| Jun 15, 2014
WILDWOOD, N.J. — I expect Frankie and Annette to walk out of the Lollipop Motel. If you know who they are, you will know what I mean. If you are too young to remember them, you owe yourself a ride on a Doo Wop Back to the '50s tour, centered in...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:57 PM
One by one, they came to the microphone and made their case: The Maryland Renaissance Festival is fun, but it doesn't belong in a rural community.
The festival annually attracts to Crownsville about 300,000 visitors who gobble smoked turkey legs, guzzle...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
SHANGHAI - Beijing Enlight Media, one of China's top film groups, unveiled plans to build a $1.6 billion (RMB10 billion) production studio and theme park in Shanghai. It also unveiled a joint venture with Bruno Wu's Seven Stars Media.
Enlight, which is...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Somali-linked Islamists have killed at least 50 people in a Kenyan coastal town, executing men in front of their families and killing others who had gathered to watch World Cup soccer on television.
The al Shabaab group said on Monday that its commandos...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Getting revved up to hit the beach? Beyond the excitement of the big car show, it's a relatively quiet weekend in Ocean City. If you're not that into motors, you may want to simply soak in the sunny atmosphere. Or you can head north to Delaware for the...
| Jun 29, 2014
Elias Boudinot loved Harriet Gold, and Harriet loved Elias. In June 1824, 190 years ago this month, the Georgia man wrote a letter to the Cornwall woman asking her to marry him. She wrote back to say yes.
But Harriet didn't tell anyone her happy news...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Nearly eight years after it was ordered, the cruise ship Pearl Mist will embark finally on its maiden voyage Wednesday from Baltimore's Inner Harbor, ending the vessel's protracted saga.
The 335-foot cruise ship, which spent the past year being finished...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Following a wave of calamities at sea, Carnival Corp. reported strong profit and revenue in its fiscal second quarter, with bookings for the rest of the year on pace to surpass last year's numbers.
For the three months ended May 31, Carnival reported...
| Apr 1, 2014
Let's say you arrive at a hotel, late at night after an exhausting flight, only to be told your supposedly "confirmed" reservation has disappeared. The hotel has already rented out "your" room to someone else and has no more vacancies. Obviously, the...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:23 AM
Disney Cruise Line is spreading its fleet back out from under the sunshine in fall 2015. The line, which had been basing all four of its ships in Florida during the winter sailing season will be bring the Disney Wonder back to Galveston, Texas as well...
| Apr 29, 2014
When Patricia McConkey's sister ends up in the intensive care unit, she has to cancel her cruise. Royal Caribbean offers a full refund, but her airline pockets all of her money. Can it do that?
Q: My husband and I booked a Royal Caribbean cruise for last...