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  • Friends, neighbors remember Lawrence Peterson, 'Mayor of Mount Vernon'

    Friends, neighbors remember Lawrence Peterson, 'Mayor of Mount Vernon'
    For Lawrence Peterson, the redevelopment of his Mount Vernon neighborhood was every bit as much of a calling as his 20 years in the U.S. Navy. As friends and neighbors paid tribute to the "Mayor of Mount Vernon" on Sunday evening, they recalled a man so...
  • Nieve del temporal Pax sólo perdona a Florida y caos afecta a todo EEUU | FOTOS

    Nieve del temporal Pax sólo perdona a Florida y caos afecta a todo EEUU | FOTOS
    Sólo un Estado, la soleada Florida, se libra por el momento de la nieve de la tormenta “Pax” que afecta de manera severa al sur y al este de EEUU, pero cuyas consecuencias se notan en todo el país, sobre todo en las comunicaciones, con miles...
  • Legoland theme park and hotel built for kids

    Legoland theme park and hotel built for kids
    It's mid-afternoon on a hot summer day. After a full morning at a theme park, energy is running low. While the adults are ready to leave the fun behind for a few hours rest, there are many in the party who don't want to leave. Legoland has come up...
  • It's time for the Redskins to find a new name [Commentary]

    It's time for the Redskins to find a new name [Commentary]
    Those of us living in and around D.C. — not just those of us, like me, who actually root for Baltimore's teams over Washington's — should follow the lead of our good neighbors to the north and realize that there can be life after a change of...
  • Monument restoration crews make 200-year-old discovery

    Monument restoration crews make 200-year-old discovery
    Who exactly J.W. Hogg was to Baltimore's Washington Monument may be a question left for the ages. Master craftsman who helped build it? Or vandal who defaced it? Hogg's name, written in block letters with a pencil next to the date 1829, was among dozens...
  • Monumental mystery, potential answer

    Monumental mystery, potential answer
    A retired schools employee may have cracked the mystery of the identity of a man who scrawled his signature in the Washington Monument nearly two centuries ago. After reading an article in Saturday's Baltimore Sun reporting that workers restoring the...
  • In shift from tradition, Pride events to be held in Artscape location

    In shift from tradition, Pride events to be held in Artscape location
    For years, Baltimore Pride tradition has held that the Saturday parade turns into a rowdy block party in the heart of Mount Vernon, while the Sunday festival in Druid Hill Park attracts families and kids. This year will be different, with the lines...
  • Milwee Middle teacher wins Instagram contest at Washington Monument

    Milwee Middle teacher wins Instagram contest at Washington Monument
    Jason Dumont, a civics and U.S. History teacher at Milwee Middle School, has won an Instagram contest to participate in the rededication of the Washington Monument grand reopening ceremony Monday. Starting Saturday, he will be posting photos of his...
  • Washington Monument is reopening after years of repairs

    Washington Monument is reopening after years of repairs
    The Washington Monument will emerge bruised but not broken for its grand reopening Monday, when visitors will once again be zipping up the elevators of the capital's tallest attraction. The 555-foot obelisk has been closed since August 2011, when a rare...
  • Washington Monument draws crowds as it reopens after renovations

    Washington Monument draws crowds as it reopens after renovations
    After three years of renovations, the Washington Monument reopened to the public Monday with some visible bruises, as thousands gathered to celebrate the restoration of the capital’s tallest monument. "Today" show weatherman Al Roker, Interior...
  • Despite rain, WTMD's First Thursdays concert series starts strong in Canton

    Despite rain, WTMD's First Thursdays concert series starts strong in Canton
    WTMD's First Thursdays concert last night -- the first of the season -- could be described in many ways, but "damp" comes to mind first. At 5:30 p.m., 90 minutes before the concert began at its new home (Canton Waterfront Park), rain interrupted what...