott City from communication with the outside world, the electric trolley service and train accommodation and freight service and traffic over highways being stopped by snow which was in places, 8 feet deep.
The annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in the lot adjacent to Rodgers Tavern will be held this Saturday, Dec. 14, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. There will be caroling, Santa will be on hand and on sale will be crafts and light refreshments.
Online travel company Orbitz has reached a confidential agreement with Baltimore and Montgomery counties over claims it improperly avoided paying some taxes, according to court records and the company's attorney.
Fifty years ago Thursday, President John F. Kennedy traveled to the Maryland-Delaware state line to celebrate one of the largest transportation accomplishments of the era and one that would have a profound effect on both Harford and Cecil counties in the ensuing half a century.
Fifty years after it connected Maryland with Delaware, the rest of the Northeast and eventually the entire eastern seaboard, Interstate 95 is a cultural and economic powerhouse with a legacy that reaches into every aspect of life.
The Colonial Players is opening its 65th season with an invitation for audiences to embark on an adventure of new voices and broad horizons — namely a time travel production penned by prolific British master of farce, Alan Ayckbourn.
Last year, Baltimore's "Ace Of Cakes" star Duff Goldman added more layers to his rising confectionary empire, founding Charm City Cakes West and Duff's Cake Mix in Los Angeles. We managed to persuade Goldman to take a break from cake to share his favorite sweet spots around Los Angeles.
Hot off the grill on Saturday August 24th is the Havre de Grace Chapter No. 27 Order of the Eastern Star Flapjack. Breakfast is served from 8 - 10 at Applebee's, 991 Beards Hill Road, Aberdeen. Cost $7.00 per person and $3.00 children. Call Diane Smith for tickets at 410-939-2754. Or stop by – there is always room at the table.
Former Laurel High science teachers Alan and Lynn Goldstein found themselves vacationing with Michael Jackson when actor Macaulay Culkin, who knew the Goldstein's son, invited the King of Pop to accompany him on a Goldstein family vacation.
Baltimore officials are reviewing ways to improve the finances of the city's money-losing convention center hotel as they brace for the likelihood that they will be forced to dip into the city's general fund to cover debt payments next year.
Gene Robert Bowser Jr., 37, of Aberdeen, was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in prison without the benefit of parole, for possession with intent to distribute hydrocodone, an opiate narcotic, by Harford County Circuit Court Judge M. Elizabeth Bowen for charges stemming from an arrest Jan. 6, 2012, at the Travel Lodge Motel in Aberdeen, the Harford County State's Attorney's Office said.