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  • Giant 'face-scape' portrait opens on Washington's National Mall

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A composite landscape portrait of American men, so big it is best seen from a low-flying airplane, went on display on Washington's National Mall on Wednesday. The Smithsonian Institution's National Portrait Gallery opened its...
  • Book Festival gets positive reviews on Inner Harbor move

    Book Festival gets positive reviews on Inner Harbor move
    The Baltimore Book Festival, once an annual staple in Mount Vernon Square, is smack dab in the touristy Inner Harbor this year, a move that got mostly positive reviews Saturday. Some who took part in the festival in Mount Vernon say they miss the venue...
  • Chuck Klosterman explores the dark side

    Chuck Klosterman explores the dark side
    Read "I Wear the Black Hat," Chuck Klosterman's book about villainy that includes his often-provocative takes on pop culture figures from Kanye West to Bill Clinton, and it's easy to imagine him standing by a set of railroad tracks, sneering and...
  • Smithsonian accepts archival material from Baltimore's LGBT community center

    Smithsonian accepts archival material from Baltimore's LGBT community center
    Old photographs, newspapers and other miscellaneous "gay pride ephemera" from the last half-century of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history in Baltimore will be added on Tuesday to one of the nation's most esteemed museum collections....
  • Family loses camera, vacation memories, but good Samaritan puts them back in the picture

    Family loses camera, vacation memories, but good Samaritan puts them back in the picture
    When Bob and Sunny Riling came home to Cooper City after a family vacation earlier this month, they planned on having plenty of photos from Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia that their kids could share with classmates. A day before their American...
  • Ann McFeatters: Eisenhower memorial follows pattern of long-delayed, much-debated projects

    WASHINGTON � For the millions eagerly waiting to visit the long-planned Eisenhower memorial on a four-acre site on the National Mall, there's bad news. The powers that be are still still fighting over what it should look like 15 years after the...
  • Baltimore's Algonquin apartments return to earlier splendor

    Baltimore's Algonquin apartments return to earlier splendor
    As I walked into the building generations of Baltimoreans knew as 11 East Chase, my memories of this venerable structure flashed back. The mosaic tile lobby, beamed ceilings, the oak parquet floors, fluted columns, wood paneling, marble trim and...
  • Special Report: As seas rise, a slow-motion disaster gnaws at U.S. shores

    WALLOPS ISLAND Virginia (Reuters) - Missions flown from the NASA base here have documented some of the most dramatic evidence of a warming planet over the past 20 years: the melting of polar ice, a force contributing to a global rise in ocean levels. The...
  • Greektown home is full of contemporary glamour

    Greektown home is full of contemporary glamour
    Just east of Highlandtown in Baltimore's Greektown neighborhood, the exteriors of the two-story brick rowhouses all look pretty much alike. It's the creative details — a painted front door, window trim or stained glass transoms — with which...
  • A family trip to D.C. mixes politics, pandas and play time

    I've lived in several cities over the years, but Washington is still on the top of the list. My husband and I were there for seven years and never grew tired of the buzzing capital. With our kids hitting elementary-school age, we decided the time was...
  • Savings hints from Virginia's budget agency

    Ever struggle to cut back spending so the ┬ápaycheck covers that never-ending drain of cash? With state tax revenue coming in much more slowly than expected, it’s a top priority for state agencies – and Virginia’s Department of Planning...