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  • Belair mansion brings community together for Christmas
    Belair mansion brings community together for Christmas
    Sunday night the folks of Bowie, MD gathered at the Belair Mansion to celebrate the sights and sounds of Christmas.The Belair Mansion, built circa 1745, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was the home of Governor Samuel Ogle...
  • An autumn stroll back in time
    An autumn stroll back in time
    In the 1740s Governor Samuel Ogle and his brother-in-law, Colonel Benjamin Tasker, imported a number of Thoroughbred horses to the Belair Mansion. Influential in Thoroughbred racing throughout the colonies, Ogle and Tasker sought to introduce...
  • Bowie: Album By Album
    Bowie: Album By Album lays out David's many metamorphoses in scrapbook
    He’s been a pop idol, glam rocker, pantomime, brooding star, and R&B sensation. He embraced mutation and metamorphosis like no other performer before him, adapting guises and playing roles onstage (and off) so convincingly that sometimes even he...
  • The Next Day
    Review of David Bowie's 'The Next Day'
    Now here is an album that a critic has to love. Not because it's necessarily good or bad (spoiler alert: it's the former), but because it lets us flex our useless, encyclopedic, musical muscles and name drop like we're trying...
  • Belair Mansion
    2011 Prince George's County Genealogical Society Spring Seminar
    The 2011 Spring Seminar of the Prince George's County Genealogical Society will be held at Belair Mansion, in Bowie, Maryland, on 14 May 2011. The full flyer can be viewed here.The programs announced include:"Branching Out Your Family...
  • B-Mets postponed
    Wednesday's B-Mets game rained out, Doubleheader Thursday
    The Binghamton Mets and Bowie Baysox will play their second doubleheader in three days when the two teams take the field Thursday morning. That's because Wednesday's contest has been postponed due to inclement weather. Tomorrow's first...
  • The B-Mets struggles continued Thursday
    Losing streak continues as defensive miscues cost B-Mets
    The Binghamton Mets had another long night at the office on Thursday, as the Bowie Baysox took advantage of five B-Mets errors en route to an 8-4 victory in the series finale between the two clubs. "We didn't execute anything tonight,...