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Labor Day

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  • Congregations focus on living wages as part of Labor Day initiative

    Congregations focus on living wages as part of Labor Day initiative
    An immigrant Ivory Coast worker told a West Baltimore church congregation Sunday what it's like to make $11.50 an hour washing dishes at a food concession at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport — and struggle to make ends...
  • Grand Prix impact felt beyond racetrack

    Grand Prix impact felt beyond racetrack
    The whine of Grand Prix's race cars carried across the Inner Harbor this weekend as Roland Keh stood on the steps of his Little Italy restaurant, surveying a deserted street. "As you can see, not a normal Saturday," said Keh, co-owner of Amiccis. "The...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore faces schedule shift in 2014

    Grand Prix of Baltimore faces schedule shift in 2014
    The conclusion of the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore on Sunday night meant that life would soon return to normal on the two miles of downtown streets used for the three days of racing. The question looming over the finish line on Pratt Street is whether...
  • Families, racing fans flock downtown for Grand Prix action

    Race cars whipped around downtown Baltimore on Saturday, turning usually traffic-choked streets into a speedway, their engines filling the air with the sounds of a hornet's hum on the straights and a smoker's cackle at the hairpin turn. As the cars...
  • Labor Day schedule for Howard County

    Labor Day schedule for Howard County
    On Monday, Sept. 2, the following schedule will be in effect in Howard County: Animal shelter: closed Banks: closed County buses: Howard Transit's Brown, Green, Orange, Red and Silver routes and Central Maryland Regional Transit Routes J and K...
  • Why did Baltimore neglect Grand Prix?

     Why did Baltimore neglect Grand Prix?
    I really do not understand the workings of the city. If Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and her people were trying to promote the Baltimore Grand Prix, how did the dates get booked for a college football game on the same weekend for next year, and a...
  • Race On officials optimistic as third Grand Prix arrives

    Race On officials optimistic as third Grand Prix arrives
    In the command center of the Grand Prix of Baltimore, Tim Mayer, the race's general manager, fielded a few phone calls, answering a couple of questions. But that was it. Preparations for the Grand Prix were running several hours ahead of schedule the...
  • Things to know about the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Things to know about the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore
    If you’re thinking about going to the Grand Prix of Baltimore, here are some things to keep in mind: When can I see racing this weekend? Beginning at 8 a.m. each day, Friday-Sunday, cars will be zipping around the Inner Harbor for practice...
  • Three from Harford killed in Labor Day weekend crashes[50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, September 5, 1963: The Labor Day weekend 50 years ago saw three Harford County residents die in highway accidents. The first was a car accident which took the life of Clifton Little of Fallston. Little...
  • Grand Prix deserves chance to succeed

    Grand Prix deserves chance to succeed
    Back in 1873, there probably were people who heard about the new stakes race over at Pimlico and wondered why anyone would give a hoot about a bunch of horses running around a dirt track on the edge of town. No doubt, somebody complained about the...
  • Scapescape '13 continues to bring the city's disparate genres together

    Scapescape '13 continues to bring the city's disparate genres together
    Most music festivals aim to wow potential attendees with top-bill talent, but Scapescape, now in its third year, is not most festivals. "It sounds weird to say, but we want quantity over quality. We're looking for consistency throughout the day," said...
  • Marylanders to travel more this Labor Day weekend, AAA says

    Marylanders to travel more this Labor Day weekend, AAA says
    Forecasts of sunny skies are combining with falling gas prices and an apparent "pent-up demand" for getaways to put Maryland on course for its busiest Labor Day weekend for travel since the end of the recession. AAA Mid-Atlantic is projecting that 678,...