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  • What should Hornets' new nickname be?

    Pelicans is just fine K.C. Johnson Chicago Tribune What's wrong with the Pelicans? As NBA commissioner David Stern said, as long as the owner is fine with it, he's fine with it. It's the state bird. It's actually a strong species, even though many...
  • Success of Ravens and Orioles brings back memories of 1971

    Success of Ravens and Orioles brings back memories of 1971
    Forty-one years. Until now, that's how long it had been since Baltimore's baseball and football teams thrilled fans by making their respective playoffs in the same year. In January, the Ravens played New England for the AFC championship, and lost to the...
  • Coakley's in Havre de Grace fined for 'disturbing the peace'

    Coakley's Pub in Havre de Grace was fined $1,000 by the Harford County Liquor Control Board for disturbing the peace after police said a group of drunk, rowdy and loud visitors was allowed to take over the pub on April 21. Ofc. Chad Smith and...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap, Jacoby Jones, a 'Bachelor,' Andy Dick and more

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap, Jacoby Jones, a 'Bachelor,' Andy Dick and more
    Hello, darlings. We're back in the ballroom, this time with a bunch of new dancers. That All-Star season had its moments, but was kind of a dud overall. Lordie. Someone's given Barbara Barrie's hair to Kellie Pickler. (Relevant fact about Barrie: She'...
  • May the luck of the Irish be in Havre de Grace

    Uh, oh, dear readers! Unlike Julius Caesar, beware of the Ides of March, today, March 15. March is Read Across America Month. Check out a book from our local public library, 120 N. Union Ave., 410-939-6700. Happy St. Patrick's Day on Sunday, March...
  • Celebrate the Ravens with a Big Easy-influenced Super Bowl party

    Celebrate the Ravens with a Big Easy-influenced Super Bowl party
    Are you ready for some gumbo? At 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 3, when the Ravens take on the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII, much of Baltimore will be watching, either from their stadium seats in New Orleans or here at home. Ravens fans not...
  • Katrina still haunts Super Bowl celebration

    Katrina still haunts Super Bowl celebration
    Bathed in colorful lights and swathed in banners, including one featuring Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, the Superdome seems to have been polished to a fine sheen for Sunday's Super Bowl. But underneath the festive atmosphere linger the ghosts of...
  • All's quiet on the media front at the Super Bowl

    All's quiet on the media front at the Super Bowl
    Super Bowl Media Day used to be an almost total theatre of the absurd, with goofy broadcast reporters from every corner of the football world trying to get attention by doing something outrageous. Not this year. There were a few clowns – including...
  • Super Bowl's boulevard of broken dreams

    Super Bowl's boulevard of broken dreams
    Bourbon Street has been one of the most famous New Orleans attractions for about 200 years, but I’m wondering if even the pirates who once walked the famous cobblestones would have been shocked and embarrassed by what it has become. Think of The...
  • Harford Ravens fans seize 'once-in-a-lifetime' opportunity, head to Super Bowl

    For most Ravens fans from Harford County heading to New Orleans, this weekend's trip is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Not for Ron Pieper – he's headed to his seventh Super Bowl, so he should be able to give some pointers to the other...
  • Pick up some spring flowers in HdG on Floral Design Day [Havre de Grace]

    Hello dear readers, Feb. 27 is National Polar Bear Day. The Susquehanna Hose Company volunteers successfully sponsored a Havre de Grace/Chesapeake Bay equivalent polar bear/Duck Dunk on Jan. 19. Let's hope it continues as a fun, frigid tradition in...
  • Ravens fans blog their Super Bowl trips

    Ravens fans blog their Super Bowl trips
    Leading up to and after the Super Bowl, we'll be sharing dispatches sent to us by Ravens fans going to New Orleans. We hope that "Super Fans: A fan's-eye view of XLVII" allows the rest of Ravens Nation to share in their experience. Posts will be...