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  • Park Point: Miles of sand in Duluth, Minnesota

    Park Point: Miles of sand in Duluth, Minnesota
    DULUTH, Minn. - I crossed the dunes at Park Point and took in the wide expanse of beach. The August heat was rising, the sky shone a brilliant blue, and a teenaged lifeguard in red trunks climbed the ladder to his chair, with not a swimmer in sight. I...
  • No place like foam: Your guide to cool microbreweries in North Carolina

    No place like foam: Your guide to cool microbreweries in North Carolina
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Erik Lars Myers, 36, has built quite a career out of beer. Since the Maine native came to North Carolina a decade ago, his home-brewing hobby turned into a business - Mystery Brewing in Hillsborough - and Nash Street Homebrew, also in...
  • Power family works together in Williamsburg food ventures

    Power family works together in Williamsburg food ventures
    Family histories are defined by a host of different events. In the Power family, the milestones frequently revolve around the retail and restaurant business they have nurtured for more than 40 years. Since 2003, Tom and Mary Ellen Power, and their three...
  • Dr. Rose C. Kurz

    Dr. Rose C. Kurz
    Dr. Rose C. Kurz, a retired psychiatric nurse and educator who had been a consultant to the Pan American Health Organization, died Aug. 3 of complications after surgery at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. The Forest Hill resident was 85. Rose...
  • More than 2,000 participants — and a proposal — at Columbia Iron Girl

    More than 2,000 participants — and a proposal — at Columbia Iron Girl
    A prize Brittany Ebbertt never expected was waiting Sunday as she sprinted down the pathway along Centennial Lake, past bunches of balloons and across the finish line at the seventh annual Iron Girl Triathlon in Columbia. Waiting nervously at the end...
  • More severe storms, rain possible Wednesday, Thursday

    More severe storms, rain possible Wednesday, Thursday
    The broken tree limbs and large puddles remain from Monday's storm, but forecasters are already looking ahead to more severe weather chances Wednesday and Thursday. Maryland is included in areas with about 15 percent chances of severe storms both...
  • Book it! 'Hot' summer trips

     Book it! 'Hot' summer trips
    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"...
  • Wedded: Elizabeth Sauer and Carroll Hopkins III

    Wedded: Elizabeth Sauer and Carroll Hopkins III
    Wedding date: Dec. 29, 2012 Her story: Elizabeth "Beth" Passapae Sauer, 28, grew up in Baltimore. She is an associate attorney for Semmes, Bowen & Semmes in Baltimore. Her father, Francis A. Sauer, is an attorney in Towson, and her mother, Janet...
  • Francis Joseph McNerney III, Mount St. Joseph graduate

    Francis Joseph McNerney III, Mount St. Joseph graduate
    Francis Joseph McNerney III, a graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School where he was known as the Fighting Gael mascot, died Dec. 21 at the University of Maryland Medical Center from complications related to a lung transplant. The Canton resident was 23....
  • Becky Kessler and Floyd Kellogg Make a Record

    Becky Kessler and Floyd Kellogg Make a Record
    Becky Kessler and Floyd Kellogg w/ Goodnight Blue Moon, Jan. 3, 8 p.m., $5, Black-Eyed Sally's, 350 Asylum St., Hartford, (860) 278-7427, blackeyedsallys.com; w/Little Ugly & John Torres, Jan. 5, 10 p.m., Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860)...
  • Waxing Poetics and Left Wing Fascists, local rock favorites of yesteryear, to reunite for holiday show

    Waxing Poetics and Left Wing Fascists, local rock favorites of yesteryear, to reunite for holiday show
    For a time in the 1980s, Norfolk looked and sounded like a hotbed of rough-shod, garage-style rock 'n' roll. As a North Carolinian, I only caught a brief glimpse of the scene at its peak. Even from far away, I knew the names of two of the area's top...