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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.
  • News Roundup

    In The Sun, Jennifer Skalka does the wide reveal of an unexpected, though not surprising, political comeback: that of former state senator Larry Young (as hinted at earlier in these pages), who was kicked out of the state Senate in January 1998 for a...

    No Brain, No Gain?: Here's a short history of the Gov's brain-optional priorities, as defined by the term that won't die.

    | Image by http://www.govpics.maryland.gov Maryland Gov. Robert Ehrlich unveiled his $29 billion-plus state budget proposal Jan. 17 and took questions afterward. During the event, he dubbed two separate policy initiatives "no-brainers." But what,...

    Druid Hill Park Disc Golf, Free Yoga Series, Hiking with the Mountain Club of Maryland and more.

    Druid Hill Park Disc Golf, whenever, hippie, (443) 271-5351, md-discgolf.com. Follow signs to Maryland Zoo, parking past softball fields on left and the old reptile house on right, first tee:39.326,-76.654. Twenty-seven holes, Mach5 baskets, rumors of the...

    Beartown State Park, Fort Frederick State Park, Jones Falls and more.

    Summer in the city can be suffocating: You stick to the sheets, you’re irritable, and lethargy hangs on you like a heavy coat. But sometimes all it takes is the shade of a tree, a dip in a quarry, or the sweet relief of some higher-elevation air...