Maryland open houses Jan. 31-Feb. 1

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.


Atholton skates past Mustangs

(Daniel Gallen / For The Washington Post)

ICE HOCKEY | The No. 4 Raiders score early and shut out No. 8 Marriotts Ridge in a clash of Howard County’s top two teams.


Oakland Mills rallies past Centennial

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | The Scorpions overcome a 15-point deficit to take a 66-61 overtime win at the No. 20 Eagles.


Going Out Guide, Jan. 29-Feb.4, 2015

(Courtesy of St. Mary's College of Maryland / Courtesy of St. Mary's College of Maryland)

What’s happening in Prince George’s County and Southern Maryland.


Prince George’s community calendar, Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2015

“Clybourne Park” play, Wii dance battle, health fair, writers group, nature hike and dog club meeting.


Religion events from around the Washington area

Christ Church interim rector, ecumenical events, classical music, exercise and yoga.


Arlington’s urbanization creates stress over construction

Residents and officials try to balance the need for schools, parks and housing in growing Northern Virginia.

Maryland open houses Jan. 24-25

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.


Police: Man dragged stranger into apartment, raped her

Police are looking for a suspect after the rape in Columbia on Wednesday morning.


Gov. Hogan’s appeal to the ‘middle ground’ could revive the GOP in Md.

(Marvin Joseph / The Washington Post)

If Larry Hogan can position Md. Republicans as moderates, it could give the party a historic chance.


Michael S. Rosenwald

Maryland’s first family reflects the area’s diversity

Gov. Larry Hogan his Korean-born wife, Yumi, are a groundbreaking historic.

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Just divorced? Blast your wedding dress with a machine gun

Gun ranges are racing to attract new shooters with exceedingly creative package deals. A Las Vegas range is offering a “Just Divorced” package.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

GUNtry Club reviews: better than Disney World, “boyfriend...thought he was Rambo“’

New high-end gun ranges are putting the luxury in firearms -- granite counters, cigar lounges, custom fitted ear plugs.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

At elite clubs, members enjoy
cigars and a few rounds of gunfire

The guntry clubs are featuring lounges with plenty of leather and attracting a new breed of shooter.

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Sinkhole swallows car in Bladensburg area

A 12-inch water-main break caused a residential street to give way and swallow a car in the Bladensburg area.

Maryland’s inauguration day

New Gov. Larry Hogan and his lieutenant, Boyd Rutherford, are sworn in after an interfaith prayer service.

D.C.’s first snowfall of the winter

Travelers probably aren’t too thankful for the storm that hit the day before Thanksgiving.

Frederick, Md., is part of a small-city boom

Walkable, urban mini-D.C.s are popping up nationwide, with Frederick, Md., a notable example.

Larry Hogan, riding an anti-tax wave

Maryland’s GOP nominee for governor on the campaign trail, bringing a familiar face along.

From Annapolis to Fallujah and back again

Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown served two terms in the House of Delegates, spending some of his tenure deployed in Iraq.

Horseshoe Baltimore casino’s opening night

Throngs of people showed up to try their luck at the city’s first casino.

Aboard the Memphis Belle

Members of the media get a ride on the World War II B-17 bomber ahead of a weekend exhibition in Baltimore.

Marylanders go to the polls

In the Maryland primary, voters chose candidates for governor, attorney general and local offices.

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