| May 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Is grandma packed?
There's a good chance she and grandpa are going along on your summer vacation whether it's to a week at the beach, to Yellowstone or Orlando, and there's also a good chance they're leading the way -- and paying for, or for much of, the...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Famous people, places & things
People, places and things that make Hampton Roads famous: Presidents, celebrities and more
Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:35 AM
At noon on Saturday, a group of activists is scheduled to gather outside the National Aquarium in Baltimore as part of a world-wide "Empty the Tanks" protest against what organizers decry as the exploitation of dolphins for public entertainment. The...
| May 6, 2014
| 3:59 PM
A 65-year-old steam locomotive will be restored and transferred from the B&O Railroad Museum to the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad.
The restoration will bring the locomotive back to full service. Built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in September 1949...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:44 AM
"This started a year ago," Ann Giroux said, surrounded by gift bags and silent auction items in her Greenway mansion with its tulip-lined walkway overlooking Sherwood Gardens.
Giroux was referring to the planning for the Champagne and Tulips Gala on...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:58 PM
As a big fan of nature myself, I can appreciate how Ranier Munns fell in love with Cypress Lake.
A feature story on the front page of the Sentinel this Sunday explains how Munns, founder of Orlando law firm Bogin Munns & Munns, started a new tourist...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
A reader recently asked about cruising close to home, and if you're interested, you'll find quite a few options. The big mass-market cruise lines, with their mega-ships, offer a few stay-near-home itineraries, at prices close to rates in the Caribbean and...
| Aug 2, 2014
Travelers lay a lot of groundwork for summer vacations by researching locations, airfares and the best hotel deals, Consumer Reports notes. But planning how to stay healthy (and what to do if they get sick) usually isn't part of their preparation....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Two Americans detained in North Korea expect to be tried soon, they told the Associated Press on Friday, and are pleading with the U.S. government to obtain their release.
Jeffrey Fowle and Matthew Miller, who were detained three months ago, told an...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Fort Lauderdale-based Resolve Maritime Academy has begun construction on a new $150,000 two-story 'wet trainer' that's expected to be completed in mid-September, the outfit announced this week.
The 640-square-foot training facility will feature a wet...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 10:49 PM
A 16-year-old boy died Saturday, two days after he struck a freeway bridge while standing on the top section of a double-decker tour bus, authorities said.
The boy was standing on the "open roof" section of the bus as the vehicle drove under the Arbor...