| Mar 17, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Mac Laird of Williamsburg is living the old adage, "You're never too old to follow a dream." An avid outdoorsman with a love of history, Laird, 85, discovered a need to write as he aged and couldn't do some of the things he used to do.
| Mar 11, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Edward D. Hewitt, a longtime Evening Sun and Baltimore Sun editor who was an inveterate runner and hiker, died Sunday of an apparent heart attack as he was about to ascend Mount Rogers in Independence, Va. The longtime Parkville resident was 70.
| Mar 12, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Zachary M. "Zach" Lederer's personal struggle and determination to survive brain cancer gave hope and inspiration to people across the world. The University of Maryland, College Park student and manager of the men's basketball team became known for...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"When you look at the roles she's played, they're so diverse it can blow your mind," observed Robert Redford of Glenn Close in a videotaped message screened at Wednesday night's Celebrate Sundance Institute benefit in New York.
While the Sundance founder...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:40 PM
You see that guy off in the distance? Out there in the middle of the woods waving the white flag of surrender? That's me.
Merely a month ago, I had knocked the crown off Granby's Enders Falls as king of the Connecticut waterfalls and placed it firmly on...
| May 23, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Lloyd G. Shackelford, a retired Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. worker and a longtime Lutherville resident, died April 30 of complications from cancer at the Colorado State Veterans Home in Walsenburg. He was 94.
The son of Lloyd Russell Shackelford,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Oh the Casanovas of Canton!
The neighborhood seems so wholesome -- all those bright young things going to yoga class and drinking at bars on the square -- but it turns out Canton is full of people looking to cheat.
That's according to the folks at...
| May 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Emma Thompson, Nick Offerman and Kristen Schaal have joined Robert Redford in the independent drama "A Walk in the Woods."
Wildwood Enterprises and Route One Films started production Monday on the film, an adaptation of travel writer Bill Bryson's...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:10 AM
No offense to conventional hotels, but sometimes you just want to stay someplace a little different, a little avant-garde, someplace you'll be able to tell the grandkids about someday.
You know, someplace that, once you post a picture on Facebook,...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 7:02 AM
SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK, Va. - The ridge-top Skyline Drive offers lots of panoramic views.
The curvy 105-mile drive from Front Royal on the north to Waynesboro in the south offers 75 scenic overlooks in the 197,000-acre national park that was dedicated...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 12:10 AM
Appalachian Trail hike
Next Saturday, June 22: 10:15 a.m. Hike 7 miles on the Appalachian Trail with the D.C. Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club. Old Forge Park, Pa., to Pen Mar Park, Md. Details: amc-dc.org (click: "Chapter Activities") or...