| Jun 17, 2013
Patty Stonesifer sits cross-legged on the floor of a preschool classroom, her hands dripping with purple watercolor paint as she makes small block prints with the help of a 4-year-old who expounds on the proper technique to dip and print. In a flash of...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 12:33 AM
Los Angeles once had "The Swoose" - the oldest B-17 in existence - as a possible war memorial....
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:43 PM
More than 1 million people have visited the California Science Center since space shuttle Endeavour arrived, a considerable boost for the Exposition Park museum that averages about 1.6 million visitors a year....
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:45 AM
PETOSKEY — Petoskey’s cultural offerings recently helped the community secure a spot on a list of top U.S. small towns to visit.
Smithsonian Magazine profiled Petoskey in its April issue as part of “The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 9:53 PM
A cooking demonstration originally planned for Feb. 10 in Ellendale, N.D., has been rescheduled for Sunday.
Four local women will present the demonstration, called “Let's Dish: Cooking from the Heart.” It runs from 2 to 4 p.m. at the...
| Mar 10, 2013
Ginseng, one of the most sought-after medicinal herbs in the world, once flourished across much of Maryland. It has nearly vanished now, though, from all but the westernmost counties, prompting officials to ponder banning commercial harvest of the...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:51 AM
It was a third-grade homework assignment that sparked the creation of a collection of African-American art and artifacts on exhibit at Epcot.
The Kinsey Collection, gathered by Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, grew from a desire to help their son, Khalil,...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 9:41 PM
Four local women will present a cooking demonstration Sunday in Ellendale, N.D., called “Let's Dish: Cooking from the Heart.”
Attendees will be able to sample the food that's prepared by Kari Nishek, Allison Rademacher, Sonja Bommersbach...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Not everything was better in the "good old days." That includes tours of historic sites.
At Thomas Jefferson's Monticello in the early 1970s, I recall docents speaking in hushed tones about "Mr. Jefferson," whose house seemed more a showplace for...
| Mar 17, 2013
A spring break in the nation's capital is a rite of passage for some families, but if the airfare from the West Coast to the East has stretched your vacation budget, take heart. Many places are free, thanks to government funding (although the sequester...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 2:56 PM
After Jon Spelman got the bad news, he found himself thinking often and at odd moments about "Moby-Dick."
Perhaps that's because the behemoth that was attacking the Baltimore storyteller was as submerged, unreasoning and unpredictable as any great white...