Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Check out photos from the variety of events held on Harford Road last weekend and upload your own.
Crowds came to Harford Road last weekend for a trifecta of events hosted by the Parkville Carney Business Association and the Parkville Main Street Committee. Check out photos from the Friday night spring concert series, pop up art store and Saturday's Parkville Pup crawl in the gallery attached to this article. Friday marked the first in a series of concerts that the business association hopes will draw people to Harford Road. From 5-8 p.m. The Wretched Outcasts performed on the Lavender Avenue parking lot near the intersection of Harford Road and Taylor Avenue. Meanwhile, across Harford Road at the pop-up art store inside the old Atlantic Seafood Deli, organized by the Parkville Main Street Committee, attendees had a chance to check out …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Elizabeth Thomas, an eighth grader at the Parkville private school, won the $750 grand prize in the state's attorney's poster contest.
One student at Parkville's St. Ursula School will end Thursday a little richer than she began it, thanks to her creativity and artistic skill. Elizabeth Thomas, an eighth grader, was named the grand prize winner in State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger's anti-drug poster contest, according to a news release from the state's attorney's office. Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from 28 Baltimore County middle schools submitted over 3,000 posters with an anti-drug/alcohol theme to the contest and a panel of community leaders representing business, law enforcement and government judged Thomas' to be the very best. Students who pulled down honors in the contest will be presented with their prizes during a ceremony at Towson's historic …
The Parkville Main Street Committee is looking for artists and crafters for the weekly endeavor set to run during the spring concert series.
While Parkvillians are rocking out to the Parkville-Carney Business Association's Spring Concert series at the Lavender Avenue parking lot, just across Harford Road a group of artists and craftsmen will be displaying their wares in a makeshift shop. The pop-up store, conceived by Parkville's Main Street Committee, will run on Friday nights from 5-8 p.m. May 10-June 28 at the Harford Road storefront that used to house Atlantic Deli, next to Jerry D's Restaurant, according to the main street committee's Ruth Baisden. "People have said for years they’d like to see an art gallery, they like what Hamilton is doing with having artists show their goods," Baisden said. "We can find out ... 'is there really a desire for this?' 'Can Parkville …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The event, which includes picnicking, singing, dancing and live music takes place Sunday April 28.
As long as the weather holds, this weekend will present a great opportunity to picnic at a local park and take in some folksy sounds. The Baltimore Folk Music Society hosts its Spring Faire at Cromwell Valley Park from 12-5 p.m. April 28. Admission is free, but a voluntary $5 donation will benefit the park. Bring your own picnic and a blanket or some lawn chairs and check out everything from sword dancing and juggling to jamming and dancing; and for those who don't want to pack a lunch, food will also be available for sale. Parkville's own Pavan Foods will offer vegetarian and vegan Indian cuisine and Baltimore's Sofi's Crepes will have snacks both sweet and savory to offer, according to the Folk Music Society's website. Musically inclined…
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Check out some live music this weekend in Baltimore and beyond.
Thursday The Pietasters, Big D & The Kids Table, Bumpin’ Uglies and Kill Lincoln The Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard Street, Baltimore Doors at 7:30 p.m., show at 8:30 p.m. $13 My Son Bison, Ms. Fridrich, Raindeer, Monteclair Bohemian Coffee House, 1821 N. Charles Street, Baltimore 8 p.m., $5 Friday Cris Jacobs and The Band of Johns, Garrett Anderson The 8x10, 10 E. Cross Street, Baltimore Doors at 8 p.m. $12 Mark Bray and the Steel Soul Cowboys Pop’s Tavern, 4343 North Point Blvd, Dundalk 9:30 p.m., no cover Saturday Muddy River Blues Band The Tidewater Grille, 300F Franklin Street, Havre de Grace 8 p.m., No cover Joe Keyes & The Late Bloomer Band City View Bar and Grill, 6700 Security Blvd, Gwynn Oak 9 p.m., no cover Full disclosure: Owings …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Dancing With The Stars features two performers with Baltimore ties.
Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones and partner Karina Smirnoff improved upon their debut performance on Dancing With The Stars Monday night. The pair earned a 20 out of 30, up one point from the week prior. The show also featured Baltimore's Dorothy Hamill, the Olympic and world champion figure skater. She and partner Tristan McManus earned a 15, as Hamill struggled through a back injury. The series airs on Monday and Tuesday nights on ABC. TELL US: Did you watch Monday's show? Who had the best performance? Leave a comment. Related articles:
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Check out some live music in the Baltimore area this weekend.
Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Are you going to a concert that isn't on our calendar? Tell us in the comments!
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Dancing With The Stars debuted its new season Monday night, featuring the Ravens receiver and the Baltimore-based figure skating champion.
Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones broke out "the squirrel" with partner Karina Smirnoff in his first performance on Dancing With The Stars Monday night. The season premiere also featured Baltimore's Dorothy Hamill, the Olympic and world champion figure skater. Check out the video with this post for their performances. Jones earned a score of 19 out of 30 dancing to "Cha Cha Cha", while Hamill pulled in a 21 with her perfomance to "Tiny Dancer." The series airs on Monday and Tuesday nights on ABC. Jones was asked to perform on the program after his charisma and dance moves were on display during and following the Ravens' Super Bowl victory in February. Jones did "the squirrel" during the Super Bowl, and again during the team's celebration in …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The Baltimore Metro area was expecting between 5 and 11 inches of snow during this week's winter storm. See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows total snowfall in your Patch area over the past 3 days. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of your Patch's coverage area, and the map updates every six hours, starting around 2 a.m. each day. It updates as Skywarn volunteers file their reports, so check back later to see more accurate statistics. Note: This map is not visible on some mobile devices. The effects of the snowstorm that began Tuesday night have been hit-or-miss throughout the Baltimore Metro area, about 5 inches fell in Westminster but less than 1 inch in Parkville, for example, according to the map. The National Weather Service had forecast that 4-11 inches of snow would accumulate …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
38 students from the Carney-area middle school entered the contest and one of them took second place.
A group of Pine Grove Middle School artists were recently selected to have their art shown at an area hospital. Seventh grade art students at the Carney-area school were selected to have their posters displayed at the Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt, according to the school's good news ambassador Dorienne Plait. The artwork, created as part of the 7th annual "Love Your Tree" campaign is focused on "understanding of the importance of self-acceptance, the diversity of beauty, and the celebration of positive body image," Plait wrote in an email. Of the 38 students who were chosen to have their art shown, two earned special honors: Jim Hill was awarded the second place prize for middle schoolers and another student earned an …