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  • Hot Doug's: The exit interview

    Hot Doug's: The exit interview
    The restaurant Hot Doug's, and the very idea of it, was a cosmic event. We will never again in our lifetime see a restaurant where devotees stand in line for 12 hours to sample a hot dog (which was what happened this past Saturday). Surely, other...
  • Cocktails with a flair for the dramatic

    Cocktails with a flair for the dramatic
    Sometimes a beer and a shot just won't do. There are nights  that call for drinks with a bit of drama, maybe even mystery.  Here, we give you six drinks that deliver a little something extra. The 'Madhattan' bar cart service, Travelle In the 1960s...
  • Top 5 foods at Six Flags Great America

    Top 5 foods at Six Flags Great America
    Every time I visit a Disneyland or Adventure Island, I make sure my diet adheres to the theme park food pyramid — equal servings of fried, sugared and sausage. (Can you imagine someone inventing a hot dog churro?) The formula for amusement park...
  • McDaniel students help demystify the Muslim world at international conference

    Cody Knipfer, Claire Lawson and Kyle Smith admitted they are all still a little jet lagged and groggy. Three days ago, the McDaniel College students returned from a trip halfway around the world that they believe could have changed their academic...
  • Deal: Want to take a cruise but don't have time? Try a quickie trip

    Deal: Want to take a cruise but don't have time? Try a quickie trip
    Cruise Line International Assn. sent out some information last week about the value of mini-cruises. What caught my eye was how short and how cheap some of the getaways could be. You can take a West Coast overnight cruise for about $100 per person, less...
  • Lake Wales investor offers cash to travel startups

    Lake Wales investor offers cash to travel startups
    A Central Florida startup investor is aiming at a core industry here: travel. Lake Wales resident Matt Zito successfully launched and sold two travel-related companies. Then he became an advisor and a consultant. Now he is launching a service called...
  • Holiday fliers' wish list: dependable apps, seat near Renee Zellweger

    Holiday fliers' wish list: dependable apps, seat near Renee Zellweger
    What bugs us most about the holiday travel crush? A mobile app that won't work when checking on a flight's status. It ranks as the No. 1 travel frustration, even more annoying than dealing with the Transportation Security Administration, a survey says....
  • Farms winterize to keep farmers markets open - here's a list of markets

    Farms winterize to keep farmers markets open - here's a list of markets
    Cold and windy weather will send many farmers markets into hibernation by the end of October or the first weekend of November. But that doesn't mean farmers have stopped farming, which means not all markets will shut down. A growing number of farmers...
  • Kerouac House celebrates the unveiling of its historic marker

    Kerouac House celebrates the unveiling of its historic marker
    Annemarie Ní Churreáin came to College Park from the town of Donegal, Ireland. But her trip wasn’t intended as a vacation. “I am working on a collection of poems,” she said, “and I’m working on a book project with a...
  • Ebola causing air travelers to wash hands, not cancel trips, poll says

    Ebola causing air travelers to wash hands, not cancel trips, poll says
    A new poll finds that while air travelers aren't canceling plans from fear of contracting Ebola, 40 percent said they are taking extra precautions while flying, such as washing hands more frequently and using hand sanitizer. Previous polls suggested...
  • Have cake, will travel — but take care

     Have cake, will travel — but take care
    You plan to travel. You plan to travel with cake. Why not? It's good company, and unlikely to snag the window seat. First, you contact the Transportation Security Administration. These days, transportation security is administered with rigor, and you...