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  • Towson July 4th parade committee in search of volunteers

    Towson July 4th parade committee in search of volunteers
    The Towson Fourth of July parade has been a staple in the community for nearly seven decades, run with consistency by a dedicated committee of longtime volunteers. But in recent years, some of those members stepped down, and the committee had trouble...
  • Baltimore-based ships win notice from cruise critics

    Baltimore-based ships win notice from cruise critics
    While Disney Cruise Line sailed to 13 first-place finishes in the 2014 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards, Baltimore-based ships also cruised to Top 10 finishes in a number of categories. Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas ranked No. 8 overall...
  • Five questions for Carnival cruise executive Terry Thornton

    Five questions for Carnival cruise executive Terry Thornton
    When Carnival Cruise Lines decided to leave Baltimore last summer, saying the port had become too expensive because of environmental regulations, it was with substantial regret. The world's largest cruise line regularly filled its Carnival Pride cruise...
  • HdG Mardi Gras parade postponed until Friday

    HdG Mardi Gras parade postponed until Friday
    Havre de Grace's annual Mardi Gras parade fell victim to the snowstorm that came through Harford Monday morning. The parade will tentatively still be held on Friday, but the crowds will not be celebrating in downtown Havre de Grace on the actual day...
  • Carnival comes back [Editorial]

    Carnival comes back  [Editorial]
    It seems strange to celebrate the return of a ship that hasn't left yet, but that's what the recent announcement that the Carnival Pride will be sailing out of Baltimore beginning in March of 2015 amounts to. Last summer, Carnival Cruise Lines announced...
  • Bel Air celebrates chocolate and candy Saturday

    Bel Air celebrates chocolate and candy Saturday
    Scott Walker started his term of service as executive director of the Bel Air Downtown Alliance focused on the annual Chocolate and Candy Festival, and he ends his term four-and-a-half years later with the festival. "This is my first event, and it'll be...
  • Owner plans Oktoberfest opening for Federal Hill beer garden despite zoning board denial

    Owner plans Oktoberfest opening for Federal Hill beer garden despite zoning board denial
    The city vetoed plans Tuesday for a proposed open-air beer garden across from Cross Street Market in Federal Hill, but one of the owners says it'll open by Oktoberfest. "There will be a beer garden there come October," said the Crossbar owner, Brian...
  • It's fat city as Havre de Grace celebrates Mardi Gras madness

    It's fat city as Havre de Grace celebrates Mardi Gras madness
    The annual Mardi Gras Parade in Havre de Grace will be this Tuesday evening, March 4, and there's plenty of other great Fat Tuesday fun going on around town leading up to the big night, as the city embraces French culture with a grand week of celebration....
  • HdG geared up for Mardi Gras parade, Fat Tuesday

    Can it be March already, dear readers? Laissez les bons temps roulez! Brigitte Peters, at the Office of Tourism, and I are making the parade list for the March 4 Mardi Gras parade at 6:30 p.m. down Bourbon Street from the high school, to Washington...
  • Les bons temps for a Baltimore native

    Les bons temps for a Baltimore native
    What is nearly as remarkable as Jenny Campbell's costumes — the glittering swirls of ribbon and whirling snow globe headdresses — is the path that led to her second career as a costume maker. The Baltimore native taught herself to make...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Annapolis Film Festival A large number of volunteers are needed to help with the Annapolis Film Festival being held March 27-30. Films will be shown at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, St. John's College, St. Anne's Parish Hall and Compass Rose...
  • Maryland Film Festival moving from the Charles Theatre

    Maryland Film Festival moving from the Charles Theatre
    After 15 years at the Charles Theatre, the Maryland Film Festival will be moving into new digs in May. The operators of the Charles, James “Buzz” Cusack and his daughter, Kathleen Cusack Lyon, chose not to rent their five-screen facility...