| Jun 11, 2014
Bring Dad to the Sigal Museum on Father's Day to see the Easton museum’s newest exhibit "Heart and Soil: Our Farmers, Our Legacy," on dispay through Oct. 13. Photographer Rick Smith’s 10 year project was documenting local farms and farming...
| May 10, 2014
Bring Mom for free to the Sigal Museum to see the Easton museum’s newest exhibit "Heart and Soil: Our Farmers, Our Legacy," on dispay through Oct. 13. Photographer Rick Smith’s 10 year project was documenting local farms and farming families....
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Love them or hate them, Peeps are popping.
Fluffy little sugar-coated marshmallow critters, around since the 1950s, are no longer merely an Easter-basket staple. They're cultural touchstones, with fan clubs, a clothing line and even a store devoted to...
| Mar 23, 2013
Maybe they slowly grew on me. Or maybe it was the sheer sugar rush — from testing close to 75 dozen chicks — but I'll admit it. I've grown fond of Peeps.
For most of us, an Easter basket simply isn't complete without a box of Peeps. The...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:22 AM
When The Baltimore Sun inaugurated its Peeps Recipe Contest this year, it was a way to acknowledge the unstoppable force that has become the Peep.
[See photos of all Peeps recipe contest entries here.]
Once, the marshmallow treat was mere Easter...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 3:02 PM
From many little yellow peeps, one artistic family saw a giant yellow bird.
At the sixth annual "Peep Show" in downtown Westminster, the massive 3,810-marshmallow-strong Big Bird drew the biggest oohs and ahhs among the young kids and older fans who...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 10:01 AM
The Times Square ball won't be the only that item that will be dropping from high perches around the country for the New Year's Eve countdown. The illuminated crystal ball that descends in New York City a minute before midnight has become such a famous...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 9:42 AM
The sixth annual Peep Show at Carroll County Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster, will be open for viewing March 31, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 410-848-7272.
Taneytown Library, 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Cities and towns across the country each have their own unique ways of ushering in the New Year.
The orange drop in Orlando, the peach drop in Atlanta and the crystal ball drop in New York City are just a few of the objects used on New Years Eve...
| Dec 10, 2013
Playing Santa Claus, or perhaps more properly portraying one of Santa's "helpers," can be a lot of fun. But jolly old elves aren't just born; it's something you have to work at. Doing it right is worth the effort.
"Being Santa is a true joy, a passion...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:13 AM
Disputes over the government's sugar program break down regionally rather than politically. It pits lawmakers from states like Pennsylvania where candy making is big business against those from states where sugar is grown.
Helping to lead the candy...