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Christmas

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  • UPS holiday rush is fueled by technology with local roots

    UPS holiday rush is fueled by technology with local roots
    When Keith Short began delivering packages for UPS in Glen Burnie 23 years ago, he used bulky pads of paper to track parcels and pens that froze in the cold. Today, Short scans packages on and off his truck with a handheld computer that tells him what...
  • Advent, sticklers, which/that, and more

    A brief preface for the liturgically uninformed: Kathleen looked up from the comics pages this morning and marveled, "There are really people who think that this is the second day of Christmas." I believe she was looking at Mother Goose and Grimm. The...
  • Spank Rock, Death Set return for annual Xmas Party show

    Spank Rock, Death Set return for annual Xmas Party show
    For many Baltimoreans, it's not the holiday season until the lighting of the Washington Monument or a stroll down Hampden's 34th Street. But for fans of chaotic, sweaty, dance-fueled scenes, it's not Christmastime until the Baltimore Bass Connection's...
  • Bel Air announces holiday trash pickup schedule

    The Town of Bel Air has announced changes to its trash and recycling pickup schedules during the holiday weeks. In addition to Christmas Day, town offices will be closed on Monday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve; Monday Dec. 31, New Year's Eve; and Tuesday,...
  • Arrest made in plot to blow up Baltimore-area military recruiting center

    Arrest made in plot to blow up Baltimore-area military recruiting center
    A 21-year-old Baltimore County man, whose Facebook postings about jihad gave way to discussions with an FBI informant about how to kill American soldiers, was arrested Wednesday after authorities say he tried to blow up a Catonsville military recruiting...
  • 'Glee' recap: Extraordinary Merry Christmas

    'Glee' recap: Extraordinary Merry Christmas
    All I want for Christmas is a black-and-white "Glee" holiday special .. .and a purple Christmas tree.  This year, Gleeks were treated to a show within a show. The glee kids, because of some cancellation of a yuletide log special on a local channel, are...
  • Artists drawn to paint on crab shells

    Artists drawn to paint on crab shells
    You knew they were tasty. But did you know crabs were art? At least they are in the hands of a few area painters. They take those hard, pointy, colorful outer shells, the ones that usually get rolled up in a newspaper and thrown away when the crab...
  • Dream home: Couple's farmhouse celebrates fresh start

    Dream home: Couple's farmhouse celebrates fresh start
    Rick and Mickey Price live on a 340-acre farm in northern Baltimore County. Their rambling, two-story farmhouse sits high and exposed on the land's crest, with acres upon acres rolling softly below and the nearest neighbor over a quarter-mile away. While...
  • The Great 2010 Holiday Openings and Closings Post

     
    I'm working on it.I'm gathering up: 1) a list of restaurants that are featuring special Christmas Eve menus and events. This photograph, from 2002, shows some of the dishes from Aldo's feast of the seven fishes. I went one year,......
  • Dining options for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

     
    These lists of restaurants opening their doors for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are not comprehensive. I did get some replies to my request for information. If you're restaurant isn't listed here, it's because you're not keeping in touch with me.......
  • Eclipse prospects dim, but Xmas snow possible

     
    The weather gods give a little and they take a little. The forecast for Tuesday's early-morning lunar eclipse seems to be going sour. But the National Weather Service is posting a 30 percent chance for snow in Baltimore on Friday,......
  • Updates to the Christmas dining-options post

     
    Since I posted on dining options for Christmas Day and Christmas Eve, I've added in a few more venues. So take a look if you're interested.I just found another Christmas Day option -- Sotto Sopra, which will be open from......