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Mardi Gras

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  • The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade

    The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade
    It's just one of about 100 costumes that band leader Kenley Shortmus John of Baltimore makes from scratch each year, when his designs will be showcased in the annual Baltimore/Washington One Caribbean Carnival, held this weekend. "My costumes...
  • Six Flags America opens for weekends, spring break

    Six Flags America opens for weekends, spring break
    Six Flags America launches its 2014 season on Saturday, opening weekends in April and May and daily for spring break, April 12-21. The Maryland theme park has a new Mardi Gras section featuring New Orleans-themed rides, parades and other activities....
  • Six Flags America launching new roller coaster this weekend

    Six Flags America launching new roller coaster this weekend
    Maryland’s largest theme park is about to take a new roller coaster for a spin. Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro on Saturday launches Ragin' Cajun, a ride that is billed as the first of its kind at the park. At just over 40 feet, the ride...
  • Liquor board denies Rio's liquor license transfer

    Liquor board denies Rio's liquor license transfer
    The Prince George's County Board of License Commissioners, otherwise known as the Liquor Board, on Tuesday denied a request by the owner of Rio Bar & Grill to transfer the now-defunct sports bar's liquor license to owners of The Original Kilimanjaro, a...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' premiere recap, Auditions, dance crews and Justin Bieber

    'So You Think You Can Dance' premiere recap, Auditions, dance crews and Justin Bieber
    Out of the frying pan and into the fire, I'm switching from one dance show to another, with barely a week between the "Dancing with the Stars" finale and the "So You Think You Can Dance "premiere. Audition episodes are often my least favorite, primarily...
  • Mardi Gras comes to Laurel's Main Street Festival

    Mardi Gras comes to Laurel's Main Street Festival
    The Laurel Board of Trade is beckoning Mardi Gras to Main Street as the theme of its 34th annual Main Street Festival, scheduled rain or shine on Saturday, May 10. The event promises a greater variety of arts and crafts, more food choices than in...
  • Heritage Ramblers to put on show in HdG Saturday

    Let the music play, dear readers! Mary Boehly informed me about a free, open to the public concert by the USAF Heritage Ramblers Saturday at 3 p.m. in Havre de Grace United Methodist Church, 101 S. Union Ave., Havre de Grace. Sponsored by the Havre de...
  • Dennis Lane remembered on birthday

    Dennis Lane remembered on birthday
    Denise Geiger thought it was important to celebrate the life of her fiancee, Dennis Lane, on what would have been his 59th birthday. "His birthday is the best day to do that," Geiger said. And so she spent an emotional evening at Clyde's in Columbia...
  • Stop by HdG shops for last-minute Valentine's Day

    Happy Valentine's Day today (Feb. 14). Don't forget your sweetie! For last minute sweets, visit Bomboy's Home Made Candies, (322 Market St., 410-939-2924) and Lyon's Pharmacy (328 St. John St., 410-939-4545). Both are embellished with red and pink hearts,...
  • Warm meals, Mardi Gras parade highlights in HdG

    Hello dear readers, February is Snack Food Month. Anyone in need may snack at Grace Place Serving Center at St. John's Episcopal Church, 114 N. Union Ave., 410-939-2107, for its regular Tuesday luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Feb. 25....
  • 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...
  • 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...