Leisure & Lifestyle


Monday, Nov 22, 2004 at 1:06 p.m.

A bumper crop of Beaujolais Nouveau uncorked this weekend, just in time for the holidays. Get expert advice on the best wine, port, and champagne of the season, and share your own favorites.

Transracial Adoption

Wednesday, Nov 17, 2004 at 12:06 p.m.

More and more people outside the U.S. are interested in adopting African American babies. But once the adoption process is complete, real life lessons begin. A look at transracial adoptions here and abroad, and the issue of adopting across...

Food Journalism

Monday, Nov 15, 2004 at 1:25 p.m.

Alan Richman may have the best job ever. He gets paid to eat at (and write about) the finest restaurants in the world. This winner of eleven James Beard Awards for Food Writing takes us on a globe-trotting smorgasbord.

Travel Advice

Thursday, Nov 4, 2004 at 1:32 p.m.

With election day behind us -- there's never been a better time to get out of Washington. Whether you're celebrating a victory or soothing a defeated soul, get travel options from travel writer Doug Lansky. He'll give advice on...

The Lost 1933 Double Eagle

Monday, Oct 25, 2004 at 1:20 p.m.

Two years ago, a gold coin minted in 1933 sold at auction for 7.5 million dollars. Hear why the coin's history made it so valuable, and why the hobby of coin collecting is booming.

Fall Travel

Tuesday, Oct 12, 2004 at 1:06 p.m.

Why potential airline bankruptcies may affect your flight plans. What this summer's hurricanes mean for winter vacations in the Caribbean. And how to plan a local getaway to a cozy mountain lodge. It's our Fall Travel wrap-up.

Dance DC 2004

Wednesday, Sep 29, 2004 at 1:32 p.m.

Love to dance or want to learn? This weekend is your opportunity. From the tango to hip-hop to hand-dancing, hear about DC's first folk and traditional dance festival.

Coastal Cooking (Rebroadcast)

Monday, Sep 6, 2004 at 12:06 p.m.

Known as the "Culinary Ambassador of the Chesapeake Bay," renowned cookbook author and Baltimore chef John Shields will soon host a public television series on Coastal Cooking. He stops by to share ethnic recipes from America's...

Digital Photography (Rebroadcast)

Tuesday, Aug 24, 2004 at 12:06 p.m.

Tech Tuesday tackles everything you've always wanted to know about digital cameras but were afraid to ask. Get advice on pixels, memory cards, snapshot printers white space, and more.

County Fairs

Thursday, Aug 19, 2004 at 1:42 p.m.

August means County Fairs. Livestock displays. Tractor pulls. Mud bogs. Pig-kissing contests. And of course, competitions for the best pies, biggest pumpkin and prettiest pet. A look at the fairs happening this weekend and later this...

Elder Care

Wednesday, Aug 18, 2004 at 1:06 p.m.

Caring for an aging loved one can drain you emotionally and financially. From medicaid to assisted living, learn how to navigate the maze of elder care.

Coastal Cooking

Thursday, Aug 12, 2004 at 1:19 p.m.

He's been called the "Culinary Ambassador of the Chesapeake Bay." Renowned cookbook author and Baltimore chef John Shields will soon be hosting a public television series on Chesapeake Bay Cooking. He stops by to share ethnic...

Olympic Preview

Wednesday, Aug 11, 2004 at 1:44 p.m.

Ready or not, the Olympics are here! Insights on the arenas, the athletes, the atmosphere and more, as Kojo is joined by roving correspondent Candy Thomson, sent to cover the Games for the Baltimore Sun.

Farmers Markets

Monday, Aug 9, 2004 at 12:06 p.m.

Fresh fruit, fresh vegetables, all courtesy of your neighborhood farmers markets. A look at the thriving business of farmers markets and where to find one near your neighborhood.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Wednesday, Aug 4, 2004 at 1:20 p.m.

Once upon a time, most people feared dentists and avoided them at all costs. But new cosmetic procedures promising straighter teeth and whiter smiles are bringing even the most reluctant patient into the dentists chair. We look at the...

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