| May 25, 2012
In early 1969, a young artist working in the Nevada desert had an idea for an epic sculpture. Michael Heizer had found a 120-ton boulder in the mountains and wanted to set it above a trench dug in a dry lake bed.
Visitors would be able to walk into the...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 9:31 AM
NEW YORK - It is a new and still-growing trail.
It's not long: Just 1 mile, or 19 blocks.
Welcome to the High Line Trail in the heart of New York City. It is known by some as the "Miracle Above Manhattan" and "The Trail in the Sky."
The rail line-...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Wedding day: Sept. 29, 2012
Thomas' story: Thomas Roberts, 40, grew up in Towson and is a news anchor for MSNBC. His mother, Michelle Roberts, is retired and worked in the finance department for Sheppard Pratt Health System. His father, Albert "Rob"...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 11:14 AM
El tiempo pasa volando. Parece que fue ayer toda la algarabía que creó la apertura de LEGOLAND Florida, el primer parque temático abierto en la Florida Central en más de una década, pero ya hace un año. El balance de estos 365 días tiene que tener a los...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:37 AM
The partisan media madness started early Tuesday on the "Fox & Friends" morning show with host Steve Doocy somehow turning a report on midnight voting in Dixville Notch, N.H., into an attack on President Barack Obama for his handling of the September...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Cancer is a good way to die. Not the best way, but a good way.
Cancer is not a good way to die if it strikes early, but that is true of any type of death. If it is age appropriate, so to speak, cancer eases everyone into the concept of life without...
| Aug 18, 2012
I call Stan Schwartz a "stair-ologist." But he prefers a warmer, cuddlier term.
"I'm a nerd," says the 52-year-old system analyst for the earthquake computer at Caltech. "I studied the staircase in this building like a bug under a microscope. I took...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Want to escape with your sweetie for Valentine's Day? Packages abound, both near and far, for married soul mates or those who are single and want to mingle. (Taxes and gratuities are not included unless noted.) Here are just a few.
| Feb 5, 2012
Love is always lovelier some place other than home. Well, at least in the celluloid universe.
Traveling by boat, train or even bus can lead to romantic entanglements in the movies, as does visiting über-romantic locales such as Rome, Paris and Venice. Of...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 9:31 PM
Honor Presidents Day with a trip to the town where Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address and near Dwight D. Eisenhower's farm. In addition to the Civil War battlefield, there is the Soldiers' National Cemetery...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 6:42 AM
New York City officials say several people have been shot outside the Empire State Building and that the gunman is dead.
City police say three or four civilians have been wounded in the Friday morning shooting and that the shooter is dead.