| Apr 21, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Lady Baltimore has withstood much in 189 years perched overlooking Courthouse Square.
She has lost both of her arms over the decades — one of them, holding high a wreath that signifies service to the republic, was sheared off by a gust of wind in...
| Apr 23, 2012
Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage
The 2012 Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage includes visits to more than 50 private homes, gardens, farms, churches and historic sites across five Maryland jurisdictions: Bolton Hill (Saturday, April 28); St....
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:34 AM
PLAINS, Ga. - The view from the train tells the story of this part of rural southwest Georgia: cotton fields speckled with puffs of white; peanut and soybean fields; groves of towering pecan trees. Rusted old cars that appear to have been parked in the...
| Nov 11, 2012
The Christmas Schooner
Have yourself a City of Big Shoulders Christmas at the Mercury Theater, the current home of the beloved Chicago musical, “The Christmas Schooner.” Created by John Reeger and Julie Shannon, “Schooner”...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:01 AM
BOSTON - I'm always amazed by how many people who consider themselves travelers have never visited Boston. True, having lived there for most of my formative years, I'm a bit prejudiced, but I've been to almost every city worth visiting and I can...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 3:15 PM
GALESBURG, Ill. — Inside the Dove Tail Arts gallery, owner Bernie Hamilton uses a step stool to get to an upper shelf and take down one of her prized possessions. It's a particularly heavy piece cast of red clay and definitely not for sale.
| Jun 4, 2010
| 11:33 AM
Often lost in the sea of nails, hooks, hammers, levels (and expletives) is the potential for glory that exists in the hanging of art on one's walls.
We're talking about the arrangement and composition -- the "how" of the hanging.
We're talking about...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 4:33 PM
When asked by the Observer to tour the English countryside's finest restaurants, actor Steve Coogan brings along friend and "Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story" co-star Rob Brydon. Traveling through the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales with 10...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 9:35 PM
NBA Lockout: Things to do during the work stoppage...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Frank Lloyd Wright's Ennis House, the architect's Mayan-inspired masterpiece and one of Los Angeles' most cherished landmarks, has sold to billion Ron Burkle for about $4.5 million....
| Aug 18, 2011
| 4:36 PM
'Rescue Me' recap: 9/11 memories provide lessons for the living, written by Nate Jackson...