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  • Baltimore Museum of Art to reopen renovated spaces in fall 2014

    Baltimore Museum of Art to reopen renovated spaces in fall 2014
    A sign partway up the front steps of the Baltimore Museum of Art directs people away from that stately spot to a much less grand visitors' entrance on the far east side of the building. Things are about to get a lot more welcoming. The BMA's $28 million...
  • Feelings about views run high

    A Laguna Beach City Council subcommittee appointed to craft an ordinance dealing with view loss has been meeting since February and was still hearing passionate arguments at a meeting Tuesday. The subcommittee has the job of creating the ordinance...
  • Short film meant to accompany 'Empire Strikes Back' makes a comeback

    For decades it was a missing relic of the "Star Wars" era: an Arthurian tale about a knight returning from the crusades who is transported to a mystical realm where he must rescue a princess. Called "Black Angel," the 25-minute movie was written,...
  • Back Story: Historic B&O steam engine is being painstakingly restored

    Back Story: Historic B&O steam engine is being painstakingly restored
    The restoration has begun of the J.C. Davis, No. 600, an 1875 Baltimore & Ohio steam engine that was a casualty of a roof collapse at the B&O Railroad Museum's roof during the 2003 Presidents Day snowstorm. The work, which is being conducted at the...
  • Washington Monument set to undergo $5 million in repairs

    Washington Monument set to undergo $5 million in repairs
    From its cavernous subterranean vault, Baltimore's Washington Monument seems every bit its nearly 200 years. Plaster chips and crumbles to the touch. Mortar sealing together thousands of bricks and stones is deteriorating into sand. A mildewy odor fills...
  • Illinois town hopes its 'Eternal Indian' just lasts until spring

    Illinois town hopes its 'Eternal Indian' just lasts until spring
    The slightly mournful face of what some might consider Illinois' Statue of Liberty has weathered its 102 years remarkably well. It's a focal point of the Eternal Indian, a 50-foot statue that towers over the Rock River about 100 miles west of Chicago....
  • U.S. Capitol dome set for first renovations in more than 50 years

    U.S. Capitol dome set for first renovations in more than 50 years
    WASHINGTON -- Visitors to Washington have seen the iconic Washington Monument don a blanket of scaffolding while it undergoes repairs from an earthquake. Soon they will see a similar look at the opposite end of the National Mall. For about two years the...
  • Capitol dome to be restored; effect on visitors seen as minimal

    WASHINGTON — Visitors to Washington have seen the iconic Washington Monument don a blanket of scaffolding while it undergoes repairs from an earthquake. Soon they will see a similar look at the opposite end of the National Mall. For about two...
  • Destruction and renewal on Skyline Drive

     Destruction and renewal on Skyline Drive
    The 1993 Laguna Beach fire disintegrated Ken Frank's silverware and bowling ball and his sons lost their baseball card collections, trophies and gloves. "[I lost] everything personal, but financially it turned out to be a windfall for me," said Frank,...
  • Grant targets continuing lead poisoning threats in Baltimore

    Grant targets continuing lead poisoning threats in Baltimore
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $30,000 to help educate Baltimore families about the risks to young children of lead poisoning, which despite progress made in reducing exposure over the years still affects nearly 3,000 youngsters...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Recovery, stuggles continue one year later

    Superstorm Sandy: Recovery, stuggles continue one year later
    Ellis Island, which greeted millions of immigrants to the United States, reopened its museum doors on Monday, a year after the aptly named Superstorm Sandy tore through much of the eastern half of the United States, killing scores of people and destroying...