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  • Clifton Mansion transformed in $7 million restoration

    In the summer of 2013, I visited the Clifton Mansion, which sits atop the little hill in the Northeast Baltimore park and golf course, as a $7 million restoration effort got underway.
  • Discovering Historic Plymouth

    Discovering Historic Plymouth
    The plan was a good one. I would drive out to Plymouth and hike a place called Peat Swamp Woods and explore the ruins of an old carriage factory. Then I discovered Plymouth's historic Main Street, so I took a few detours into the past before heading into...

    If we only loved water as much as the waterfront

    If we only loved water as much as the waterfront
    Two years ago, during bicentennial commemorations for the War of 1812, I was struck by how important the waterfront is to Baltimore. That might seem like an odd thing for a Baltimorean to say, but unless you own waterfront property, work near it or...

    Connecting With The Connecticut River In Cromwell

    In the early part of the 20th century, commerce started to turn away from the Connecticut River and focused on the ribbons of roads and highways that started to crisscross the state. Many towns and cities along the river followed suit and turned their...

    A sour mood despite sweeter outlook

     A sour mood despite sweeter outlook
    This week brought another nugget of good economic news for the U.S. economy. Gross domestic product expanded at a healthy annual rate of 4.2% in the second quarter — a slight upward revision from the earlier reading by the Bureau of Economic...