| Feb 7, 2010
Vehicles spun out wherever people drove them. Traffic came to a dead stop on a 6-mile stretch of Interstate 95. Other major highways remained nearly deserted. Above-ground mass transit took the day off. Baltimore- Washington International Thurgood...
| Feb 8, 2010
Marylanders began digging out Sunday from the great blizzard of February 2010, but they face the prospect of limited mobility for at least the next day or two - and more snow on the horizon.
With highways and most major thoroughfares cleared of snow,...
| Feb 9, 2010
As crews continued to clear roads, train tracks and runways of packed snow and ice from the weekend blizzard, another storm was expected to pummel the region today, causing headaches for those returning to work.
Crews have worked overtime to restore some...
| Feb 10, 2010
| 3:13 PM
Southwest, Airtran cancel many Thursday flights
Updated 6:13 p.m.: Southwest Airlines will cancel the majority of its flights at Baltimore Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport for a second day, according to a BWI spokesperson.
| Feb 16, 2010
Bolton Hill resident Matt Steen found out the hard way that neighborliness during a snowstorm only goes so far.
When he and his wife couldn't make it up the snow-clogged hill to park in a spot they had shoveled out last week, they parked overnight at a...
| Apr 23, 2011
For Ken Brecher to say that being the president of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles is the best job he's ever had -- well, that speaks volumes. Consider that he's run the Sundance Institute, the Boston Children's Museum and a major Philadelphia...
| May 8, 2011
About an hour south of Washington, D.C., deep beneath rolling hills near the verdant Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, lies a storehouse filled with bounty.
At one time, during the Cold War, that treasure was cash — about $3-billion worth —...
| May 22, 2011
In the picture, I am probably 10 years old. I'm wearing blue jeans and a bright red sweater, and I'm perched on the stump of a redwood tree, surrounded by a forest of the same. On my lap, I hold an open book. My head is bowed, long blond hair studiously...
| May 20, 2011
| 2:04 PM
Chicago has been very good to Erik Larson, even though it greeted his latest visit with a nasty rain and temperatures more common to November than to mid-May, which was why we were talking in the bar of his downtown hotel rather than wandering city...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 4:56 PM
It's here! The 27th annual Printers Row Lit Fest begins today, with daytime programming from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Lit After Dark from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
Before you hit the highway or head out for the el, here are some insider tips to make sure you have a...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 5:42 AM
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Photo exhibit — Hosted by Central Maryland Photographers Guild, opens Fri., June 17, 5 p.m.,...