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  • At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4

    At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4
    On a sun-splashed afternoon that marked the second day of summer, I joined a diverse throng of men, women and children, all waiting to board the Staten Island Ferry — a hulking orange vessel that provides free commuter service between Manhattan...
  • The International Festival of Arts & Ideas Turns 18!

    The International Festival of Arts & Ideas Turns 18!
    Two years short of its 20th anniversary, at an age which many festivals of its size and scope never reach, International Festival of Arts & Ideas is still standing proud. And doing handstands. And dancing. And firing people out of cannons. And reading....
  • Travel Postcard: 48 Hours in Birmingham, Alabama

    Travel Postcard: 48 Hours in Birmingham, Alabama
    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) - Birmingham is honoring its turbulent past by commemorating the 50th anniversary of the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church, which killed four young girls, and other historic events that were part of the civil rights...
  • Virginia's Natural Bridge is going up for sale

    Virginia's Natural Bridge is going up for sale
    You could own a world famous Virginia landmark! Natural Bridge is being offered for sale. The property includes the bridge, the 150 room hotel, Natural Bridge Caverns, and about 16-hundred acres of land.  It was once owned by Thomas Jefferson and...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Boston

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Boston
    A frequent stop and embarkation port on New England/Canada and Bermuda voyages as well as starting point of some seasonal Caribbean cruises and an occasional stop on trans-Atlantic voyages, Boston has seen a dramatic increase in cruise business in...
  • Lafayette Trail in Havre de Grace named for key figure in local and world history [Editorial]

    Havre de Grace was able to pull together a respectable version of its Lafayette Trail, just in time for the bicentennial celebration of a British sacking of the city during the War of 1812. The trail is named for Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roche Gilbert...
  • From past to parties, Florida beaches are nearby

    From past to parties, Florida beaches are nearby
    All that's really required for a day at the beach is a stretch of sand and surf, but there's enough of those raw materials in Florida to enjoy an experience beyond that. For history buffs, there are beaches in the shadows of Spanish forts and Victorian-...
  • State lacrosse: No. 8 Loyola men bounce back to crush Hobart

    The visiting Loyola Greyhounds put a 13-12 overtime loss against Denver on April 13 behind them, using runs of six and seven unanswered goals to defeat Hobart, 19-11, on Saturday. Loyola's starting attack of Mike Sawyer (four goals, two assists), Zach...
  • A Stroll With Sam Colt Kicks Off CT Landmarks Family-Friendly Season

    The Butler-McCook House is a sunny, yellow gem that stands proud in the middle of downtown Hartford, beckoning curious passersby to explore this Colonial structure, nestled among the modern-day buildings of Main Street. Four generations of an...
  • State lacrosse: Towson falls in 1st-place showdown to Penn State

      With first place on the line, Penn State (9-3, 4-0 Colonial Athletic Association) used a 6-1 run to take a four-goal lead in the third quarter that it would not relinquish en route to a 10-8 win over visiting Towson on Saturday. The Tigers (7-6, 3-...
  • Agencies in Maryland dodge furloughs — for now

    Agencies in Maryland dodge furloughs — for now
    A month after across-the-board federal spending cuts began, there are signs that one of the most troubling potential consequences for Maryland — the furloughing of federal employees — might not be as widespread as initially feared. But the...