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  • Day trips: Follow Ben Franklin's footsteps in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA — Wait. Isn't that ...? I was just entering Independence Hall Park in Philadelphia when the man strode past me, too quickly to see much more than a blur. An anachronism, this elderly gentleman in his heavy tan tailcoat and silver-...
  • Arts funding on the November ballot

    Arts funding on the November ballot
    This year, election day in Los Angeles County will be about arts funding as well as politics. Among the decisions voters will face on the Nov. 4 ballot is whether to absorb $23 in annual per-parcel property taxes over the next 30 years for...
  • Experts launch project to digitize neglected Bosnian heritage

    SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A group of Balkan experts have launched a high-tech project to digitize Bosnia's historical archives which were partly destroyed during its three wars last century and are still under threat from neglect and a lack of funding. The...
  • Ex-Orioles outfielder McLouth to undergo season-ending surgery

    Former Orioles and current Washington Nationals outfielder Nate McLouth will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery Thursday to repair a torn right labrum. The Nationals feared the veteran's lingering shoulder injury was bad when it didn't respond as well...
  • Hammer Museum announces winners of 2014 Made in L.A. Mohn Awards

    Hammer Museum announces winners of 2014 Made in L.A. Mohn Awards
    The Hammer Museum thrilled four Los Angeles artists with the announcement Tuesday that they had won the 2014 Made in L.A. Mohn Awards. The top prize -- the juried Mohn Award, which honors artistic excellence with $100,000 funded by philanthropists and...
  • Free admission for two to Boca Museum with purchase at Brio Tuscan Grille

    Free admission for two to Boca Museum with purchase at Brio Tuscan Grille
    Get two free admissions to the Boca Raton Museum of Art with purchase of a specialty entree at Brio Tuscan Grille in Boca Raton. Get the free $16 tickets when you dine-in and order from the special Florida-centric specialty menu featuring Shrimp &...
  • Smithsonian accepts archival material from Baltimore's LGBT community center

    Smithsonian accepts archival material from Baltimore's LGBT community center
    Old photographs, newspapers and other miscellaneous "gay pride ephemera" from the last half-century of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history in Baltimore will be added on Tuesday to one of the nation's most esteemed museum collections....
  • Midwest events

    Midwest events
    Illinois Aug. 29-31: DeKalb Corn Fest. Started in 1977 the festival draws more than 100,000 visitors. There'll be live music, a carnival, beer garden and food, classic car show and more. 815-748-2676, cornfest.com. Miles from Chicago: 65 Sept. 1-6:...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley
    DAY TRIPPIN' •Philadelphia, city murals, Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Reading Terminal Market, Sept. 18. $72. Downton Abbey Costume Exhibit, Winterthur Museum, Oct. 15. $65. "Crazy for You," Dutch Apple Theatre, lunch, Oct. 16. $95....
  • A siege to be remembered in Petersburg

    No one who knows the history of the Civil War needs to be reminded of the Siege of Petersburg's landmark status. But with the 150th anniversary of the brutal 10-month struggle in which the Union army finally brought the Confederacy to its knees, the...
  • Teen killed in Northeast Baltimore, second in as many days

    Teen killed in Northeast Baltimore, second in as many days
    Blood smeared the white door and concrete slab outside a rowhouse where a teenager was gunned down early Thursday, the second 17-year-old killed in Baltimore in as many days. The killings of Keith Powell in Northeast Baltimore early Thursday and...