| Aug 19, 2013
The Sail in the Lake model boating event will be Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at City Park in Hagerstown.
The event is co-hosted by the Hagerstown Department of Parks and Recreation and Historic City Park Neighborhoods First.
The groups will welcome...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:31 AM
It's too dang hot to venture outside, so let's play a word game in the comfort of our air-conditioned homes.
I'll give you a list of items and you'll figure out what theme-park category they fulfill. It's kind of like the old "$100,000 Pyramid" bonus...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:18 AM
25 years ago
Harbor childrens playground
HARBOR SPRINGS The official ribbon cutting took place at the city beach to recognize the purchase of $4,000 worth of playground equipment, featuring nine activities, by the Harbor Springs Merchants...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:21 AM
My recent travel story on Florida beaches generated some nice email responses, including a terrific request from reader Jeanine Vaerewyck of Orlando:
"With so many dog people around, could you maybe do an article on 'dog beaches' in Florida?"
| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:46 AM
50 years ago
Midway car sales opens
Ralph Dean, 614 Bay St., today announced official opening of the Midway Used Car Sales at 306-310 Petoskey St., next to the Temple Theater.
Dean, who is the owner and operator, is a native of Petoskey, and will...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:06 AM
Like at least one of them has been doing almost every morning since March, Mason Fidino and Kelvin Limbrick are standing in a flat, grassy patch north of Lincoln Park's nature museum, looking intently at sky and trees and listening like, well, hawks. ...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 6:31 AM
Nothing brings relief to the dog days of summer like a thorough drenching at a water park. Orlando's all-wet attractions share certain characteristics: lazy rivers, raft rides, wave pools, upscale cabanas and combo-ticket ties to theme parks. Today we...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 3:45 PM
I was not prepared for the dramatic and clear view of the Bay Bridge that I had on my recent visit to Edgemere.
I went in search of the old Bay Shore amusement park, where Baltimore families once traveled by streetcar to spend the day, and I found a...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Happy to report there have been no drug suspensions so far this week in competitive kickball, though the players association has yet to approve full testing.
Till then, the only real controversies will probably involve "flip cup," a postgame drinking...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:34 AM
The latest trend among the funky foods at theme parks is the themed beverage, a drink tailored to a specific area within an attraction. Butterbeer, the frothy beverage of choice among the Harry Potter crowd, set the standard when it debuted at Islands...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:02 PM
The Music by the Lake concert series will continue Saturday at the City Park band shell, starting at 7 p.m.
The concert series features a variety of regional acts.
The concerts are co-sponsored by the Washington County Arts Council and the City of...