BALTIMORE — The view from 19 stories above St. Paul Street in midtown Baltimore affords the 85-year-old artist Raoul Middleman plenty of subject matter for his daily paintings in watercolor and gouache: The harbor and Francis Scott Key Bridge, Canton and Clinton Street, cargo cranes and railroad tracks, the Belvedere […]

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Get ready to see a full spectrum of eye-popping laser lights and special effects set to a soundtrack of today’s greatest hits — all from the comfort and safety of your car. Six Flags Great Adventure is hosting a new, limited-time event, the Six Flags Rockin’ […]

OPPORTUNITY FOR IMPROVEMENT As we recover from the ravages of the Pandemic and the hospitality industry re-emerges from its devastation, the good news is that there is unprecedented opportunity for improvement. Much of the upcoming change is directly related to the virus and is well underway; improved cleanliness standards, solutions […]

Spotlight PA is an independent, non-partisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive/The Patriot-News, TribLIVE/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. Greg Johnson has a pretty good job — and even better benefits. The Dauphin County magisterial district judge and his colleagues […]

CLOSE From the socially distanced holiday lights display at the Bronx Zoo to the drive-thru extravaganza known as EJDJAT in Dutchess County, with a little grooviness thrown in (there’s a drive-thru at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts) there are a lot of ways to add some pandemic-safe sparkle to your […]

Six Flags Great Adventure’s first drive-thru holiday show will begin at the theme park in Jackson next week. It will start Nov. 30, running Monday through Thursday evenings until Jan. 3 and feature more than a million lights, holiday themes and seasonal music, Six Flags revealed Monday. Tickets are $14.99 […]

Berkeley’s Shotgun Players pull out all the stops for their next production “The Light.” According to Jayme Catalano, the company will be “applying our signature Shotgun Players’ polish and aesthetic as we live-stream a real-life performer couple from their living room. This isn’t your typical static Zoom show. We’re using […]

Do you have a holiday lights display that would give Clark Griswold from the movie “Christmas Vacation” a run for his money? GREENSBORO, N.C. — “Is your house on fire, Clark?” “No, Aunt Bethany, those are the Christmas lights!” Do you have a holiday lights display that would give Clark […]

Remember hope? “Hope is the thing with feathers – That perches in the soul – And sings the tune without the words – And never stops at all,” as the poet Emily Dickinson put it. For almost eight months now, we have been in a state of profound hope-deprivation. Hopes were […]

England’s winter is starting to take shape with the South African government privately giving the go ahead for a tour next month and the Indian board meeting this weekend to discuss a Test series in Mumbai next year. The South African government has told its cricket board it will issue […]

The production plays from Friday 27 November 2020 – Sunday 3 January 2021. Today the Corn Exchange Newbury has announced that this year’s pantomime, Aladdin, will go ahead. The Corn Exchange pantomime has become a tradition for families in Newbury and the surrounding area, and the venue have been pulling […]

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: — All Ohio high school sports can go forward this fall, with an option for sports like football or soccer to be delayed until the spring if schools wish, Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday. The governor’s […]