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  • Touching home: one final lap around Baltimore

    Touching home: one final lap around Baltimore
    Marylanders — hands on their hearts, crisply saluting or wiping away tears — lined streets and gathered at landmarks to bid personal farewells to William Donald Schaefer Monday afternoon, as the former mayor and governor was taken on one final...
  • Baltimore Bucket List -- Printable version

    Baltimore Bucket List -- Printable version
    Print this list out and keep it with you at all times. You never know when you'll have the opportunity to check another item off your list. 1. Enjoy cinema al fresco ___ 2. See a movie at The Senator Theatre -- while you still can ___ 3. Spend a...
  • 100 years later, Flowermart still blooming

    100 years later, Flowermart still blooming
    It has been 100 years since Baltimore's ladies of the gentry decided to call attention to their efforts to beautify the city by holding a Flower Mart at the base of the Washington Monument in Mount Vernon, selling crab cakes their cooks prepared and...
  • Inner Harbor Eiffel Tower?

    Inner Harbor Eiffel Tower?
    No doubt the city and the Baltimore Development Corp. are right that the Inner Harbor, like any tourist attraction, needs updating every now and then. But some of the proposals they've gotten for a new signature structure feel a bit random — more...
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  • Snowstorm Coats East, Frustrating Holiday Travel

    Snowstorm Coats East, Frustrating Holiday Travel
    A winter storm made travel torturous in the Northeast on Sunday, dropping a thick layer of snow that stranded thousands of airline, train and bus passengers and made motorists think twice about hitting after-Christmas sales. More than a foot of snow...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Finding 'True Grit'

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Finding 'True Grit'
    It was July 4th, 1969. I had a 24-hour pass, so I headed to D.C. Thought I'd take in movie, then see the fireworks at the Washington Monument. This would be my last hurrah before the hell week of infantry school. I had just finished reading Charles...
  • Dagmar Wilson dies at 94; organizer of women's disarmament protesters

    Dagmar Wilson dies at 94; organizer of women's disarmament protesters
    In 1961, the Berlin Wall went up, the Cold War arms race was on and Dagmar Wilson, a storybook illustrator and mother of three, steamed into the national spotlight. A self-described "non-joiner," Wilson sparked a movement that on Nov. 1, 1961, drew an...
  • Duff Goldman is California dreaming

    Duff Goldman is California dreaming
    Duff Goldman has just baked a cake of Baltimore's Washington Monument in Mount Vernon. And it looks just like the city's most famous landmark — right up to the statue of the nation's first president that stands atop its tower and down to the fine...
  • Preserving our past: Ownership isn't the issue

    Preserving our past: Ownership isn't the issue
    What is the future for Baltimore's city-owned historic properties? The Baltimore Sun has reported that Baltimore City is hiring an appraisal firm to determine the "market value" of 15 city-owned historic properties. Baltimore Heritage has asked...
  • Day trips: Welcome Discovery, celebrate Earth Day

    Day trips: Welcome Discovery, celebrate Earth Day
    Washington Space Shuttle Discovery, National Air and Space Museum The space shuttle Discovery soared around the Washington Monument and the White House in a salute to the nation's capital Tuesday before landing for the last time near its new home at...