Sunday, May 19, 2013
What advice did the first lady give graduates? Will electricity rates go up - again? Get all the Maryland news with one click on Patch.
By Patch Staff It was a big news week in Maryland last week, with a visit by the first lady, a commuter nightmare in Montgomery and a heads up for a sixth casino in the state. All the headlines from 48 Patch sites across Maryland: Berliner Calls for Better Electricity Service with 'Utility 2.0' Montgomery County Council Member Roger Berliner asked the Maryland Public Service Commission to require that substantial changes be made to electricity services in the state. Meanwhile, Pepco is asking for permission to raise rates. Michelle Obama to Bowie State Grads: It's Time to Feel Hungry Again In a speech rich with historical references, the first lady reminded the BSU class of 2013 why education is important. Report: Quince Orchard Students…
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Patch features a prime piece of real estate in Baltimore County every Thursday.
Seeking a one-of-a-kind place to settle down in Baltimore County? Look no further. Check out this home on Timberpark Court in Lutherville-Timonium. » For more photos, visit the listing and view more Baltimore County real estate listings on Zillow. The 7,921 square-foot waterfront home has six bedrooms and five baths on a 4.5-acre lot, and has been on the market for two days as of Thursday. It's located in the Dulaney High School district. The house is listed for $3,200,000 by Krauss Real Property Brokerage. TELL US: Know of another phenomenal home for sale in the area? Leave a comment. — View more of our Baltimore County Dream Home series. Check out local real estate by clicking on the Real Estate tab at the top of your local Patch page. …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Yakona Road carryout, open since last September, recently renovated and is now a sit-down restaurant that features live music on the weekends.
When executive chef David Thomas and his partners, Brandon Taylor and Yuriy Chernov, decided to strike out on their own and open a restaurant, they knew exactly what they wanted to do. The three restaurateurs wanted to bring something unique—farm-to-table dining—to an area they felt needed it. For the last eight months, that vision was executed in the form of Herb & Soul, a carryout kitchen operated inside of a convenience store at 1702 Yakona Rd. But recently, the trio had the opportunity to lease the entire building and turn their business into a sit-down restaurant. "We always wanted to do something [more than a carryout and] the opportunity just presented itself ... just going through those trials and tribulations, this space opened up…
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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 …
Monday, May 13, 2013
The Harford Road audio repair business will compete for $50,000 in an episode of CNBC Prime's Crowd Rules in June.
Win or lose, John Panzer is proud his business, Parkville's Just Audio, was among those chosen to compete in the new CNBC Prime reality series Crowd Rules where small businesses have a chance to win $50,000. "It was probably about 2,000 small businesses they looked into and we were one of the 24 that they chose," Panzer said. In each episode of the show three small business owners compete in front of a panel of three experts and a live studio audience of 97 whose votes determine which of them walks away with the prize, according to a news release from CNBC Prime. Just Audio will be featured in an episode whose theme is "Becoming Your Own Boss," which airs at 9 p.m. June 25. In that episode, they compete against Call Charley, a roadside …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
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Sunday, May 12
By Patch Staff Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown Kicks Off Gubernatorial Bid In a speech highlighting his military and government service, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown announced in his home county of Prince George's Friday night that he is running for governor of Maryland in the November 2014 election. Dan Bongino’s Home Burglarized Wednesday Night While Family Slept A spokeswoman says computers, purses and a wallet were taken from the Severna Park home of Bongino, the former Secret Service agent who ran for U.S. Senate in 2012. Report: Anne Arundel County Top in State for Generating Tourism Money The county saw a more than 7 percent increase in money from tourism between 2010 and 2011, according to a new report. Businesses Look to Marketplace Fairness…
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The weekly concert series is one of a few events aimed at bringing folks to Parkville's Main Street this weekend.
If you're looking for live music, Parkville's Main Street is a good place to start this weekend. Friday evening marks the first in a series of concerts organized by the Parkville-Carney Business Association and country/rock/blues band the Wretched Outcasts will rock Parkville's Lavender Avenue parking lot from 5-8 p.m. Business association and Parkville Main Street Committee member Chris McDermott of Signs 2 Day recently posted to the Parkville Main Street Facebook page that food and beer are available at the event as well. The concert, part of a series running weekly on Friday nights through the end of June, is only one of the events designed to draw people to the Harford Road area this weekend. Check out the full schedule of bands …
Patch features a prime piece of real estate in Baltimore County every Thursday.
Seeking a one-of-a-kind place to settle down in Baltimore County? Look no further. Check out this home on Baltimore Yacht Club Road in Essex. » For more photos, visit the listing and view more Baltimore County real estate listings on Zillow. The 3,207 square-foot waterfront home has five bedrooms and four baths on a 1.61-acre lot, and has been on the market for 108 days as of Thursday. It's located in the Chesapeake High School district. The house is listed for $1,300,000 by Keller Williams Excellence. TELL US: Know of another phenomenal home for sale in the area? Leave a comment. — View more of our Baltimore County Dream Home series. Check out local real estate by clicking on the Real Estate tab at the top of your local Patch page. Want …
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Want to be more informed about what goes on in your neighborhood? Maryland made big news this week. Will the death penalty repeal stick? Will Walmart come to Aspen Hill? Find out more state news in one click on Patch.
By Patch Staff A robbery stuns Cartier shoppers on a quiet mid-morning, an investigation into a county police force and just one question: Which Maryland county has a lot of "excessive drinkers?" Headlines from 48 Patch sites across Maryland: Gov. O'Malley Signs Law to Take Away Death Penalty, Politicians Move to Bring it Back Maryland is now the 18th state to abolish the death penalty but a bipartisan group of elected officials says the threat of terrorism is an incentive to reverse that move. Del. Ron George to Make Bid for Governor's Office Del. Ron George, an Anne Arundel County Republican, says he plans to start campaigning in June for the 2014 race. Columbia Native Jayson Blair Reflects on Resignation from New York Times "I'm …