| May 24, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Your editorial on the restoration of historic Mt. Vernon revealed The Sun's lack intimacy with this issue ("Restoring Mount Vernon," May 14). The Mount Vernon Conservancy's plan for removing the site's trees is out of touch and ignores the environmental...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 1:02 PM
1. Staging Shakespeare
Shepherd University's Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players will present Shakespeare's "The Two Noble Kinsmen." Shows are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 and Thursday, Nov. 8; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov....
| Aug 23, 2012
| 6:09 AM
A year ago, life paused for a minute in Baltimore and across a wide swath of the country as the ground shook beneath us. Buildings emptied, text messages flew and everyone asked each other, "Did you just feel that?"
The U.S. Geological Surveyconfirmed...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Tracy Marcotte scanned a hand-held metal detector across various spots on the base of the Washington Monument as if she were searching for gold.
But it was iron she was after. Specifically, she was searching for iron cramps that hold together stones that...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:30 PM
I died and went to heaven.
No wait, it's just Camden Yards, easily mistaken Thursday night as the place where all good Orioles fans who have spent the last 15 years in purgatory go to get their just rewards.
The O's were not just back in town, they were...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 11:35 AM
The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor two free hawk-watching trips.
The first trip will be Monday, Sept. 17, to the Washington Monument on South Mountain just outside Boonsboro. The trip will begin at 8:30 a.m. Registration is required. Contact...
| May 31, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Ted Alexander, chief historian at the Antietam National Battlefield, will talk about his book, “The Battle of Antietam: the Bloodiest Day” Thursday, June 7, at Sharpsburg Public Library. Ted will sign copies of his book, available for purchase...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 8:16 PM
Not many people get to venture backstage at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
To get there one has to duck through an inconspicuous set of white doors on the right hand side of the Hall of Nations' ground floor.
| Jun 15, 2012
| 5:55 PM
It didn't take Canadian seaman Richard Thompson long to get quite a bit of Baltimore under his shiny gold belt. Tapas at Harborplace. Shopping for sunglasses. And a beery romp with some American sailors at Power Plant Live that left him with a different...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:59 PM
The five-story Park Plaza building in Mount Vernon is bustling again, less than two years after a five-alarm fire destroyed the historic structure's interior and displaced tenants — including Donna's, a popular cafe and coffee shop that will not...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:48 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Roger Clemens was acquitted Monday on all charges that he obstructed and lied to Congress in denying he used performance-enhancing drugs to build his long and brilliant career as one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history.