| Sep 16, 2012
Four years ago, Karen Garner received a phone call she'll never forget.
Her husband, Jim, traveling on business in Savannah, Ga., called to tell her he was looking at the same bridge that they'd seen on a recent vacation.
She hung up the phone in her...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Though we are a nation of summer travelers, that season isn't necessarily the best time to explore.
"I would argue Europe is better in the shoulder seasons," said Amy Farley, news editor at Travel + Leisure and author of the magazine's "Trip Doctor"...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 5:53 PM
Kevin Hughes thought for years about buying property in Sandbridge. He finally made the leap this year and closed on a short sale in June.
It was rented out for every week this summer but one, when he and his family stayed there.
"We paid off our entire...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 5:08 PM
The semi-pro Virginia Crusaders won their third Mason-Dixon Football League championship Saturday in Williamsburg, defeating the New Jersey Broncos 38-24 at Wanner Stadium.
The Crusaders are 13-1, including a few lopsided victories. Their only loss was...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Baltimore Charm player Kelly Campbell travels frequently in her dual role as a defensive back and marketing manager of the city's all-female Lingerie Football League team.
Campbell was nominated this year for the league's award for most improved player,...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 11:48 AM
Sea-inspired melodies are helping efforts to give terminally ill children, disabled veterans and other special-needs groups glimpses of aquatic life at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.
Musician Greg Pierce is donating $5 from every sale of "Sea Notes,...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 6:58 AM
Revered by Ernest Hemingway and other anglers, Atlantic blue marlin is among the most sought-after fish in the sea.
It’s also traded on the black market at levels that federal investigators can’t define.
“We don’t know how...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 7:03 PM
Laurel's 9/10 All-Star Little League team advanced to the District Four championship, where they came in second place. Though they lost the game to the defending champs, the young athletes represented their hometown well. Old Town resident Caleb Collins...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 8:38 PM
The Peninsula Pilots clinched a spot in the Coastal Plain League's Petitt Cup playoffs, thanks to losses by Outer Banks and Morehead City and a 5-1 win vs. the Petersburg Generals in Game 1 of a doubleheader Tuesday.
The Pilots will open the playoffs...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 2:26 PM
Joseph Julius "Joe" Kaufman, a retired real estate executive who with his wife established a nonprofit foundation that furnishes books to inner-city public schools, died July 31 of heart failure at his Pikesville home.
He was 81.
Born in Minneapolis,...