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Columbus Day

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Top Columbus Day Articles

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  • Retail Therapy: Seven days at the spa

    Pamper party: Oct. 14 marks the return of Spa Week, during which many area spas will offer special $50 treatment deals through the http://www.spaweek.com website. Example participants include Fresh Espace at South Coast Plaza, which is offering three 60-...
  • Nice weather on the way, slightly cooler, drier

    Nice weather on the way, slightly cooler, drier
    At last, a break in the heat, just in time for the Columbus Day holiday weekend. Thanks to a pair of cold fronts, temperatures are forecast to ease into the low 70s in the metro areas on Friday morning, with the western areas such as Wellington seeing...
  • Columbus Day schedule and closings

    Columbus Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday, Oct. 14: Government offices Open in Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties; Closed in Baltimore and Carroll counties, and Baltimore City. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Public...
  • Following city dispute, new era for Annapolis boat shows

    Following city dispute, new era for Annapolis boat shows
    Over the next two weekends in Annapolis, more than 100,000 people will descend on City Dock for annual fall shows showcasing powerboats and sailboats. The shows are a staple in the downtown area, but this year's editions mark a changing of the guard. As...
  • The SouthFlorida.com SWEAT USA Giveaway

    The SouthFlorida.com SWEAT USA Giveaway
    Win tickets to fitness festival SWEAT USA in Miami Beach, simply by following and tweeting us (@soflatweets) back the answer to this question: “Which primetime show on NBC does Jillian Michaels appear in?”   Sweat USA is making its debut...
  • 240-pound female bear harvested in Pa. 5C's early archery season

    Hunting season is off to a good start, at least in Northampton County according to Wildlife Conservation Officer Brad Kreider. In reports filed to the main office of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Kreider reported a 240-pound female bear was...
  • Playground sport is alive and kicking

    Playground sport is alive and kicking
    Happy to report there have been no drug suspensions so far this week in competitive kickball, though the players association has yet to approve full testing. Till then, the only real controversies will probably involve "flip cup," a postgame drinking...
  • Paradise City Arts Festival

    Paradise City Arts Festival
    Paradise City Arts Festival is returning to Northampton, Mass., on Columbus Day weekend, Saturday to Monday, Oct. 12 to 14. “Magic” is the theme, and a special exhibit called “Hocus-Pocus” is part of the three-day festival, which...
  • Autumn Arts Fest In Madison

    Autumn Arts Fest In Madison
    On Columbus Day weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12 and13, an Autumn Arts Festival will be held on the Madison Town Green, sponsored by Arts Center Killingworth. Dozens of artists and craftspeople will present paintings, photographs, prints, sculptures,...
  • Columbus Day forecast: More nice weather

     
    The gorgeous weather we've been enjoying for the past few days should continue through most of this week....
  • Mom, it's a day that's just for you -- or is it?

    Mother's Day is the mother of all conundrums. "Are you supposed to plan a celebration that includes the kids?" a colleague asked me. "Or plan a day that gives her a break from the kids?" He's a dad of two little ones. He wanted to do the right thing....