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By Mary Corey and Mary Corey,SUN NATIONAL STAFF | June 1, 1997
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- At the foot of Duke of Gloucester Street, archaeologists are crouching in the dirt, oblivious to the crowd on the sidewalk above. What's hidden in the earth consumes them: ceramics, shards of glass, a pig's tooth. All are clues to the past -- and the future -- of one of Colonial Williamsburg's most coveted plots of land.Historians and archaeologists working to uncover what was here more than 200 years ago face a challenge. With tourism at the village falling in recent years and nearby attractions such as Busch Gardens booming, the nonprofit Colonial Williamsburg Foundation must answer a difficult question: How can the past compete with the present?
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By Aaron Dodson, The Baltimore Sun | June 6, 2014
Byron Cowart, the No. 1 high school football recruit in the nation according to Rivals.com, had never been on an airplane before Friday. The rising-senior defensive end from Armwood High School in Seffner, Fla., compared it to a roller coaster he rode days earlier at Busch Gardens. Cowart's head hurt during the plane's ascension, but he remained calm by focusing on his destination - Baltimore. Cornerback Frank Buncom IV had a long, but relatively relaxing flight from his hometown of San Diego to Baltimore.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | September 6, 2013
Marlin W. Gorman, a retired maintenance supervisor who was an ardent railroad fan, died Aug. 19 of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 84. The son of an electrician and a homemaker, Marlin Walker Gorman was born in Wilkensburg, Pa., and moved with his family to Baltimore during World War II. After graduating in 1948 from Polytechnic Institute, he attended the Johns Hopkins University, where he studied electrical engineering. From 1950 to 1952, he served with the 2nd Armored Division in Korea.
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By Carolyn Keleman | April 28, 2014
He had us rapt from the first note of "Largo al factotum" from Rossini's "The Barber of Seville. " Hidden in the wings of the Smith Theatre, we first heard the baritone sing the familiar "Figaro, Figaro" before we actually saw Steven Eddy, one of two opera-singing contestants in the recent Rising Stars competition at Howard Community College. He flew onto the stage, pulled off some vaudeville tricks, finished the aria flawlessly and delighted folks with tales from his musical beginnings at Atholton High School.
TRAVEL
By Clarissa Higgins and Clarissa Higgins,Baltimore Sun | July 12, 2009
Bounce to Williamsburg What's the deal?: The Williamsburg Lodge Family Fun Bounce Package includes a three-night stay for a family of four in any selected official hotel of the Colonial Williamsburg Resort Collection for as low as $292 per night, plus general admission to the resort's historic area and museums, as well as Busch Gardens, and Water Country USA. Also included are special discounts with the Spa of Colonial Williamsburg, free family golf...
TRAVEL
By Michelle Deal-Zimmerman and Baltimore Sun reporter | March 7, 2011
The more hotel deals I write about the more I get. So my inbox will never be empty. But maybe your pockets will be a little less empty with these deals. (Maybe. I'm not guaranteeing anything. Doing your research and checking the small print is always the best advice.) -The Spring Fever Reliever package at Gaylord National Resort at National Harbor starts at $179 per night and you get the second room for the kids for 50 percent off. The Bring on the Spring package is $209 per night and includes a $100 resort credit.
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By Patrick Farrell, The Baltimore Sun | November 26, 2013
Alexandria, Va. Holiday Boat Parade of Lights 2013 On Saturday, visit Alexandria's historic harbor to watch dozens of extravagantly decorated boats parade along the Potomac River. Boats will be judged in a variety of categories, including "Best in Show," "Thinking Outside the Christmas Box," and "Hardiest Souls. " Boats will be led by Alexandria's fireboat, the Vigilant, and Washington's fireboat, the John Glenn, and Santa will arrive at the docks by boat. The Holiday Boat Parade of Lights will take place Saturday, Dec. 7. Admission is free.
ENTERTAINMENT
by Jordan Bartel | jordan@bthesite.com and b free daily | March 5, 2010
Still coming down from the unexpectedly riveting Winter Olympics? We've got you covered. Here's our pop culture week in review -- with a bit of Olympics chaser to go down smoothly. VIENNA WINS 'THE BACHELOR': Apparently, not just for sausages anymore. ASTRO-NUT: Oh, Buzz Aldrin. You can either talk scientifically about bringing man to Mars or you can join the cast of "Dancing With the Stars." But not both. LINDSAY LOHAN TO PEN MEMOIR: Stop trying to make "respectability" happen, Lindsay.
NEWS
By Peter Jensen and Peter Jensen,Sun Staff | February 24, 2002
Your children don't have to be the only ones counting down the days until spring break. The minivan drivers in the family deserve to have some fun, too. But are Mom and Dad ready to take advantage of this once-a-year travel opportunity? Eileen Ogintz thinks you should be. The nationally syndicated family travel columnist says she's seeing deals galore, from cheap fares at Western ski resorts to bargain hotel rates in Orlando. But for those with a smaller budget, there are plenty of destinations within a six-hour drive of Baltimore that won't break the bank.
NEWS
By Carolyn Keleman | April 28, 2014
He had us rapt from the first note of "Largo al factotum" from Rossini's "The Barber of Seville. " Hidden in the wings of the Smith Theatre, we first heard the baritone sing the familiar "Figaro, Figaro" before we actually saw Steven Eddy, one of two opera-singing contestants in the recent Rising Stars competition at Howard Community College. He flew onto the stage, pulled off some vaudeville tricks, finished the aria flawlessly and delighted folks with tales from his musical beginnings at Atholton High School.
NEWS
By Patrick Farrell, The Baltimore Sun | November 26, 2013
Alexandria, Va. Holiday Boat Parade of Lights 2013 On Saturday, visit Alexandria's historic harbor to watch dozens of extravagantly decorated boats parade along the Potomac River. Boats will be judged in a variety of categories, including "Best in Show," "Thinking Outside the Christmas Box," and "Hardiest Souls. " Boats will be led by Alexandria's fireboat, the Vigilant, and Washington's fireboat, the John Glenn, and Santa will arrive at the docks by boat. The Holiday Boat Parade of Lights will take place Saturday, Dec. 7. Admission is free.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | September 6, 2013
Marlin W. Gorman, a retired maintenance supervisor who was an ardent railroad fan, died Aug. 19 of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 84. The son of an electrician and a homemaker, Marlin Walker Gorman was born in Wilkensburg, Pa., and moved with his family to Baltimore during World War II. After graduating in 1948 from Polytechnic Institute, he attended the Johns Hopkins University, where he studied electrical engineering. From 1950 to 1952, he served with the 2nd Armored Division in Korea.
TRAVEL
By Michelle Deal-Zimmerman and Baltimore Sun reporter | March 7, 2011
The more hotel deals I write about the more I get. So my inbox will never be empty. But maybe your pockets will be a little less empty with these deals. (Maybe. I'm not guaranteeing anything. Doing your research and checking the small print is always the best advice.) -The Spring Fever Reliever package at Gaylord National Resort at National Harbor starts at $179 per night and you get the second room for the kids for 50 percent off. The Bring on the Spring package is $209 per night and includes a $100 resort credit.
ENTERTAINMENT
by Jordan Bartel | jordan@bthesite.com and b free daily | March 5, 2010
Still coming down from the unexpectedly riveting Winter Olympics? We've got you covered. Here's our pop culture week in review -- with a bit of Olympics chaser to go down smoothly. VIENNA WINS 'THE BACHELOR': Apparently, not just for sausages anymore. ASTRO-NUT: Oh, Buzz Aldrin. You can either talk scientifically about bringing man to Mars or you can join the cast of "Dancing With the Stars." But not both. LINDSAY LOHAN TO PEN MEMOIR: Stop trying to make "respectability" happen, Lindsay.
TRAVEL
By Clarissa Higgins and Clarissa Higgins,Baltimore Sun | July 12, 2009
Bounce to Williamsburg What's the deal?: The Williamsburg Lodge Family Fun Bounce Package includes a three-night stay for a family of four in any selected official hotel of the Colonial Williamsburg Resort Collection for as low as $292 per night, plus general admission to the resort's historic area and museums, as well as Busch Gardens, and Water Country USA. Also included are special discounts with the Spa of Colonial Williamsburg, free family golf...
NEWS
By Peter Jensen and Peter Jensen,Sun Staff | February 24, 2002
Your children don't have to be the only ones counting down the days until spring break. The minivan drivers in the family deserve to have some fun, too. But are Mom and Dad ready to take advantage of this once-a-year travel opportunity? Eileen Ogintz thinks you should be. The nationally syndicated family travel columnist says she's seeing deals galore, from cheap fares at Western ski resorts to bargain hotel rates in Orlando. But for those with a smaller budget, there are plenty of destinations within a six-hour drive of Baltimore that won't break the bank.
SPORTS
By Aaron Dodson, The Baltimore Sun | June 6, 2014
Byron Cowart, the No. 1 high school football recruit in the nation according to Rivals.com, had never been on an airplane before Friday. The rising-senior defensive end from Armwood High School in Seffner, Fla., compared it to a roller coaster he rode days earlier at Busch Gardens. Cowart's head hurt during the plane's ascension, but he remained calm by focusing on his destination - Baltimore. Cornerback Frank Buncom IV had a long, but relatively relaxing flight from his hometown of San Diego to Baltimore.
NEWS
By Mary Corey and Mary Corey,SUN NATIONAL STAFF | June 1, 1997
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- At the foot of Duke of Gloucester Street, archaeologists are crouching in the dirt, oblivious to the crowd on the sidewalk above. What's hidden in the earth consumes them: ceramics, shards of glass, a pig's tooth. All are clues to the past -- and the future -- of one of Colonial Williamsburg's most coveted plots of land.Historians and archaeologists working to uncover what was here more than 200 years ago face a challenge. With tourism at the village falling in recent years and nearby attractions such as Busch Gardens booming, the nonprofit Colonial Williamsburg Foundation must answer a difficult question: How can the past compete with the present?
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