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  • Dept. of Transportation: 'More protection, not less'

    Dept. of Transportation: 'More protection, not less'
    Apparently unfazed by the current congressional proposal to undo its earlier airline passenger protection rules, the Department of Transportation proposed a set of new, additional consumer protections. The most important deals with fees: DoT proposes that...
  • Cruise lines offer up an education with your vacation

    Cruise lines offer up an education with your vacation
    The days when people went on a cruise vacation and returned home satisfied with just a tan have long been gone. Now passengers want more: to learn and accomplish something during their cruise – perhaps learning about local wines or how to...
  • Cracks in ledge box at Willis Tower cause alarm

    Cracks in ledge box at Willis Tower cause alarm
    The famous Skydeck of the Willis Tower — which features a set of transparent ledges situated more than 1,300 feet in the air and extending 4.5 feet out from the skyscraper — experienced what appeared to be cracks in one of its boxes on...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, June 1 Fun run Temple Isaiah sponsors the 10th annual Matzohball 5K and 1-mile Fun Run beginning at 9 a.m. at Centennial Park in Ellicott City. Music and entertainment will be provided. A portion of the proceeds benefit DreamBuilders and...
  • Ellicott City, Columbia featured in Horticultural Society of Maryland annual tour

    Ellicott City, Columbia featured in Horticultural Society of Maryland annual tour
    The focus will be something old, something new on Sunday, June 1, when the Horticultural Society of Maryland hosts its 23rd annual Garden Tour, “From Manor to Modern:  Garden Design in Columbia and Ellicott City.” The tour, which runs from...
  • Belly up to bar for Florida history

    Belly up to bar for Florida history
    Too often, the nobility of tipping beers at a bar goes unappreciated, even on a leisurely Florida road trip. Wouldn't it be better to be out exploring the state's history at an old Spanish castle — or standing in line at a popular tourist...
  • Improv training, passion for city fuel tour guide's storylines

    Margaret Hicks says her training as a comedian has served her well in her new vocation: Chicago tour guide. Hicks runs Chicago Elevated, dedicated to walking tours, mainly around the Loop. There's the architectural tour, the disaster tour (think the...
  • Monorails? Only at Disneyland

    Why is it that every time a transit corridor like the Sepulveda Pass is discussed, someone brings up the "great idea" of monorails? ("Make drivers pay for HOV lane access," Letters, May 29) It has been proved through numerous studies over the years that...
  • National Aquarium considers whether to keep dolphins on exhibit

    National Aquarium considers whether to keep dolphins on exhibit
    The National Aquarium announced Wednesday that it is considering no longer having dolphins on exhibit, putting the popular Inner Harbor attraction at the forefront of a debate over whether keeping the animals in captivity is cruel. The aquarium is...
  • 'Sox vs Cubs': Rivalry as an exhibit

     'Sox vs Cubs': Rivalry as an exhibit
    First, a confession: I prefer the Sox, but if the Cubs are having a decent year, I'll root for them too. I know it's heresy to say so around here, but I'm mostly a fan of good local baseball, no matter whether the uniform is black and the ballpark...
  • JaxPort, Carnival Cruise Lines ink new deal for more service out of Jacksonville's terminal

    JaxPort, Carnival Cruise Lines ink new deal for more service out of Jacksonville's terminal
    JaxPort has ensured the cruise industry will be sticking around a while longer with a new agreement reached a decade after Carnival began sailing out of the First Coast. JaxPort and Carnival Cruise Lines inked a deal to extend service out of the...