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  • Ready, set, shop

    Often, the best way to find fun, original holiday gifts is to look locally. Greater Baltimore has a bevy of earnest, thoughtful shops with plenty to offer this season. The 100 clothing, jewelry, home goods, gourmet and gift stores on this list are some of...
  • Refined drinking set for Columbia

    Refined drinking set for Columbia
    Wine, woods, and weather that sounds like it should be just wonderful. With all that to offer, organizers of this weekend's Wine in the Woods festival wonder why anyone would opt to hang out with a bunch of horses and a centaur named Kegasus when they're...
  • Kegasus makes an appearance at Pimlico

    Kegasus makes an appearance at Pimlico
    Kegasus, the quasi-mythical star of Preakness' latest ad campaign, held court at Pimlico Race Course's infield Monday morning, sharing his pick to win Saturday's race and his expectations for InfieldFest fun. "Welcome, legendary friends," Kegasus said in...
  • Steelworker applauds O'Malley for signing waste to energy bill

    Last week Gov. Martin O'Malley proved that you can support job creation while protecting our natural resources. By signing Senate Bill 690, which puts waste-to-energy on par with landfills, O'Malley proved he cares about jobs and the environment....
  • After a week on air, new HFS draws mixed reactions

    Last Monday, one of the most famous sets of call letters in the history of Baltimore radio was resurrected on local airwaves. And so far, listeners are split about the new HFS. Broadcasting on 97.5-FM, the newest incarnation is patterned closely after...
  • Usually forbidden, skateboarders inundate Ocean City

    Usually forbidden, skateboarders inundate Ocean City
    For most of the year, Alex Gray can't skateboard anywhere in Ocean City. Not on sidewalks, alleys or on the streets. Definitely not on the famous boardwalk. A town ordinance forbids it from April to October. You get caught, as the 17-year-old Ocean...
  • Why go electric? Nissan Leaf makes its case

    Why go electric? Nissan Leaf makes its case
    The Nissan Leaf isn't for everybody. I could say the same of any car I review, yet for some reason it seems necessary to remind consumers of this fact when detailing electric cars like the Leaf and Chevrolet Volt. Reactions to the nascent EV (electric...
  • Six Flags amusement parks prepare for thematic makeovers

    Six Flags amusement parks prepare for thematic makeovers
    Wham! Bam! Ka-Pow! A bruising brawl involving comic-book superheroes, Saturday morning cartoon characters and extreme sports icons will change the ride and roller coaster landscape of Six Flags' 11 U.S. amusement parks in 2011. An intellectual...
  • Pat's vs. Geno's: Cheese steak war still simmers in Philadelphia

    Pat's vs. Geno's: Cheese steak war still simmers in Philadelphia
    Reporting from Philadelphia -- The movies' Rocky Balboa may be Philadelphia's most celebrated fighter, but this  city's greatest rivalry is between two South Philly cheese-steak joints that may rival the Liberty Bell for iconic status: Pat's and Geno's....
  • Treatments abound for excess sweat

    Treatments abound for excess sweat
    It's a sweaty kind of summer this year. And while the multiple days of triple-digit temperatures have made some people glisten and others drip, everyone seems to be seeking ways to dry off. Some are showering more or slathering on "clinical-strength"...
  • Payoffs 'The Wire' way: 'Social Security number?'

    Payoffs 'The Wire' way: 'Social Security number?'
    Ever since I heard some enterprising Baltimoreans used pit bulls to try to shake down "The Wire" crew for money, I've wondered: Did the scheme actually work? In case you missed it, I reported earlier this week that an online travel show visiting parts of...