Monday, April 1, 2013
Bands will play at Parkville's Lavender Avenue parking lot Friday evenings through the end of June.
A Parkville parking lot will play host to a series of bands through the beginning of the summer for Friday evening concerts. Shows will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays on the Lavender Avenue parking lot near the intersection of Harford Road and Taylor Avenue from May 10 to June 28, according to an email from The Parkville-Carney Business Professional Association, which is sponsoring the series. A flier for the event invites potential listeners to "bring your lawn chairs and blankets for an evening of free music." The schedule for the concert series follows: Construction on a Walgreens store on the site of the oft-discussed parking lot is scheduled to begin this fall, after the parking lot was sold to a developer in 2011. David Schlachman…
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
A group of local business owners got together to bring some holiday spirit to Parkville's 'Main Street'.
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Tuesday, December 4, 2012
If you've driven down Harford Road through Parkville's Main Street since Monday afternoon, you've probably seen the wreaths hanging from lampposts along the street. The display of holiday cheer is the brainchild of a group of Parkville-area business owners who volunteered their time to get the job done. Mary Beth Flowers, owner of Flowers by Flowers, first pitched the idea to decorate Harford Road with holiday wreaths on the Parkville Main Street Facebook page. Chris McDermott, owner of Signs 2 Day, and Bob McCarrell, of Got Tan, volunteered to help get the job done. "It was an idea I brought up to Parkville Main Street on their page. Chris from Signs Today and Bob from Got Tan both jumped in saying they’d be more than happy to volunteer …
Monday, December 3, 2012
The deadline for entry is Tuesday evening.
The Parkville Carney Business Professional Association's Holiday window-decorating contest, now in it's sixth year, needs a few more participants on the business side. On Monday morning, association board member Ed Pinder sent an email asking for a few more businesses to sign up to have their windows decorated. Right now, Pinder said over the phone, he would like to see between six and eight more businesses sign up—but there's a catch; he needs to know by Tuesday night at the latest. A flier with the contest rules and sign-up instructions is attached to this article. "We are challenging the local schools and civic groups to come up with the best holiday window display," Pinder wrote in an earlier email about the contest. "Monetary …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The Parkville-Carney Business Professional Association will host their annual contest next month, but participants have to register by Dec 1.
The holidays are right around the corner, and so is the beginning of what has quickly become a Parkville tradition. The Parkville Carney Business Professional Association will once again host their holiday window decorating contest for the sixth year, according to an email from the group. If you have a group—Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, school and church groups, rec council programs—that you think might like to participate, now is the time to get in touch with business association president Ed Pinder. In an email, Pinder wrote that both businesses interested in having their windows decorated and groups interested in decorating them should contact him at either 410-262-8954 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. "We are challenging the local …