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New Year's Day

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Top New Year's Day Articles

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  • It's morning again in Maryland

    It's morning again in Maryland
    Lost amid our gloom and doom over the tea partiers' nonsensical, reactionary effort to bring down effective government in Washington is this happy local counterweight: 2013 has been an incredibly fruitful year for the forces of forward-thinking government...
  • Rawlings-Blake 'extremely honored' to receive Black Pride ICON award

    Rawlings-Blake 'extremely honored' to receive Black Pride ICON award
    When the first gay and lesbian couples legally allowed to marry in Baltimore began preparing for their big moment at City Hall in the first minutes of 2013, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was there to officiate. She'd campaigned to help make same-sex...
  • 'All aboard!' for the holidays in Harford

    'All aboard!' for the holidays in Harford
    An empty store space next to Liberatore's Ristorante at the Bel Air Town Center has been filled with model trains of varying sizes in recent weeks, as well as the people, young and old, who enjoy watching the trains speed through Harford County scenes....
  • Changing family demographics shift holiday travel trends

    Changing family demographics shift holiday travel trends
    Connie Rhodes had an extra incentive to head to North Carolina from Dundalk this holiday season. Three of her grandchildren got married this year, and for their first Christmas with their spouses, "they wanted Grandma there," the 64-year-old said...
  • Super-Christmas houses keep Harford's spirits bright

    Super-Christmas houses keep Harford's spirits bright
    For a twist on traditional flashy Christmas decorations, look no further than a handful of Harford County neighborhoods that feature houses with some very creative displays. Don Myers, of Deepwater Way in Edgewood, has been using K'NEX erector-set...
  • Kwanzaa creator Maulana Karenga will speak at Lewis Museum

    Kwanzaa creator Maulana Karenga will speak at Lewis Museum
    As a player in the Black Power and civil rights movements of the 1960s, even at only 25 years old, Maulana Karenga was concerned about legacy. He wanted to leave behind something that would both celebrate the accomplishments of his people and challenge...
  • Outdoors notebook: Step into the new year with a first-day hike

    Outdoors notebook: Step into the new year with a first-day hike
    Looking to get the new year off on the right foot? Maryland state parks are offering 24 guided walks on New Year's Day as part of the third-annual national First Day Hike program presented by America's State Parks and the American Hiking Society....
  • Your (non-Seacrest) TV options for NYE

    Your (non-Seacrest) TV options for NYE
    So you've decided to stay home for New Year's Eve. No big deal. I've been there. You're not feeling the parties, the fireworks, the hoopla. And you're maybe still recovering from Christmas. We're here for you. Get those pajamas ready and stay away from...
  • The Sun Remembers: Dec. 22-28

    The Sun Remembers: Dec. 22-28
    Dec. 24, 2000: New York Jets quarterback Vinny Testaverde passes for 481 yards, but the Ravens triumph, 34-20, before an announced 69,184 at PSINet Stadium. It's the seventh straight win for the playoff-bound Ravens (12-4), who intercept three passes...
  • Toasting Maryland's bubblies

    Toasting Maryland's bubblies
    Though New Year's Eve is less than a week away, even last-minute party planners have time to add a Maryland sparkling wine to their celebrations. With seven of the state's 56 wineries producing America's version of champagne, the local wine industry has...
  • Losing the Christmas spirit in piles of wrapping paper [For Better or Worse]

    Losing the Christmas spirit in piles of wrapping paper [For Better or Worse]
    There are many ways to get into the Christmas spirit: decorating the tree, hanging a wreath, baking sugar cookies, singing carols, and fainting at the sight of your credit card bill. But there are lots of ways to get out of the Christmas spirit, too....
  • Homeland Garden Club decorates Hopkins' Homewood Museum for the holidays

    Homeland Garden Club decorates Hopkins' Homewood Museum for the holidays
    Lugging trash bags full of plants and flowers, women in their 50s and 60s began arriving at Johns Hopkins University's Homewood Museum at 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5. Using the old wine cellar of the historic, 1801 house as a staging area, they began...