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Frostburg Arts Walk
Arts

Guest feature: Megan Alvarez works for FrostburgFirst, a Maryland Main Street Community. Follow along on Facebook and Twitter. Meet local artists, catch live performances and demonstrations, attend specialty workshops, and make your own creations at the Frostburg Arts Walk 2017! This year’s Arts Walk is scheduled for Saturday, April 29 in

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Open Works Baltimore
Maryland LivingProfiles

As one of the only professionally-designed and independently-operated makerspaces in the world, Open Works in Baltimore City’s Greenmount West neighborhood has a lot to be proud of. In its report released earlier this year, Open Works shows just how much they’ve accomplished and what the future holds for this innovative, creative

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Maryland Park Service Reservations
Hospitality & RecreationTourism

Guest feature: Gregg Bortz is with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Follow along with DNR on Facebook and Twitter. It’s officially spring and tourism’s peak season will soon be underway. What better way is there to kick off the warm weather than planning a stay at one of Maryland’s State

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American Pickers
Entertainment

Listen up, local collectors! Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and the rest of the American Pickers team is returning to Maryland. The History Channel’s hit reality show is planning to film throughout the region this May. As Mike and Frank travel across the country in search of valuable antiques, they will

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Sky Stage Frederick
Arts

Frederick’s art community can’t get enough of artist Heather Clark’s collaborative public art project that has transformed a fire-damaged building into an interactive piece that is as beautiful as it is functional. Sky Stage, a 136-person open air theatre in the heart of Downtown Frederick, is the result of a

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ConstellationRum
EventsTourism

On a cold morning late last year, a crew loaded barrels of Tobacco Barn Distillery’s rum onto the USS Constellation, where the swaying of the boat helped age the rum by giving it more direct contact with the barrel. A crew met again last week to remove the barrels and

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Maryland Farms Tractor
Maryland Living

Guest feature: Julie Oberg is the Communications Director for the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Follow along with MDA @MdAgDept and Maryland’s Best @MdsBest. Did you know that most of life’s necessities – food, fiber, clothing and shelter – start with agriculture? March 21 is National Agriculture Day, which recognizes and

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LightCity_Maryland
ArtsEventsInnovation & TechInnovation & Tech

All lights are on Charm City as it transforms into Light City March 31-April 8. Baltimore’s nine-day Light City festival may be best known for its endless sensory experiences, including light displays and performances, but it also provides several intellectual experiences for national and local thought leaders through the Labs@LightCity

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Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center
HistoryTourism

Today is Harriet Tubman Day and Maryland is celebrating in a big way. After years of planning and preparation, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center is officially open for business. The center is hosting a special invitation-only event today to commemorate its completion. This weekend’s grand opening celebration, held on

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Maryland Best State
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U.S. News & World Report has recognized Maryland as one of the best states in the nation. In its inaugural “Best States” ranking, U.S. News & World Report analyzed data in seven key areas – education, health care, infrastructure, economy, government, opportunity, and crime and corrections – to determine the

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