Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Havre de Grace marks the 200th anniversary of an attack on the city. Two annual festivals return.
Here's what's happening around the Harford and Cecil counties this weekend. Want to see what's going on in your neighborhood or add your own events? Just click Events at the top of the page. All weekend Havre de Grace marks the bicentennial of the British attack on the city during the War of 1812 with a weekend of events. Havre de Grace also hosts the annual decoy and wildlife art festival. The Towsontown Spring Festival returns, bringing, food, music, rides and kids activities to downtown Towson. The free street festival will be held Saturday and Sunday. Friday marks the start of the annual festivities with Towson Gardens Day. Friday First Friday celebrations kick off for the warm weather season in Bel Air and Havre de Grace—with food …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Retirement announcement follows promise to build a community reading lab at Battle grove Elementary School.
The six-time Pro Bowl Ravens center also used the occasion to announce his retirement.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Bernard Pollard and Chykie Brown will be in Bel Air on Feb. 24.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
A state senator wants a new state bird; one man's technolgical fortress is his castle; and the Senate president feels snubbed by Obama.
It's not a statue in front of the office building that bares his name but Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller did receive a bust of himself this week courtesy of the Regional Manufacturing Institute. Sen. Kathy Klausmeier, a Perry Hall Democrat, gave a sneak preview of the small, light-weight bust of Miller moments before presenting it to the Senate's top dog. "You can't have too much Mike Miller," Klausmeier said. The technology is similar to what was used in a scene of Jurassic Park 3 where a copy of a velociraptor's larynx was recreated. The institute offered legislators in Annapolis the opportunity to have themselves scanned into a computer and get busts of themselves. Miller seemed impressed with the petite bust but joked that it …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Thousands of people filled the streets of Baltimore Tuesday.
Excitement was in the air Tuesday as thousands of Ravens fans filled the streets of Baltimore to welcome home the Super Bowl XLVII Champions. If you weren't able to be there, check out photos and video here on Patch. On the other hand, if you were among the thousands lining the streets of Baltimore or filling M&T Bank Stadium Tuesday, you can share your own photos and videos by clicking the "Upload Photos & Video" button attached to this post. Attention Instagrammers: Use the hashtag #PatchRavens to show your Purple Pride in our parade gallery.
Were you in Baltimore celebrating with the Super Bowl champions? Show us.
Help our readers relive the champion celebration by adding your own photos and videos from Tuesday's parade to our Neighborhood Gallery. Were you unable to attend the Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl championship celebration? It's OK. You didn't miss much. Just: Attention Instagrammers: Use the hashtag #PatchRavens to show your Purple Pride in our parade gallery. Watch the video above and then tell us what was your favority part of Tuesday's celebration? How about the season? Do you believe in destiny? Show our hometeam some love in the comments section below. Related Content:
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Share your photos and video from the Ravens championship parade in downtown Baltimore. You can also post on Instagram and have your images appear in this article. It's simple: use the hashtag #PatchRavens and your Instagram images will appear in this nifty grid.
Monday, February 4, 2013
One local furniture chain will be reimbursing more than a half-million in weekend sales after Ravens speedster Jacoby Jones returned the third-quarter kickoff for a touchdown in Super Bowl XLVII Sunday.
Some lucky Baltimore-area residents enjoyed their new couches a whole lot more in the second half of Sunday's Super Bowl. Because Jacoby Jones returned the opening kickoff of the third quarter for a touchdown, Gardiner's Furniture will fulfill a promise to refund all purchases made in their stores over the weekend. Sports blog Deadspin has a video of the 108-yard return, the longest play in NFL postseason history. On its Facebook page Sunday night, Gardiner's Furniture posted: That was amazing! Furniture is FREE! If you made a purchase this weekend, it's your lucky day. Go Ravens! John J. Campion Jr. wrote: "Thank you Jacoby Jones for our new table set!!!!" Kalea Kaiser posted: "Yeah baby! So glad we picked this weekend to buy!" According …
The headlines you may have missed from the Free State, home of the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens.
Monday, February 4
By Patch Staff Ravens Win Over 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII In one of the most unusual games in Super Bowl history -- one that included a power outage in the New Orleans Super Dome -- the Baltimore Ravens took the Super Bowl 34-31 over the San Francisco 49ers. Check out all the Maryland Patch coverage, including profiles of the Harbaugh family, here. O'Malley Pushes for Wind, Gun Legislation In his seventh State of the State speech, Gov. Martin O'Malley urged lawmakers to pass his offshore wind bill and find more money for transportation projects—an address seen by many as a prelude to an expected run for president in 2016. Leopold Resigns, Acknowledges 'Serious Errors in Judgment' The Anne Arundel County Council no longer needs to vote on …