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  • PARKS AND REC

    PARKS AND REC
    Beartown State Park. Near Hillsboro, W. Va., (304) 653-4254, www.beartownstatepark.com. Known for its unusual rock formations rather than any actual bears, Beartown is over 100 acres and rich with trails and beautiful sites. Free to visit and open from April to October, Beartown, with its constantly shifting rock landscape, provides a welcome getaway from your hectic life.
  • Lock Up Your Scooters

    It was a big weekend for scooter thefts in Hampden. Five Vespas were stolen from Scott Baxter's garage behind the 3800 block of Falls Road, ranging from a vintage 1966 scoot to a pair of 2005 models belonging to his wife (OK, if you want to split hairs,...

    Too Late for Jack Yates: The Maryland Legislature Considers a 3-Foot Passing Law—Again

    Last summer, cyclist Jack Yates was killed at the intersection of Maryland and Lafayette avenues. He was riding to the right of the right lane of Maryland as a truck passed him, also in the right lane. That is, both vehicles were smooshed into the right...

    Jack Yates' Family Settles in Lawsuit Against Truck Driver Who Killed Him

    In August 2009, John R. "Jack" Yates was riding his bike south on Maryland Avenue approaching Lafayette Street behind a large cement truck. Said truck made a right hand turn at the intersection, and Yates collided with the truck's rear wheels, killing...

    Sanctioned or not, Baltimore citizens use guerrilla art to slow traffic

    The cars speeding down Bonnie View Drive in Mount Washington made Marla Streb and her two daughters nervous. "We go across the street practically every day to visit the stream," she says. "I stay with them when crossing the street, but sometimes the cars...