| May 7, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Before “American Gothic” and his other paintings, artist Grant Wood left his mark at the Veterans Memorial Building in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Wood, who grew up in Cedar Rapids, designed a 24-foot stained-glass window for the memorial, which was...
| May 8, 2013
| 3:57 PM
He didn't get down on one knee, but Christopher Lee wooed his wife with a skyscraping crane she literally could call her own at the dedication of the port of Baltimore's berth capable of handling the world's largest cargo ships.
As founder of Highstar...
| May 9, 2013
| 6:46 AM
Havre de Grace was able to pull together a respectable version of its Lafayette Trail, just in time for the bicentennial celebration of a British sacking of the city during the War of 1812.
The trail is named for Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roche Gilbert...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Books -- about the War of 1812, the Chesapeake Bay and other topics -- were popular gifts to Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley last year, according to his financial disclosure forms. He received nearly 90 books during the year, The Baltimore Sun's political...
| May 15, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Wow, what a week it was in Havre de Grace!
The city was pillaged by the British for the second time in 200 years. Decoys, ducks and all things fowl from the water made their 32nd annual three-day visit. And the voters not only chose all incumbents (we...
| May 22, 2013
| 8:05 AM
A pleasant Memorial Day weekend, dear readers!
Memorial Day observances will be conducted May 27 at 9 a.m. at Angel Hill Cemetery and then proceed to Tydings Memorial Park by 11 a.m. Contact the American Legion Post 47, 410-939-0234.
| May 27, 2013
| 7:52 PM
They left the Maryland Historical Society tucked inside the coat pockets and notebooks of Barry Landau and his assistant, but the historical documents returned in manila envelopes, neatly packed inside a gray cardboard file box.
| May 26, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Seven Maryland service members who have been killed since last May will be honored Monday in a Memorial Day ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium.
Cyndi Ryan of the American Red Cross said that even though this is the first Memorial...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:03 AM
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5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213.
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| Oct 12, 2013
The Chasseur is a likable enough tavern. Think of it as the kind of place where you can sit down for a good square meal of well-prepared comfort food and then, if you're feeling perky, spend some time at the adjacent bar with your friends and neighbors....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:18 PM
WASHINGTON — So what if the British burned the U.S. Capitol? That was way back during the War of 1812. A bust of Winston Churchill is headed there, 50 years after the legendary British statesman was granted honorary U.S. citizenship.