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Best Actors From Baltimore

It’s not necessarily the first thing you think of when you think of Maryland, but we have a lot of talented and famous actors.

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Best Ways To Learn About Presidential And American History In The Baltimore Area

George Washington slept here and there and many places in Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania, both while serving as General of the Continental Army and later as the first president of the United States. All of the presidents have left their marks on the mid-Atlantic countryside, from Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg, to Franklin D. Roosevelts founding of Shangri-La, now known as Camp David, located near Thurmont, Md. Within a two-hour drive of Maryland, there are many presidential designations and attractions to visit.

02/18/2013

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Best Shows To See On Valentine’s Day Weekend 2013 In Baltimore

This Valentine’s Day, love is in the air. Whether you plan on spending the holiday with a significant other, single friends or even family, celebrate by attending these shows highlighting various perspectives on love.

02/11/2013

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2013 Baltimore Spring Theater Preview

Baltimore has a rich history of theater as deep as the foundations of the city.The 2013 spring theater season in Baltimore offers performances for all ages.

01/28/2013

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Best Places For Knitting In Baltimore

Knitting is not just for old women anymore, though, of course, they have led the way in a bold new trend. This simple hobby has broken into cutting edge fashion, an easy favorite in clothing and accessories.

01/21/2013

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Best Ways To Experience The Presidential Inauguration In Baltimore

Washington, D.C. is a short commuter train ride from Baltimore, perfect for a day trip to see the events of Inauguration Day in person. But in D.C., there are high costs and boisterous crowds to contend with, which are enough to keep many people in town. If your office isn’t airing President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, check out one of these five locations to get your Inauguration Day fix.

01/08/2013

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Best Authors In Maryland

Do you want to read books by some of the best authors in Maryland? They include Madison Smartt Bell, Jessica Anya Blau, Taylor Branch, Tom Clancy, Larry Doyle, Dan Fesperman, Stephen Hunter, Laura Lippman, Jen Michalski, Nora Roberts, Natalie Standiford, Anne Tyler and Elissa Brent Weissman.

12/31/2012

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Best Places For Computer Classes In Baltimore

If you are looking to land an office job or learn certain skills to negotiate a promotion, it might be time to enroll in a computer class. Even in a healthy economy, training in computers and software is invaluable to employers of nearly every field, easily putting you ahead of the competition. This knowledge becomes something to take with you on your professional path. Start with Baltimore’s best classes for all of your computer needs.

12/31/2012

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Best Holiday Craft Ideas From Baltimore Artists

There’s something about the holidays that inspires even the least crafty holiday observers. Don’t worry if you can’t crochet snowmen or build your own tree stand, these four local designers shared their best seasonal craft ideas to make your house look like a professional took hold. From simple printables to painted crab shell ornaments, these crafts help create happy holidays with options even appropriate for kids.

12/17/2012

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Best Ways To Bring Middle Earth To Baltimore

The theatrical release of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” based on the classic tale by J.R.R. Tolkien, is just around the corner. Find out how you can celebrate all of the wondrous aspects of Middle Earth, from the lush green lands of the Shire to the dark mountains of Mordor, right here in Baltimore.

12/06/2012

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Best Books About Baltimore

With crabs, history, crime and football, the personality of Baltimore is multifaceted. As such, books about Charm City reflect the varying aspects, from times gone by to more recent developments, both in fiction and non-fiction alike. These are the best books about Baltimore, perfect for locals and visitors alike.

11/26/2012

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Best Places To Buy Local Art For Less Than $100 In Baltimore

Fine taste shouldn’t have to come with high prices. When it comes to art, it’s all about perspective, and beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Look locally for unique yet affordable art for the home, office or even as a gift at the best places in Baltimore to buy art on the cheap.

11/19/2012

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Most Romantic Cities In The World

Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.

The sequel to the Academy Award-winning animated film, Happy Feet Two reunites audiences with the lovable tap-dancing penguin, Mumble (Elijah Wood), who tries to teach his choreo-phobic son, Erik, to dance. Robin Williams, Sofia Vergara, Matt Damon and Brad Pitt also star in the 3D-riffic adventure. (Photo: Warner Bros Pictures)

Holiday Movie Preview

From action-packed sequels to Oscar-worthy biopics, we take a look at the must-see films of the season.

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WJZ Remembers Oprah As She Starts New Chapter

The world is celebrating Oprah as she ends her talk show after 25 years. The Oprah Winfrey Show signed off for the final time Wednesday. But many of us at WJZ are remembering the years she spent with us here.

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