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Dining@LargeJoyce W. asked if we had discussed restaurants that are open on Christmas Day yet, and the answer is no, we haven't. Thanks for reminding me, because it's something I get more and more requests for as the years go......
A meeting of the South Hagerstown High School boosters will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in the media center at South Hagers-town High School. There will be many topics to discuss. Everyone is invited. Diabetes support group to meet April 17 The diabetes...
Even before they opened Colonial Williamsburg's first exhibition buildings, the pioneering stewards of the Historic Area recognized the importance of music in recreating the look, sound and feel of 18th-century life in an Anglo-American setting. Two...
Tags: Government, Music Theater, Politics, Music Industry, Music
Few things say more about the potential of home-grown artistic talent than the eye-popping procession of richly carved and layered "tramp art" that cropped up in America between the Civil War and the Great Depression. Sparked by a post-war boom in cigar...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Arts, Toy Industry
By Rebecca Massie Lane Special to The Herald-Mail The Washington County Museum of Fine Art's important oil painting by Thomas Birch (1779 to 1851), titled "The Shipwreck," 1837, plays a pivotal role in an important exhibition at the Philadelphia...
Nearly 173 years after the invention of photography transformed the way we see ourselves and the world, it can be hard to understand the simple folk art portraits through which so many Americans of the late 1700s and early 1800s hoped to be remembered....
Tags: Arts and Culture, Fine Artists, Artists, Physiology, Arts
I won't hang a picture in my house unless it somehow connects with my life. An oil painting of my Keedysville farmhouse — by my late father-in-law — holds court above my kitchen table. My friend, Neale, rendered my Hagerstown home in...
Tags: Tuberculosis, Fine Artists, Shirley, Artists, Painting
Residents of tourism meccas often trade stories of the surprising things visitors can do or say. Years ago, in Colonial Williamsburg, Va., for example, a tourist was overheard arguing with her companion about which buildings to visit. Most Williamsburg...
Tags: Bok Tower, Music, Orlando, Lake Wales, Walt Disney
The first collectors of North Carolina slipware may not have known much about their prey when they began snapping up "Moravian" pottery in the late 1800s. Neither did the museums that pursued it so avidly during the Depression. But like pioneering...
LOS ANGELES — Whether Colonial Williamsburg, Boston's Freedom Trail or Washington's monuments, tracing the steps of patriots, presidents and pioneers never ceases to inspire. Same holds for iconic sports arenas. Among those of us who revel in the...
When Linda and Joe Hertzler bought their Williamsburg home six years ago, the property needed tons of TLC. The front yard was no exception. "It was nothing but clay and weeds," says Linda. Working with generous amounts of compost, topsoil and Turface,...
TribLocal - EvanstonCrisp autumn temperatures and colorful fall foliage create an idyllic setting no matter where you travel. So why waste valuable time and money traveling to …...
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