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  • Gettysburg Address: Five things you probably didn't know

    Gettysburg Address: Five things you probably didn't know
    Today's 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address is getting a lot of attention. Here are five things you probably didn't know about the speech: 1. The speech was not delivered at the battle of Gettysburg, which was fought in July. It marked the...
  • Ravens Tailgate Recipe: Maryland-style pit beef

    Ravens Tailgate Recipe: Maryland-style pit beef
    One of the staples of Maryland eating is pit beef. There's something special about the flavor produced when cooking a beef roast over fire. It's not the most common sandwich to see at the stadium, but when done correctly, it makes for an easy and...
  • The Band Perry feels at home at the fair

    The Band Perry feels at home at the fair
    For the siblings of the Mississippi trio the Band Perry, there's always been something special about the fair. On "Walk Me Down the Middle," a love song from the group's 2010 self-titled album, lead singer Kimberly Perry instructs a boyfriend to "walk me...
  • Olympian Matt Grevers to appear at Maryland State Fair

    Olympian Matt Grevers to appear at Maryland State Fair
    A gold-medal-winning Olympic swimmer is going to be appearing this weekend at the Maryland State Fair. No, sigh, it's not Michael Phelps. It's Matt Grevers, who's no slouch when it comes to prowess in the pool. And hey, let's face it, Phelps would be...
  • New food offerings at the Maryland State Fair

    New food offerings at the Maryland State Fair
    The Maryland State Fair begins on Friday, and the Midway will again be the place for perennial favorites such as funnel cake and Italian sausage. But there are a few new twists for 2012, according to Jim Ingram of Deggeller Attractions, the Stuart, Fla.-...
  • The Band Perry's set short-circuited by thunderstorm

    The Band Perry's set short-circuited by thunderstorm
    First was the heavy rain, forcing Maryland State Fair attendees awaiting the Band Perry to take cover in the grandstand of the racetrack and delaying the popular country band's set for more than an hour. Then, seven songs into the show Saturday night,...
  • Harford Farm Fair returns, this time with carnival

    Harford Farm Fair returns, this time with carnival
    This year's Harford County Farm Fair promises to be a little more than the usual farm fair. After a quarter-century of distinguishing itself as the area's headquarters for all things agricultural, the fair, which runs July 25 through 28, will have one...
  • Sykesville farm on the market 100 years ago [History Matters]

    100 Years Ago Lost and found In the For Sale column: "Farm of 108 acres located on the Triadelphia pike and Sykesville road, 4 miles from state road to Sykesville, fine dwelling, six rooms, good water, never failing spring 30 yards from house, 10...
  • Fall Out Boy to perform at Maryland State Fair

    Fall Out Boy to perform at Maryland State Fair
    Fall Out Boy wants to "Save Rock and Roll" (the title of its recent comeback album), and the rock quartet plans to prove it at this year's Maryland State Fair. The band will headline a concert on Aug. 29 at 7:30 p.m., rain or shine, at the Maryland...
  • Charolais heifer takes best of all breeds honors at Mason-Dixon show

    Charolais heifer takes best of all breeds honors at Mason-Dixon show
    The bloodlines of a famous Harford County-based bull helped a young exhibitor from Pylesville take top honors during the Mason-Dixon Junior and Open Heifer Show held at the fairgrounds on July 10. Timothy Hopkins from Pylesville brought home Supreme...
  • Perryville Railroad Museum open Sundays; new Miss Farm Bureau crowned

    The Perryville Railroad Museum in the MARC train station is open on Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free. The station has a working HO model layout of the Perryville WYE, numerous railroad artifacts on display, railroad history literature...
  • Grand Champion Grimmel will be gone, but not forgotten, from Harford's Farm Fair

    Grand Champion Grimmel will be gone, but not forgotten, from Harford's Farm Fair
    Next summer, the Harford County Farm Fair will most likely go on as usual. Pigs and cattle will continue to be displayed by fresh-faced young 4-H-ers. Visitors will still admire the lambs, rabbits and guinea pigs in the traditional stalls and cages. But...