| Aug 30, 2011
| 9:55 AM
At 10 p.m. on a recent Thursday night, Red Maple, the lounge in Mount Vernon, was as quiet as an Old West movie town before a gunfight. Even the tumbleweeds were away, possibly pre-gaming somewhere else.
Then, at 10:30 p.m. on the dot, like Daniel...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 9:54 AM
A Phish concert it was not.
Virgin Mobile FreeFest ended Saturday with only three arrests, Howard County Police confirmed today.
According to police, an 18-year-old from Brattleboro, Vermont was charged with possession of a controlled substance and...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 7:21 AM
From the Midnight Sun blog:
If I was to write Midnight Sun based on page views, the blog would be lingerie football and Justin Bieber all the time.*
At least that's what this roundup of the 50 most clicked-on posts of the year tells me about Midnight...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 11:28 AM
The 1990s saw the ascent of a slew of great rock bands: Nirvana, Pavement, Pearl Jam, Phish, Rage Against the Machine and a few more you're probably naming in your head right now.
Stone Temple Pilots was and is only a very good rock band, but if the...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Howard County Police arrested 24 individuals at two Phish concerts held at Merriweather Post Pavilion on June 11 and 12.
All but three of the arrests were made on accounts of drug possession or distribution and three vehicles were seized in accordance...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 2:10 PM
It's becoming tradition.
For the third year in a row, Howard County police conducted a targeted operation during a weekend series of Phish concerts at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia. Police arrested 24 people — 21 for drug-related charges&...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 8:45 AM
The McRib, which debuted in 1981, returned on Tuesday. How much do you know about the McRib?
1) The McRib has done more farewell tours than a) Phish b) the Doobie Brothers c) Marlene Dietrich d) all of the above e) cannot be determined
2) The McRib, in...
| Nov 22, 2011
They didn't want it to end this way, but it will.
After 10 years, five albums and roughly 1,500 shows, the Bridge — one of Baltimore's most successful bands — will take the stage one last time on Thanksgiving Eve. Without any opening acts,...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 10:36 AM
At an open-air studio in Rishikesh, India, Allison Korycki fell in love with yoga, participating in her first class as monkeys hung on the doors of the classroom. Now, the 25-year-old Korycki, who lives in Charles Village, is the director of operations at...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 6:26 AM
If you could care less about this year's Grammys (wouldn't blame you there) or the Allen Stone show at the 8x10 isn't your thing, there's the Umphrey's McGee show at Rams Head Live on Sunday night.
I've made the mistake of calling Umphrey's a "jam band"...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 12:46 PM
William Lunny, his hair grown long and his skin tanned from the summer sun, stands among the 74 tomato plants he's nursed since May with a quiet pride.
Lunny's eyes are a bright, piercing blue, but his gaze is unsteady and quick. He wears a white T-shirt...
| Jul 17, 2008
Dewey Hammond says his job is harder than it sounds.
It's difficult to believe the Loyola Blakefield alum and Ravens blogger when he recounts a boxing match he attended at the Playboy Mansion in June, or when he talks about hanging out with Buffalo Bills...