| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:10 PM
If you find the idea of unmanned drones buzzing around in the skies above you just a bit unsettling, well, the National Park Service is with you on that.
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail has put hikers and hobbyists on notice that drones will not be...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:11 PM
Allentown native Fred Galle is a busy man. With roles in more than a half-dozen new films, including the now-playing "Let's Be Cops," the actor never seems to stop working.
"If a movie was shot on the East Coast, I'm probably in it," Galle says.
| Aug 15, 2014
Summer is a quintessential time for reading. For kids, it entertains and inspires, nurtures imagination and creativity, and helps bridge the gap between school years. It's probably a safe bet that Printers Row Journal readers well remember childhood...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:36 PM
The redevelopment of a former Army post in the Blue Ridge Mountains might not appear to have much in common with the renovation of the historic Hippodrome Theatre on Baltimore's west side.
Spanning roughly 600 acres in Western Maryland's Washington...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:06 AM
Minnesota-based Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing grew up together exploring the outdoors in the Midwest.The duo played in a bluegrass band before switching to family music as The Okee Dokee Brothers.
In 2011, they took a month-long canoe trip on the...
| Aug 5, 2014
Bake Oven Knob is a hot spot destination most of the year for birders, nature lovers and hunters.
Tucked along the south side of the Appalachian Mountain range's Blue Mountain, the prime parking area for the gorgeous lookout area that is ripe for...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Glastonbury's Director of Health is calling it a career after 34 years serving the town of Glastonbury. David Boone's last official day is July 31, although he will remain interim Health Director on an as-needed basis, until a new director takes the...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:29 PM
"Maine to Greenland: Exploring the Maritime Far Northeast"
Smithsonian Books, $40
Too much emphasis is placed on observing man-made borders rather than on just experiencing the natural contours and geography of the Earth for its own sake. A case in...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Pile in a car and cruise our scenic byways. Here are five to consider:
1 The Beartooth Highway. Visitors who travel this extraordinary byway experience the visual trifecta of Montana, Wyoming and Yellowstone Park, home to the Absaroka and...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Route 44 crosses the Appalachian Trail less than a mile outside of Salisbury Center, just past an 1851 Italianate style house owned by Barbara Nicholls, a retired New Yorker editor and gallery owner.
Years ago when her daughter was young, Nicholls would...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Sometimes when I run or play tennis or ultimate frisbee with friends, including The Courant’s editor, Andrew Julien, I'll list a few injuries at the outset just to set the psychological tone. In that spirit, I must report that I started this trek...