| Aug 5, 2011
Bethlehem is known for Musikfest in August, Celtic Classic in September and Christkindlmarkt in December. Just Born makes its famous marshmallow Peeps here, too. Shopping along Main Street and dining along "Restaurant Row" are highlights. The city's...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 8:00 AM
We’re not really sure why Sunday is referred to as “Easter.” It’d be so much more accurate to refer to it as “The Day Everyone Eats Far Too Many Peeps.”
We kid. After all, that name probably applies to most days for...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:01 PM
This week the Carroll Arts Center in Westminster is pretty in pink … and yellow ... and green ... for the fifth annual Peep Show, a combination of candy and art taking over the Main Street gallery through next Sunday, April 15.
The show, which...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 2:08 PM
There was a Lorax made of chocolate and sushi made of Peeps marshmallow candy, but the star of the 19th annual Edible Art Exhibit at Towson High on Feb. 21 was the Cat in the Hat portrait composed of M&Ms.
Jeremy McCordwon Best in Show for his "Cat in...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Ken Ulman confirms what many have suspected all along — parents of fat kids are too stupid to decide what their kids should drink. Finally an adult takes charge. This is why I voted for him — his vision sees priorities and he acts —...
| 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...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Both of Pennsylvania's U.S. Senators were active Wednesday in the debate over a new federal farm bill.
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey weighed in on the floor of the Senate in favor of an amendment he sponsored with New Hampshire Democrat Jeanne Shaheen,...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:11 PM
One thing about the weather: We haven't figured out how to control it, so you never know what's going to be emanating from the heavens on any given holiday. Easter's no exception. We've turned blue (nearly) in Massachusetts in our new bonnets, light...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Between the chocolate eggs, the pastel fashions and the flowers, American consumers are going to spend $16.8 billion on celebrating Easter Sunday on April 8. And that doesn’t even include paying for increasingly expensive gasoline to get to church....