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  • Wednesday is National Root Beer Float Day

    Wednesday is National Root Beer Float Day
    The root beer float is celebrated every Aug. 6 with its own special food holiday - National Root Beer Float Day. Basically a combination of root beer and vanilla ice cream, the effervescent soda-fountain treat is known in some regions as the black cow....
  • Rita Sloan Berndt, neurology professor

    Rita Sloan Berndt, neurology professor
    Rita Sloan Berndt, a neurology professor at the University of Maryland Medical School for 25 years who studied people who suffered from aphasia, the loss of the power to use or understand words, died June 17 of lymphoma at her home in Roland Park. She was...
  • Age won't slow Gilman teacher in field hockey

    Age won't slow Gilman teacher in field hockey
    Alvaro Salcedo believes you are never too old to play field hockey. Salcedo should know. He has been competing in the sport for nearly three decades. After representing the United States on a 40-and-over team in the Masters Hockey World Cup in...
  • Roland Park's Fourth of July parade draws a (political) crowd

    Roland Park's Fourth of July parade draws a (political) crowd
    "Laid-back" is how Chris McSherry, president of the Roland Park Civic League, described the neighborhood's annual Fourth of July Parade. It was so laid back that McSherry, shortly before the parade was set to start, was walking around, asking prominent...
  • Marylanders march to their own beat on Independence Day

    Marylanders march to their own beat on Independence Day
    In America, the land of strongly held opinions, a whiff of controversy about the proper way to celebrate Independence Day seems positively patriotic. So it was in Bel Air. Complaints of animal cruelty didn't stop the frog-hopping contest or turtle...
  • William G. Helfrich III, golfer, restaurant manager

    William G. Helfrich III, golfer, restaurant manager
    William Goldsborough Helfrich III, who helped with the operation and management of a handful of downtown restaurants, died June 21 in La Jolla, Calif., after suffering multiple organ failure. He was 38. Born in Arlington Heights, Ill., Mr. Helfrich &#...
  • Young Vic at a crossroads as its audiences skew older

    Young Vic at a crossroads as its audiences skew older
    Singers Melissa Mino and Daniel Andrews are a lot younger than their material. Mino, 29, and Andrews, 23, were rehearsing their "love duet" last week as Casilda and Luiz in "The Gondoliers," this year's Gilbert and Sullivan operetta being staged by...
  • Maryvale graduate ready for Under Armour Classic lacrosse game

    Maryvale graduate ready for Under Armour Classic lacrosse game
    Lauren Hudson doesn’t exercise leadership like a typical captain on defense. The 2014 Maryvale graduate isn’t vocal or outspoken, but her actions are. “Lauren is very quiet,” Maryvale coach Jessica Randisi said. “She lets...
  • City life is for the birds ... and the foxes, deer and rats

    Living in the city does not mean living without wildlife. We have plenty of it in Roland Park. The hills and green space, as well as the water at Stony Run and the Jones Falls, provide suitable habitat for many critters. On a recent cool evening, my...
  • Local standouts primed for Under Armour Lacrosse Classic

    Local standouts primed for Under Armour Lacrosse Classic
    The 2014 edition of the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic appears as if it will have a little something for every lacrosse fan. At least it should since 55 games are scheduled when the showcase begins Friday, July 11 at Towson University and concludes on...
  • Nelson Carey, Grand Cru wine bar owner, dies at 50

    Nelson Carey, Grand Cru wine bar owner, dies at 50
    All day Tuesday, they came to the Grand Cru wine bar with swollen red eyes, hugging one another and trying to make sense of the loss of a good friend and boss. They lifted a glass and reminisced about Nelson Carey, the genial and worldly publican of...
  • Fluid Movement water ballet gives new meaning to phrase different strokes

    Fluid Movement water ballet gives new meaning to phrase different strokes
    "To get out of work at 5 o'clock, I will do anything." That's what Karen Stokes, executive director of the Greater Homewood Community Corp., was thinking in 2009, when she got involved in Fluid Movement. Her initial exposure to the performance art...