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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.
  • Winter can make gardening more interesting

    Winter can make gardening more interesting
    Gardeners attack the spring with energy and enthusiasm, adding lots of color, bulbs, perennials, flowering trees and shrubs. We wilt in the summer heat, and by fall we barely have the spirit for a pot of mums. Winter, we think, is for catalogs by the...

    Wintertime has its own holidays, but they mostly fall flat [column]

    For a lot of years now, I've been convinced that somewhere between Halloween and the week before Thanksgiving, American society largely grinds to a halt for the holiday season. Aside from essential activities, just about every waking hour is consumed...

    Dig into a Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper at St. James [West Friendship]

    Kitchen workers are busy at St. James United Methodist Church. The annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper is set for March 4, 5-7 p.m. with a menu that includes pancakes, sausage patties, baked apples, homemade sausage gravy, biscuits and beverages. The...

    Yoga classes, knitting and book groups, chicken-raising lessons

    The community wishes to extend ITS sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of Bill Gerlack. Bill, known by so many for his gardening and love for the outdoors, will surely be missed by all who new him. Yoga classes are being held at Grace Church...