| Jan 10, 2015
| 10:23 AM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
Uniworld has six new European river cruise itineraries for 2015, including an eight-day Holland & Belgium at Tulip Time itinerary that's...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:50 AM
State Rep. Melissa Ziobron (R-34) recently announced that she is applauding the grant funding awarded to Air Line Trail State Park in the amount of $400,000. The funds awarded will be used toward improvements and a Western Extension of Air Line Trail...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 12:19 PM
HARTFORD (AP) -- The state Bond Commission has approved nearly $10 million for repairs and construction at Hammonasset State Park to build a bathhouse to replace two buildings significantly damaged and demolished following Tropical Storm Irene.
| Jan 1, 2015
| 2:18 PM
For Jennie Payne and Joe Napier, it was about starting the new year in a healthy way. Vilar Florido wanted to train for more serious backpacking later.
Hiking through the woods at Patapsco Valley State Park on a brisk, sunny first day of 2015, they...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 1:51 PM
Maryland residents were fans of their state parks this year, and many are interested in visiting one next year, according to a recently released Goucher Poll.
In a survey conducted from Sept. 28 to Oct. 2 and released Dec. 2, state parks received mostly...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 2:42 PM
The Avenue J Music Festival will once again rock Coconut Grove.
This second annual festival, which is an alternative/indie Jewish inspired outdoor concert presented by Chabad of the Grove, takes place on Jan. 18 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. at The Barnacle...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 10:07 AM
As part of a recent study on the future of the abandoned Valley Railroad in Middletown and Haddam, there is a simulation of what the area would look like if a trail replaced the rusting rails. On the upper half of the page is an autumn scene with the...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 1:20 PM
Weddings are a chance to build a fantasy world.
Sure, out here in the real world you might be a lawyer, a teacher, or an accountant, but that doesn't mean you can't be an archaeologist, a sea captain, or a ballroom dancer on your special day. After all,...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 1:55 PM
Last year, I kept a file of stories about the most stupid events covered by the national media. I'm sharing one with hope it may help prevent a copycat from appearing in 2015.
My favorite contagion of stupidity began when some macho Boy Scout leaders...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 3:19 PM
A Daytona Beach woman found dead in a car submerged near Blue Spring State Park Wednesday had been depressed, police said.
Kathy Hilbert, 57, was reported missing on Tuesday. Her 37-year-old son told Daytona Beach Police that his mother, a recovering...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 1:01 PM
Seventy-five years after the New Deal began to wind down, many of the public works projects the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration brought to Depression-era Hampton Roads through such programs as the Works Progress Administration and Civilian...